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Los Angeles, CA

Adam Scott Caward, 33, received the 26-year sentence from United States District Judge John A. Kronstadt after admitting that he sold and possessed acetyl fentanyl.

Tulsa, OK
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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
Los Angeles, CA

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.

Alexandria, VA
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.
Denver, CO

Timothy Howell, 46, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge William J. Martinez on November 22, 2019, to 51/2 years in prison and 4 years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute cocaine, money laundering, and aggravated identity theft. Howell’s co-defendant, Cavin Mower, 44, was sentenced by Judge Martinez on September 5, 2019, to 4 years, 2 months in prison and 3 years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute cocaine and money laundering.

San Juan, PR
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HSI and Caribbean Corridor Strike Force partners seized over 1,500 pounds of cocaine with an estimated street value of more than $24 million and arrested three for drug trafficking earlier this week off the southern coast of Puerto Rico.
Laredo, TX
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.
Washington, DC
Six men pleaded guilty to federal charges of conspiring to sell large quantities of crystal methamphetamine in the Washington D.C. area following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD).
Dallas, TX
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.
Las Cruces, NM

Juan C. Chavez, 39, will be sentenced to 18 months in prison under the terms of his plea agreement. Co-defendant, David Molinar, 34, also of El Paso, pleaded guilty Aug. 19 in the same case to unlawfully selling drug paraphernalia. Under the terms of his plea agreement, Molinar will be sentenced to 15 months in prison. 

Pocatello, ID
Two Idaho Falls methamphetamine dealers pleaded guilty Wednesday to drug charges stemming from an investigation by the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF), including ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
Corpus Christi, TX
A federal jury on Friday convicted Jennifer Ellen Marie Rodriguez, a U.S. citizen who resided in Reynosa, Mexico, on one count of possessing with intent to distribute more than 10 kilograms (22 pounds) of methamphetamine.
San Juan, PR
The cocaine had an estimated street value of $24 million.
Albuquerque, NM
Pedro Lucero, from Farmington, New Mexico, must also serve three years of supervised release. Lucero was one of 29 individuals charged in February 2014 with drug trafficking resulting from a multi-agency drug-trafficking investigation in northwestern New Mexico.
Philadelphia, PA
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.
New York, NY
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.
Dallas, TX

That superseding indictment charged Moniteveti Katoa, and the following three others, with the cocaine distribution conspiracy offense: Funaki Falahola, 34, Molitoni Katoa, 34, and Janelle Isaacs, 42.

Tampa, FL
If convicted, suspect faces a maximum penalty of life in federal prison.
Montreal, Canada

John Izu Nwoko, 41, from Delson, Canada, was arrested and charged in violation of Canadian law with conspiracy to import, importing and possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

Brownsville, TX
Julio Cesar Cardenas was sentenced Wednesday to four life sentences in federal prison for his involvement in leading a drug trafficking organization that had close ties to the Gulf Cartel and delivered drugs throughout 12 states.
Tucson, AZ

Among the Tucson residents taken into custody Tuesday was the organization’s alleged ringleader, Sean Player Dixon, 43. Also arrested were Ricky Manning Jr., 36; Jeneayi Manning Qualls, 34; Raymond Pro, 40; Makayla Bower, 23; Anthony Torres, 43 and; Jennifer Estrada, 39.

Snohomish, WA
Federal officers and local police took 23 suspects into custody and executed multiple search warrants Thursday in an enforcement action aimed at dismantling an international drug trafficking organization operating out Snohomish County, Wash.
Charlotte, NC
A Charlotte man charged with cocaine trafficking conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy was sentenced Tuesday to 11 years in prison, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
Dallas, TX
Jesse Tyrone Chavful was arrested this week, charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and 100 kilograms or more of marijuana. He is the cousin of former NFL player Sam Hurd. who is under indictment on conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
Boise, ID
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.