Sunday, August 20, 2017

drug trafficking

Deputies from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Thursday after a three month long undercover operation. Oliver Rocher, 32, was arrested after deputies found him in a Fort Myers hotel room with heroin, crack cocaine, and steroids. Deputies ...
This May 1, 2015 photo shows an aerial view of the US Mexico border showing Calexico, Calif. below and Mexicali, Mexico above.

BY ELLIOT SPAGAT SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department issued a scathing review Wednesday of a small town’s police practices in a big drug and immigrant smuggling corridor on California’s border with Mexico, finding a lack of basic ...
In this Oct. 18, 2014 file photo, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and first lady Cilia Flores, greet supporters as they arrive for a march for peace in Caracas, Venezuela.

BY JORGE RUEDA and JOSHUA GOODMAN CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Two nephews of Venezuela’s powerful first lady are facing arraignment in New York after being arrested in Haiti on charges of conspiring to smuggle 800 kilograms of cocaine into the ...

By KATHERINE CORCORAN MEXICO CITY (AP) — Top Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, head of the powerful Sinaloa Cartel, has escaped from a maximum security prison for the second time, Mexican officials said as they launched a manhunt. ...
lara Balogova is silhouetted against a window at a Roma settlement near Kralovsky Chlmec, Slovakia.

| BY SYLVIA HUI and KAREL JANICEK LONDON (AP) — Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met. She knew he did not ...
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