LAREDO, Texas - A 47-year-old Corpus Christi man has been sentenced in Laredo federal court following his conviction of possession with the intent to distribute 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug crime, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. A federal Jury convicted Michael Taylor on May 4, 2016, following a three-day trial.
Press Releases - 2016-09
SEP 30 - PORTLAND, Maine - Michael J. Ferguson Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England and United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that David Thurlow, 28, of Gorham, Maine, was sentenced in U.S. District Court by Judge D. Brock Hornby to 10 years in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release for distributing fentanyl and heroin.
ALBANY, N.Y. - - District Attorney P. David Soares and James J. Hunt, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Drug Enforcement (DEA), New York Division announced today that Manuel Luna, 51, of Queens, was found guilty after a jury trial of one Count of Operating as a Major Trafficker, a Class A-I Felony, one Count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree, a Class A-I Felony, and one Count of Conspiracy in the Second Degree, a Class B Felony, before the Honorable Richard Mott Albany County Court this afternoon.
Kentucky Man Receives 20 Year Prison Sentence For Distributing Powerful Opiate Fentanyl That Resulted In Overdose Death
LEXINGTON, Ky. - A Versailles, Kentucky, man, who previously admitted to distributing fentanyl, that was disguised as a pain pill and caused the overdose death of a Woodford County woman, has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.
U.S. Attorney, DEA And Lexington, Kentucky Police Announce New Partnership In Fight Against Opiate Epidemic
LEXINGTON, Ky. - U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey, Tim Plancon, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’(DEA) Detroit Division, and Lexington Police Chief Mark Barnard jointly announce a new initiative, aiming to implement a comprehensive approach to Kentucky’s opioid epidemic.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - - The 15-month investigation led to the arrests of eight members of a drug pipeline responsible for funneling heroin from Pennsylvania and New Jersey to Elmira, NY. Eight defendants were arrested and charged yesterday by criminal complaint with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of one kilogram or more of a substance containing heroin, possession with intent to dist
SEP 29 - HARTFORD, Conn. - Michael J. Ferguson Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England and Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Eric Lonergan, 23, of Washington, D.C., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L.
Barrio Azteca Gang Associate Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Participating In Racketeering Conspiracy
EL PASO - A Barrio (BA) gang associate was sentenced today to 240 months in prison for his participation in a racketeering conspiracy and drug trafficking offenses.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - - Three people were arrested today and charged in federal court with methamphetamine and listed chemical offenses and 13 others were arrested and charged in Lewis County for state offenses involving the sale and possession of methamphetamine and other illegal drugs, announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Lewis County District Attorney Leanne Moser.
Federal Defendants -
FORT SMITH, Ark. - A major drug trafficker was sentenced to serve 12 ½ years in federal prison today, announced Drug Enforcement (DEA) Stephen G. Azzam and Kenneth Elser, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas.