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September 9, 2020

Two drug traffickers indicted by Wichita Grand Jury

WICHITA, Kan. – Kathy De La Torre, 24, Wichita, Kan., is charged with one count of distributing fentanyl, one count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking. The crimes are alleged to have occurred in March and August 2020 in Wichita.

September 4, 2020

Member of Paterson drug ring charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin and fentanyl

NEWARK, N.J. – Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division, Susan A. Gibson, and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, announced a Paterson, New Jersey, woman was arrested today in connection with her alleged role in a conspiracy to distribute heroin and fentanyl in New Jersey and Vermont.

September 4, 2020

Eighth person sentenced as a result of major black market marijuana investigation

DENVER, Colo. – Special Agent in Charge Deanne Reuter in conjunction with U.S. Attorney Jason R. Dunn announced today that Fudong Wu, 40, of Aurora, and a Chinese national and legal permanent resident of the United States, was sentenced to serve 15 months in federal prison, followed by two years on supervised release, for maintaining a drug-involved premises. Wu appeared at the sentencing hearing remotely. Wu will voluntarily surrender to the U.S.

September 4, 2020

Operation Legend: Update on federal charges

On September 4, 2020, Robert J. Bell, DEA Special Agent in Charge, Chicago Division, announced that on July 8, 2020, U.S. Attorney Matthew D. Krueger joined Attorney General William P. Barr in announcing the launch of Operation Legend, a sustained, systematic and coordinated law enforcement initiative in which federal law enforcement agencies work in conjunction with state and local law enforcement officials to fight violent crime.

September 4, 2020

Man sentenced to 30 years for meth distribution

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Blue Springs, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine in southwest Missouri.

Neal A. Norles, 31, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 30 years in federal prison without parole.

On Sept. 5, 2019, Norles pleaded guilty to possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.

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