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Tulsa, OK

According to the indictment, Stille Giovanni Guiterrez Vivanco, 34, is alleged to have led this international drug trafficking organization. “Cell heads” included Jose Garcia, 36, of Tulsa, and Edson Garcia-Velasquez, 25, of Tulsa. Norman Fabian Huerta Avalos, 36, served in various capacities, including coordinating assignments for other organization members and serving as dispatch.

Tampa, FL
Alex Gonzalez-Arango, 39, of Buenaventura, Colombia, pleaded guilty March 11, 2014. "This case exemplifies the strong relationship between federal agencies in the central Florida region, working together to increase the safety of our citizens," said Susan L. McCormick, special agent in charge of HSI Tampa.
Great Falls, MT

Michael Lee Lira, 53, of Billings, Montana, was sentenced Feb. 7 to 150 months in prison, five years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. U.S. District Judge Brian M. Morris presided over the hearing.

Portland, OR
"Officials released details Friday of a federal grand jury indictment stemming from a probe led by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations that charges four defendants for crimes surrounding the manufacture and distribution of synthetic drugs sold under the brand name ""K2."""
Buffalo, NY
Parminder Sidhu from Ontario, Canada, pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to export from the United States five kilograms or more of cocaine following a joint investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Peel Regional Police Service.
Baltimore, MD
Dean Myrie, a Jamaican national, pleaded guilty Tuesday to kidnapping a fellow member of a drug organization who was later murdered. The investigation was conducted by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Baltimore County Police Department Homicide/Missing Persons Unit and the Anne Arundel County Police Department.
Trenton, NJ
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Gabriel Acosta Villa, 29, of Lake Forest, California, and Oscar Perez Jr., 23, of Santa Ana, California, are both charged by complaint with one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute heroin.

Seattle, WA

Hardeep Singh, 23, formerly of Kent, was convicted in absentia of conspiracy to distribute Ecstasy after he fled following the first day of his trial. Singh was arrested last year in Canada and extradited to the U.S. to face sentencing.

Wichita Falls, TX

U.S. District Judge Reed C. O’Connor sentenced Juan Leonardo Tello, 50, of Dallas, Texas, to 180 months in federal prison. In May 2017, Judge O’Connor sentenced the following three co-defendants to federal prison sentences for their roles in this methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy: Jackie Eugene Clayton, 38, to 235 months in federal prison; Juan Carlos Lopez, 53, to 100 months in federal prison; and Rudy Roman Ramirez, 45, to 135 months.

McAllen, TX
A Mexican national was sentenced on Friday to 348 months imprisonment for possessing with intent to distribute about 72 kilograms of cocaine, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas.
Newark, NJ
According to court documents, law enforcement seized more than 150 grams of cocaine.
Laredo, TX
Two south Texas men pleaded guilty on Monday to possession with intent to distribute almost 2,000 pounds of marijuana, announced U. S. Attorney Jose Angel Moreno, Southern District of Texas.
Lubbock, TX

Senior U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings sentenced Leopoldo Herrera-Gandara, aka “Polo,” 33 of Arch, New Mexico, to 121 months in federal prison. Herrera-Gandara pleaded guilty in August to one count of distribution and possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine.

Lubbock, TX
Michael Gallanter, 48, and Ethan Oliver Wynne-Wade, 31, both from San Francisco, Calif., each pleaded guilty in June to one count of possession with intent to distribute more than 50 kilograms, but less than 100 kilograms, of marijuana.
New York, NY
HSI, DEA and NYPD officers arrested 17 members and associates of the Taylor Avenue Crew and Leland Avenue Crew: James Capers, 22, Tommy Brown, 20, Jesse Irvin, 24, Edwin Moye, 24, Unique Christopher, 19, Dante Rodgers, 21, Irvin Ortiz, 27, Elijah Davila, 23, Ricardo Garcia, 24, Pablo Chevere, 32, Gladys Morales, 34, Kenneth Mercado, 25, and Andrea Bell, 41.
San Antonio, TX

Sergio Heredia, aka Keko, aka Sobrino, of Piedras Negras, Mexico, was sentenced Jan. 26 to 180 months in federal prison. Heredia pleaded guilty in August 2015 to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.

Baltimore, MD
David Isaac Parker, of Silver Spring, Md., was sentenced today to 121 months in prison for conspiracy to import more than five kilograms of cocaine, importing cocaine and possession with intent to distribute cocaine, following an investigation led by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
Corpus Christi, TX
Benito Aguilar-Ozuna was charged along with three others as the result of an investigation that began in 2006.
Brownsville, TX
Jose Luis Zavala, 38, from Brownsville, Texas, was arrested at his residence Dec. 12 without incident. Zavala appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald Morgan Dec. 15 and was formally charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than 1000 kilograms of marijuana and bribery of a public official.
Detroit, MI
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Federal agents with U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) arrested 12 individuals today for their role in two drug smuggling operations out of U.S. airports. All of the individuals have been charged with drug trafficking and related charges to include conspiracy, possession with intent to distribute and illegal importation of narcotics.
Salt Lake City, UT

The following six individuals are charged in this superseding indictment: Aaron Michael Shamo, 27, of Cottonwood Heights, Utah; Drew Wilson Crandall, 30, of Brisbane, Australia; Alexandrya Marie Tonge, 25, and Katherine Lauren Ann Bustin, 26, both of South Jordan, Utah; and Mario Anthony Noble, 28, and Sean Michael Gygi, 27, both of Midvale, Utah.

Muskogee, OK
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Takila Shauntel Carpenter, 34, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, was also sentenced to five years of supervised release.

Jacksonville, FL
Between January and October 2013, Javier E. Rivas, 35, of San Francisco, furnished multi-ounce quantities of high purity methamphetamine, known as “ice” and “crystal meth,” to a California drug supplier, who, in turn, mailed the drugs to local distributors in the Pensacola area. In September 2014, Rivas pleaded guilty to a one-count indictment charging him with conspiracy.
New York, NY
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Operation Blood Klot, a joint investigation that began in April 2015, focused on the trafficking of drug and firearms in Kingston and Poughkeepsie, a scheme led by alleged Bloods gang street boss, Recardo Langston, 31, Romell Hearn, 37 and Marcus Fisher, 39. The individuals listed in the indictment are alleged gang members who have pledged allegiance to violent street gangs like the G-Shine and Sex, Money, Murder, cliques of the Bloods gang.

Bridgeport, CT
"31-year old Bridgeport man, Wadner Dorce, also known as ""Wa Wa,"" pleaded guilty yesterday before U. S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to one count of illegally engaging in the business of dealing in firearms."