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08/16/2011
Trenton, NJ
Narcotics
A Massachusetts couple was sentenced Wednesday to more than seven years in prison for traveling to Newark, N.J., to obtain and distribute approximately 17 kilos of cocaine.
08/17/2011
Fresno, CA
Narcotics
Five central California men have pleaded guilty to federal charges involving a methamphetamine trafficking scheme. This plot was uncovered by agents with U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), in conjunctions with federal and local investigators.
08/23/2011
Gulfport, MS
Narcotics
Two Massachusetts men were sentenced to federal prison today, following an investigation conducted by special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), as part of the Gulf Coast Border Enforcement Security Taskforce (GC BEST).
08/30/2011
Buffalo, NY
Narcotics
Brianne Aguinaga, of Buffalo, New York was sentenced to five years in prison for distributing a controlled substance following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/01/2011
New York, NY
Narcotics
Ignacio Leal Garcia, A leader of the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) was found guilty on Thursday of conspiring to import thousands of kilograms of cocaine into the United States. The guilty plea was the result of a joint investigation between ICE's Homeland Security Investigations...
09/01/2011
Covington, KY
Narcotics
Two Kentucky men were sentenced to federal prison on Thursday for conspiring to distribute heroin. The sentences resulted from an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/05/2011
Fargo, ND
Narcotics
"A California man was sentenced on Tuesday to 18.5 years in federal prison for his role as a supplier in a large-scale drug-trafficking and money-laundering conspiracy that was targeted by a federal organized crime investigation called ""Operation Budapest."""
09/06/2011
Buffalo, NY
Narcotics
A Canadian resident pleaded guilty in a case in which law enforcement agents seized nearly 100 kilograms of cocaine. This case is believed to be the largest narcotics seizure in western New York history.
09/07/2011
Toms River, NJ
Narcotics
Widchard Jilus of Elizabeth, N.J., and Denise Jordan of Lakewood, N.J were arrested Thursday on drug possession and distribution charges following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office Special Operations Group.
09/11/2011
Miami, FL
Narcotics
Three men were indicted on charges of conspiring to manufacture and distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine, knowing that the cocaine would be unlawfully imported into the United States.
09/12/2011
Charlotte, NC
Narcotics
Ronnie Lee Neely of York, South Carolina was sentenced Tuesday to serve 240 months in prison for cocaine and crack cocaine trafficking charges. The case was investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) and the York County Sheriff's Office.
09/13/2011
Rochester, NY
Narcotics
Two women have pleaded guilty to marijuana trafficking crimes. The investigation is being conducted by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, including U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/13/2011
Newark, NJ
Narcotics
A woman from Spain was sentenced to a year and a day in prison on Wednesday for her role in illegally importing more than five kilograms of cocaine into the United States.
09/14/2011
Detroit, MI
Narcotics
An indictment charging five former airline employees for their role in drug smuggling operations out of U.S. airports was announced today following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
09/14/2011
Phoenix, AZ
Narcotics
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Jose Sarinana-Placencia, the alleged leader of a drug smuggling organization accused of moving thousands of pounds of marijuana between Maricopa, Ariz., and the Phoenix metropolitan area was arrested following a major multi-agency enforcement operation led by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Pinal County Sheriff's Office (PCSO).
09/15/2011
Los Angeles, CA
Narcotics
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A Los Angeles-area man made his initial appearance in federal court Thursday on drug trafficking charges following his arrest at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) for attempting to smuggle nearly five pounds of methamphetamine through airport security, all of which concealed inside snack food bags in his backpack.
09/18/2011
Los Angeles, CA
Narcotics
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Small, 30-foot fishing boats try to make their way to shore along the California coast. ICE HSI agents typically find two things onboard ?? thousands of pounds of dope or more than a dozen illegal aliens.
09/22/2011
San Diego, CA
Narcotics
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The year-long investigation resulted in an indictment handed down by a federal grand jury Sept. 15 charging 24 defendants with one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
09/22/2011
Newton County, IN
Narcotics
More than $1.8 million in cash, and cocaine with an estimated street value of $10 million, was seized earlier this month at a property in northwest Indiana. The seizure resulted from an investigation conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Indiana State Police's Drug Enforcement Section (DES), and the Newton County...
09/25/2011
Brownsville, TX
Narcotics
Former U.S. probation officer Armando Mora was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison on Monday for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance, and for bribing a public official. The case was investigated by ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with the assistance by the FBI.
09/25/2011
San Juan, PR
Narcotics
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Two U.S. citizens were arrested Sunday for attempting to transport cocaine concealed in a backpack through the San Juan seaport.
09/28/2011
Buffalo, NY
Narcotics
An upstate New York woman who was convicted of conspiring to import ecstasy, was sentenced to time served, nine months home detention on electronic monitoring and three years of supervised release.
09/28/2011
Alexandria, VA
Narcotics
A Somali national, pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute cathinone, which is found in fresh khat leaves, following an investigation by for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Washington, D.C.
09/28/2011
San Juan, PR
Narcotics
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Late Wednesday, a multi-agency federal law enforcement team seized 165 kilograms (363.8 pounds) of cocaine from inside a green single engine fiberglass vessel, which attempted to illegally enter the western coast of the island.
09/29/2011
Orlando, FL
Narcotics
Barratt Eni of Little Rock, Ark., pleaded guilty Thursday to possession of more than 500 grams of cocaine with the intent to distribute, following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation (MBI). On July 9, federal agents contacted Eni at the Orlando International Airport.

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