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07/30/2013
Laredo, TX
Narcotics
The jury returned its verdicts July 30 following a seven-day trial and more than five hours of deliberation.
04/03/2012
Gulfport, MS
Narcotics
A Massachusetts man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 13 years in prison, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Gulf Coast Border Enforcement Security Taskforce (GC BEST).
11/13/2013
Camden, NJ
Narcotics
Forty-seven individuals were charged Thursday with first degree racketeering in a takedown of a violent narcotics distribution network with ties to Mexican drug cartels.
11/02/2016
Albuquerque, NM
Narcotics

Nieblas-Ruelas and co-defendant Massiel Segoviano-Fierro, 25, also a Mexican national illegally residing in the United States, were arrested in November 2015. They were charged Nov. 23, 2015, by criminal complaint with conspiracy and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, in Bernalillo Country New Mexico.

01/05/2012
Baltimore, MD
Narcotics
A Baltimore man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for smuggling heroin from India and the Philippines into the United States following an investigation by ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Maryland Transportation Authority Police, the Baltimore City Police Department and CBP.
02/19/2014
Sacramento, CA
Narcotics
Shiraz Malik, 36, of Warsaw, Poland, pleaded guilty last year to conspiring to distribute controlled substances and listed chemicals, conspiring to import controlled substances and ephedrine into the United States, and conspiring to launder money.
02/15/2012
McAllen, TX
Narcotics
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the FBI, and other federal partners on Thursday distributed the bulk of $29.5 million in 'asset sharing' funds to 12 south Texas law enforcement agencies.
09/14/2017
Pittsburgh, PA
Narcotics

Racoco Williams, 35, of Lauderhill, Florida, was arrested on Aug. 29, by the Pennsylvania State Police for possession with intent to deliver 5 kilograms or more of cocaine.  

08/28/2012
Los Angeles, CA
Narcotics
Federal officers arrested 16 defendants Wednesday and executed search warrants at a dozen locations across Southern California - including a Van Nuys taco shop and a North Hollywood auto repair business - linked to a network of drug trafficking cells and Mexico-based suppliers that imported large quantities of Mexican cocaine, heroin and...
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.
03/30/2011
Charlotte, NC
Narcotics
Silas Mobley, Jr., 56, and his son and co-defendant, Marvin Suntate Mobley, 32, both of York, S.C., were sentenced in Charlotte to life in federal prison without possibility of parole for cocaine trafficking-related offenses, following an investigation conducted by U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg...
11/09/2015
Philadelphia, PA
Narcotics
Ronald Mays, 63, of Wilmington, Delaware was arrested in April this year after a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) investigation.
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.
03/24/2011
Fresno, CA
Narcotics
The last of five defendants charged following a drug bust at a Mexican restaurant in Fowler, Calif., pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to charges stemming from a multi-agency investigation by the Fresno County Sheriff's Office, U.S. ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) the Drug Enforcement Administration,and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol...
06/01/2015
New York, NY
Narcotics
Orlando Rosario-Concepcion, 28, of Paterson, New Jersey, is accused of heading the Bronx and Washington Heights-based drug trafficking organization that supplied local dealers in New York City, upstate counties and Long Island. Jonathan Almonte, 27, Rodolofo Abreu-Crisotomo, 31, Jean Carlos Rosario-Ortiz, 28, Deckson Holguin-Rosario, 28 all from New York, New York are accused of overseeing an alleged heroin packaging mill.
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.

04/09/2014
New York, NY
Narcotics
This morning, ring leader Juan Valdez was arrested at a family member's home at 308 East 184th Street, Bronx, which houses a day care center called Sweet Home. Approximately $7,500 cash was seized from a bedroom in the residence where Valdez was staying.
02/07/2013
Tampa, FL
Narcotics
If convicted, suspect faces a maximum penalty of life in federal prison.
06/08/2016
Los Angeles, CA
Narcotics

Jose Guadalupe Zepeda-Ramirez, 24, was convicted June 2 following a three-day trial of two felony counts – conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute marijuana and possession with the intent to distribute marijuana.

01/31/2018
Laredo, TX
Narcotics

Aurelia Rufino-Pilar, 42, from Bakersfield, California, was sentenced Jan. 31 by U.S. District Court Judge Diana Saldana to 108 months in federal prison. She is a U.S. permanent resident but is expected to face deportation proceedings following her release from prison.

09/18/2015
Dallas, TX
Narcotics
Irineo Ramos, 32, was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater to 210 months in federal prison. He pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine. The following four co-defendants also pleaded guilty to that offense and were sentenced to federal prison: Juan Carlos Cruz; Carlos Wences Castaneda; Pablo Ramirez Gallegos; Ismael Perez.
05/01/2017
Tulsa, OK
Narcotics
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The check for $690,320.23 represents TCSO’s share of monies and assets seized from one defendant in Operation MEGA BUZZ, which is divided among the participating agencies as part of ICE's asset-sharing agreement
05/22/2014
Boise, ID
Narcotics
Sadith Chavez-Perez, 23, was arrested in May 2013 in Ely, Nevada, while transporting a methamphetamine load to Idaho. In the vehicle officers found more than 1,300 grams of actual methamphetamine.
12/21/2014
Laredo, TX
Narcotics
Oscar DeLeon, aka "Shrek," 39, of Laredo, was sentenced by U.S. Circuit Court Judge Gregg Costa to 262 months in federal prison. DeLeon was also ordered him to pay a money judgment of $41,950,000, followed by 10 years of supervised release.
02/02/2011
San Juan, PR
Narcotics
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According to the first indictment, beginning on January 2007 and ending in or about January 2008, Ricardo Betancourt-Muñoz, José Ramon Parra-Botero, William Garzon, Carlos Maestre-Astacio, Manuel De Jesús Cedeño-Vilorio, Miguel Ángel Builes-Mejías, José Gómez-Cubero, and José I. Valentin-López, conspired and engaged in financial transactions with proceeds generated by drug trafficking activities in order to repatriate drug proceeds in the United States to Colombia, the source country of the narcotics, all for financial gain and profit. The forfeiture allegation involving the laundered drug proceeds in this case is in the amount of more than $877, 0000.

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