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Massachusetts News: Spencer Man, Melvin Burgos Charged with Federal Cocaine Offense

Defendant also allegedly attempted to arrange sale of thousands of fentanyl pills BOSTON, Ms. – A Spencer man was arrested today and charged in federal court in Worcester with cocaine distribution. Melvin Burgos, 33, was charged by criminal complaint with possessing approximately one kilogram of cocaine with intent to distribute. He will appear in federal … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Spencer Man, Melvin Burgos Charged with Federal Cocaine Offense

Ohio News: Seven people from Northeast Ohio indicted for conspiracy to distribute carfentanil, fentanyl, heroin and cocaine

Ohio – Seven people from Northeast Ohio were indicted in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute carfentanil, fentanyl, heroin and cocaine. Named in the 18-count indictment are: Aaron Reels, 52, of Cleveland; Donnell Bell, 40, of Twinsburg; Henry Williams, 45, of Shaker Heights; William Wheat, Jr., 35, of Cleveland; Andre Thompson, … Continue reading Ohio News: Seven people from Northeast Ohio indicted for conspiracy to distribute carfentanil, fentanyl, heroin and cocaine

Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Felon, John Hornezes Illegally Possessed Cocaine, Crack, Pistol and Ammunition

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of violating federal narcotics and firearms laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. John Hornezes, 44, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty to three counts before United States District Judge Arthur J. Schwab. In connection with the guilty plea, … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Felon, John Hornezes Illegally Possessed Cocaine, Crack, Pistol and Ammunition

NEW YORK News: Troy Woman, Katie Bessette Sentenced for Conspiring to Distribute Cocaine

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Katie Bessette, age 30, of Troy, New York, was sentenced today to time served (2 days in jail) for conspiring to distribute cocaine. The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith and James N. Hendricks, Special Agent in Charge of the Albany Field Office of the Federal Bureau … Continue reading NEW YORK News: Troy Woman, Katie Bessette Sentenced for Conspiring to Distribute Cocaine

Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Cleon Riley Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl, Cocaine and Firearm Charges

BOSTON, Ms. – A Worcester man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Worcester to drug and firearm charges. Cleon Riley, 36, pleaded guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, one count of distributing cocaine, and one count of possessing fentanyl with intent to distribute. U.S. District Court … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Worcester Man, Cleon Riley Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl, Cocaine and Firearm Charges

New York News: Former Honduran Congressman And Brother Of The Current President Of Honduras Charged With Conspiring To Import Cocaine Into The United States And Related Firearms Offenses

Juan Antonio Hernandez Alvarado, a/k/a “Tony Hernandez,” Also Faces Charge for Lying to Federal Agents New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Raymond Donovan, the Special Agent in Charge of the Special Operations Division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), announced today that … Continue reading New York News: Former Honduran Congressman And Brother Of The Current President Of Honduras Charged With Conspiring To Import Cocaine Into The United States And Related Firearms Offenses

Virginia News: RICHMOND, Frankie Brown, Operation California Dreamin Nets Richmond Cocaine Trafficker

RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond man pleaded guilty today after being caught in a law enforcement controlled delivery operation involving the transportation of 9 kilograms of cocaine from Los Angeles to Richmond. “Brown planned on distributing at least 9 kilograms of dangerous narcotics onto the streets of Richmond and beyond,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. … Continue reading Virginia News: RICHMOND, Frankie Brown, Operation California Dreamin Nets Richmond Cocaine Trafficker

WEST VIRGINIA News: Columbus man, Jason R. Smoot admits to cocaine distribution charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Jason R. Smoot, of Columbus, Ohio, has admitted to selling cocaine near a playground, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Smoot, age 31, pled guilty to one count of “Distribution of Cocaine Base within 1,000 Feet of a Protected Location.” Smoot admitted to selling cocaine near the Jensen Playground in Wheeling … Continue reading WEST VIRGINIA News: Columbus man, Jason R. Smoot admits to cocaine distribution charge