Marijuana

Ohio News: Youngstown man, Rafael Samaniego indicted for using firearm and a drug house to sell marijuana, crack cocaine and other drugs

Youngstown, Ohio. – A Youngstown man was indicted for using a firearm and drug house to distribute marijuana, crack cocaine and other drugs. Rafael Samaniego, 26, was indicted on one count each of maintaining a drug involved premises, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana, possession of firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking crime and being … Continue reading Ohio News: Youngstown man, Rafael Samaniego indicted for using firearm and a drug house to sell marijuana, crack cocaine and other drugs

South Carolina News: Charleston Felon Sentenced to 30 Months Imprisonment for Firearms and Marijuana Distribution Charges

Charleston, South Carolina –  United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated that Charles Baldwin Wilson, age 36, of Charleston, was sentenced in federal court in Charleston for Possession of Firearms by a Convicted Felon, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, in violation of Title 18 U.S.C. § 922(g) and Title 21 U.S.C. § 841(b)(1)(D). … Continue reading South Carolina News: Charleston Felon Sentenced to 30 Months Imprisonment for Firearms and Marijuana Distribution Charges

Virginia News: Milwaukee, Ten Defendants Charged in Nationwide Marijuana and Money Laundering Conspiracy

Milwaukee, Virginia – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced today that the following ten defendants have been charged in federal court with offenses related to nationwide conspiracies to distribute marijuana and commit money laundering: Name Age Residence Robert K. Malkin 62 Oxnard, CA Seth C. Jacobs 28 Alexandria, VA Lev B. Reys 38 Valley … Continue reading Virginia News: Milwaukee, Ten Defendants Charged in Nationwide Marijuana and Money Laundering Conspiracy

United States Virgin Islands News: St. Croix Man, Jahraun Malachi Brodhurst Sentenced for Unlawfully Mailing a Pistol and AR-15 Lower Receiver and for a Felony Marijuana Offense

St. Croix, USVI – Jahraun Malachi Brodhurst, 26, of St. Croix, was sentenced on Friday, July 20, 2018, before District Court Chief Judge Wilma A. Lewis to 21 months’ imprisonment for his convictions of unlawfully mailing a firearm and possession with intent to distribute marijuana, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.  Judge Lewis also … Continue reading United States Virgin Islands News: St. Croix Man, Jahraun Malachi Brodhurst Sentenced for Unlawfully Mailing a Pistol and AR-15 Lower Receiver and for a Felony Marijuana Offense

SEATTLE | Canadian marijuana company Tilray has first US pot IPO

SEATTLE— A Canadian company is the first marijuana business to complete an initial public offering on a major U.S. stock exchange, raising $153 million to expand its operations as Canada prepares to legalize the drug nationwide. British Columbia-based Tilray Inc.’s shares began trading Thursday on the Nasdaq stock exchange. Initially priced at $17, the stock … Continue reading SEATTLE | Canadian marijuana company Tilray has first US pot IPO

New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE, Daniel Nieto, Member of Drug Trafficking Organization that Distributed High Grade Marijuana Throughout New Mexico Sentenced for Hashish Oil Trafficking Conviction

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M – Daniel Nieto, 40, of Carlsbad, N.M., was sentenced yesterday afternoon in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to 36 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for his conviction on a hashish oil trafficking charge. Nieto is one of ten defendants charged as the result of a two-year investigation by … Continue reading New Mexico News: ALBUQUERQUE, Daniel Nieto, Member of Drug Trafficking Organization that Distributed High Grade Marijuana Throughout New Mexico Sentenced for Hashish Oil Trafficking Conviction

KENTUCKY | Illegally kept deer fawn leads to drug charges

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The report of a deer fawn being kept illegally led to drug charges against a man and his mother in Marion County. On Monday, June 11, conservation officers with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources charged 26-year-old Matt White, of Lebanon, Ky., with holding protected wildlife and one count of … Continue reading KENTUCKY | Illegally kept deer fawn leads to drug charges

Texas News: Alleged Sinaloa Cartel Member, Urquidi aka “Chous” Extradited to the United States from Mexico for Funneling Massive Amounts of Marijuana and Cocaine into the United States

Texas – An alleged Sinaloa Cartel member is in federal custody, following his extradition from Mexico to the United States yesterday afternoon. He is expected to make his initial appearance later today in federal court in El Paso. The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney John F. Bash for the Western District of Texas; Special … Continue reading Texas News: Alleged Sinaloa Cartel Member, Urquidi aka “Chous” Extradited to the United States from Mexico for Funneling Massive Amounts of Marijuana and Cocaine into the United States