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Report: N.J. Man Racks Up Several Decades Worth Of Driving Suspensions

A southern New Jersey man who racked up six DWI charges in three months last year has been taken off the road for even more time.

09/14/2013

Some of the cocaine seized by police during a search in Flatlands, Brooklyn on Sept. 7, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

3 Arrests Made As Police Seize Loaded Gun, Drugs During Search Of Brooklyn Apartment

Officers found about 2 kilos of cocaine, a pound of marijuana and a loaded .380 semi-automatic gun in the Flatlands apartment.

09/08/2013

Richard Pearson with lawyer in court (CBS 2)

Residents Beg Judge To Keep So-Called ‘SoHo Wild Man’ Behind Bars

Residents who live near Lafayette and Spring Street refused to back down. They flooded the judge with dozens of letters begging him to keep Pearson off of the street.

09/04/2013

William Wright (credit: Handout)

Kingpin Sentenced In California-New York Cocaine Smuggling Case

The leader of a drug smuggling ring that shipped cocaine and marijuana in luxury cars from California to Long Island has been sentenced to 13 1/2 years in prison.

08/13/2013

Mina Gatas (CBS 2)

Brooklyn Ice Cream Truck Driver Accused Of Selling Drugs From Truck

The innocent music box jingle and the colorful advertisements for frozen treats were concealing some seedy transactions inside an ice cream truck in Brooklyn, prosecutors said.

08/06/2013

Jersey City police cruiser (credit: CBS 2)

Dozens Arrested, Weapons And Drugs Seized In Jersey City Crime Crackdown

Mayor Steven Fulop announced Saturday that city police in conjunction with the Hudson County prosecutor’s office and federal drug agents arrested 35 people on a variety of charges.

07/27/2013

Cocaine (file / credit: clipart.com)

Accused Colombian Cocaine Distributor, Known As ‘El Loco,’ Pleads Not Guilty

Daniel Barrera, 44, is charged with conspiracy to import narcotics, which can carry a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison, or a maximum of life in prison if he is convicted.

07/10/2013

Bedford-Stuyvesant Gun Bust

2 Arrested In Bedford-Stuyvesant Gun, Drug Bust

Police this week arrested two Brooklyn men after finding firearms and stashes of heroin and crack cocaine in their Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment.

05/25/2013

Drugs Hidden In Papa John's Pizza Box

Prosecutors: Pizza Delivery Man Also Delivered Cocaine

A Papa John’s delivery man is accused of selling cocaine, using his delivery gig as a cover for his sales.

05/16/2013

Pringles Cans

Report: Man Caught In New Jersey With Pringles Can Full Of Cocaine

Rasheed Jerimine, 38, of Rockland County, was arrested Saturday in Alpine, N.J., after he was caught hiding $2,500 worth of cocaine in a Pringles can, according to a published report.

04/08/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

NYC Cop Accused Of Involvement In Ring That Robbed Drug Dealers Pleads Not Guilty

Harlem police officer Jose Tejada, 45, a veteran of 17 years on the NYPD, was arraigned Thursday for allegedly being part of a violent robbery crew made up of actual and phony cops.

04/04/2013

Diapers Allegedly Used To Smuggle Cocaine (credit: U. S. Customs & Border Protection)

Officials: Bronx Women Busted At JFK With Cocaine In ‘Diapers’

Two Bronx women were found smuggling cocaine in diapers at JFK Airport on Saturday, federal agents said.

01/30/2013

Luqman Abdullah

N.J. Bloods Gang Leader Surrenders After Lengthy Manhunt

The leader of a Bloods street gang in New Jersey turned himself in to authorities this weekend, and was ordered held on $5 million charges bail on charges that he ran a major drug ring.

12/30/2012

(credit: DEA/File)

Large Amounts Of Guns, Coke, And Cash Seized During Friday Night Raid In Newark

A team made up of detectives from the Newark Police department along with members of Essex County’s Viper Unit collaborated to conduct the raid in the 500-block of South 11th street.

12/01/2012

Cocaine seized by New York State Police in Times Square (credit: NYSP)

Six Indicted After Cocaine Seizure Near Times Square Hotel

Indictments have been handed down in the case of 105 pounds of cocaine seized near a Times Square hotel last month.

11/26/2012

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