CHICAGO — A former high-ranking member of the Sinaloa drug cartel in Mexico was arraigned today on federal drug charges following his extradition from Mexico.
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ST. LOUIS – Unintended consequences of social distancing and isolation throughout the COVID-19 pandemic can include increased substance use, experimentation and even relapse for those in treatment and recovery. Two recent reports indicate that the opioid epidemic is still causing problems in the community both during the pandemic and last year:
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Tommy Gibson a/k/a “Two-Tone,” age 56, of Rome City, Indiana, was sentenced before U.S. District Court Judge Holly A. Brady following his plea of guilty to distribution of methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.
PROVIDENCE, RI – The admitted leader of a drug trafficking organization that distributed dozens of kilograms of fentanyl and cocaine in New England was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in federal prison.
MADISON, Wis. – Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Enricki Gomez, 30, Rockford, Illinois, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge William M.
ST. LOUIS – United States District Judge E. Richard Webber sentenced Justin Moore, 31, of St. Louis, to 60 months in prison for possessing with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and possessing with the intent to distribute fentanyl.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration New York Division Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan and U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Kevin Hinca, 28, of Lancaster, New York, who was convicted of conspiracy to distribute heroin, was sentenced to serve 32 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara.
FRESNO, Calif. — Majed Bashir Akroush, aka Magic Mike, 52, of Bakersfield, was sentenced today to two years and nine months in prison for conspiring to structure over $700,000 in cash withdrawals from four different bank accounts associated with his internet businesses that sold synthetic marijuana, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott and Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Daniel C.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A dozen Springfield, Missouri area residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in Greene County.
HOUSTON - A north Texas bodybuilder has been charged with conspiring to sell steroids, announced Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Steven S. Whipple, Houston Division and U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox.
Philip Russell Archibald, 29, of Lancaster, was charged via criminal complaint with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. Coconspirator Danielle Bocanegra, 30, of Lampasas, was also charged.