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Regional 'director' in drug case tried

A federal jury in Alexandria convicted a 25-year-old man of conspiring to distribute cocaine in Northern Virginia. Fernando Reynoso Avalos, of Fort Washington, was alleged to have been a part of a large-scale conspiracy to bring multi-kilograms of cocaine ranging...

By Dana Hedgpeth  | February 28, 2011; 5:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Dana Hedgpeth, From the Editors, Narcotics, Virginia  
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D.C. police celebrate annual awards

It's award season for filmmakers, actors, musicians and... police officers. D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier played emcee Thursday night as she doled out dozens of awards to officers, civilians and partners, during the Metropolitan Police Department's 11th Annual Awards...

By Clarence Williams  | February 18, 2011; 2:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Cathy L. Lanier, Chandra Levy, Clarence Williams, Heroes, Narcotics, The District  
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2 plead guilty on G'town drug case

Two young men pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Friday to attempting to manufacture about a gram of a hallucinogenic drug in a Georgetown dorm in October.Charles B. Smith, then a freshman in Georgetown's School of Foreign Service, and...

By Spencer S. Hsu  | February 11, 2011; 7:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  Narcotics, Spencer S. Hsu, The District  
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6 yrs. for drug-related export deals

A Houston man was sentenced to six years in prison Friday in U.S. District Court in Alexandria for brokering deals to export tablets used in cold medicines from India to Mexico and Guatemala, where they were used to make methamphetamine....

By Dana Hedgpeth  | February 11, 2011; 4:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Dana Hedgpeth, From the Courthouse, Narcotics  
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130 marijuana plants found in Md. 'office'

Authorities say a Sharpsburg, Md., man has been charged with drug offenses six months after about 130 marijuana plants were found in a building in a strip mall in Maugansville. Thirty-two-year-old Chad Frobauck surrendered Monday after learning a warrant had...

By The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown  | February 10, 2011; 8:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Maryland, Narcotics  
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30 months for pill-selling Md. dentist

Federal prosecutors say a Catonsville dentist has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for selling thousands of hydrocodone pills. Forty-nine-year-old Kenneth Riley was also ordered to forfeit $157,350 and pay a $25,000 fine at sentencing on Monday....

