Fentanyl

November 29, 2019

Baltimore fentanyl dealer pleads guilty to distributing thousands of fentanyl tablets made to look like oxycodone

BALTIMORE  – Last week, three defendants facing fentanyl distribution charges appeared in federal court—a Baltimore man pleaded guilty to distributing fentanyl and two defendants had their initial appearances on federal indictments charging them for allegedly distributing fentanyl.  One of the defendants is charged federally for distributing fentanyl which resulted in death.  These cases are part of the Maryland U.S.

November 26, 2019

Saratoga County drug dealer pleads guilty to overdose death

ALBANY, N.Y. – Steven M. Boice, 30, pled guilty today to distributing furanyl fentanyl that caused an overdose death in Saratoga County in February 2017, and further admitted to possessing two firearms in furtherance of his drug trafficking activities. He agreed to be sentenced to 20 years in prison.

November 22, 2019

Providence man sentenced to 60 months in prison on drug trafficking and firearm charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A Providence man arrested by Newport Police members of the DEA Drug Task Force in August 2018 as he arrived at a pre-determined location in Newport to deliver heroin he arranged to sell to an undercover Newport Police Department detective was sentenced today to 60 months in federal prison for trafficking heroin, fentanyl, cocaine and crack cocaine, and for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

November 22, 2019

Lawrence man sentenced to 8 years for fentanyl trafficking

CONCORD, N.H. – DEA New England Division Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Boyle and United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced today that Walker Manuel Moreta, 32, of Lawrence, Massachusetts, was sentenced to 96 months in federal prison for participating in a conspiracy to distribute, and possess with intent to distribute, fentanyl. 

November 19, 2019

Kokomo, Indiana members of drug trafficking organization convicted by jury

INDIANAPOLIS – DEA Indianapolis Assistant Special Agent in Charge J. Michael Gannon and the United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler of the Southern District of Indiana announced today that Michael O’Bannon, 35, Michael Jones, 37, Jason Reed, 50, and Shaun Myers, 37, all from Kokomo, Indiana, were convicted on drug trafficking, firearms charges and money laundering, following a three-week jury trial, in the federal court in Indianapolis, before U.S. District Judge James R. Sweeney II.

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