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DOYLESTOWN >> A heroin dealer who let a friend die of a drug overdose in a Bensalem hotel room without calling 911 was sentenced on April 20 to serve six to 15 years in state prison. Robert Sykes, 26, of Trevose, was sentenced in Bucks County Common Pleas Court after pleading guilty to charges of ...
The dealer was charged in Monroe County with one count of delivery of fentanyl causing death, but the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that the Monroe Circuit Court lacked jurisdiction because the delivery of the drug occurred in Wayne County. The proposed legislation would broaden the potential for ...

“I use Gumtree and Craigslist, there's also this thing called Freeads but Gumtree and Craigslist seem to be the main ones.” When asked if he regularly used Craigslist, another dealer said: “Yeah, it's the only way.” One pusher, who worked with his brother setting up deals, bragged how busy he was selling ...
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN). A San Mateo man was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday for methamphetamine trafficking between California and Texas, prosecutors said. U.S. District Judge Susan Illston sentenced Alexander Mendoza, 36, after he pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with ...
HILLIARD, OH (WCMH) -- Hilliard police say it will not be a good "4/20" for two drug dealers. Police executed a search warrant in the 900 block of Westhaven Street and seized "a large amount" of drugs, including black tar heroin, cocaine, marijuana, and prescription pills. Police say they also seized ...
A British tourist appears to have been filmed snorting cocaine off the gravestone of notorious South American drug lord Pablo Escobar, . The man is seen kneeling at the tomb in Itagui, Colombia. He empties a bag of white powder onto the memorial stone, before using a rolled up £5 note to inhale the ...

TEMPO.CO, Tangerang - The Tangerang Police on Monday shot dead a drug dealer. The man was a dangerous recidivist who often went out of jail. The police had to shot him because he attacked officers with a machete, resisting arrest. The Tangerang Police Chief, Sr. Comr. Harry Kurniawan said that the ...
A Burlington County man has been charged with causing the drug-related death of a Marlton teenager. The Burlington County Prosecutor's Office says 21-year-old Austin Cooper of Willingboro was the drug dealer who delivered heroin to the teenage girl late last year. They say the victim was discovered by ...
Doorley: Drug dealer charged in Irondequoit fentanyl overdose death ... Nikki Phillips, 26, also known as Nikki Steger, is charged with second-degree manslaughter "for selling illegal narcotics containing fentanyl to a 31-year-old female, causing her death," District Attorney ... #MCHTF Drug dealers beware!
WhatsApp photo of fingerprints helps catch drug dealers in UK ... Police in Wales used a WhatsApp photo of fingerprints to track down a drug dealer. ... visible in the photo didn't match with fingerprints on record, they led to the discovery of other information that linked the photo to one of the drug dealers.
Jacob pleaded guilty in Circuit Court to Level 2 felony dealing cocaine or a narcotic drug in one case and to Level 6 felony possession of cocaine in a second case. A plea agreement he reached with the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office dismissed five other felony charges, a misdemeanor charge and ...
In a high-tech approach to a decades-old policing tool, law enforcement officers in Wales arrested three members of a family-run drug ring using fingerprints seen in a photograph sent over WhatsApp. According to the BBC, last weekend's drug conviction is the first to use use fingerprints from a cell phone ...
Police in South Wales have arrested a drug dealer based on a WhatsApp message with a photograph of the dealer's hand holding an assortment of pills, ... Despite that the photo only offers a glimpse of a small part of the dealer's fingerprints — which weren't entirely useful in actually locating the dealer ...
“These guys [drug dealers] are using the technology not to get caught and we need to keep up with advancements.” The approach is not quite as novel as the police would like to suggest. According to the report, they weren't able to match the person's fingerprint in the national databases. Instead, it was the ...
"These guys [the dealers] are using the technology not to get caught and we need to keep up with advancements." The photograph came ... "While the scale and quality of the photograph proved a challenge, the small bits were enough to prove he was the dealer," added Mr Thomas. "It has now opened the ...
To combat the opioid crisis, the Trump administration is calling for drug dealers to face tougher penalties, including capital punishment in some cases. ... “Unless you understand the nuance of who's a drug dealer on the continuum of using and selling, then law enforcement is always going to miss the mark,” ...
Public health experts who serve on Governor Raimondo's drug overdose-prevention task force say the bill will imprison more “low level drug dealers” and ... to have the ability to charge drug traffickers,'' Kempe said Friday in an e-mail, “not those with substance use disorder even if they are selling narcotics.

