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Kansas City, Missouri News: Gerald L. Holmes, Jeremy R. Bond, Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking That Led to Kidnapping, Torture

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Kansas City, Missouri man and an Independence, Missouri man have pleaded guilty in federal court to their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that involved the kidnapping and torture of an Independence, Missouri man. Gerald L. Holmes, also known as “Jerry” or “Joker,” 26, of Kansas City, pleaded guilty today before … Continue reading Kansas City, Missouri News: Gerald L. Holmes, Jeremy R. Bond, Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking That Led to Kidnapping, Torture

New Jersey News: New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners Revokes License of Five Doctors Involving the Prescription of Opioids, Anabolic Steroids, or Other Controlled Substances

NEWARK, N.J. – New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs yesterday announced that the State Board of Medical Examiners (“the Board”) has revoked the licenses of five doctors in unrelated cases involving the prescription of opioids, anabolic steroids, and/or other controlled substances to their patients, including two doctors convicted … Continue reading New Jersey News: New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners Revokes License of Five Doctors Involving the Prescription of Opioids, Anabolic Steroids, or Other Controlled Substances

VIRGINIA News: Abingdon, Nurse Practitioner, Matthew Justin Sykes Sentenced for Illegally Prescribing Drugs at Substance Abuse Treatment Program

Matthew Sykes Illegally Distributed Buprenorphine, Clonazepam, Gabapentin and Oxycodone Abingdon, VIRGINIA – An Abingdon Nurse practitioner, who illegally distributed opiates and other prescription drugs while working at a substance abuse program, was sentenced last week to serve 60 months in prison, United States Attorney Thomas T. Cullen and Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced. Matthew … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Abingdon, Nurse Practitioner, Matthew Justin Sykes Sentenced for Illegally Prescribing Drugs at Substance Abuse Treatment Program

Iowa News: Council Bluffs, Iowa Man, Dale Volney Freeman, Sentenced to 120 Months in Prison for Possession of Methamphetamine

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA – Yesterday, the Honorable Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger sentenced Dale Volney Freeman, 45, of Council Bluffs to 120 months in prison for possession of methamphetamine announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum.  Freeman was also ordered to serve seven years of supervised release following his imprisonment and pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund. … Continue reading Iowa News: Council Bluffs, Iowa Man, Dale Volney Freeman, Sentenced to 120 Months in Prison for Possession of Methamphetamine

Connecticut News: Hartford Man Pleads, CHRISTOPHER BARRETO Guilty to Distributing Drugs Involved in 2 Enfield Overdose Deaths

Hartford, Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that CHRISTOPHER BARRETO, 29, of Hartford, pleaded guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea in Hartford to one count of possession with intent to distribution, and distribution of, controlled substances. This matter stems from an ongoing statewide initiative … Continue reading Connecticut News: Hartford Man Pleads, CHRISTOPHER BARRETO Guilty to Distributing Drugs Involved in 2 Enfield Overdose Deaths

North Carolina News: ELIZABETH CITY, Federal Drug and Violent Crime Enforcement Operation Nets 13 Defendants Wanted for Drugs, Guns, and Other Charges

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – United States Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. announced that “Operation Nor’easter,” a heroin and opioid centered Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) Operation headed up by the Federal Bureau of Investigation resulted in the indictment of twelve (12) defendants for outstanding federal charges in a coordinated warrant enforcement operation. … Continue reading North Carolina News: ELIZABETH CITY, Federal Drug and Violent Crime Enforcement Operation Nets 13 Defendants Wanted for Drugs, Guns, and Other Charges

VATICAN CITY | Pope blasts “supermarket of idols” of money, drugs, vanity

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has returned from a month’s vacation, blasting the “idols” of money, drugs and vanity that he said distract people from God and render them blind to love. Francis resumed his weekly catechism lessons Wednesday, telling his weekly general audience that the “supermarket of idols” available today promises happiness but never … Continue reading VATICAN CITY | Pope blasts “supermarket of idols” of money, drugs, vanity

South Dakota News: Two South Dakota Men Charged with Drugs and Stolen Firearm Offenses

South Dakota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota, man and a Black Hawk, South Dakota, man have been indicted by a federal grand jury for Possession with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person, and Possession of a Stolen Firearm. Antonio Siers, … Continue reading South Dakota News: Two South Dakota Men Charged with Drugs and Stolen Firearm Offenses