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06/12/2011
Plattsburgh, NY
Narcotics
A federal jury found Michel Perreault, 48, of Laval, Quebec, guilty of attempted importation of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute marijuana. He was discovered to be driving a rental car loaded with about 44 pounds of marijuana while attempting to enter the U.S. at the Champlain Port of Entry in a case investigated by U.S. ICE's...
06/13/2011
Pittsburgh, PA
Narcotics
Oleksandr Skochyk, 34, and Yeveniy Suray, 28, both of Kiev, Ukraine, were indicted in April by a federal grand jury on seven counts related to the importation and distribution of anabolic steroids after an investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Both men were extradited to the United States from Cyprus...
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.
06/26/2011
San Juan, PR
Narcotics
On Saturday, 132 kilograms (290 pounds) of cocaine with a street value of $11 million was seized from concealed inside a dump truck in Fajardo, Puerto Rico, by agents and officers from the following agencies: U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD).
06/27/2011
St. Thomas, VI
Narcotics
About 531 kilograms (1168 pounds) of cocaine with a street value of $16 million was seized from a St. Thomas residence on Monday by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Virgin Islands Police Department (USVIPD). In addition to the cocaine, ICE HSI special agents and USVIPD officers also seized two automatic pistols.
06/29/2011
San Juan, PR
Narcotics
Jose Ortiz Ortiz-Rijos, aka Piculin, a former member of Puerto Rico's Olympic basketball team, was arrested Wednesday on drug charges by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). A search warrant at his residence revealed a fully operational marijuana cultivation room.
07/05/2011
McAllen, TX
Narcotics
Ramiro Ramirez-Macias was convicted on Wednesday of smuggling methamphetamine and misusing a U.S. citizen passport during his smuggling attempt. The investigation was conducted by U.S. ICE 's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in conjunction with U.S Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Department of State.
07/06/2011
Tucson, AZ
Narcotics
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents seized 850 pounds of marijuana in Tucson Tuesday night at a local equipment sales business.
07/07/2011
Lubbock, TX
Narcotics
Rodney Pena Mendez, the leader of a methamphetamine and marijuana trafficking organization in San Angelo, Texas, pleaded guilty on Friday to conspiracy to distribute and possess methamphetamine. The case is being investigated by the following agencies: U.S. ICE 's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), San Angelo Police Department...
07/10/2011
Pittsburgh, PA
Narcotics
A Nigerian man was sentenced in federal court on Monday to more than five years in prison for smuggling heroin into the United States from India.
07/11/2011
Bangor, ME
Narcotics
Two Maine men pleaded guilty Monday to federal drug charges involving the distribution of large amounts of cocaine in a case investigated jointly with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
07/12/2011
New York, NY
Narcotics
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Thirty-seven members and associates of an international ethnic-Albanian organized crime group were arrested for trafficking cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy (MDMA) and prescription drugs.
07/12/2011
St Louis, MO
Narcotics
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents on Tuesday seized 2,300 pounds of marijuana from a tractor trailer parked on Interstate 44 near St. Louis.
07/13/2011
Alexandria, VA
Narcotics
The leader and members of an international heroin trafficking ring have been charged with using couriers to smuggle heroin from Ghana into the United States, a sign of the growth of West Africa as a major hub for international drug trafficking.
07/19/2011
Laredo, TX
Narcotics
A Chicago resident was convicted on Tuesday for conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute more than 50 kilograms (110 pounds) of marijuana, announced U.S. Attorney Jose Angel Moreno, Southern District of Texas.
07/20/2011
Honolulu, HI
Narcotics
John Tai, of Carson, Calif., pleaded not guilty this week to charges in a superseding indictment accusing him and eight others of conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and related methamphetamine-trafficking offenses.
07/27/2011
Newark, NJ
Narcotics
Joseph Muniz pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to conspiring to distribute heroin using inbound international flights to Newark Liberty International Airport, following an investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
07/28/2011
Gulfport, MS
Narcotics
Jose Verduzco of El Paso, Texas was sentenced on July 27 to serve five years in prison, following an investigation conducted by special agents with U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Harrison County Sheriff's Department. During a consensual search of Verduzco's vehicle, deputies discovered five kilograms of cocaine hidden...
07/31/2011
Laredo, TX
Narcotics
Alonzo Ramos, 40, a criminal defense lawyer practicing in Laredo, Texas, was sentenced on Monday to 30 months in federal prison and ordered to pay a $30,000 fine following his April guilty plea to interstate travel in aid of racketeering.
08/03/2011
Portland, OR
Narcotics
Subhash Nathani of Noida, India, the last of five defendants involved in smuggling large quantities of ephedrine from India into the United States, was sentenced in federal court on Thursday to 54 months in prison as a result of an investigation by by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
08/10/2011
Philadelphia, PA
Narcotics
Hector Hugo Tovar-Sanchez, a legal permanent resident of the United States from Texas and Mexican native, was sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for his role in a scheme to smuggle cocaine into the Allentown, Pa., area from Mexico. He was convicted in February 2011 following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
08/11/2011
Orlando, FL
Narcotics
Two Orlando men were sentenced Friday for conspiracy to import heroin, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the Orange County Sheriff's Office, and the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation.
08/14/2011
Newark, NJ
Narcotics
Reginald Estrada and Michael Rose, both of Brooklyn, each pleaded guilty to conspiracy to import cocaine. The case is the result of an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Port Authority Police Dept. of New York and New Jersey
08/15/2011
Laredo, TX
Narcotics
Guillermo Villarreal, a convicted drug trafficker whose criminal history includes a conviction for conspiring with a former Laredo Police officer to distribute cocaine, was sentenced to 10 years in prison without parole last week. This case was investigated by the following agencies: U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI); the FBI...
08/15/2011
Philadelphia, PA
Narcotics
A man from Reading, Pa., was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in prison for drug possession and his role in a conspiracy to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine.

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