NEW YORK (AP) — The rapper Casanova pleaded guilty to charges in a gang-related federal racketeering case that accused him of drug dealing and robbery, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
The performer, whose legal name is Caswell Senior, was charged in a 2020 indictment against more than a dozen other members of the Untouchable Gorilla Stone Nation gang.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California appeals court ruled against an effort by San Francisco to ban four suspected drug dealers from a 50-square-block area in a city neighborhood rife with drug dealing and drug use.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Colombian man was brought to New York to face charges Friday that he tried to broker deals for weapons with known drug dealing terrorist groups and hoped to murder a U.S. agent as a trophy.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana man has been convicted of child neglect charges stemming from the shooting death of his 1-year-old son by a 4-year-old sibling.
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A judge has sentenced a woman accusing to trying to hire a hit man to kill her ex-boyfriend to seven-and-a-half years in prison.
WLUK-TV reported Winnebago County Circuit Judge John Jorgensen sentenced 39-year-old Melissa Smith on Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's top prosecutor on Monday pushed back on the mayor's call for increased policing to battle rampant drug dealing in one of the city's most vulnerable neighborhoods, urging her instead to put more money into housing and treatment that get at the root causes of crime.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of trafficking methamphetamine and was caught with six pounds of drugs at a Puyallup drug deal was sentenced Monday to almost four years in prison.
Omar Arellano-Hernandez, 28, will spend 46 months in prison for his drug dealing activity in Western Washington, according to the United States Department of Justice.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted 16 men mostly from Northwest Indiana on charges they committed murder, robbery and drug dealing for Gary’s Sin City Deciples motorcycle club.
The 57-page indictment announced Wednesday alleges Sin City members and associates have operated a racketeering conspiracy since 2009 to traffic drugs and illegal firearms and terrorize rival motorcycle organizations.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma appeals court on Thursday reversed the double-murder conviction of a Spencer man and remanded the case for a new trial.
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals issued its 3-2 ruling in the case of Jamar Mordecai Simms, 27, who was convicted in 2018 and sentenced to two consecutive life sentences for the 2016 shooting deaths of Kendre Smith, 25, and Chameeka Harris, 26.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A drug bust by federal agents and San Francisco police netted 12.5 pounds (5.7 kilograms) of the deadly narcotic fentanyl and charges against 18 people suspected of supplying drug dealing operations in the city's troubled Tenderloin neighborhood, authorities announced this week.
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man whose decades in prison for drug dealing and work as an informant inspired the movie “White Boy Rick” filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking $100 million, claiming he was coerced into assisting police while just a helpless teenager.
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man who used two children in his fentanyl selling operation has been sentenced to two years in prison, federal prosecutors said.
Snolbert Ramirez-Sandoval, 24, a Dominican national living in Boston, was also sentenced Wednesday in U.S.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A trafficking network that ferried drugs from the Sinaloa cartel in Mexico through California to multiple drug dealing organizations around the nation's capital has been dismantled, according to local and federal officials.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police files released Wednesday show contacts between Breonna Taylor and a man she dated previously who was suspected of drug dealing, but raise new questions about what led narcotics investigators to the raid of her home that resulted in her death in a burst of police gunfire...
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police on Wednesday recommended filing drug dealing charges against two Dutch men arrested in August at a popular music festival...
KINGSTON — A borough woman is facing drug-trafficking charges after a 10-year-old boy who was in her care brought home a large bag of marijuana and a hydrocodone pill he found in a pink Batman bag, according to police.
Jurors found a Madison man facing drug dealing charges not guilty on both counts - but did find him guilty of a lesser drug possession charge - after more than five hours of deliberation Thursday. The jury of 12 announced the decision to convict Benny Scott Cyrus, 42, of a Level 6 felony count of possession of methamphetamine following a three-day trial in Jefferson Circuit Court.
Five people were arrested Wednesday night after Fort Wayne police were called to the Country Hearth Hotel in response to drug dealing.
According to police, officers were called to the hotel in the 2900 block of Goshen Road at 9:44 p.m.
A woman who was arrested earlier this month on drug dealing charges while out on bail awaiting sentencing in a prior drug dealing charges pleaded guilty and was sentenced in both cases on Wednesday.
Perhaps the most telling things found in the dumpster trash recovered from a months-long drug investigation were the two "celebrate recovery/drug addiction" coins.
Alexander C. "Alex" McGrew, the 21-year-old facing multiple counts of drug dealing arrested Wednesday in a raid by the Vice and Narcotics unit of the Fort Wayne police, was lucky enough to be in drug court, according to court documents.
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — After manning a machine gun on a combat helicopter as a U.S. Marine during the liberation of Kuwait, Antonio Romo came back to the United States traumatized by the death and carnage he saw...
A "major player" in drug dealing in Beaver Dam and Dodge County was arrested Monday night following a traffic stop.
Lacresha Lightfoot, also known as LA, was tentatively charged with party to the crimes of manufacturing/delivering heroin, manufacturing/delivering cocaine and delivery of a counterfeit narcotic, the Sheriff's Office said.
A Carbon County man was sentenced to a state prison term Thursday after pleading guilty before President Judge Roger N. Nanovic II to a drug dealing charge and admitting having his young child in the vehicle with illegal drugs.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The suspected ringleader of a central Ohio gang facing more than 100 years in prison if convicted was shot and killed Tuesday after he opened fire on police, authorities said.