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11/14/2011
San Juan, PR
Narcotics
ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents working jointly with Puerto Rico Police Department's (PRPD) seized 225 kilograms of cocaine Tuesday from a residence in Humacao on the eastern coast of Puerto Rico with an estimated street value of $4.5 million.
11/14/2011
San Juan, PR
Narcotics
Morales Davila had his initial appearance before Magistrate Judge Camille Rive Tuesday and was transferred to the Guaynabo, Puerto Rico Metropolitan Detention Center awaiting the outcome of his case.
11/15/2011
San Diego, CA
Narcotics
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Investigators on the multi-agency San Diego Tunnel Task Force continued sifting through evidence Wednesday at a warehouse in Otay Mesa's industrial park housing the U.S. entrance to a sophisticated passageway that runs beneath the border to a warehouse more than 400 yards away in Tijuana, Mexico.
11/15/2011
Nogales, AZ
Narcotics
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The U.S. entrance to the tunnel was concealed beneath the front porch of a home located approximately one-half mile west of the DeConcini Port of Entry.
11/15/2011
Chicago, IL
Narcotics
Twenty defendants face federal narcotics charges following a joint investigation led by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The following agencies also assisted with the investigation: ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Internal Revenue Service's Criminal Investigation Division...
11/21/2011
New York, NY
Narcotics
A citizen of the Dominican Republic was sentenced Friday to 200 months in prison for his participation in a drug trafficking operation. A case initiated in 2006 revealed the organization used corrupt longshoremen to smuggle more than 150 kilograms of cocaine from Ecuador into the United States through New York.
11/24/2011
San Diego, CA
Narcotics
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Seven individuals have been charged in federal court with drug smuggling following the discovery Tuesday by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers of more than nine tons of marijuana inside a tractor trailer attempting to enter the United States at the Otay Mesa Commercial Port of Entry Tuesday.
11/28/2011
Buffalo, NY
Narcotics
An upstate New York woman who was convicted of conspiring to import Ecstasy was sentenced to three years of probation and six months home detention with electronic monitoring. The sentence is the result of an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
11/29/2011
San Diego, CA
Narcotics
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The passageway, linking warehouses in San Diego's Otay Mesa industrial park and Tijuana, Mexico, is equipped with a hydraulic entry, elevator and electric rail cars.
11/29/2011
Kansas City, MO
Narcotics
A local man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to his role in a $1 million conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, as well as a conspiracy to commit identity theft.
11/30/2011
Buffalo, NY
Narcotics
An upstate New York man pleaded guilty to possessing, with the intent to distribute, marijuana. The charge carries a maximum term of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
12/01/2011
Corpus Christi, TX
Narcotics
Five men from Falfurrias, Texas, who were part of an organized effort to transport marijuana, pleaded guilty to drug charges Dec. 1.
12/01/2011
Del Rio, TX
Narcotics
George Christopher Giron was sentenced to seven years and two months in federal prison on Tuesday for possession with intent to distribute 306 kilograms (673 pounds) of marijuana found during a traffic stop. The case was investigated by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
12/04/2011
San Juan, PR
Narcotics
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On Saturday, ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents working jointly with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD) seized 300 kilograms of cocaine with an estimated street value of $6.5 million.
12/04/2011
Laredo, TX
Narcotics
A North Carolina man entered a guilty plea on Monday for conspiring to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas.
12/06/2011
Buffalo, NY
Narcotics
Theresa Zekia Shaw pleaded guilty to conspiracy to import a controlled substance after she attempted to smuggle ecstasy pills hidden under the back seat of a vehicle driven into the United States from Canada. This investigation is being conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
12/14/2011
Dallas, TX
Narcotics
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Agents with ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) arrested Chicago Bears football player Samuel George Hurd III of Lake Forest, Ill., Wednesday night on a criminal complaint charging conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
12/18/2011
Houston, TX
Narcotics
Brielle Latoi Orridge of Bronx, N.Y., was arrested Monday at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport for being in possession of 1.38 kilograms of cocaine after a canine alerted the presence of narcotics inside Orridge's luggage.The investigation is being conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in coordination with U.S. Customs...
12/18/2011
Orlando, FL
Narcotics
Randall Starcher of Kissimmee, Fla., was sentenced to five years in federal prison and ordered to forfeit his airplane for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Lake County, Fla., Sheriff's Office.
12/21/2011
Laredo, TX
Narcotics
U.S. District Judge George P. Kazen sentenced Hermelinda Andrade, 46, a U.S. permanent resident living in Garland, Texas, to 120 months imprisonment, followed by a five-year term of supervised release. She is expected to be deported after she completes her prison term.
12/21/2011
Wilmington, DE
Narcotics
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The defendants recruited female couriers to smuggle drugs in lycra shorts and hair weaves and wigs.
12/21/2011
Corpus Christi, TX
Narcotics
A South Texas man pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 1,000 kilograms (2,200 pounds) of marijuana.
01/03/2012
Ventura, CA
Narcotics
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"Ten people are in custody following the predawn interdiction Wednesday of a Mexican ""panga"" boat loaded with more than a ton of marijuana along the Ventura County coast north of Los Angeles. "
01/03/2012
Dallas, TX
Narcotics
A federal grand jury returned an indictment Wednesday charging Samuel George Hurd III and Toby Lujan each with one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, and one count of possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine.
01/03/2012
Buffalo, NY
Narcotics
Michael Bagri, a citizen of Canada, pleaded guilty in a case involving the discovery and seizures over several months of more than one-quarter ton of cocaine.

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