Using corruption instead of violence to maintain control, Nem gradually became one of the most popular traffickers in the community. “They still ask my mother when I'll be back there!” he jokes. “As if on the day I get out of prison I'll be back trafficking drugs.” The idea is promptly dismissed. “I don't want ...
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The joint force from the National Narcotics Agency, Provincial Narcotics Offices, and Police Forces have seized seven drug dealers. The authorities said those seven drug dealers were part of an international network in Malaysia and Indonesia. Head of the National Narcotics Agency, ...
While most of the civilized world has abandoned execution for moral as well as practical reasons, President Trump is now proposing an expanded application of the death penalty - traditionally applied only in first degree murder cases - for all “major” drug dealers. And even then, the death penalty has ...
It's the kind of crime made for a TV drama. A Georgia cop has been indicted by a grand jury on charges that she performed fake traffic stops in order to steal money from drivers, and then split the goods with drug dealers she ran with. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that Lori Monique Johnson ran ...
CHESAPEAKE, Va. – A man was sentenced Monday to 37 years behind bars for supplying a Chesapeake drug dealer with heroin and fentanyl known as “King of Death.” Court documents say Rashad Clark supplied Chesapeake ringleader Erskine Dawson Jr. with heroin and fentanyl from September to ...
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — A New York man who prosecutors say supplied large quantities of heroin and other drugs to dealers in central Virginia has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. The Free Lance-Star reports evidence presented in federal court showed 30-year-old Tyrell Brown supplied ...
PLYMOUTH — A Wareham man has become the first drug dealer to be convicted of manslaughter related to an overdose death in Plymouth County. Steven D. Foss, 36, was convicted of manslaughter and several drug charges following an eight-day trial in Plymouth Superior Court. The jury deliberated five ...
On February 21, 2015, Wareham Police received a 911 call for a suspected drug overdose. Wareham Police arrived at the scene and found the female victim, 25-year-old Paige Lopes of Wareham, already deceased. State Police detectives assigned to DA Cruz's office were notified and responded to the ...
A 37-year-old Elyria man was sentenced to seven years in prison Thursday in connection with the distribution of heroin and fentanyl. Leon Hale was found guilty on four counts of distribution of heroin and fentanyl in the U.S. District Court in Cleveland. Judge Donald Nugent imposed the seven-year ...
FAIRFAX Co., Va. (WSET) -- A man has been arrested after Fairfax County Police said a traffic stop led to a drug bust, where officers found more than $40,000 in cash and cocaine. Police said officers from the West Springfield District Station's Neighborhood Patrol Unit tried to stop a car for defective ...
The legal strategy of pursuing homicide charges against drug dealers in overdose cases passed a threshold in April 2017 when Cattaraugus County District Attorney Lori Rieman obtained a guilty plea of criminally negligent homicide from a drug dealer charged with causing a user's death. The case ...
The signs have a number and website to report drug activity. It's a reminder, if you see something, say something. "The goal here is to put drug dealers behind bars. The other goal is to save lives. We are going through an epidemic right now in Bensalem, Bucks County and all of Pennsylvania and in this ...
YOUNGSTOWN, OH (WKBN) – A man from Youngstown is facing drug and firearm charges after police found him illegally parked in a handicap parking spot. According to a police report, an undercover officer was told to be on the lookout for a car that was involved in a suspected drug transaction. Police ...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - A jury convicted a drug dealer of second-degree murder after the death of a 30-year-old Knoxville woman. According to District Attorney Charme Allen's office, Kenyon Reynold's drug dealing led to Jessica Lyday's death. Police linked Reynold's to the July 2015 overdose after ...
Will the death penalty deter drug traffickers? Last week President Trump announced in New Hampshire a plan to combat the American opioid epidemic, which includes seeking the death penalty for drug traffickers “when appropriate under current law.” In line with his friend Filipino President Rodrigo ...
Publicly linking human rights groups with “drug lords” constitutes a sinister veiled threat in a country in which government-compiled “watch lists” of suspected drug users and drug dealers have been linked to many of the “drug war's” thousands of victims. This is a familiar government tactic. Earlier this month ...
While current law makes it difficult to hold dealers responsible in New York, that could change under a bill passed by the New York Senate on Wednesday. ... Currently, a dealer who sells a drug that leads to someone's death is usually only charged with the criminal sale of a controlled substance.
