Cocaine

March 20, 2019

Dozens arrested in major law enforcement operation

HOUSTON – A total of 47 people are now in custody following the return of a 43-count indictment alleging drug-trafficking and related crimes in the Houston and Galveston areas. The case will be prosecuted in the Galveston Division of the Southern District of Texas.

March 13, 2019

22 People indicted for their roles in northern Ohio drug conspiracy

CLEVELAND - Twenty-two people were indicted in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to traffic fentanyl, heroin, fentanyl analogues including carfentanil, and other drugs, which they sold in Euclid and Cleveland to customers from across Northeast Ohio.

March 7, 2019

Drug trafficking organizer sentenced to prison as part of a multi defendant drug investigation and prosecution

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.

February 22, 2019

Four charged in conspiracy to distribute over five kilograms of cocaine

NEWARK, N.J. – DEA New Jersey Division Special Agent in Charge Susan A. Gibson and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Craig Carpenito announced four people have been charged for their respective roles in a conspiracy to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine.

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