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12/19/2016
Boston, MA
Narcotics

David Nguyen, 40, of Toronto, Canada, was sentenced and ordered to pay a fine of $10,000.  Nguyen had previously pleaded guilty in October 2016 to one count of conspiracy to distribute MDMA (aka ecstasy, or “mollie”) and marijuana and one count of money laundering conspiracy. 

06/04/2012
Pocatello, ID
Narcotics
Paulino Ayala-Rodriguez, 31, was sentenced to 97 months in federal prison and four years of supervised release for distribution of methamphetamine.
09/06/2012
San Juan, PR
Narcotics
Following a joint operation between ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), three individuals were arrested Thursday at the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (LMMIA) in San Juan for attempting to import, with the intent to distribute, more than six kilograms of heroin.
05/12/2015
Victoria, TX
Narcotics
Michael Gregory Oertli, 40, of Brookshire, Texas, pleaded guilty in November 2014 to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
09/26/2015
Fresno, CA
Narcotics
Antonio Garcia-Villa (Garcia), 46, pleaded guilty to conspiring to manufacture, distribute and possess with intent to distribute marijuana and possessing firearms in furtherance of a large-scale cultivation operation.
02/01/2016
Lubbock, TX
Narcotics
The indictment charges each of the following defendants with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine: Isabel Soto, Veronica Sanchez Lopez, Monty Fred Humble, Martin Leonard Lomas, Michael Brent Watson, Joe Louis Lara, Cruz Lee Betancur, Richard Luke Elam, Jonathon Christopher Chapa, Christopher Ray Lovington, Erica Dominguez.
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).
02/08/2011
Detroit, MI
Narcotics
A Mexican national was sentenced to 15 years and five months for his role in a conspiracy to import more than five million tablets of pseudoephedrine into the United States following an investigation by Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
08/20/2019
Huntington, WV
Narcotics

A federal grand jury sitting in Huntington has returned a six count superseding indictment charging Steven Dale McCallister, 45, and his father, Larry McCallister, 76, a retired Cabell County Deputy Sheriff, with various drug and gun crimes.

06/02/2011
Nogales, AZ
Narcotics
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents seized 2,608 pounds of marijuana in a coordinated enforcement effort with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Border Patrol (BP) and the CBP Office of Air and Marine (OAM) Friday morning west of Nogales, Ariz.
10/23/2013
Scranton, PA
Narcotics
Augustine DeCruz, a Guyanan man illegally residing in the United States, was sentenced Thursday to 106 months in prison for possessing with intent to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine and for possessing a firearm.
04/16/2013
San Angelo, TX
Narcotics
Eric Cortez Flores was the Mexican Mafia's methamphetamine supplier from Lubbock to San Angelo, Texas.
07/14/2013
Newark, NJ
Narcotics
According to court documents, law enforcement seized more than 150 grams of cocaine.
10/30/2013
Columbus, OH
Narcotics
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Levi Winston, 50, of Columbus, pleaded guilty May 2 to charges of conspiracy to possess and distribute more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana and money laundering.
04/24/2013
Corpus Christi, TX
Narcotics
The government proved that Michael Pena participated in a drug trafficking organization that transported large amounts of marijuana, concealed in the hulls of altered shallow-bottom fishing boats.
07/22/2013
French Camp, CA
Narcotics
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Two men and a woman are in custody facing state charges following the discovery Monday of a massive illegal marijuana cultivation operation in this small community south of Stockton. The nearly 16,000 marijuana plants, valued at more than $30 million, were intermingled with stalks of corn in an effort to conceal them.
01/30/2012
San Diego, CA
Narcotics
A Chula Vista man convicted of serving as the 'transportation manager' for the drug trafficking organization responsible for a highly sophisticated cross-border tunnel that yielded a 30-ton marijuana seizure has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
12/05/2012
Charlotte, NC
Narcotics
Garcia was sentenced to life in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Richard L. Voorhees following his prosecution by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of North Carolina.
02/12/2014
Buffalo, NY
Narcotics
An Arizona man, Shane Grafman, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine and marijuana, as well as a separate charge of money laundering conspiracy, Wednesday in Buffalo.
05/11/2014
Baltimore, MD
Narcotics
A 34-year-old Baltimore man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison on conspiracy charges related to distribution and possession of methamphetamine. Jordan Barraco also received five years of supervised release as part of his sentence.
09/23/2014
Harrisburg, PA
Narcotics
Richard Carvajal, 57, of Reading, admitted to conspiring with others in Monroe County, Berks County, and elsewhere, to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin.
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.
03/30/2017
Columbus, OH
Narcotics
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Sylvain Desjardins, 47, and David Ayotte, 46, both from the Quebec area, had initial appearances in federal court in Columbus on charges of possession with the intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine.

09/11/2017
Lubbock, TX
Narcotics

Dewitt Donnell Bailey, 33, pleaded guilty in May 2017 to one count of possession with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of cocaine base. Charlene Denise Davis, 47, Bailey’s half-sister, pleaded guilty in May 2017 to one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine.

04/11/2018
Dallas, TX
Narcotics

Arnoldo Rueda-Medina, aka “La Minsa,” 48, pleaded guilty in September 2017 to one count of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute a Schedule II controlled substance and one count of conspiracy to launder monetary instruments.

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