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By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Vermont Correctional Officer Sentenced for Smuggling Buprenorphine into the Facility

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that on August 5, 2019, United States District Judge William K. Sessions III sentenced Grant Vance, a former correctional officer at Northern More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Inmate, Steven Snook Convicted of Conspiring with Nurse to Smuggle Prescription Drugs

A federal inmate is potentially facing more time behind bars after he was caught trying to smuggle prescription narcotics into prison. Steven W. Snook, 42, pleaded guilty earlier today to conspiring with a licensed More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Border patrol busts woman with $334K meth hidden in SUV

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers arrested a San Luis, Arizona woman connected to an alleged attempt to smuggle more than 110 pounds of methamphetamine through the Port of More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Border Patrol Agent, Robert Hall Sentenced to 9 Years for Accepting Bribes for Drug Smuggling

A former U.S. Border Patrol Agent (BPA) was sentenced to 112 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for accepting bribes in return for helping to smuggle illegal drugs into the United States. Assistant More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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California border patrol raids El Centro house, arrests 2 smugglers, 8 illegal aliens, finds meth and a cache of weapons

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector served a search warrant on a house in El Centro that led to the arrests of two smugglers, eight illegal aliens, 3.75 grams of methamphetamine, and a cache More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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John Hanrahan pleads guilty in heroin, meth trafficking case, faces up to life in prison

John Hanrahan, 57, of Albuquerque, N.M., pled guilty today in federal court to heroin and methamphetamine trafficking charges without the benefit of a plea agreement.  At sentencing, Hanrahan faces a statutory More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Border patrol and customs arrest Akeem Rasheen Lewis, a Jamaican man smuggling cocaine in glass bottles

An arriving passenger at John F. Kennedy International Airport did not enjoy a ‘Happy Hour’ as U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized his prohibited cocktail. On September 28, Mr. Akeem Rasheen More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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South Carolina: Mickey Cox, Terry Langston arrested after traffic stop links the pair to Mexican drug cartel

The Seneca Police Department said one of two men arrested during a traffic stop on Thursday morning has ties to a Mexican drug cartel. Officers identified that pair as Mickey Cox, 50, and Terry Langston, 52, for possession More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 28th, 2017
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Doug Laux and Ben Smith star in Discovery’s ‘Finding Escobar’s Millions’ premiering November 3

At one time Pablo Escobar — the most wanted man on the planet — buried masses of his estimated multi-billion-dollar fortune all over Colombia.  Legends say the vast majority of it has never been found.  More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, August 13th, 2015
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South Carolina woman, Monika Marie Adams hides pot in Bible, arrested for smuggling it into a prison

A bizarre arrest in South Carolina has drawn attention as a woman was arrested for attempting to smuggle marijuana into a jail, hiding the pot inside of a Bible. Monika Marie Adams brought the Bible to Union County More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, July 9th, 2015
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Nigerian man Uzoma Elele Alpha avoids death penalty, gets life in prison for possession of meth, pot

A Nigerian man was sentenced to life in prison for the possession of meth and marijuana, avoiding the usual death penalty by firing squad assigned for such drug crimes. Uzoma Elele Alpha, 33, was sentenced by More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, May 12th, 2013
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Ashley Harper, Pittsburgh woman, arrested after smuggling heroin into a court room, hid from police on the roof

A Pittsburgh woman was arrest Friday after police found her hiding on a roof. Ashley Harper was found with 30 bags of stamped heroin entering family court for a drug screen, police say. Ashley Nicole Harper Court More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
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Three ‘fake nuns’ caught smuggling cocaine out of Colombia

Three women dressed up as nuns were caught at a Colombian airport trying to smuggle cocaine taped to their bodies, police said Tuesday. photo Joan Marcus The women were caught Saturday after arriving on Colombia’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
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Vincent Jones, Nathan Manigo, men arrested after trying to smuggle heroin and crack in buttocks

Two men were caught concealing drugs in their buttocks in unrelated cases over the past two days, according to police. On Monday, Lackawanna County detectives found 30 grams of crack hidden in a man’s buttocks More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, January 5th, 2013
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Gregory Greene, drug smuggler runs from police then throws cocaine off bridge VIDEO

An accused drug smuggler tries to ditch a kilo of cocaine by tossing it off a bridge and into a river after high-speed chase with police in Albany, Georgia on Thursday. Video from the Albany Dougherty Drug Unit More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 5th, 2012
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Philippines Embassy officials ask Vietnamese government for permission to visit convicted drug mule, Amodia Teresita Palacio

After a 61-year-old Filipina was sentenced to death last week in Vietnam, Philippines officials are asking the Hanoi governments permission to visit her, according to a GMA News report Monday.   Image/CIA 61-year-old More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, December 28th, 2010
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Man busted smuggling cocaine inside Easter eggs

Authorities said an alleged cocaine smuggler raised suspicions at Los Angeles International Airport by hiding the drug in candy containers designed for Easter. A U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokeswoman said More...


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