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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...

Not guilty plea for man transporting hemp

Nov. 7, 2019 12:12 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...

FBI: 3 men charged in $1M Mississippi methamphetamine bust

Nov. 7, 2019 9:24 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The FBI says federal and local authorities have discovered 114 pounds (52 kilograms) of methamphetamine with a street value of approximately $1 million during an operation in Mississippi. The agency said in a statement Tuesday that 49-year-old Aaron Whavers, 64-year-old Gerald Jones...

Kentucky man charged with sex trafficking, drug conspiracy

Nov. 7, 2019 8:22 AM EST

LONDON, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky accountant accused of paying for sex with young women who were addicted to drugs faces federal conspiracy charges. The Herald-Leader reports 49-year-old Mark Milslagle, of Lexington, was charged Monday in federal court with conspiring to distribute drugs and conspiring...

Police: Detective shot, critically hurt during drug raid

Nov. 5, 2019 5:09 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police say a detective was on life support after being shot and critically injured at a house in Ohio while serving a drug-related warrant. Dayton police Chief Richard Biehl said Tuesday that Jorge DelRio was shot twice in the face Monday while working with a Drug Enforcement...

Florida inmate pleads guilty to distributing drugs in jail

Nov. 5, 2019 4:43 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — An inmate at a Florida jail has been convicted of distributing drugs that caused other inmates to suffer overdoses. Court records show that 33-year-old Timothy CathCart pleaded guilty Monday in Tampa federal court to conspiracy to distribute and possession with the intent to distribute...

Drug charge dropped against Washington tribal police officer

Nov. 4, 2019 12:52 PM EST

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal drug charge against a former Yakama Nation police officer has been dismissed, while his sentencing for a child pornography conviction has been rescheduled. The Yakima Herald reports 39-year-old Lorenzo Elias Mendez was charged with one count of possessing more than 50 grams...