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Northwest Indiana Cops Coordinating Anti-Drug Efforts On Highways

Indiana State Police said squad cars from various towns in northwest Indiana working outside their jurisdictions has nothing to do with catching speeders and boosting revenue – it’s about stopping drug traffickers.

03/27/2014

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Gary Cop Rejects Plea Deal In Drug Trafficking Case

Guye and her boyfriend, Terrance Gee, 26, of Michigan City, were arrested for drug trafficking in Oklahoma, after police there found 48 pounds of marijuana in a suitcase in their rental car.

03/07/2014

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Reputed Guzman Lieutenant To Plead Guilty

A reputed lieutenant of recently captured drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has indicated during a federal court hearing in Chicago that he intends to plead guilty in a $1 billion trafficking conspiracy that also allegedly involved his boss.

02/26/2014

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Pair Charged In 2003 Drug Murder In Portage

Federal prosecutors are accusing two men, one of whom was affiliated with the Two Six gang, of killing an East Chicago resident 10 years ago as retaliation for stealing 50 kilograms of cocaine from a storage locker in Portage.

08/27/2013

This July 10, 1993 file photo shows Mexican Joaquin Guzman Loera, aka El Chapo, at La Palma prison in Almoloya of Juarez, Mexico. Guzman, the world most wanted drug trafficker, ten years after his evasion from a high security prison has been able to take control of the most powerful drug organization in Mexico and is considered as one of the richest men in the world. (File Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Reputed Drug Kingpin Has New Home: Chicago Federal Lockup

The right-hand-man to Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is in a federal lockup in Chicago after he was extradited from Mexico, officials said Friday.

10/06/2012

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19 Arrested In Federal Drug Trafficking Investigation

Federal prosecutors have charged 19 people for taking part in two drug rings that supplied large quantities of powder and crack cocaine to the city and suburbs.

06/07/2012

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Texas Woman Gets 20 Years For Herion Trafficking In Kane County

A Texas woman who pleaded guilty to trafficking a large amount of heroin for a Mexican cartel was sentenced to 20 years in prison Wednesday.

12/14/2011

Maria Garza (left); Carmelo Rios (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

Buffalo Grove Pizzeria Owners Charged With International Drug Trafficking

Barely a month ago, the owners of DeLuca’s Pizzeria were the subject of a feature article in the Buffalo Grove Patch, in which they talked about fine-tuning recipes and the seasonal cycles of the pizza business.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2011

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Siblings Busted Selling Heroin In Naperville

Suburban residents sometimes travel to the inner city to buy drugs, but Naperville police said a young Chicago brother and sister traveled to the suburbs to sell heroin to customers.

WBBM Newsradio–02/12/2011