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GREENBELT, MD. - Chief U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced John Willis Cox, age 42, of Clinton, Maryland, today to 14 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute cocaine and possession of a gun by a felon. Cox’s sentence was enhanced upon findings that he is a career offender based on two prior drug convictions.
PITTSBURGH, PA. - The drug kingpin everyone called "Ali" in the Linmar section of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison last Thursday, but he's likely to get out early because of his cooperation against his underlings in the drug investigation and a related 2006 homicide.
Senior U.S. District Judge Alan Bloch Jr. imposed the sentence on Anthony A. Dorsett, 34, who pleaded guilty in 2009 to running what the judge called a "large-scale" drug ring in Linmar supplied from Detroit and other cities.
Former Leader Of The Arellano Felix Organization Extradited From Mexico To United States To Face Charges
SAN DIEGO, CA - Alberto Benjamin Arellano-Felix, an alleged leader of the Arellano-Felix (AFO), was extradited today by the government of Mexico to the United States to face racketeering, money laundering and narcotics trafficking charges in the Southern District of California.
Three Members Of Robbery Crew Charged With Kidnapping And Murder Crew Netted Over 750 Kilograms Of Cocaine And $4 Million In Drug Proceeds In More Than 100 Robberies – Decedent Was One Of Many Victims Kidnapped And Tortured By The Crew
BROOKLYN, NY. - A superseding indictment was unsealed this morning in federal court in Brooklyn charging Sergio Alejo, also known as “Viejo,” Wendell Alomar-Cabrera, also known as “Gregorio,” and Gabriel Pabon, also known as “Jose,” with the October 16, 2006, murder of Luis Sifuentes in Durham, North Carolina.
CRYSTAL CITY, TX -- - The Drug Enforcement Administration’(DEA) Acting Special Agent in Charge, Thomas E. Hinojosa and United States Attorney John E. Murphy announced that federal, state and local authorities have arrested 10 individuals in the Crystal City area on federal drug trafficking charges.
NEW YORK, NY. - New York City Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan, New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly and John P. Gilbride, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Division of the Drug Enforcement (DEA) announced today the indictment and arrest of 12 narcotics traffickers who operated in the vicinity of Park Slope, Brooklyn.
DALLAS, TX - Today, Special Agent in Charge James L. Capra, of the Dallas Field Division’s Drug Enforcement (DEA), announces the local component of the 2 nd nationwide prescription drug “Take-Back” initiative that seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft.
GREENBELT, MD - . - U.S. District Judge Benson Everett Legg sentenced Luis Reyes-Torres, age 26, of Hagerstown, Maryland, today to 115 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute, and distributing, morphine and methadone, the use of which resulted in the death of Brandon Sgaggero.
SACRAMENTO, CA - United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner and Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Anthony D. Williams announced that today United States District Judge Edward J. Garcia sentenced Edward Mallory, 45, of Sacramento, to 24 years and four months for his conviction on two counts of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and two counts of possessing crack cocaine for distribution. Mallory pleaded guilty on February 11, 2011.