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January 23, 2011

Leader Of Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced In Federal Court Defendant Receives 25 Years In Prison

LAFAYETTE, LA. - Demetrio Regalado, AKA “Dee” 24, leader of a drug trafficking organization based out of Vermilion Parish, was sentenced January 23, 2011 to 25 years in prison and five years supervised release following imprisonment. The sentence is a result of Regalado’s plea of guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine, United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced. The sentence was imposed by U. S. District Judge Rebecca F. Doherty.

January 21, 2011

Over One Million Dollars Worth Of Marijuana Seized In Otsego, New York

OTSEGO, NY. - Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Division United States Drug Enforcement (DEA) John P. Gilbride, Otsego County Sheriff Richard J. Devlin, Jr and Otsego County District Attorney John M. Muehl announce the arrest of three individuals following a joint investigation between the DEA and OCSO.

January 21, 2011

Anchorage Cocaine Distributor Gets Over 15 Years In Prison

ANCHORAGE, AK. - - Acting Special Agent in Charge, Mark Thomas announced that on January 19, 2011, Naron Celestine, a.k.a. “Cole”, 40, a resident of Anchorage, Alaska, was sentenced to 188 months in prison for his participation in a conspiracy to distribute five kilograms of cocaine.

January 21, 2011

El Paso Cocaine Trafficker Sentenced To Federal Prison

EL PASO, TX - Joseph M. Arabit, Special Agent in Charge of the El Paso Division of the Drug Enforcement (DEA), and John Murphy, United States Attorney for the Western District of Texas, announced Judge Frank Montalvo sentenced 32-year-old Julio Cesar Burciaga of El Paso, to 14 years in federal prison followed by eight years of supervised release.

January 21, 2011

Repeat Pharmacy Robber Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison

SEATTLE, WASH - Jacob Harley Shook, 30, of Seattle, Washington was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 15 years in prison and five years of supervised release for two counts of pharmacy robbery, one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm, and one count of brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

January 21, 2011

Mexican National Sentenced For Large Marijuana Grow On Public Lands

BOISE - - Leonardo Villasenor-Cesar, 23, was sentenced on January 20th, 2011 to fifteen years in federal prison in connection with a marijuana grow located on U.S. Forest Service public lands. Villasenor-Cesar pled guilty last November to drug manufacturing and firearms possession charges.

Villasenor-Cesar is a native of Michoacan, Mexico and had entered the United States illegally. He had been living in the Caldwell, Idaho area.

January 20, 2011

BGF Commander And Gang Member Sentenced To Prison For Participating In A Racketeering Conspiracy

BALTIMORE, MD. - U.S. District Judge William D. Quarles, Jr. sentenced Todd Duncan, a/k/a Donnie, age 36, of Baltimore, Maryland, to 14 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to conduct and participate in the activities of the Black Guerilla (BGF), a racketeering enterprise. Earlier, Judge Quarles sentenced Davon McFadden, a/k/a Ben, age 24, of Baltimore, to five years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, on the same charge.
January 20, 2011

Three Kentucky Men Convicted In 100 Kilogram Crack Conspiracy

PADUCAH, KY. - David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, and Robert L. Corso, Special Agent in Charge for the United States Drug Enforcement (DEA), announced today that a federal jury in Paducah, Kentucky, has found three Christian County, Kentucky, men guilty of conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of crack cocaine.

January 20, 2011

Eugene Woman Sentenced For Drug Distribution And Money Laundering

EUGENE, ORE - . - Suzan Dione, 40, of Eugene, Oregon, was sentenced January 12, 2011, to
24 months in prison for conspiracy to manufacture and distribute marijuana, psilocybin mushrooms, and Ecstasy, and for laundering money and structuring currency transactions. She also forfeited two homes and over $30,000. This sentencing followed Dione’s guilty plea on October 25, 2010.

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