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Methamphetamine

November 20, 2020

Suspected gang member charged in meth conspiracy

HOUSTON – A 28-year-old Mexican citizen who illegally resided in Houston is set to appear in federal court on charges of conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute meth, announced Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Steven S. Whipple, Houston Division and U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.

Eduardo Leon-Mata is a suspected member of the Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación. Today, he is set for an arraignment and detention hearing at 3 p.m. before U.S. Magistrate Andrew M. Edison.

November 20, 2020

Interagency operation nets indictments in drug conspiracy

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – U.S. Attorney John C. Anderson today announced the federal indictments of 18 individuals in the Roswell, New Mexico, area on charges ranging from distribution of methamphetamine to money laundering. The charges are contained three separate indictments totaling 66 counts.

November 16, 2020

Rochester man sentenced to 120 months for drug trafficking and gun offenses

CONCORD, NH – DEA New England Division Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Boyle and United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced today that James M. Nesbitt, 44, of Rochester, was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison on Friday for participating in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and fentanyl and possessing firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.   

November 11, 2020

44 Charged Following 18 Month Investigation Into Drug Trafficking Organization

SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla. – A total of 15 defendants have been indicted on federal drug-trafficking charges and an additional 29 co-conspirators face state drug-trafficking charges as a result of a multi-agency effort to bring down an organized drug trafficking operation in North Florida. Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, Walton County Sheriff Michael A.

November 9, 2020

Drug trafficking source sentenced to 490 months in federal prison

CHICAGO – Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge Robert J. Bell, Chicago Division, announced that Pierre Riley, 52, Macon, Georgia was sentenced on November 6, 2020, in the Southern District of Indiana for his role in a large drug trafficking ring that operated in Kokomo, Indiana.  Mr. Riley was sentenced to 490 months in federal prison.

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