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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

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11 Drug-Dealing Bronx Gang Members Charged In Violent Robbery, Assault Pattern

The members of “6 Wild” allegedly held a gun to their victims’ heads and demanded cash and drugs before severely beating the victims, prosecutors said. In some cases, the victims were strangled, according to authorities.

06/20/2013

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

Man Dies Following Confrontation With Police In The Bronx

Jose Muniz was spotted putting an unknown substance – possibly drugs – into his mouth by a sergeant and two undercover officers on Jerome Avenue, police said.

06/20/2013

Tyreek Langs (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: L.I. Man Arrested For Selling Drugs With Infant Daughter

Officers conducting surveillance spotted Tyreek Langs, with the baby in his arms, walk down the street and sell heroin to a drug buyer at the corner of Peters Boulevard and Kelly Avenue, police said.

06/14/2013

Doc Gooden with Boomer & Carton (credit: Al Dukes/WFAN)

Doc Gooden On WFAN: Hearing Prison Rape Was ‘Most Devastating’ Moment Of Life

Dr. K stopped by the Boomer & Carton studios Thursday to give listeners an idea of what to expect as they read about his journey from addiction to incarceration to recovery.

06/06/2013

A view of buildings on Rikers Island penitentiary complex (file/credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Rikers Corrections Officer Denies Striking Deals With Inmates For Drugs

Robert Winfield is accused of demanding drugs from inmates in return for getting their sentences shortened, which is something he cannot do in his role as corrections officer.

05/28/2013

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

Newtown School Shooter Adam Lanza (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Adam Lanza Had No Drugs, Alcohol In His System During Newtown Massacre

The toxicology tests were conducted as part of Adam Lanza’s autopsy by Connecticut’s chief medical examiner.

05/13/2013

Kevin Wallin (credit: The Connecticut Post)

Two Plead Guilty In Connecticut ‘Monsignor Meth’ Drug Ring

A California man and his girlfriend have pleaded guilty to federal drug conspiracy charges for supplying four pounds of methamphetamine to a Roman Catholic priest’s Connecticut drug operation.

04/19/2013

Campos Houses in the East Village (file / credit: Google Maps)

Three Dozen Indicted In Connection With Drug Rings At Manhattan Housing Projects

Authorities in Manhattan announced Friday the indictment of 41 alleged members of two narcotics trafficking rings, but there’s a twist.

04/12/2013

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

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Campaign Under Way Against Unused Drugs In L.I. Water Supply

A Citizens Campaign for the Environment survey showed 51 percent of the 59 facilities it more than half of Suffolk County’s medical facilities are flushing their unused and expired medications down the toilet.

03/05/2013

A Suffolk County police officer demonstrates the administration of Narcan (credit: Josh Hagermann)

Narcan Nasal Spray Saves Dozens From Overdoses In Suffolk County

51 lives have been saved in the past six months in Suffolk County because police officers who have also been trained as EMTs have used the nasal spray Narcan to revive men and women who overdosed on drugs.

02/27/2013

A Seattle resident takes marijuana from a plastic bag shortly after a law legalizing the recreational use of marijuana took effect on Dec. 6, 2012 (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Clarifies Position On Marijuana As New Policy Set To Take Effect

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he opposes legalizing marijuana – or any other illicit drug.

02/15/2013

Tyson Chandler (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images), Jay Williams (credit: Randy Belice/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Got High Before Games? Tyson Chandler Rejects Ex-Teammate’s Claims

“I think that’s ridiculous that he would come out and say something like that,” Chandler said at a Garden of Dreams Foundation event Monday night.

02/12/2013

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