“I've sentenced plenty of drug dealers, and they certainly leave a trail of death and destruction in their wake as they deal drugs. ... “The federal capital punishment regime for narcotics is not your street-level drug dealer, it's not your marijuana dispensary operating under the color of state law,” Gaetz said.
Although the Trump administration called on U.S. attorneys this week to consider using the death penalty in some drug-related cases, a new poll suggests that the vast majority of American voters oppose capital punishment for drug dealers and believe it will do little to stop the country's opioid abuse ...
It's not clear yet if Trump's call for killing drug dealers will become more than a talking point. On Wednesday, the Department of Justice sent memo from Attorney General Jeff Sessions encouraging federal prosecutors to pursue “capital punishment in appropriate cases” when prosecuting drug traffickers.
Jeff Sessions' latest memo pushes prosecutors to seek the death penalty against big drug dealers. That could ... This week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent a memo to the nation's federal prosecutors urging them to seek the death penalty in cases involving large-scale drug traffickers. The memo ...
Although “tough on crime” efforts are often framed as going after drug dealers and traffickers, the line between who is a dealer or trafficker versus a user can be blurry. A 2017 Bureau of Justice Statistics report, for instance, found that “nearly a third of drug offenders (30 percent of state prisoners and 29 ...
A Jaguar-driving drug dealer was almost killed during a bloody shootout a month ago inside his Northwest Portland home, new court records show. Bullets tore through Keith Macey's chest and back when a suspected burglar shot him, records show. The wounded resident, armed with a weapon of his own, ...
Michael Bender, 31, is wanted on narcotics and weapons charges after being indicted on Wednesday. He and five other men ... He says Bender is considered particularly dangerous as many of these dealers use guns to intimidate and to protect their stash and turf. "They are using these weapons to hold ...
A Bradenton drug dealer was sentenced to more than five years in federal prison after she admitted to dealing crack cocaine, heroin and fentanyl. Shavon Montgomery pleaded guilty on Dec. 20 to one count of distributing crack cocaine and a substance containing fentanyl and heroin. Montgomery was ...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions issues a memo to U.S. attorneys in which he names drug-related statutes where the death penalty should be pursued. "I strongly encourage federal prosecutors to use these statutes, when appropriate," Sessions says. President Donald Trump first advocated the death penalty ...
President Donald Trump wants to tackle the current opioid crisis by calling for much stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty, CBC reports. "This isn't ... "This is about winning a very, very tough problem and if we don't get very tough on these dealers it's not going to happen, folks.".
A Thai court sentenced Xaysana Keopimpha, a Laotian dubbed as an “ASEAN Drug Lord,” to life in prison on Tuesday and said it spared him the death penalty over narcotics-smuggling charges because he had confessed to police during their investigation. Xaysana, 43, headed a transnational Southeast ...
Two Quinhagak men have been charged with manslaughter and felony drug charges connected with the 2016 overdose death of a woman in the western Alaska village. ... Tom is charged with manslaughter involving a controlled substance and a single felony drug distribution charge. Friendly, 29, is ...
BANGKOK: A major Laos drug lord dubbed "Mr X" was jailed for life on Tuesday (Mar 20) by a Bangkok court, as Thailand battles record meth ... Investigators say he boasted a contacts book stuffed with the rich and powerful, including Thai celebrities, who may have helped shield his narcotics cartel.
Though the president has heralded the policies of the Philippines and Singapore, which execute drug dealers (and, in the case of the Philippines, sometimes do so extrajudicially), White House staff said on Sunday that “The Department of Justice will seek the death penalty against drug traffickers when ...
This is because capital punishment is available for drug traffickers in the federal system; it's just not used. And it ... Espionage, treason and trafficking in large quantities of narcotics are exceptions to this rule; the death penalty can be imposed for these crimes without an accompanying fatality. In practice, the ...
Signed by President Bill Clinton, the 1994 death penalty statute was part of a clampdown on drug dealers in response to the crack epidemic, linked to a ... But in as many as half of the state homicide-by-drugs cases, the accused dealer is also the wife, husband, parent or friend of the victim — and also a ...


 

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