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01/20/2011
Brownsville, TX
Narcotics
A Guatemalan man was sentenced on Tuesday to 30 years in federal prison without parole for trafficking heroin into the United States from Mexico, announced U.S. Attorney Jose Angel Moreno, Southern District of Texas.
10/26/2017
Newark, NJ
Narcotics

Jacobo Leonel Orellana-Estrada, 21, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Michael A. Shipp in Trenton federal court to an information charging him with one count of possession with intent to distribute more than one kilogram of heroin.

09/15/2013
McAllen, TX
Narcotics
Alexis Estevez-Alvarez, 45, of Havana, Cuba, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Randy Crane to 110 and 20 months, respectively, for the drug and failure-to-appear convictions; these sentences are to be served consecutively for a total sentence of 130 months in federal prison.
08/20/2015
Abilene, TX
Narcotics
Fabricio Abelardo Perez, 43, of Abilene, was sentenced Thursday by Chief U.S. District Judge Jorge A. Solis to 156 months in federal prison. Earlier this week, Judge Solis sentenced Daniel Longoria, 49, also of Abilene, to 30 years in federal prison.
10/01/2012
Philadelphia, PA
Narcotics
Nearly two years ago today, Philadelphia International Airport came to a grinding halt as a security incident was discovered on a Bermuda-bound US Airways aircraft. This security incident turned out to be a drug smuggling operation discovered by an astute airline employee...
04/16/2013
San Angelo, TX
Narcotics
Eric Cortez Flores was the Mexican Mafia's methamphetamine supplier from Lubbock to San Angelo, Texas.
05/08/2011
Beaumont, TX
Narcotics
Two men were sentenced on Thursday to federal prison for their part in a wide-scale drug trafficking conspiracy. The investigation was led by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Ramon Anthony Nunez, 38, of Allentown, Pa., pleaded guilty on Sep. 22, 2010 to these charges and was sentenced to 17.5 years in federal prison and ordered...
05/16/2017
Las Cruces, NM
Narcotics

Erika Jimenez, 31, from Deming, New Mexico, must also serve three years of supervised release after she completes her prison sentence.

04/09/2020
Phoenix, AZ
Narcotics

Consuelo Stephanee Pena, 29, and on March 16, Dulce Avilene Gonzalez-Rosillo, 24, both of Phoenix were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Diane J. Humetewa and U.S. District Judge Douglas L. Rayes, respectively, for their participation in their illegal activity.

05/06/2013
Seattle, WA
Narcotics
James Postlethwaite, a Canadian man who smuggled drugs owned by the outlaw biker gang Hells Angels, was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute marijuana.
09/10/2012
Houston, TX
Narcotics
Monica Leticia Morales de Guzman was arrested Sept. 7 as she arrived at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) from Guatemala en route to Boston, Mass. She is expected to appear before U.S. Magistrate Judge Nancy Johnson Sept. 10.
10/05/2016
St. Louis, MO
Narcotics
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Members of the HSI-led Missouri Gateway Task Force were recently awarded the prestigious 2016 OCDETF Director’s Award for Group Achievements. The award was presented Sept. 29 at the RAC St. Louis office by OCDETF Assistant U.S. Attorney James C. Delworth, Eastern District of Missouri.

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.
10/27/2013
San Juan, PR
Narcotics
According to court documents, the individuals arrested conspired and coordinated the purchase of kilogram quantities of cocaine and heroin from sources in Colombia and Dominican Republic. The drugs were placed inside containerized cargo vessels that were scheduled to arrive in the seaport in San Juan.
08/07/2014
Alexandria, VA
Narcotics
James Quinn, 73, of Surrey, United Kingdom, and his two companies – one in the United Kingdom and one in Switzerland – face five felony counts in U.S. district court. They are charged with conspiracy, importation contrary to law, two counts of introduction of misbranded drugs into interstate commerce and unlicensed medical wholesaling.
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.
08/03/2020
Sells, AZ
Narcotics
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Agents quickly moved in to secure the scene and arrested Luis Rendon-Espinoza, Manual Delgado-Lopez, Miguel Daniel Luna and Felicitas Saenz charging them with various narcotics federal violations.

12/13/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics

Martin Segoviano-Fierro, 35, was arrested in 2015, and charged Sept. 9, 2015, by criminal complaint with possession of heroin with intent to distribute in Bernalillo County, New Mexico. 

11/04/2019
Las Vegas, NV
Narcotics

Steve Torres, 43, and Uriel Delgado, 37, both of Las Vegas, were sentenced Friday for selling large quantities of methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada announced.

10/06/2014
Brownsville, TX
Narcotics

Francisco Javier Maya, 35, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Hilda G. Tagle Oct. 7 to 189 months for the conspiracy charge and 189 months on the possession charge.

07/13/2016
Tulsa, OK
Narcotics
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In addition to the six people arrested, the following items were seized:  $106,505 in suspected drug proceeds, three firearms (one stolen, and one illegally possessed by a convicted felon) two vehicles, and 13 ounces of black tar heroin.  

08/22/2012
San Diego, CA
Narcotics
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Seven suspects made their initial appearances in federal court Thursday on drug charges stemming from their alleged role in an attempt to smuggle more than a ton of marijuana into the United States from Mexico onboard a sailboat and panga interdicted off the coast of Catalina Island.
04/13/2014
Fargo, ND
Narcotics
Casey Stevens Rosen, 24, of Minneapolis, Minn., was sentenced to serve 20 years in prison for conspiracy to possess and distribute analogue substances resulting in serious bodily injury or death.
05/30/2011
Philadelphia, PA
Narcotics
"Harold Martinez, a former federal police officer in the Dominican Republic, was sentenced Tuesday to 17 years and seven months in prison for attempting to commit robbery and drug trafficking crimes, following an investigation by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). He was part of a group conspiring to rob a narcotics ""stash house""..."
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.

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