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APR 17, 2014 DEA and U.S. Attorney Announce Extradition of Former Member of Polish Armed Forces Charged with Narcotics Conspiracies
APR 10, 2014 High-Level Sinaloa Cartel Member’s Guilty Plea Unsealed; Zambada-Niebla’s Cooperation with U.S. Revealed
APR 01, 2014 Caribbean Corridor Strike Force Dismantles Drug Trafficking Organization
FEB 14, 2014 Leader and a Member of an International Ethnic-Albanian Organized Crime Syndicate Sentenced to 120 Months and 110 Months Respectively for Drug Trafficking
FEB 03, 2014 Baltimore Drug Kingpin Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison
JAN 30, 2014 Federal Authorities Seize $3.5 Million in Cocaine, Detain Three Smugglers in Caribbean
JAN 24, 2014 Colombian Narcotics Kingpin Pleads Guilty to Decades-Long Drug Trafficking Charges
JAN 16, 2014 Treasury Continues Targeting Sinaloa Cartel Leadership
JAN 10, 2014 Indictment Charges 15 with Conspiring in International Drug Ring that Used U.S. Mail to Ship Cocaine from California to New Jersey
JAN 10, 2014 Member of an International Ethnic-Albanian Organized Crime Syndicate Sentenced to 115 Months for Drug Trafficking and Attempting to Assassinate Criminal Associate over Drug Debt
DEC 30, 2013 Defendants Sentenced in $25 Million Tax Fraud and Drug Conspiracy
DEC 04, 2013 24 Arrests in Joint Imperial County Investigation Over 3 tons of Cocaine Seized
NOV 20, 2013 DEA Announces Guilty Plea of U.S. Congressman on Cocaine Charges
NOV 13, 2013 Alleged Dominican Drug Supplier Extradited to the United States to Face Narcotics Trafficking Charges
NOV 08, 2013 DEA and Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announce Charges Against Senior South American Counterterrorism Figure for Attempting to Support Hezbollah
OCT 31, 2013 Feds shutdown massive new cross-border drug tunnel south of San Diego
SEP 27, 2013 DEA Announces Arrests of Two Former U.S. Soldiers and One Former German Soldier for Conspiracy to Murder a DEA Agent
SEP 12, 2013 Drug Traffickers Used Bronx Day Care: Kilo of Cocaine, Oxycodone Pills and Firearm Seized; 3 Arrests
JUL 09, 2013 DEA Along With Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Miami U.S. Attorneys Announce Extradition of Colombian Narcotics Kingpin
JUN 07, 2013 Denver Man Sentenced for Role in Murder-for-Hire and Drug Conspiracy
MAY 29, 2013 Canadian Drug Kingpin with Ties to the Rizutto and Bonanno Crime Families, the Hells Angels and the Mexican Sinaloa Cartel Pleads Guilty to Narcotics Trafficking Crimes Carrying Sentence of 20 Years to Life and $1 Billion in Forfeiture
MAY 14, 2013 Gulf Cartel Plaza Boss Heads to Prison for Life
APR 26, 2013 Colombian Drug Trafficker Indicted and Extradited on Drug Trafficking Charges
MAR 27, 2013 Last of Los Zetas Money Launderers Ordered to Prison
MAR 05, 2013 83 Individuals Indicted for Drug Trafficking in the Municipality of San Juan
FEB 26, 2013 High Ranking Gulf Cartel Member Convicted in Washington for Drug Trafficking
FEB 01, 2013 High-Ranking Member of Mexican “Los Zetas” Cartel Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy Charges
JAN 29, 2013 Couple Handed Lengthy Sentences in International Cocaine Trafficking Conspiracy
JAN 15, 2013 Leader of Azusa Street Gang Involved in Drug Trafficking and Hate Crimes Sentenced to Nearly 20 Year
JAN 09, 2013 International Narcotics Trafficker Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to 280 Months in Prison
DEC 17, 2012 DEA Announces Results of Operation Knight Stalker
NOV 20, 2012 Alleged Leader of Ethnic-Albanian Organized Crime Syndicate Extradited to the U.S. to Face Drug and Money Laundering Charges
NOV 20, 2012 Canadian Trucker Convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana
NOV 09, 2012 Whatcom County Resident Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Conspiring to Smuggle Massive Cocaine Shipment to Canada
NOV 06, 2012 Leader of Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison
NOV 01, 2012 Verdict Returned Against Two Remaining Defendants in Murder-for-Hire and Drug Trafficking Conspiracy
OCT 22, 2012 Mexican Drug Trafficker Sentenced to 40 years in Federal Prison
