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October 1, 2019

New York man sentenced to 20 years in prison for drug trafficking

BANGOR, Maine - A Rochester, New York man was sentenced Oct. 2, 2019 in federal court in Bangor for conspiring to distribute heroin, cocaine base and fentanyl announced DEA New England Division Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Boyle and U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank.


October 1, 2019

Bergen County man admits money laundering

NEWARK, N.J. –A Bergen County, New Jersey, man today admitted conspiring to launder the proceeds of narcotics activity, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Bobbie L. Henderson III, 36, of Edgewater, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler in Newark federal court to an information charging him with one count of conspiracy to launder monetary instruments.

September 30, 2019

Two men sentenced on Lake County heroin charge

OCALA, Fla. - Cesar Osiris DeLeon-Castillo, age 36, of Clermont, and Jefry Agustin Valerio-Perez, age 39, of Orlando, were sentenced to five years and four years and nine months in federal prison, respectively, for possession with the intent to distribute

September 30, 2019

DEA and FDA warn website operators illegally offering opioids for sale

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have issued warning letters to four website owners of rogue online pharmacies offering to distribute or dispense controlled substances, including opioids, and advertising their sale in violation of federal law. This is the first time the agencies have issued such letters jointly. Combined, these website operators run 10 websites engaged in illegal activity.

September 30, 2019

DEA to open office in Garden City, Kansas

GARDEN CITY, Kan. – The Drug Enforcement Administration today announced it will increase its law enforcement presence in Garden City, Kansas, bringing in six new law enforcement agents. The new office will include two DEA special agents and four task force officers.


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