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February 23, 2011

15 Indicted And Arrested In Cocaine Trafficking Ring

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.

February 18, 2011

Drug Investigations Lead To Treasury Designation Of New Ansari Money Exchange

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).

February 17, 2011

Physician Pleads Guilty To $1 Million Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

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.

February 17, 2011

Boise Narcotics And Firearms Traffickers Arrested

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.

February 17, 2011

Meriden Crack Dealer Sentenced To More Than Five Years In Federal Prison

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.

February 17, 2011

Oxycodone Trafficker Gets 24 Months In Prison

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.

February 16, 2011

DEA Seizes Six Gallons Of PCP In Detroit Michigan

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.

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