Marijuana (Cannabis)

January 30, 2019

Holland man pleads guilty to marijuana manufacturing and money laundering

BOSTON – A Holland man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Worcester to drug and money laundering charges.

Peter Molle Jr., 36, pleaded guilty to two counts of manufacturing marijuana and possessing marijuana with intent to distribute and one count of money laundering. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman scheduled sentencing for April 29, 2019. Molle was arrested in December 2017. 

November 9, 2018

L.A. Sheriff’s Deputy, two other men arrested on federal charges for stealing 600 pounds of marijuana and $100,000 during bogus search

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy and two alleged cohorts are scheduled to make their first court appearances this afternoon after they were arrested Thursday on federal drug distribution charges that allege they stole 600 pounds of marijuana and $100,000 in cash during an armed robbery at a downtown Los Angeles warehouse by falsely portraying themselves as law enforcement officers executing a search warrant.

October 30, 2018

Dominican man sentenced to 10 years in prison for fentanyl trafficking conspiracy

CONCORD, N.H. – Brian D. Boyle Special Agent in Charge of the DEA’s New England Division and United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced today that Raul Vantroi Arias Ruiz, 36, of the Dominican Republic, was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison for participating in a fentanyl trafficking conspiracy.  

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