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05/11/2011
Savannah, GA
Narcotics
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Jose Orlando Garcia Duran, 33, a native of the Dominican Republic, was sentenced Wednesday to 286 months in federal prison for his role in smuggling cocaine and heroin through the Port of Savannah. The case was the result of a joint investigation conducted by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), U.S. Customs and Border Protection...
12/16/2015
Scranton, PA
Contraband
A grand jury in Scranton indicted Wyatt Robert Yanney, 24, for allegedly ordering and obtaining shipments of the synthetic misbranded drugs, commonly referred to as “bath salts” by mail from China in August 2015 for use and distribution in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, and in New York.
07/10/2013
Scranton, PA
Narcotics
In conjunction with the arrests, a federal search warrant was executed by the Pennsylvania State Police Special Emergency Response Team.
12/16/2015
Scranton, PA
Contraband
The indictment charges Donald C. Fritz, Jr., 43, with distribution of and possession with intent to distribute crystal methamphetamine.
07/10/2012
Scranton, PA
Narcotics
Cameron Jackson was sentenced Wednesday for possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine and heroin in a case investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with the assistance of the FBI and Scranton Police Department in a joint task force which is investigating illegal alien street gang activity in Northeastern Pa.
01/25/2016
Scranton, PA
Narcotics
Thanh Duc Tran, of Houston, Texas, previously pleaded guilty to conspiring with others to distribute alpha-pvp to customers in at least 32 states, including Pennsylvania, over various web sites during 2011 through March 2014.
09/12/2017
Scranton, PA
Narcotics

Daniel Fitzgibbon, 47, admitted to agreeing with others to distribute the drug to customers in the Luzerne County area during 2014 and 2015. The members of the conspiracy obtained the alpha-pvp from suppliers in China.

03/19/2019
Scranton, PA
Narcotics

Willis DeLaRosa-Baez, 34, was sentenced March 14, on the aforementioned charges. DeLaRosa-Baez, his co-defendant, Daniel Silvestre-Ubri, and other individuals conspired to distribute heroin and crystal methamphetamine in Pennsylvania between February 4, 2016, and April 6, 2016.

06/22/2011
Scranton, PA
Narcotics
Cameron Jackson, 32, is charged with possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, crack cocaine and heroin. In December 2010, a search warrant was served at his residence, resulting in the seizure of drug paraphernalia, illegal drugs and drug proceeds.
02/16/2017
Scranton, PA
Narcotics

Robert Benussi III, colluded with others to distribute drugs in the Luzerne County area in 2014 and 2015. The members of the conspiracy obtained the alpha-pvp from suppliers in China.

10/29/2015
Scranton, PA
Narcotics
John Pearce, 30, previously admitted to participating in the conspiracy, which distributed alpha-pvp to customers during Dec. 2011 through Aug. 2013.
08/07/2014
Scranton, PA
Narcotics
Jose Hernandez-Tirado, 34, of Brodheadsville, was arrested on July 2, 2013 at his residence, and charged with distributing the drugs during 2013.
10/23/2013
Scranton, PA
Narcotics
Augustine DeCruz, a Guyanan man illegally residing in the United States, was sentenced Thursday to 106 months in prison for possessing with intent to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine and for possessing a firearm.
01/18/2017
Seattle, WA
Narcotics
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Chuckie Mitchell, 30, who has an extensive criminal history including prior convictions for assault, domestic violence, felony drug trafficking, armed robbery and drug possession, was taken into custody on a probable cause.

05/19/2011
Seattle, WA
Narcotics
A Whatcom County, Wash., man was sentenced Friday to 9 years in federal prison on Ecstasy distribution charges, following an investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Harjinder Singh Brar, 36, negotiated with an undercover HSI agent in October at a Bellingham, Wash., Starbucks to sell 200,000 tablets of Ecstasy.
01/09/2014
Seattle, WA
Narcotics
"After Rapinder ""Rob"" Singh Sidhu quit the RCMP in 2003 disgruntled about his treatment, he went on to assist a criminal conspiracy allied with the Hells Angels to import large shipments of cocaine into Canada and to smuggle B.C. Bud marijuana into the U.S."
11/08/2012
Seattle, WA
Narcotics
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Glenn Stewart was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison for his role in a transnational drug smuggling scheme dismantled by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and member agencies of the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force.
12/19/2016
Seattle, WA
Narcotics
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The federal agencies combined efforts to arrest Luis Venancio Cueto-Ruiz, Leonardo Mateo Cueto-Ruiz, and Gilberto Ulloa-Aguirre Dec. 14 in Everett following a probe into their drug trafficking organization, which is believed to be linked to the Sinaloa Cartel. Bail is set at $250,000 each for the three defendants.

03/27/2019
Seattle, WA
Narcotics

Qifeng Li, 41, his wife Xiamin Huang, 38, and brother Qiwei Li, 45, all face a mandatory minimum five years in prison and up to 40 years in prison when sentenced by U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour on June 18, 2019.

01/20/2017
Seattle, WA
Narcotics

Prior to his capture in 2015, Martin Briand, 37, spent more than six years on the run from law enforcement. He was originally identified by border agents in the U.S. and Canada in 2009 as a person of interest who was extensively involved in smuggling cocaine into Canada.

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