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01/11/2015
Anchorage, AK
Narcotics
Dwight Williams, 51, pleaded guilty to the drug trafficking conspiracy in August, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Anchorage Police Department.
09/11/2011
Miami, FL
Narcotics
Three men were indicted on charges of conspiring to manufacture and distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine, knowing that the cocaine would be unlawfully imported into the United States.
03/31/2020
San Diego, CA
Narcotics
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Agents seized approximately 1,300 pounds of cocaine, 86 pounds of methamphetamine, 17 pounds of heroin, 3,000 pounds of marijuana and more than two pounds of fentanyl from the tunnel. The large seizure of mixed drugs represents the first time in San Diego’s history where five different types of drugs were found inside a tunnel. The total street value of the drugs seized from the tunnel is estimated at $29.6 million.

07/10/2012
Mobile, AL
Narcotics
Frank James Abston of Houston, Texas was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for his participation in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine in Alabama, following an investigation by with ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Mobile County Sheriff's Office.
04/02/2013
Niantic, CT
Narcotics
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In a massive drug enforcement operation led by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), more than 100 individuals were arrested early Wednesday in five states and Puerto Rico on state and federal charges related to the large-scale trafficking of heroin and cocaine from the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico into and around Connecticut.
12/29/2017
Lubbock, TX
Narcotics

Alejandro Garcia-Izazaga, aka “Flaco” and “Alex,” 29; Anthony Wayne Reiley, aka “Tony,” 49; Ivan Cruz-Martinez, 37; and Zacarias Blanco-Olea, 45, each pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge D. Gordon Bryant to one count of possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. Each faces a statutory penalty of not less than 10 years and up to life in federal prison, and a $10 million fine.

09/23/2015
Detroit, MI
Narcotics
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As part of the PSA campaign, Talk 760 WJR-AM will air a 60-second PSA, which features HSI Detroit Special Agent in Charge Marlon Miller discussing some of the harmful side effects of synthetic drugs.
03/24/2017
New York, NY
Narcotics
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Three members of a narcotics drug trafficking organization were indicted Tuesday and just over $4.1 million and six pounds of heroin were seized following a joint operation by ICE HSI El Dorado Task Force and the DEA New York DETF.

01/21/2015
Pittsburgh, PA
Narcotics
Omali McKay, 29, a citizen of Trinidad lawfully residing in the United States who’s now serving time in state prison for sexually assaulting a child, pleaded guilty to conspiring with others from 2006 to Aug. 25, 2012, to distribute five to 15 kilograms of cocaine and 280 to 840 grams of crack cocaine.
11/29/2012
Seattle, WA
Narcotics
A Mexican national, Antonio Torres-Magana, was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison on federal drug charges stemming from a three month concentrated enforcement initiative last year in White Center by federal, state and local authorities.
06/22/2011
Scranton, PA
Narcotics
Cameron Jackson, 32, is charged with possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, crack cocaine and heroin. In December 2010, a search warrant was served at his residence, resulting in the seizure of drug paraphernalia, illegal drugs and drug proceeds.
07/28/2020
Seattle, WA
Narcotics

Fifteen people were arrested today throughout the Puget Sound region and in California following an 18-month investigation of a drug-trafficking organization tied to the CJNG cartel in Mexico, announced ICE's HSI acting Special Agent in Charge Eben Roberts and U.S. Attorney Brian T. Moran.

09/20/2012
Brownsville, TX
Narcotics
Julian Luna-Nieto pleaded guilty Friday to methamphetamine trafficking and witness tampering. This investigation was conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), along with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS).
10/23/2019
McAllen, TX
Narcotics

On April 30, 2017, Vasquez and her brother, Manuel Martinez, 40, of Saginaw, were arrested at the Anzalduas Port of Entry with about 30 kilos of methamphetamine in their vehicle. To avoid suspicion, the drugs were stashed in a load of milk and juice containers. Martinez was sentenced previously to 120 months in prison for his role in this crime.

03/06/2012
Tampa, FL
Narcotics
A Colombian man, Marcos Salazar Obregon, was sentenced Thursday to 14 years in federal prison for his role as a crew member of a vessel that smuggled approximately 6,700 kilograms of cocaine in the Caribbean Sea. An investigation by the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force's (OCDETF's) Panama Express Strike Force...
11/06/2013
Fresno, CA
Narcotics
A federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment Thursday charging three Fresno-area men with methamphetamine trafficking, following a multiagency probe that resulted in the seizure of nearly 100 pounds of the drug.
06/22/2017
Santa Ana, CA
Narcotics

Sean Libbert, 41, was sentenced June 21 by U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney. The case was the result of a lengthy probe by the Los Angeles HIDTA Southern California Drug Task Force, which includes ICE’s HSI, the DEA, and the IRS - Criminal Investigation.

03/30/2015
McAllen, TX
Narcotics
At the time of his guilty plea, Cesar Eloy Munoz-Silva, from Nuevo Leon, Mexico, admitted that on March 8, 2014, he drove a vehicle from Mexico into the United States through the Anzalduas, Texas, port of entry, knowing the vehicle contained a controlled substance.
10/27/2016
Lubbock, TX
Narcotics

Sidney Caleb Lanier, 36, was arrested at his home on 154th Street. Jessica Christine Holl, 28, and Jamie Marie Robertson, 32, were arrested at their apartment on 4th Street. A date and time for their initial appearances has not been set yet.

02/23/2012
San Juan, PR
Narcotics
The San Juan-based, multi-agency Border Enforcement Security Task Force (BEST) seized 109 kilograms of cocaine, with an estimated street value of $2.4 million, Thursday during an inspection of incoming containers on board a motor vessel arriving from the Dominican Republic.
09/02/2014
Madison, WI
Narcotics
Jorge Gamez-Nieto, 41, of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge William M. Conley to a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison for possessing with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine and possessing a loaded handgun in furtherance of that offense. Gamez-Nieto pleaded guilty to these charges May 15.
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.
01/16/2020
Anchorage, AK
Narcotics

ICE HSI Seattle announced that Matthew Sean Bremond, 32, of Soldotna, Alaska, was sentenced yesterday to nine years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for distributing large quantities of heroin throughout the Kenai Peninsula.

06/12/2012
Seattle, WA
Narcotics
The case was prosecuted by an ICE attorney designated by the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington to prosecute immigration and customs related cases in federal court.
04/18/2019
Great Falls, MT
Narcotics

Michael Joseph Jacobson, 57, from Great Falls, previously pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

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