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03/28/2011
Newark, NJ
Narcotics
Barrington Delisser, of Miami was convicted Monday for his role in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine in Hudson County, N.J., and elsewhere, following an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
03/27/2011
Miami, FL
Narcotics
The last two men involved in the Ayala drug trafficking organization, which was alleged to be distributing significant amounts of heroin throughout South Florida, were sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
03/24/2011
Fresno, CA
Narcotics
The last of five defendants charged following a drug bust at a Mexican restaurant in Fowler, Calif., pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to charges stemming from a multi-agency investigation by the Fresno County Sheriff's Office, U.S. ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) the Drug Enforcement Administration,and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol...
03/21/2011
Seattle, WA
Narcotics
"A Canadian man who attempted to smuggle potent ""B.C. Bud"" marijuana into a remote area of Washington's Olympic Peninsula was sentenced Monday to 30 months in federal prison, following an investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).Engine trouble prevented the men from fleeing back to Canada after being seen by a USBP agent."
03/14/2011
Bangor, ME
Narcotics
Shawn Perito, 34, had pled guilty to the charges on Dec. 6, 2010, following an investigation conducted jointly with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Perito was also sentenced to five years of supervised release.
03/13/2011
Mcallen, TX
Narcotics
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Agents with U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) on Friday discovered inside a tractor trailer more than 8,000 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $6.6 million.
03/09/2011
Nogales, AZ
Narcotics
U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) seized nearly 13 pounds of methamphetamine Wednesday near Amado, Ariz. An HSI agent, working with the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Border Patrol, found the drugs after a suspected drug smuggling vehicle was stopped in Nogales as it traveled north on Interstate 19 toward Tucson.
03/09/2011
Harlingen, TX
Narcotics

HARLINGEN, Texas - A convicted drug trafficker was sentenced on Monday to six years and 10 months on federal prison, following an investigation led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

03/09/2011
Providence, RI
Narcotics
A Providence man who admitted to setting up a deal to purchase $1 million worth of cocaine from an FBI undercover agent in August 2008 was sentenced Wednesday to 121 months in prison to be followed by five years of supervised release.
03/08/2011
Nogales, AZ
Narcotics
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U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Office of Field Operations interdicted a large drug smuggling attempt on Monday - seizing more than 11,000 pounds of marijuana in Nogales, Ariz.
03/02/2011
New York, NY
Narcotics
Two men who investigators believe were operating a marijuana grow house in a rural part of Sullivan County, N.Y., were arrested Wednesday, following an investigation by the New York Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Strike Force.
03/02/2011
Columbia, SC
Narcotics
Frediberto Pineda, whose true birth name is Samuel Hernandez-Pimental, was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Columbia, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 5 kilograms of cocaine and more than 50 grams of crack cocaine and illegal re-entry after deportation. The case was investigated by agents from U.S. ICE...
02/27/2011
Corpus Christi, TX
Narcotics
Two men, who were charged separately in related cases, were sentenced to federal prison on Monday for their involvement in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine and launder the drug proceeds.
02/24/2011
Miami, FL
Narcotics
Dewayne Joseph was sentenced to 352 months in prison following an investigation led by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). On Nov. 9, 2010, Joseph was convicted by a federal jury for possessing a firearm after being previously convicted of a felony, possessing with the intent to distribute five grams or more of crack cocaine...
02/21/2011
Seattle, WA
Narcotics
A former Tacoma, Wash., resident was convicted in federal court Friday for his role in smuggling a 2 million dollar load Ecstasy across the border from Canada into the United States in a case investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
02/18/2011
Phoenix, AZ
Narcotics
U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents seized more than 900 pounds of marijuana and arrested a suspected drug smuggler at a Phoenix auto shop Friday. The owner of the business, a 40-year-old Mexican citizen unlawfully present in the United States, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
02/17/2011
Bridgeport, CT
Narcotics
"31-year old Bridgeport man, Wadner Dorce, also known as ""Wa Wa,"" pleaded guilty yesterday before U. S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to one count of illegally engaging in the business of dealing in firearms."
02/08/2011
Brownsville, TX
Narcotics
A Mexican national who drove a minivan into the United States with rocker panels loaded with cocaine was sentenced on Tuesday to 10 years in prison narcotics smuggling, announced U.S. Attorney Jose Angel Moreno.
02/08/2011
Miami, FL
Narcotics
"Twenty-seven individuals were charged in 13 narcotics-related indictments with selling ""cut"" for cocaine or heroin, knowing and intending that it would be used to manufacture significant amounts of cocaine or heroin for future distribution."
02/08/2011
New York, NY
Narcotics
A Dominican national was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, N.Y., to 33 years and seven months in federal prison for his role in a cocaine and heroin distribution conspiracy based in New York.
02/08/2011
Beaumont, TX
Narcotics
Two men have received lengthy prison sentences for their roles in a wide-scale drug trafficking conspiracy, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales on Wednesday.
02/08/2011
Miami, FL
Narcotics
A leader of one of the militarized Colombian drug-trafficking organizations known as Bandas Criminales (BACRIMS), was indicted Tuesday, following a joint investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the FBI.
02/08/2011
Detroit, MI
Narcotics
A Mexican national was sentenced to 15 years and five months for his role in a conspiracy to import more than five million tablets of pseudoephedrine into the United States following an investigation by Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
02/02/2011
New York, NY
Narcotics
A man who conspired to import cocaine and marijuana into the United States by concealing the drugs in commercial airlines was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
02/02/2011
San Juan, PR
Narcotics
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According to the first indictment, beginning on January 2007 and ending in or about January 2008, Ricardo Betancourt-Muñoz, José Ramon Parra-Botero, William Garzon, Carlos Maestre-Astacio, Manuel De Jesús Cedeño-Vilorio, Miguel Ángel Builes-Mejías, José Gómez-Cubero, and José I. Valentin-López, conspired and engaged in financial transactions with proceeds generated by drug trafficking activities in order to repatriate drug proceeds in the United States to Colombia, the source country of the narcotics, all for financial gain and profit. The forfeiture allegation involving the laundered drug proceeds in this case is in the amount of more than $877, 0000.

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