By The Associated Press  | January 25, 2011; 7:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Baltimore, From the Courthouse, Narcotics  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Plea deal in works in G'town drug case, Spencer S. Hsu , January 21, 2011
Pr. William teacher charged in drug ring, Allison Klein , January 19, 2011
Cocaine, heroin bust on cruise ship in Baltimore, The Associated Press , January 12, 2011
Va. teacher's son shipped pot to home, The Virginian-Pilot , January 5, 2011
Jail for twins who bribed DC cops, Spencer S. Hsu , January 4, 2011
Nine with ties to Mexican cartel charged, Theola Labbe'-DeBose , December 15, 2010
Cops bust "La Familia" members, Clarence Williams , December 14, 2010
10 years for Md. man in drug case, The Associated Press , December 14, 2010
14 charged in auto shop drug ring , Allison Klein , December 8, 2010
Pr. George's officer pleads not guilty, Maria Glod , December 2, 2010
Pot charges dropped in Arenstein case, Keith L. Alexander , November 16, 2010
BWI package had heroin in buttons, the Washington Examiner , November 11, 2010
Marijuana growing bust in Baltimore, the Associated Press , November 10, 2010
Feds find drug tunnel to Mexico, Mary Pat Flaherty , November 5, 2010
Guilty pleas for Va. couple in drug case, Washington Post Editors , October 26, 2010
IDs in Georgetown drug lab arrests, Washington Post Editors , October 25, 2010
Nine indicted in D.C. drug ring , Maria Glod , October 21, 2010
Video: Mexico marijuana bust, Washington Post Editors , October 21, 2010
900 grams of cocaine seized in Calvert, Christy Goodman , October 15, 2010
Arenstein appears on pot charge, Keith L. Alexander , October 15, 2010
Strip search evidence disputed: Report, Washington Post Editors , October 5, 2010
Va. drug trafficker gets 15 years , Maria Glod , October 1, 2010
Crack-carrying car explodes: Police, Washington Post Editors , September 22, 2010
Guilty plea seen in prison gang case, Washington Post Editors , September 14, 2010
Jail for pair in Va. pot case, Washington Post Editors , September 13, 2010
Seized pot stolen in Maine, Washington Post Editors , September 13, 2010
Senate aide arrested on drug charge, Washington Post Editors , September 9, 2010
Neighbors spot pot plant, call cops, Washington Post Editors , September 8, 2010
3 in Md. told to forfeit $10M, Washington Post Editors , September 1, 2010
6 arrests in $1M N.Y. heroin raid, Washington Post Editors , August 27, 2010
DEA to 'take back' drugs in Baltimore, Washington Post Editors , August 24, 2010
Counterfeiting, drug charges in Md. , Washington Post Editors , August 24, 2010
Police suspect Md. dogfighting ring, Washington Post Editors , August 16, 2010
Couple gave girl pot for 5 years: Police, Mary Pat Flaherty , August 13, 2010
Texas texter arrested on drug charges, Washington Post Editors , August 13, 2010
Drugs, guns seized at Md. car wash, Washington Post Editors , August 12, 2010
Life sentence for Md. cocaine dealer, Washington Post Editors , August 11, 2010
Drug charges on I-95 for area men, Washington Post Editors , August 5, 2010
70 months for juice box smuggler, Washington Post Editors , July 30, 2010
DEA claims big Va. drug bust, Washington Post Editors , July 30, 2010
Life in prison for PCP kingpin, Washington Post Editors , July 29, 2010
Pot seized during Va. traffic stop, Washington Post Editors , July 27, 2010
D.C. bust nets $200,000 in drugs, Lynda Robinson , July 15, 2010
Guilty plea in Va. cop's drug dealing, Washington Post Editors , July 9, 2010
22 years for Va. drug smuggler, Washington Post Editors , July 9, 2010
New charges for Md. prison gangsters, Washington Post Editors , July 6, 2010
Police bust D.C., Md., drug ring, Maria Glod , June 18, 2010
Police: Mom left girl to use heroin, Washington Post Editors , June 9, 2010
Man who tried sneaking pot into Okla. courthouse arrested, Washington Post Editors , June 7, 2010
17 years for Waldorf man who plotted to sell cocaine, Washington Post Editors , May 25, 2010
Video: Alleged drug lord barricades Jamaican slum, Washington Post Editors , May 25, 2010
Woman claims lost purse, gets busted for cocaine in it, Washington Post Editors , April 23, 2010
12 years for Michael Vick's uncle in heroin case, Washington Post Editors , April 22, 2010
Frederick Co. man gets 17 1/2 years for drug trafficking, Washington Post Editors , April 16, 2010
13 arrests, 250 lbs. of pot caught up in Md. smuggling bust, Washington Post Editors , April 2, 2010
15 years for Pr. George's cocaine dealer, Mary Pat Flaherty , March 23, 2010
Two-year Va. investigation nets 31 on range of drug charges, Washington Post Editors , March 19, 2010
Va. company gets unexpected $2M marijuana delivery, Washington Post Editors , March 18, 2010
8 arrested in D.C. drug probe, Washington Post Editors , March 11, 2010
Huffing a danger for preteens, study says, Maria Glod , March 11, 2010
Theft, drug ring broken up in Va., Tenn., authorities say, Washington Post Editors , February 19, 2010
Northwest D.C. van raid nets marijuana, cash, Del Wilber , February 4, 2010
Canadian trucker caught with Ecstasy faces sentencing in Frederick, Washington Post Editors , January 13, 2010
Obliterated fingerprints helped man elude capture, Allison Klein , December 14, 2009
Men who report robbery busted for growing pot, Washington Post Editors , December 9, 2009
Man tried to smuggle cocaine in a chicken, police say, Washington Post editors , December 4, 2009
 
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