OCT 19, 2012 U.S. Based Leader of International Drug Smuggling Ring Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison
OCT 16, 2012 Former Colombian Prosecutor Pleads Guilty to Role in International Drug Trafficking Conspiracy
OCT 01, 2012 Final Defendant in Rhode Island’s Largest Cocaine Bust Ever Pleads Guilty in Federal Court
SEP 07, 2012 Four Sentenced in Cocaine Transport Conspiracy
JUN 06, 2012 45 Indicted in Major DEA-Led Investigations of Drug Trafficking Operations at San Juan International Airport
MAY 25, 2012 1.4 Tons of Cocaine Seized
APR 10, 2012 DEA Announces Treasury Sanctions Against Top Guatemalan Drug Trafficker With Ties to Los Zetas
SEP 30, 2011 DEA and Attorney General Announce Arrests Connected to Multi-Million Dollar Haul of Cocaine from Mexican Cartel
SEP 06, 2011 Fifty-Six BACRIM Narco-Traffickers Charged in Operation Seven Trumpets and Operation Under the Sea
JUN 06, 2011 Ten Alleged Members of a Colombian Drug Trafficking Organization Charged with Distributing over 25,000 Kilograms of Cocaine
JAN 20, 2011 Operation Spiderweb Snags Cocaine, Meth, Weapons and Over $1 Million in Cash
NOV 08, 2010 Cocaine Supplied by Los Zetas Mexican Drug Cartel
SEP 27, 2010 East St. Louis Man Sentenced for Crack Cocaine Felony
JAN 19, 2010 Mexican Cocaine Trafficking Leader Sentenced to 27 Years in Federal Prison
APR 22, 2009 United States Announces Historic Transfer of Defendants from Sierra Leone to Face Cocaine Importation Charges
APR 16, 2009 Drug Trafficker Pleads Guilty to Murder of Member of Mexican Cocaine Trafficking Organization
APR 01, 2009 Cocaine To Go - Bronx Pizza Parlor Delivers Narcotics
MAR 18, 2009 Two Mexican Nationals Plead Guilty to Cocaine Conspiracy
MAR 04, 2009 New York Correction Officer Arrested; Agreed to Transport 15 Kilograms of Cocaine
DEC 30, 2008 DEA Seizes $3 Million Worth of Cocaine in St. Croix, USVI
OCT 02, 2008 DEA Seizes $58 Million Worth of Cocaine on Panamanian Ship
OCT 01, 2008 Former Denver Bronco Arrested by DEA
SEP 23, 2008 Cocaine Hidden in Kiddie Toys
SEP 04, 2008 Twin Undercover Narcotics Operations Targets San Diego Gang Members
SEP 04, 2008 Leader of Mexican Cocaine Cartel Extradited to The United States From Mexico on Narcotics Trafficking Charges
SEP 02, 2008 Dos Rios Public Housing Drug Dealers Sentenced to Prison
AUG 25, 2008 Cocaine Cartel Leader to Face Charges in the United States
JUL 28, 2008 Operation Blackjack Dismantles Drug Pipeline from New York City to Central NY
JUN 30, 2008 Modesto Football Coach Indicted for Cocaine Trafficking
JUN 18, 2008 High-Level Drug Traffickers Arrested in Joint US/Canada Case
MAY 06, 2008 Undercover Operation Targets SDSU Campus
APR 02, 2008 Mexican MAYor Charged with Trafficking Multi-Kilogram Quantities of Cocaine Arrives in New York
MAR 10, 2008 Designer Cocaine-Candy Flavored Drug Seized in Undercover Investigation
FEB 20, 2008 TSA and Delta Employees Indicted in Drug Smuggling Sting at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
FEB 13, 2008 Former Colombian National Police Officer Found Guilty of Conspiring to Distribute Over Two Tons of Cocaine
DEC 11, 2007 Mexican-Based International Drug Trafficking Organization Takes Big Hit in US
NOV 08, 2007 White House Drug Czar, DEA Administrator Release New Data Showing Significant Disruptions in U.S. Cocaine and Methamphetamine Markets
NOV 08, 2007 New Data Show Significant Disruptions In U.S. Methamphetamine, Cocaine Markets Price Of Meth Soars 73 Percent; Purity Down By Nearly A Third
OCT 16, 2007 18 Defendants, Including 10 JFK Airport Employees, Charged in International Drug Smuggling and Distribution Schemes
AUG 23, 2007 Multi-Agency Operation Results in Over $5 Million in Cash Seizures
JUL 31, 2007 Two Mexican Nationals Sentenced to 35 Years Each for Leading Vast Drug Conspiracy
JUN 18, 2007 Colombian Drug Kingpin Found Guilty
MAY 14, 2007 Operation GhostRider Nets 28 Arrests, Gang Targeted
APR 18, 2007 Cocaine Cowboys-Rounded Up At Last
APR 12, 2007 Seven College Students In VA Arrested On Drug Distribution Charges
MAR 13, 2007 Over Quarter Million Dollars Worth Crack Cocaine Seized from North Sacramento Residential Neighborhood
FEB 15, 2007 Drug Impostor Nabbed

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