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DA: Cliffside Park, N.J. Man Admits To Running Major Drug Ring

A Cliffside Park, New Jersey man has admitted to being the leader of a major drug trafficking gang that moved large quantities of cocaine throughout Manhattan, the Bronx and New Jersey.

06/24/2015

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Monmouth County Officials: 14 Arrested In Heroin Ring Bust

Several of those implicated in the drug ring were members of the same family, according to officials.

05/23/2015

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Customs Officers Seize Narcotics From 2 Planes At JFK Airport

The planes had arrived two days apart from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

05/11/2015

Italian police officers outside a Queens pizzeria allegedly involved in an international drug smuggling operation on May 7, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Officials: Police Break Up U.S.-Italy Cocaine Ring Run Out Of Queens Pizza Parlor

An operation conducted by Italian police, the FBI and Homeland Security has targeted a major drug-trafficking ring based in a pizza parlor in New York City, officials said.

05/07/2015

Gyan Damian Morgan swallowed about 70 pellets containing cocaine, authorities said. (credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Authorities: Jamaican Man Tried To Smuggle Cocaine Through JFK Airport By Swallowing 70 Pellets

The amount of cocaine retrieved has an estimate street value of tens of thousands of dollars, according to authorities.

05/05/2015

Federal officials say Romario Lewis, a Jamaican, tried to smuggle cocaine in his underwear while flying into JFK airport on Apr. 16, 2015. (credit: Customs and Border Protection)

Officials: Jamaican Man Found With Cocaine In Underwear At JFK International Airport

Lewis flew in on Apr. 16 and “exhibited numerous signs of nervousness” when customs agents were inspecting his suitcase, officials said.

05/04/2015

Cocaine found in girdle, underwear at JFK, officials say (U. S. Customs and Border Protection)

Officials: Guyanese Woman Found With Cocaine In Underwear, Girdle At JFK

Olive Fowler was escorted to a private room where CBP officers searched her. It was during this search that they found packages concealed in the girdle and underwear, officials said.

04/20/2015

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9 Accused Of Involvment In NY, NJ Cocaine Trafficking Ring Arraigned

A lead defendant, Ralph Ben Cotto was held without bail and charged as a major trafficker under the state’s drug kingpin law, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.

04/01/2015

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Cocaine Found In Milk, Custard Powder Bags Inside Woman’s Luggage At JFK

A woman is facing drug smuggling charges for allegedly using a unique trick to sneak cocaine into the country.

12/10/2014

This black duffel bag full of cocaine was found in a container of was agents expected to be wine at Port Newark. (Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Patrol)

Authorities: More Than 35 Pounds Of Cocaine Found In Port Newark Shipment

Customs agents at Port Newark uncorked more than they bargained for after inspecting a ship in October.

11/25/2014

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Authorities: Traveler At JFK Airport Found Carrying $87K Worth Of Cocaine

She was arrested after a K-9 named Fenja alerted her handler to a suspicious suitcase on Sunday.

11/19/2014

19 Charged For Selling Crack Cocaine In East Harlem Public Housing Complex

Nineteen people have been charged with selling crack cocaine in the lobbies, hallways, elevators and even playgrounds of an East Harlem public housing complex.

10/11/2014

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Los Angeles Man Sentenced For Role In Drug Ring With Ties To New Jersey

A Los Angeles man has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for his role in a transcontinental narcotics network that conducted its operations in New Jersey.

09/09/2014

A drug workstation in a Brentwood house. (credit: Suffolk County District Attorney's Office)

More Than 20 People Arrested In Long Island Drug Ring Takedown

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said sales occurred on side streets near the Sunrise Highway or the Long Island Expressway and some regular customers got home delivery.

08/12/2014

The Juan Sebastian de Elcano, a training vessel for the Spanish navy, in New York City on May 15, 2014. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork)

Spanish Navy Training Ship Allegedly Smuggled Cocaine To New York

A Civil Guard statement Wednesday said three sailors were arrested on July 12 when the ship returned to Spain, but the drug wasn’t found until last Saturday, hidden in the ship’s reserve sails.

08/06/2014

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