Drug Trafficking Organization

Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Jose Antonio Lugo-Guerrero, Leader of Boston-Based Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison

BOSTON, Ms. – The leader of a Boston-based heroin and fentanyl trafficking organization was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston. Jose Antonio Lugo-Guerrero, a/k/a Fernando Rivera-Rodriguez, 40, a Dominican national formerly residing in Mattapan, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Indira Talwani to 16 years in prison and five years of supervised release. … Continue reading Massachusetts News: BOSTON, Jose Antonio Lugo-Guerrero, Leader of Boston-Based Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison

New Jersey News: CAMDEN, Nineteen People Charged In Takedown Of Camden Drug Trafficking Organization

10 Arrests Made in Coordinated Takedown by Federal and State Law Enforcement; Eight Defendants At Large, One in Custody on State Charges CAMDEN, N.J. – Nineteen people were charged today for their roles in a conspiracy to sell significant amounts of illegal drugs in Camden, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. A complaint unsealed today charges … Continue reading New Jersey News: CAMDEN, Nineteen People Charged In Takedown Of Camden Drug Trafficking Organization

New Jersey News: Member Of Camden, Karim Johnson, Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Drug Distribution

CAMDEN, N.J. – A Camden man was sentenced today to 120 months in prison for selling crack cocaine, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Karim Johnson, a/k/a “Chicky,” 39, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Renée Marie Bumb to an information charging him with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to … Continue reading New Jersey News: Member Of Camden, Karim Johnson, Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Drug Distribution

New York News: 14 Members Of A Washington Heights Drug Trafficking Organization Charged With Distributing Heroin

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Keith Kruskall, Acting Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), Angel M. Melendez, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security … Continue reading New York News: 14 Members Of A Washington Heights Drug Trafficking Organization Charged With Distributing Heroin

New Jersey News: Head Of Newark, Ahmad Johnson, Drug Trafficking Organization Admits Conspiracy To Distribute Heroin, Fentanyl, And Crack Cocaine And Possession Of A Firearm

NEWARK, N.J. – A Newark man today admitted his role in a conspiracy to distribute more than a kilogram of heroin, 150 grams of fentanyl, and 240 grams of crack cocaine as well as being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Ahmad Johnson, a/k/a “OC,” 38, pleaded … Continue reading New Jersey News: Head Of Newark, Ahmad Johnson, Drug Trafficking Organization Admits Conspiracy To Distribute Heroin, Fentanyl, And Crack Cocaine And Possession Of A Firearm

Virginia News: RICHMOND, Max Alberto Estrada-Linares, Leader of International Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced

RICHMOND, Va. – A Guatemalan man was sentenced today to over 23 years in prison for his leadership role in operating a large-scale Guatemalan drug trafficking organization (DTO) that moved 3,739 kilograms of cocaine throughout Central America, as part of a coordinated international law enforcement investigation codenamed Operation Go Explorers. According to court documents, Max … Continue reading Virginia News: RICHMOND, Max Alberto Estrada-Linares, Leader of International Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced

Pennsylvania News: Donora Man, Michael Tirpak Pleads Guilty as part of Lightfoot/Mendoza Drug Trafficking Organization

PITTSBURGH, Pa – A resident of Donora, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to a narcotics charge, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Michael Tirpak, age 33, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distributing cocaine before United States District Judge Mark Hornak. In connection with the guilty plea, … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Donora Man, Michael Tirpak Pleads Guilty as part of Lightfoot/Mendoza Drug Trafficking Organization

Arkansas News: Fayetteville, Derrick Nicholson, Leader Of Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced To Over 20 Years In Federal Prison

Fayetteville, Arkansas – Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas and Little Rock FBI Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Diane Upchurch, announced today that Derrick Nicholson, age 50, of Fayetteville, Arkansas was sentenced October 16, 2018 to 250 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release, on … Continue reading Arkansas News: Fayetteville, Derrick Nicholson, Leader Of Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced To Over 20 Years In Federal Prison