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December 10, 2018

Father and son members of Nineties Crew Gang in Brooklyn convicted of racketeering and drug distribution

BROOKLYN, NY Following eight days of trial, a federal jury in Brooklyn today returned guilty verdicts against Tammeco Cargill and his father, Winston Cargill, convicting them of racketeering and racketeering conspiracy, including predicate acts of distribution and possession of marijuana and passport fraud. When sentenced by United States District Judge Raymond J. Dearie, Tammeco Cargill and Winston Cargill each face up to 20 years’ imprisonment.

December 7, 2018

Hollywood-based Craigslist drug dealer named in federal criminal case alleging fentanyl sale that resulted in a fatal overdose

LOS ANGELES – A Hollywood man who allegedly sold fentanyl to buyers he met on Craigslist was indicted today on federal charges of selling the powerful synthetic opioid to a customer who suffered a fatal overdose.

Andrew Madi, 25, was charged by a federal grand jury with one count of distribution of a controlled substance resulting in death. If convicted, Madi faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in federal prison and a statutory maximum sentence of life imprisonment.

December 7, 2018

Mexican citizen sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison

DALLAS - A 26-year-old citizen of Mexico was sentenced today to 135 months in federal prison after authorities caught him transporting fentanyl, a powerful narcotic 50 times more potent than heroin, announced Special Agent in Charge Clyde E. Shelley, Jr. of the Drug Enforcement Administration and U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox.

Jesus Florencio Chaparro-Sanchez pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute in August.

December 6, 2018

Belmont man sentenced to nine years in prison for methamphetamine trafficking

CONCORD, N.H. – Special Agent in Charge of the DEA’s New England Division Brian D. Boyle and United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced that Joseph C. Callahan, 36, of Belmont, New Hampshire, was sentenced in federal court to nine years in federal prison for possessing over five grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.  

December 6, 2018

Miami company pleads guilty to structuring financial transactions

ALBANY, NY – Latam Games, LLC of Miami, Florida, pled guilty today to structuring financial transactions to evade currency reporting requirements. The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith; Acting Special Agent in Charge of the New York Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration Keith Kruskall; and Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office of Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation James D. Robnett.

December 6, 2018

Madera and Fresno residents indicted for methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy

FRESNO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment today against Diblaim Alan Valdez-Araux, 31, of Madera, and Fresno residents Erick Lizarraga, 28; Perla Ramos, 29; Brittany Martinez, 26; David Martinez, 66; Rosemarie Martinez, 64; Jesus Bueno, 27; Noyra Gonzalez, 41; and Maricela Castellanos, 54, charging them with conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott and Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Chris Nielsen announced.

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