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July 31, 2020

Car stop in Kansas uncovered fentanyl, heroin

WICHITA, KAN. – A California man pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Wichita to trafficking in fentanyl and heroin, in a case investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration St. Louis Division, along with the Kansas Highway Patrol.

July 31, 2020

Operation LeGend results in 97 arrests to date, including five murder suspects

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison announced today that 97 arrests have been made by local and federal law enforcement officers in less than two weeks since the launch of Operation LeGend.

“This is the impact of a targeted initiative to reduce violent crime, carried out by local and federal law enforcement working together,” Garrison said. “Many of those who were arrested were illegally carrying firearms or illegal drugs. By bringing them to justice, we reduce the level of violence on the street and the threat of crime in our neighborhoods.”

July 30, 2020

Drug delivery man handed 27-year sentence for selling meth

HOUSTON – A 26-year-old man has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute meth in the Houston area, announced Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Steven S. Whipple, Houston Division and U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.

Carlos Solorio aka Christian Hernandez, Santa Rosa, California, pleaded guilty Dec. 13, 2019.

July 29, 2020

DEA warns of scammers impersonating DEA employees

WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration urges its DEA-registered practitioners and members of the public to be cautious of telephone calls by scammers posing as DEA employees attempting to defraud and extort victims.

July 29, 2020

Utica men sentenced for drug trafficking conspiracy

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Abner Peralta, 31, and Luis Colon, 35, both of Utica, New York, were sentenced today in federal court in Utica after previously being found guilty after trial of drug trafficking charges. Peralta was sentenced to serve 60 months in federal prison, followed by a 4-year term of supervised release and forfeiture of $650.00. Colon was sentenced to time served.

July 29, 2020

West Seneca man charged with selling meth

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan, and U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that today that Timothy J.

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