Category: Drug Crime

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A WALB article reported that on July 5, 2010, a Thomasville man was arrested for cocaine possession after reporting a burglary at his own home. According to the article, the man came home to find the lights on inside of his house on Andrews Street and subsequently called to report what he thought to be a burglary […]

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An article: Multiple Cocaine Drug Charges addresses the recent arrest of three Gainesville men for several drug charges relating to trafficking cocaine, conspiracy to traffic cocaine, possession of cocaine with the intent to distribute, and use of a communications device to facilitate a drug transaction. Based on the article, after an undercover drug investigation involving the […]

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A Moultrie Observer article recently described the arrest of a man for drug violations in Colquitt County. The man was charged with the Georgia drug crime of possession and intent to distribute marijuana and white pills known as Hydrocodone. The arrest began as a routine traffic stop when an officer on patrol noticed that the driver’s tag light was […]

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Legislature on Monday approved a bill that would make New Jersey the 14th state to allow chronically ill patients access to marijuana for medical reasons. The bill allows patients with ailments such as cancer, AIDS and multiple sclerosis to buy up to 2 ounces (57 grams) of marijuana a month at state-monitored dispensaries. New Jersey’s […]

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In a report discusses the recent events of the largest drug bust of the last 10 years conducted by the Justice Department, in which New York State and many other U.S. states were main sites for receiving the shipment of illegal substances. According to the article, over 400 members of an alleged Mexico-based cartel have […]

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As reported in a story on February 10, 2009 that Dr. Richard Lucente, 37, had been arrested for the NY drug crime of illegally selling steroids to bodybuilders. Lucente is also the main doctor involved in a steroid scandal involving NYPD officers. Lucente operated the New York anti-aging and wellness center in W. Brighton, Staten Island. He was one […]

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February 10, 2009 an undercover sting operation resulted in the arrest of parolee Kirkland Smith, 58, for selling methadone to an undercover police officer. Due to a slip up, either by the NYPD or the district attorney’s office, they botched up the drug test results and were unsuccessful in meeting a deadline to indict Smith; […]

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In a story on March 13, 2009 that Ken Tippins, former Atlanta Falcons player from 1990-1995 will serve four years in jail after pleading guilty to a cocaine charge according to Charles Stines, Alapaha Chief Assistant District Attorney. A marijuana possession with intent charge was dropped in exchange for a guilty plea. A motion has been filed […]