Trafficking Conspiracy

CHICAGO | Likely El Chapo trial witness pleads guilty in Chicago

CHICAGO  — A former top lieutenant to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and likely witness at the Mexican drug lord’s New York trial has pleaded guilty to trafficking conspiracy in Chicago, saying in a plea agreement unsealed Friday that he will cooperate with prosecutors in hopes of a reduced sentence and protection from cartel retribution for … Continue reading CHICAGO | Likely El Chapo trial witness pleads guilty in Chicago

Ohio News: DAYTON, Seven Charged in Methamphetamine Trafficking Conspiracy

DAYTON, Ohio – A federal indictment unsealed today charges seven people with engaging in a methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy in the Miami Valley and across southern and central Ohio. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio and Timothy J. Plancon, Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), announced the charges contained … Continue reading Ohio News: DAYTON, Seven Charged in Methamphetamine Trafficking Conspiracy

Texas News: Dallas Man, MICHAEL LEVERIDGE Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine-Trafficking Conspiracy

Dallas, Texas – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that MICHAEL LEVERIDGE, age 45, of Dallas, Texas, pled guilty today to one count of conspiring to traffic 500 grams or more of methamphetamine. For this offense, LEVERIDGE faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison, a maximum life sentence, a fine of up … Continue reading Texas News: Dallas Man, MICHAEL LEVERIDGE Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine-Trafficking Conspiracy

Verginia News: NORFOLK, Two Men Sentenced for Heroin and Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy

NORFOLK, Va. – Two Portsmouth men were sentenced yesterday to a combined 26 years in prison for their involvement in a massive heroin and crack cocaine conspiracy in Hampton Roads. According to court documents, Antonio Brown, aka “Tony Legal,” 42, was a lieutenant in the drug trafficking organization, and Roman Hurdle, aka “Rome,” 38, was … Continue reading Verginia News: NORFOLK, Two Men Sentenced for Heroin and Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy