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HARTFORD, Conn. – DEA New England Division Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Boyle and United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut John H. Durham announced that Royshawn Allgood, also known as “Boy Roy,” 30, of New London, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant in Hartford to 71 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, for his role in a southeastern Connecticut drug trafficking ring.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A St.
Alleged dark web narcotics trafficker indicted for distributing heroin and methamphetamine in exchange for bitcoin
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Defendant Joanna De Alba, a U.S. citizen, will be arraigned this afternoon in federal court in Brooklyn on an indictment charging her with conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin and methamphetamine, and distribution of heroin and methamphetamine via the “dark web.” De Alba was detained on Oct. 24, 2019, at the U.S.-Mexico border while attempting to enter the United States. The arraignment will be held before United States Magistrate Judge Steven L. Tiscione.
GREENBELT, Md. – U.S. District Judge George J. Hazel sentenced Patrick Teon Robinson, age 27, of Beltsville, Maryland, to 11 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine and for possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number. The sentence was imposed on Dec. 20, 2019.
SAN DIEGO – Orlando Balderas Guerrero, of Menifee, Calif., was sentenced in federal court today to 10 years in custody for participating in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
Trafficker smuggling large quantities of deadly fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine sentenced to 168 months
SAN DIEGO – April Spring Kelly, of San Diego, was sentenced in federal court on Friday to 14 years in prison for conspiring to smuggle more than 450,000 fentanyl pills from Mexico into the United States during a nine-month period ending in October 2018.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the seizure of 44 website domains offering to sell illicit vaping cartridges containing THC and other adulterated substances. This enforcement effort – part of Operation Vapor Lock – is a result of DEA’s continued coordination with interagency and law enforcement partners to address the evolving health hazard caused by illicit vaping products.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A Newport News man pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin and a quantity of fentanyl.
DEA and federal, state and local law enforcement announce one of the largest takedowns of MS-13 gang members and associates in nation's history
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – DEA New York Division Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan and Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini today announced the results of an almost two-year-long investigation that resulted in one of the largest takedowns of MS-13 gang members and associates in U.S. history.