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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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Woman Arrested At JFK Airport For Allegedly Smuggling Cocaine In Her Underwear

CBP officers noticed the handle rails of her luggage weren’t working properly, officials said.

07/30/2014

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2 Correction Officers Accused Of Smuggling Drugs Into Rikers Island

Two New York City correction officers were charged Tuesday with trafficking cocaine and smuggling oxycodone and contraband into the Rikers Island jail complex.

07/29/2014

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Border Protection K-9 Sniffs Out Cocaine In Suitcase At JFK

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the K-9 named Ari “sniffed” out an arriving passenger’s suitcase while inspecting luggage arriving from Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on July 15.

07/24/2014

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Customs Officials: Cocaine Found Smuggled In Cookies At Newark Liberty International Airport

A further inspection revealed 118 oval-shaped pellets of cocaine, weighing a little more than 3 pounds, officials said.

06/19/2014

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Officials: Connecticut Man Busted At JFK With Nearly 5-Lbs Of Cocaine

A Connecticut man has been accused of trying to smuggle nearly 5 pounds of cocaine inside of his luggage.

06/18/2014

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AG Schneiderman: Drug Pipeline From NYC To Dutchess County Busted

A husband and wife allegedly ran the high-volume drug pipeline between their Washington Heights apartment and Wappingers Falls in Dutchess County.

05/28/2014

Authorities said cocaine was found inside packages of custard powder inside a man's suitcase at JFK. (credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Authorities: Cocaine Found Inside Packages Of Powdered Custard At JFK

A man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport after authorities said nearly 18 pounds of cocaine was found inside packages of powdered custard in his suitcase.

05/07/2014

Cocaine seized from Fun World Childcare in the Bronx. (Credit Handout)

Officials: Leader Of Puerto Rico-New York City Drug Ring Arrested

Juan Valdez is accused of smuggling large quantities of cocaine and oxycodone from Puerto Rico to New York using the U.S. Postal Service.

04/10/2014

Packages of cocaine that authorities said was hidden inside packages of frozen meat seized at JFK (credit: U. S. Customs & Border Protection)

Authorities: Cocaine Found Stashed Inside Packages Of Frozen Meat At JFK

A passenger tried to smuggle nearly eight pounds of cocaine off a flight at John F. Kennedy International Airport by hiding it inside packages of frozen meat, authorities said Monday.

04/07/2014

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Police: NJ Man Caught Riding Tricycle Naked, Eating Glass

By the time the officer arrived on the scene, he said 31-year old Jermaine Jones of Trenton was under a stairwell – still naked – eating broken glass and cigarettes.

03/26/2014

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Federal Officials: 240 Pounds Of Cocaine Found On Barge In New York

The load of drugs was discovered in early January, but federal customs and border agents only announced the seizure for the first time on Thursday.

03/01/2014

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman attends 'The Master' Premiere during The 69th Venice Film Festival at the Palazzo del Cinema on September 1, 2012 in Venice, Italy. (credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

ME: Hoffman’s Death Ruled An Accident; Cocktail Of Drugs Found In Actor’s System

Heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine were all found in his system, according to the ME’s office. Hoffman, 46, was found dead with a needle still in his arm in his West Village apartment on Feb. 2.

02/28/2014

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