LAREDO, Texas – A 24-year-old Laredo resident has admitted he conspired to possess with intent to distribute a large quantity of marijuana, announced Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Special Agent in Charge Steven S. Whipple and U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.
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Member of Eastern European organized crime syndicate sentenced to 198 months’ imprisonment for racketeering and other violent crimes
BROOKLYN, NY – Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Leonid Gershman, aka “Lenny,” a leading member of a violent, Brooklyn-based Eastern European organized crime syndicate that operated primarily in the Sheepshead Bay, Brighton Beach and Coney Island neighborhoods, was sentenced to 198 months’ imprisonment following his conviction for racketeering – including predicate acts of illegal gambling, loansharking, extortion, arson and marijuana distribution – and conspiring to traffick firearms.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 25-year-old Pharr resident has been ordered to federal prison following her conviction of conspiring to distribute nearly six kilograms of methamphetamine, announced Drug Enforcement Administration Acting Special Agent in Charge Steven S. Whipple and U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.
Baltimore fentanyl dealer pleads guilty to distributing thousands of fentanyl tablets made to look like oxycodone
BALTIMORE – Last week, three defendants facing fentanyl distribution charges appeared in federal court—a Baltimore man pleaded guilty to distributing fentanyl and two defendants had their initial appearances on federal indictments charging them for allegedly distributing fentanyl. One of the defendants is charged federally for distributing fentanyl which resulted in death. These cases are part of the Maryland U.S.
ABINGDON, Va. – A federal grand jury sitting in U.S. District Court in Abingdon indicted a Charlotte, North Carolina-based doctor and his wife earlier this week on charges that they conspired to illegally distribute prescription opioids to patients in the Western District of Virginia and then made a false statement about their conduct, United States Attorney Thomas T. Cullen announced today.
OMAHA, Neb. – Registered Nurse La Vang, of Newport, Minnesota, was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for stealing prescription pain medication from his patient between April and August, 2018, as announced November 27, by United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald.
ALBANY, N.Y. – Steven M. Boice, 30, pled guilty today to distributing furanyl fentanyl that caused an overdose death in Saratoga County in February 2017, and further admitted to possessing two firearms in furtherance of his drug trafficking activities. He agreed to be sentenced to 20 years in prison.
South Florida pain management doctor sentenced to 17 ½ years in prison for illegally dispensing opioid drugs and bond jumping
MIAMI – Dr. Jeanne E. Germeil, 55, of Aventura, Fla., was sentenced today to a total of 210 months in prison after having been convicted at trial of illegally dispensing opioid pain medications and jumping bond pending sentencing.
HARTFORD, Conn. – DEA New England Division Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Boyle and United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut John H. Durham announced that Xavier Diaz, also known as “Coco,” 30, of Willimantic, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Michael P.
CONCORD, N.H. – DEA New England Division Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Boyle and United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced that Timothy Lafond, 41, of Rochester, was sentenced in federal court on Thursday, to 198 months for drug trafficking.