SAVANNAH, Ga. – Sixteen of the defendants indicted on drug trafficking and firearms charges as part of Operation Vanilla Gorilla have pled guilty in federal court, including the lead defendant in the gang.
DENVER – Jose Tapia-Rubio, age 60, of Aurora, Colorado, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Court Judge Raymond P. Moore to serve 96 months (8 years) in federal prison followed by five years on supervised release for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine, and conspiracy to conduct an unlawful financial transaction, U.S.
In San Antonio today, authorities filed a federal criminal complaint against three San Antonio residents who were arrested last night while attempting to distribute over four kilograms of crystal methamphetamine, announced Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge Will R. Glaspy, Houston Division and U.S. Attorney John Bash.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned a seven-count indictment today against Henry Benson, 37, and Roselle Cipriano, 35, of Vallejo, charging them with conspiracy to distribute and manufacture methamphetamine, distribution of methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, U.S.
DENVER – John Bruce Fifield, age 47, of Sedalia, Colorado, was indicted by a federal grand jury last week on charges of distributing methamphetamine and marijuana to students at Woodland Park Middle School, U.S.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Ten people are facing federal drug trafficking charges in New Mexico following an 11-month investigation led by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Lea County Drug Task Force.