BEAUMONT, TX - A federal investigation into a wide-spread cocaine distribution ring has resulted in the arrest and indictment of 15 individuals in the Eastern District of Texas announced Drug Enforcement Administration’s Houston Division Acting Special Agent in Charge Thomas Hinojosa and United States Attorney John M. Bales today.
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Acting Special Agent in Charge, Mark Thomas and United States Attorney Karen Loeffler announced today that a Wasilla man was indicted by a federal grand jury in Anchorage for drug conspiracy.
The one-count indictment names Jory Kenneth Pritchett, 20, of Wasilla, Alaska, as the sole defendant.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of the Treasury designated today the New Ansari Money Exchange, a major money laundering vehicle for Afghan narcotics trafficking organizations, along with 15 affiliated individuals and entities under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation (Kingpin Act).
WASHINGTON, D.C. - DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart today hailed the White House announcement of President Obama’s nomination of Special Agent Thomas Harrigan to serve as DEA Deputy Administrator.
President Obama Announces Intent To Nominate DEA Special Agent Thomas Harrigan As DEA Deputy Administrator
WASHINGTON, D.C. - DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart today hailed the White House announcement of President Obama’s intent to nominate Special Agent Thomas Harrigan to serve as DEA Deputy Administrator.
KANSAS CITY, MO. - Beth Phillips, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri announced that on February 16, 2011, an Independence, Mo., physician has pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a conspiracy to illegally distribute more than $1 million worth of OxyContin and oxycodone.
Bruce Layne Baker, 54, of Independence, pleaded guilty on Jan. 27, 2011, to his role in a conspiracy to distribute OxyContin and oxycodone. Baker, an osteopathic physician, also pleaded guilty to health care fraud.
BOISE, IDAHO - Ten people were indicted in U.S. District Court in Boise, Idaho, on February 10, 2011, on numerous narcotics trafficking and firearms charges. According to the four separate indictments, which were unsealed today, the defendants are accused of conspiring together and with others to distribute controlled substances, including methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana, throughout southwestern Idaho.
MERIDEN, CT. - Steven W. Derr, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement (DEA) for New England and David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Trevoy Marrow, 30, of Kensington Avenue, Meriden, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant in Hartford to 70 months of imprisonment, followed by four years of supervised release, for distributing crack cocaine.
BOISE - - Acting Special Agent in Charge, Mark Thomas and U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced February 14, 2011, that Troy Daniel Sabrosky, 21, of Casper, Wyoming, was sentenced in federal court in Boise to 24 months in person for conspiracy to traffic oxycodone. Sabrosky was also ordered to serve three years of supervised release following his prison term. Sabrosky pled guilty to the charge on September 16, 2010.
DETROIT, MI - United States Attorney Barbara L. McQuade and U.S. Drug Enforcement (DEA) Special Agent in Charge Robert L. Corso announced today that on February 13, 2011, Eric Mitchell, a resident of Carson, California, was arrested for his role in a large (PCP) distribution ring in southeast Michigan. This ongoing investigation resulted in the seizure of more than six gallons of PCP in Detroit on February 13, 2011. This is the largest seizure of PCP ever recorded by the DEA in Michigan.