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August 6, 2020

Chicago man sentenced to 20 years in prison for methamphetamine charges

HAMMOND, Ind. – Robert J. Bell, Special Agent in Charge, DEA Chicago Division, and United States Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch II announced that Jesus Lopez, 42 years old, of Chicago, Illinois, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge James T. Moody after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

Lopez received a sentence of 240 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release.

August 6, 2020

Passaic County man admits participating in fentanyl conspiracy

NEWARK, N.J. – Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division, Susan A. Gibson, and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, announced a Passaic County, New Jersey, man today admitted conspiring to distribute fentanyl and distributing a quantity of fentanyl.

August 5, 2020

Drug dealer receives 12 year sentence for fentanyl overdose death

SAN DIEGO – Federal District Court Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel today sentenced defendant Michael Steen to 148 months in prison for supplying the fentanyl that led to a 33-year-old Ramona woman’s fatal overdose on July 9, 2018.

On March 4, 2020, Steen pleaded guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Fentanyl, and admitted he sold more than 500 grams of what he knew to be fentanyl in 2018.

August 5, 2020

Twelve arrested in North Sound drug trafficking organization

SEATTLE - Twelve members of a drug trafficking group distributing fentanyl, heroin, methamphetamine, and cocaine throughout the Puget Sound region were arrested today following a year-long investigation and two grand jury indictments.  The members of the conspiracies engaged in trafficking activities from Mexico, through California and Oregon, and into the North Puget Sound region.  Those arrested today

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