Heroin

Florida News: Deadly Heroin and Synthetic Opioids Seized in Drug Trafficking Bust

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Jan. 20, 2019 – Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution and the Drug Enforcement Administration Friday announced the arrests of two drug traffickers transporting methamphetamine, heroin and fentanyl into Florida. DEA agents, working with the Office of Statewide Prosecution, arrested Christopher Lavant and Jeffrey Richardson on Thursday in Manatee … Continue reading Florida News: Deadly Heroin and Synthetic Opioids Seized in Drug Trafficking Bust

New York News: Brooklyn, Six Defendants Arrested for Distributing Heroin in the East New York Section of Brooklyn and Elsewhere

Defendants Boasted About the Quality of Their Heroin, Using Luxury Vehicles as Codes for the Drugs Brooklyn, N.Y. – Earlier today, an indictment was unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn charging five defendants for their participation in a heroin distribution ring operating in the East New York section of Brooklyn and elsewhere. A sixth defendant … Continue reading New York News: Brooklyn, Six Defendants Arrested for Distributing Heroin in the East New York Section of Brooklyn and Elsewhere

Ohio News: Toledo man, Grant Black indicted for trafficking heroin, cocaine and fentanyl analogues

Toledo, Oo. – A 15-count indictment was filed in federal court charging a Toledo man with trafficking heroin, cocaine and fentanyl analogues. Grant Black, 24, was charged with eight counts of possession with intent to distribute and seven counts of drug trafficking. Black possessed fentanyl analogues, cocaine, heroin, oxycodone and amphetamine on Aug. 11, 2017. … Continue reading Ohio News: Toledo man, Grant Black indicted for trafficking heroin, cocaine and fentanyl analogues

Pennsylvania News: Monroeville Man, Warren Worthy Sentenced for Distributing Heroin that Caused Woman’s Overdose Death

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Monroeville, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 30 months’ imprisonment, followed by 3 years’ supervised release, on his conviction of distribution and possession with intent to distribute a quantity of heroin, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Monroeville Man, Warren Worthy Sentenced for Distributing Heroin that Caused Woman’s Overdose Death

Louisiana News: Lafayette man, Terrence T. Woods sentenced to more than 7 years in prison for distributing heroin in Acadiana

ALEXANDRIA, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that a Lafayette man was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison for conspiring with three others to sell heroin. Terrence T. Woods, 33, of Lafayette, Louisiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dee D. Drell on one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess … Continue reading Louisiana News: Lafayette man, Terrence T. Woods sentenced to more than 7 years in prison for distributing heroin in Acadiana

North Carolina News: Wilmington Man, JOHN MICKEY HARRIS, JR. Sentenced to 10 Years for Heroin Distribution

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announced that Chief United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle sentenced JOHN MICKEY HARRIS, JR., 30, of Wilmington, North Carolina to 120 months of imprisonment followed by 5 years of supervised release. On March 19, 2018, HARRIS … Continue reading North Carolina News: Wilmington Man, JOHN MICKEY HARRIS, JR. Sentenced to 10 Years for Heroin Distribution

Connecticut News: North Branford Man, SCOTT MATHEWS Charged with Distributing Heroin and Fentanyl

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that a federal grand jury in New Haven has returned an indictment charging SCOTT MATHEWS, 34, of North Branford, with one count of distribution of heroin and fentanyl. The indictment was returned on November 7, 2018. Mathews appeared today before … Continue reading Connecticut News: North Branford Man, SCOTT MATHEWS Charged with Distributing Heroin and Fentanyl

Missouri News: Mexican National, Heladio Lezama-Palma, Indicted for Drug Trafficking, Illegal Firearms

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Mexican national was indicted by a federal grand jury yesterday for illegally selling more than a dozen firearms and a large amount of methamphetamine and heroin to an undercover federal agent. Heladio Lezama-Palma, 33, a citizen of Mexico who was residing in Kansas City, Mo., was charged in an eight-count … Continue reading Missouri News: Mexican National, Heladio Lezama-Palma, Indicted for Drug Trafficking, Illegal Firearms