Historic Spanish Ship Used To Smuggle Drugs To NYC, Prosecutors SayJorge Luis Hoayeck was arrested alongside alleged co-conspirator Jorge Alberto Siado-Alvarez in Columbia in January, officials said.
NYC Drug Kingpin Sentenced To 11 Years In PrisonJose Mauro Mota, believed to be a major supplier of narcotics on the Eastern seaboard, was arrested in 2011 at the Vince Lombardi service area off I-95 in New Jersey.
5 Charged With Smuggling Drugs From Mexico To NYCAuthorities said that 30 pounds of heroin and $835,000 in cash were recovered during a wire-tap investigation that began last year.
9 Accused Of Involvment In NY, NJ Cocaine Trafficking Ring ArraignedA 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.
6 Accused Of Drug Trafficking Out Of Bronx Grocery StoreAccording to U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, the successful drug trade at the store also led to violence.
24 Reputed Members Of Murder Moore Gangstas Arrested The Murda Moore Gangstas allegedly controlled the area in and around the Moore Housing Projects. Those arrested have been charged with racketeering, drugs and weapons offenses.
Bitcoin Operators Charged In NYC 'Silk Road' Drug BustThe top executive of a Manhattan-based Bitcoin company and a Florida Bitcoin exchanger have been charged with conspiring to commit money laundering by selling more than $1 million in Bitcoins to users of the black market website Silk Road, which let users buy illegal drugs anonymously, authorities said Monday.
Alleged Drug Trafficking Ringleader Carlos Medina Ordered Held Without BailCarlos Medina, 59, was arraigned Friday following his arrest on a number of narcotics possession and dealing charges. Medina spent nearly 25 years locked up on a federal conviction.
2 Suspected Drug Traffickers Indicted Following Months-Long InvestigationMore than $35,000 in marijuana, four guns and $21,000 in cash were seized, along with two pit bulls and a large python. The drugs and cash were found at the dealing site in Harlem and at the men's apartments in the Bronx.
Man Involved In Illegal Gun-Selling Ring Sentenced To Decades In PrisonJason Teneyck, 36, is the last of six defendants to be sentenced as part of a drug and gun trafficking ring with an unusual cast of characters.
Police: Accused Heroin Dealers Stashed Baggies In Daughter's Hello Kitty BackpackAccording to police, the couple had just taken their 4-year-old daughter into Westchester County to purchase 72 glassine envelopes of heroin for resale in Fairfield County.
Mobster Pleads Guilty To Massive International Drug Trafficking RingAlessandro Tallone of the Rizzuto organized crime family based in Montreal is one of ten members of that branch of La Cosa Nostra charged with trafficking over $1 billion worth of marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy into the U.S.