Crime Scene: Narcotics

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Md. man sentenced to 20 years in PCP conspiracy

A Forestville man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday for possessing and conspiring to distribute PCP, authorities said.

By Matt Zapotosky  |  11:34 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Matt Zapotosky, Pr. George's, Narcotics

Posted at 07:41 AM ET, 08/10/2011

17 charged in major drug sting

The defendants from the District and suburban Maryland were charged last week with intent to distribute cocaine, crack cocaine and marijuana, authorities said.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  07:41 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Maryland, Narcotics

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 04/14/2011

D.C. traffic stop nets more than 20 pounds of pot

A routine traffic stop by a D.C. officer revealed a big surprise: more than 20 pounds of pot and $11,000 in cash.

By Justin Jouvenal  |  10:41 AM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Narcotics

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 03/22/2011

D.C. police cracking down on ‘fake pot’

The operators of three shops in Adams Morgan and two gas station convenience stores in Anacostia have received written notice that they risk having business assets seized and forfeited under federal law if they sell fake pot, commonly marketed as K2 or Spice.

By Mary Pat Flaherty  |  03:10 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Narcotics, The District, Mary Pat Flaherty

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 02/28/2011

Regional 'director' in drug case tried

A federal jury in Alexandria convicted a 25-year-old man of conspiring to distribute cocaine in Northern Virginia. Fernando Reynoso Avalos, of Fort Washington, was alleged to have been a part of a large-scale conspiracy to bring multi-kilograms of cocaine ranging...

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  05:05 PM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dana Hedgpeth, From the Editors, Narcotics, Virginia

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 10/01/2010

Va. drug trafficker gets 15 years

A 34-year-old Loudoun County man Friday was sentenced in federal court to more than 15 years in prison for helping to run a cocaine ring in Northern Virginia. Rufino Oliva-Madrid, 34, of Sterling, pleaded guilty in July in U.S. District...

By Maria Glod  |  04:00 PM ET, 10/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Narcotics, Narcotics, Narcotics

Posted at 07:26 PM ET, 07/15/2010

D.C. bust nets $200,000 in drugs

Armed with 46 arrest warrants, more than 200 police and drug enforcement officers rounded up hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of narcotics in a citywide drug bust Thursday. Law enforcement officers also issued 21 search warrants, seized seven guns...

By Lynda Robinson  |  07:26 PM ET, 07/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Narcotics, Narcotics

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 03/12/2010

Police on drug bust find $10,000 of crack cocaine in pants pocket

As Annapolis police closed in on some alleged drug dealers in the Friday morning darkness, they saw a pair of blue jeans fly out of a bedroom window. They found $10,000 worth of crack cocaine in the back pocket. The...

By Maria Glod  |  02:39 PM ET, 03/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Narcotics, Narcotics, Narcotics

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 03/11/2010

Huffing a danger for preteens, study says

There was some concerning news Thursday from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. A study found that more 12-year-olds have used potentially lethal inhalants than those who used marijuana, cocaine and hallucinogens combined.

By Maria Glod  |  03:33 PM ET, 03/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Narcotics, Narcotics, Narcotics, Narcotics