June 11, 2019

Eight Gadsden County residents charged in 83-count

Tallahassee, Fla. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment, unsealed today, charging eight defendants with 83 counts of federal dogfighting offenses stemming from an investigation into drug trafficking and a large-scale illegal dogfighting operation involving approximately 100 dogs.


May 8, 2019

176 pounds of cocaine seized in New York City – one of the largest cocaine seizures in NYC in recent years

BRONX, N.Y. – Special Agent in Charge Ray Donovan, New York Division, United States Drug Enforcement Administration; Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark; New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill; and Homeland Security Investigations New York Special Agent in Charge Angel M. Melendez today announced that 19 people have been indicted on charges related to trafficking cocaine and club drugs in the city.

October 9, 2018

Black market pill manufacturing operation dismantled in Bronx apartment building; superintendent among three charged

NEW YORK - Special Agent in Charge James Hunt, New York Division, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor; New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill; New York State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II; Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent in Charge of U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations New York; Frank Russo, Acting Director, Field Operations in New York, U.S. Customs and Border Protection; and Bronx District Attorney Darcel D.

August 29, 2018

Dayton doctor sentenced for running pill mill

DAYTON, Ohio – David Kirkwood, 62, of Dayton, was sentenced in U.S. District Court today to 70 months in prison and five years of supervised release for running a pill mill in Dayton.

In August 2017, Kirkwood and his wife, Beverly Kirkwood, pleaded guilty to health care fraud. David Kirkwood also pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful drug trafficking.

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