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Drug Trafficking

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  • Mexico arrests drug lord Beltran Leyva posing as businessman

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hector Beltran Leyva, one of the most notorious Mexican drug lords still at large, was captured on Wednesday by soldiers at a seafood restaurant in a picturesque town in central Mexico popular with American retirees.
  • Williamsburg man pleads guilty to manufacturing meth

     Williamsburg man pleads guilty to manufacturing meth
    — A Williamsburg man arrested following a drug bust at a local hotel last November was convicted of manufacturing methamphetamine Wednesday in circuit court. Motions were scheduled to be heard in the case of 37-year-old Michael A. Barnette, but...

    Drug cartel leader Hector Beltran Leyva arrested in Mexico

    Drug cartel leader Hector Beltran Leyva arrested in Mexico
    Hector Beltran Leyva, remaining kingpin of a once-powerful and increasingly troublesome family-run drug cartel, was captured Wednesday in central Mexico, authorities announced. Beltran Leyva was taken into custody by army forces “without a shot...

    Cocaine charges against Petersburg man dropped in New Kent Circuit Court

    Cocaine charges against Petersburg man dropped in New Kent Circuit Court
    NEW KENT – Although authorities found cocaine in a car driven in New Kent County by Lavale Shurdall Wright, 48, of Petersburg. However, he will not face jail time in the county. Following testimonies from Wright and Virginia State Police, New Kent...

    Nearly two dozen charged in multimillion-dollar drug operations in Chicago area

    Nearly two dozen charged in multimillion-dollar drug operations in Chicago area
    A man who was arrested almost 1 ½ years ago continued to direct his cocaine and marijuana operation while he was in custody, according to charges against nearly two dozen individuals unveiled today by federal authorities in Chicago. Following the...