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Man sentenced for buying marijuana with intent to distribute

Nov. 14, 2019 5:09 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Vermont man who authorities say bought a kilogram of marijuana in Maine to distribute to his friends in Vermont has been sentenced to probation and fined. The Sun Journal reports that a federal judge sentenced 71-year-old Charles Caliri, of Woodstock, to three years probation and...

Teen pleas to lesser charges in Olathe shooting death

Nov. 14, 2019 4:42 PM EST

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy originally charged with murder in a high school student’s death in Olathe has pleaded guilty to lesser charges. Rolland Kobelo pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated robbery and distribution of Xanax. The plea deal calls for him to be sentenced to 10 years in...

Defendant in drug slaying gets 40 years in prison

Nov. 14, 2019 8:34 AM EST

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who shot another man four times in the back during a drug deal has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. The Connecticut Post reports that 23-year-old Jovanne Brown was sentenced Wednesday on charges of felony murder and possession of a pistol without a permit....

24 years for man who sold drugs to student who killed self

Nov. 13, 2019 7:00 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been sentenced to 24 years and five months in prison for selling a powerful narcotic to his ex-girlfriend at the University of South Carolina though he knew she wanted to kill herself. The State newspaper reports 24-year-old Anthony Hunt was sentenced Tuesday...

Trial begins for ex-deputy charged with distributing drugs

Nov. 13, 2019 11:14 AM EST

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Testimony has begun in the trial of a former West Virginia sheriff's deputy facing federal drug distribution charges. The Exponent Telegram reports prosecutors called former Harrison County Deputy Tim Rock “a drug dealer with a badge” in opening statements Tuesday...

Woman admits to mixing heroin, fentanyl at Virginia home

Nov. 12, 2019 2:47 PM EST

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman has agreed to a plea deal in which she admits to mixing heroin and fentanyl at her home. The Daily Press of Newport News reports 38-year-old Symphoni V. Wiggins boasted about being a "master mixer," cutting the drugs at her house in Hampton. Court documents say...

Trial set for man accused of showing agents how to make bomb

Nov. 11, 2019 3:43 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has set an April 14 trial for an Arizona man accused of showing undercover officers how to make explosive devices during two 2017 sting operations. Ahmad Suhad Ahmad pleaded not guilty to charges of distributing information relating to explosives and conspiring to possess with intent...

Police: Georgia taco shop owner was trafficking in meth

Nov. 11, 2019 3:13 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Police say a man who owns a chain of taco restaurants in coastal Georgia had a sideline business — distributing large amounts of methamphetamine. The Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team says 34-year-old Adolfo "Flaco" Mitchell of Guyton turned himself in last week after...

Germany rejects asylum claim by deported convict

Nov. 8, 2019 10:57 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German officials have rejected an asylum request from a Lebanese man who was convicted of drug dealing and deported but then returned to Germany. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said Friday that the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees had rejected Ibrahim Miri's application as "clearly...

Not guilty plea for man transporting hemp

Nov. 7, 2019 1:52 PM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The Colorado man who was arrested in South Dakota after his load of hemp tested positive for THC, the component in marijuana that produces a high, has pleaded not guilty to drug charges. Robert Herzberg entered the plea in state court in Kadoka Wednesday to charges of intending to...