November 16, 2018

Wilmington man sentenced to 190 months in prison for drug trafficking

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge for the Atlanta Field Division, Robert Murphy, announced that Chief United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle sentenced Talih Rik Anthony Reeves, 36, of Wilmington, N.C., to 190 months imprisonment, followed by 48 months of supervised release.

November 9, 2018

Seven indicted on meth distribution conspiracy

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - On April 13, 2018, the Dayton, Ohio Drug Enforcement Administration Office contacted the Cheyenne Resident Office regarding a vehicle traveling through Wyoming from California, suspected of transporting a large quantity of narcotics. DEA's Cheyenne Resident Office, working with state and local counterparts, located the vehicle in Laramie, Wyoming. A search warrant was executed on the vehicle and law enforcement located and seized 36 pounds of methamphetamine, 1 kilogram of fentanyl and 1 kilogram of heroin.

November 7, 2018

Drug trafficker sentenced to more than a decade in prison

SAN FRANCISCO – Daniel Jimenez was sentenced today to 10 years and 8 months in prison for his involvement in a cocaine and methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy, announced United States Attorney Alex G. Tse and Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Chris Nielsen.  The sentence was handed down by the Honorable James Donato, U.S. District Judge.

November 6, 2018

Heroin trafficking ring “investor” convicted at trial

ALBANY, N.Y. – A jury voted yesterday to convict Danielle Conners, age 33, of Plattsburgh, New York, of conspiracy to distribute heroin, following a six-day trial.

The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith; Acting Special Agent in Charge Keith Kruskall, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, New York Division; and Clinton County Sheriff David Favro.

October 26, 2018

Detroit Police Officer indicted in drug conspiracy

DETROIT - A federal grand jury returned an indictment yesterday charging Detroit Police Officer Christopher Staton, 51, of Detroit, with one count of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and one count of making a false statement to a special agent of the FBI, United States Attorney Matthew Schneider announced.

October 23, 2018

New London drug trafficker sentenced to five years in prison

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Brian D. Boyle, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration in New England, and John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Anthony Whitley, 35, of Hartford and New London, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven to 60 months of imprisonment, followed by four years of supervised release, for trafficking narcotics.

October 17, 2018

Niagara Falls man pleads guilty to selling heroin

BUFFALO, N.Y. – DEA New York Division Special Agent in Charge James Hunt and U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr., announced today that Michael Mitchell, 37, of Niagara Falls, N.Y., pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge H. Kenneth Schroeder to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin. The charges carry a mandatory minimum penalty of five years in prison, a maximum of 40, and a $5,000,000 fine.

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