cocaine

June 15, 2021

Avalos Pleads Guilty to Attempted Possession of Cocaine

Sun Valley, California Man, Pedro Avalos Pleads Guilty to Attempted Possession of Six Kilograms of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute Defendant Received Large Quantities of Cocaine Shipped to him Hidden in Record Players Baltimore, MD (STL.News) Pedro Avalos, age 33, of Sun Valley, California, pleaded guilty today to attempted possession...

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June 10, 2021

Bozeman: Alberto Rocha Pleaded Guilty To Distribute Cocaine

Cocaine trafficking sends Bozeman man, Luis Alberto Rocha to prison for eight years Investigators found 6.5 pounds of cocaine in package search MISSOULA (STL.News) A Bozeman man who admitted to trafficking cocaine after an investigation determined he received packages of cocaine and large amounts of cash was sentenced today to...

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June 10, 2021

Peruvian: Fonseca Melgarejo Admits Smuggling Cocaine

Peruvian Woman, Yolanda Fonseca Melgarejo Admits Smuggling Seven Kilos of Cocaine into United States through Newark Airport NEWARK, N.J (STL.News) A Peruvian woman today admitted smuggling approximately seven kilograms of cocaine into the United States from Peru, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Yolanda Fonseca Melgarejo, 59, a legal...

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June 9, 2021

New Castle: Donte Calhoun Charged with Possessing Cocaine

New Castle Man, Donte Calhoun Charged with Possessing Cocaine in Early 2020 PITTSBURGH, PA (STL.News) A resident of New Castle, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of violating federal narcotics laws, Acting United States Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman announced today. The two-count Indictment...

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June 7, 2021

Providence: Batista Sentenced for Trafficking Cocaine

Providence Man, Modesto Batista Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Trafficking Cocaine PROVIDENCE, R.I (STL.News) A Providence man who took possession of a package containing more than a kilogram of cocaine shipped from Puerto Rico moments after it was delivered by the U.S. Postal Service to the front porch...

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June 2, 2021

Liscio Charged with Trafficking Oxycodone, Cocaine

Wallingford Man, Christopher M. Liscio Charged with Trafficking Oxycodone and Cocaine (STL.News) Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Brian D. Boyle, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England, today announced that a federal grand jury in New Haven...

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May 26, 2021

Ifiok Equere Sentenced for Attempting to Purchase Cocaine

St. Louis Man, Ifiok J. Equere Sentenced for Attempting to Purchase Cocaine East St. Louis, IL (STL.News) A St. Louis man is heading to prison after arranging to purchase a kilogram of cocaine.  Ifiok J. Equere, 54, appeared in federal district court today and was sentenced to 70 months in...

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May 24, 2021

Harold Novick Sentenced for Conspiring to Distribute Cocaine

Ambridge Cocaine Dealer, Harold Novick Sentenced to Nearly Six Years in Federal Prison PITTSBURGH (STL.News) Harold Novick was sentenced to 70 months in prison for conspiring to distribute cocaine, Acting United States Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman announced today. Novick, age 41, of Ambridge, Pennsylvania, was sentenced by United States District...

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May 19, 2021

Edinburg: Almaroad Sentenced for Smuggling Cocaine

Tractor-trailer trafficker, Ray Anthony Almaroad sentenced for smuggling over 100 kilograms of cocaine CORPUS CHRISTI, TS (STL.News) A 36-year-old Edinburg man has been ordered to federal prison after admitting to his role in a large cocaine trafficking conspiracy, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. Ray Anthony Almaroad pleaded guilty...

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May 18, 2021

Congressman Charged with International Cocaine Trafficking

Dominican Congressman Charged with International Cocaine Trafficking Arrested at Miami International Airport Miami, FL (STL.News) Last night, federal law enforcement officers arrested a foreign elected official charged in the United States with drug trafficking, following the official’s international flight from the Dominican Republic to Miami. Fifty-eight-year-old Miguel Andres Gutierrez Diaz,...

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May 13, 2021

Windsor: Omrys Delgado Sentenced For Trafficking Cocaine

Cocaine Trafficker, Omrys Delgado Sentenced to More Than 7 Years in Federal Prison (STL.News) Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that OMRYS DELGADO, 33, of Windsor, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant in Hartford to 87 months of...

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May 11, 2021

Somerville: Anthony Benson Sentenced for Possession of Cocaine

Career Offender, Anthony Benson Sentenced to Over 12 Years for Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute Memphis, TN (STL.News) Anthony Benson, 41, of Somerville, Tennessee, has been sentenced to 151 months in federal prison for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.  Acting U.S. Attorney, Joseph C. Murphy, Jr.,...

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