BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; New York Division, U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr., and James D. Robnett, IRS Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office, announced today that following an eight week trial, a federal jury has convicted Herman E. Aguirre, a/k/a 007, a/k/a Lucky, a/k/a Primo, a/k/a Freddy, of Brea, California, and Troy R. Gillon, of Lockport, NY, of narcotics conspiracy. Defendant Aguirre was also convicted of operating a continuing criminal enterprise and money laundering conspiracy.
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Sacramento real estate broker and three others indicted for international money laundering conspiracy
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A nine-count indictment was unsealed today after the arrests of Heidi Phong, 36, of Elk Grove, and Zhen Shang Lin, 37, of Riverside.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. --A criminal complaint was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Douglas Marra, also known as “Dougie,” and Joseph McClean, also known as “Max B,” with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin and fentanyl in Queens between January 2018 and September 2018. McClean and Marra were arrested earlier today, and their initial appearances are scheduled for this afternoon before United States Magistrate Judge Sanket J. Bulsara.
BOSTON – A New Jersey firefighter and a Puerto Rican man were convicted by a federal jury in Worcester yesterday in connection with a heroin conspiracy.
NEW YORK – Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; New York Division, and Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today the filing of a complaint charging Darrell Jones with possessing a firearm subsequent to having been convicted of a felony. Jones was taken into federal custody today, presented before United States Magistrate Judge Lisa M. Smith, and ordered detained.
As alleged in the Complaint unsealed today in White Plains federal court:
OMAHA, Neb. – DEA Special Agent Carlos Lavastida is one of three law enforcement officers from Iowa presented with the Enrique S. Camarena Award by the DEA and United States Attorney’s Offices for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa. Lavastida, Lieutenant Brad Bollinger of the Sioux City Police Department and Officer Justin Brandt of the Waterloo Police Department were recognized for their commitment to reducing drug abuse.
OAKLAND, Calif. – David Lague was sentenced to 10 years in prison, and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine and for unlawfully distributing prescription drugs, announced United States Attorney Alex G. Tse, Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Chris Nielsen, and Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations Special Agent in Charge Steven J. Ryan. The sentence was handed down by the Honorable Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr., U.S. District Judge.
CONCORD, N.H – Brian D. Boyle Special Agent in Charge of the DEA’s New England Division and United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced today that 15 individuals were arrested on federal drug trafficking and firearm offenses.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Dorothy Elizabeth Lantz, 37, of Anchorage, Alaska, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Beistline, to serve 40 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, after previously pleading guilty to three counts of distribution of a controlled substance. The court deferred ruling for 30 days on whether Lantz will also be ordered to pay restitution to the State of Alaska Department of Corrections (DOC) for related hospital bills it incurred due to the fentanyl overdoses.
Second Bronx gang member arrested and charged in Manhattan Federal Court with 2011 murder of Bolivia Beck
NEW YORK – DEA New York Division Special Agent in Charge Raymond P. Donovan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey S. Berman, and New York City Police Commissioner James P.