MADISON, Wis. – Brian M. McKnight, Special Agent in Charge of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration's Chicago Field Division, and Scott C. Blader, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Adan Ayala, 46, of Olivehurst, California, pleaded guilty and was sentenced yesterday by U.S.
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OMAHA, Neb. – The Drug Enforcement Administration Omaha Division has seen a 31 percent increase in methamphetamine seizures in 2019, reporting approximately 1,437 pounds, estimated at $9 million dollars, collected across the region during the first six months of the year.
Mt. Pleasant doctor found guilty in federal court of opioid trafficking after Columbia pharmacy visit
CHARLESTON, S.C. – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon announced today that Dr. Ronald A. Hargrave, 60, of Mt. Pleasant, has been convicted of illegal distribution of controlled substances after a four-day jury trial in federal court in Charleston. Senior United States District Judge Margaret B. Seymour of Charleston presided over the trial and will sentence Hargrave at a later date.
MADISON, Wis. – United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin Scott C. Blader announced that Dustin Caya, 35, of Mount Hope, Wis., was sentenced on July 19 by U.S.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Dr. James Stein-Sheridan Shelby, 50, of Spokane, Wash., and Timothy James Felch, 36, also of Spokane, Wash., were sentenced on July 22, 2019, after having pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute opioid pain medications, hydrocodone and tramadol, without a legitimate medical purpose and outside the usual course of professional practice.
McALLEN, Texas – Two men involved with a rip crew responsible for multiple home invasions and car-jackings to steal narcotics in Hidalgo County have been ordered to prison, announced DEA Houston Division Special Agent in Charge Will R. Glaspy and U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.
Chula Vista man sentenced to 10 years for being source of fentanyl that resulted in non-fatal overdoses in Alpine
SAN DIEGO – A Chula Vista man was sentenced today in federal court to 10 years in prison for distributing fentanyl that led to the non-fatal overdoses of five people in Alpine, some of whom were revived by first responders with naloxone.
$5 million worth of heroin intercepted en route to New York City and Northeast: El Chapo brand recovered
NEW YORK – Ray Donovan, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s New York Division, Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill, New York State Police Superintendent Keith M. Corlett and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – On July 17, 2019, District of Wyoming Chief Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl sentenced Lisa Marie Brown, 50, of Rio Linda, Calif., to seventy-eight months in federal prison for distribution of methamphetamine. Brown pleaded guilty to one count of distribution of methamphetamine on May 8, 2019.
BOSTON – A Boston man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for money laundering.
Juan Peguero, 29, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge William G. Young to 42 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In March 2019, Peguero pleaded guilty to two counts of money laundering. Peguero was charged in August 2018 and released on conditions.
On two occasions in 2015, Peguero transferred almost $500,000 worth of drug proceeds - over $398,000 in April and $90,000 in June.