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Feds: Forgery operation produced over 10,000 fake documents

Mar. 5, 2019 7:43 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Located in an apartment in a primarily Hispanic town in Oregon, a clandestine lab churned out thousands of fake Social Security cards, drivers' licenses and immigration documents that were sold around the United States for years. The operation, revealed for the first time Tuesday in a...

Man, 33, convicted of murder at 13 charged with drug crimes

Mar. 1, 2019 6:00 PM EST

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area man who was convicted of murder at age 13 has been charged with selling heroin and methamphetamine. Nathaniel Abraham now is 33 years old. Bond was set at $100,000 during a court appearance Friday in Farmington Hills. Outside court, attorney James Galen says his client...

Man who bought $540 of Girl Scouts cookies is arrested

Feb. 27, 2019 5:00 AM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who bought more than 120 boxes of Girl Scouts cookies to help the scouts escape the cold has been arrested on drug charges. News outlets report the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency says 46-year-old Detric Lee McGowan was arrested Tuesday on charges including...

2014 Little Rock police memo: SWAT team served all warrants

Feb. 26, 2019 7:40 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Lawyers for a man who claims police lied to obtain a no-knock arrest warrant for him said Tuesday that a 2014 memo from Little Rock police shows the department had a policy to use SWAT teams, which are typically only used for high-risk situations, to execute all search warrants....

Friends seek to clear Houston couple killed in drug raid

Feb. 26, 2019 1:05 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — When police fatally shot a couple during a raid of their home in a working-class Houston neighborhood, friends and family members angrily dismissed allegations that the two were selling heroin and had fired on officers while defending an illicit business. Authorities have not cleared their...

Man gets 6 years in prison for dealing meth, cockfighting

Feb. 22, 2019 8:55 AM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Salem man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for dealing methamphetamine and abusing hundreds of roosters by training them for cockfights. The Statesman Journal reports 37-year-old Arturo Aispuro previously pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute meth and training...

Feds: El Chapo's sons indicted on drug conspiracy charges

Feb. 21, 2019 6:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two sons of notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges, the Justice Department said Thursday. Joaquin Guzman Lopez, 34, and Ovidio Guzman Lopez, 28, are charged in a single-count indictment that was unsealed last week in Washington....

Ex-Gardnerville man gets prison for heroin trafficking

Feb. 21, 2019 1:25 PM EST

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — A former Gardnerville man convicted of selling heroin as part of a drug ring at Lake Tahoe has been sentenced to up to six years in prison. The Record-Courier reports 28-year-old Adam Guenther received consecutive sentences of one to three years after pleading guilty earlier this...

California student accused of making 'Banana Plug' drug app

Feb. 20, 2019 4:21 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California college freshman is facing felony charges for allegedly creating an iPhone app he dubbed the Banana Plug to sell illicit drugs. Collin Howard on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to federal drug charges in San Jose after a grand jury indicted him on Feb. 14. Howard, 18,...

Teen seen beaten by police in video is released from custody

Feb. 20, 2019 4:00 AM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A teen seen beaten by Delaware police in a video of his arrest has been released from custody. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the 16-year-old boy was released Monday night after a bail reduction hearing. Video of the teen's Friday arrest shows him being held down by one New...