“[Traffic] fatalities related to marijuana, it showed about a 28 percent increase [since legalization],” said Tom Gorman, director of the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, which compiled the report. [Read more…]
TRAFFICKING CHARGES FILED AGAINST 61 PEOPLE FOR CONSPIRACY
THAT BROUGHT HEROIN TO CLEVELAND FROM ATLANTA AND CHICAGO
Sixty-one people were indicted in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to heroin from Chicago and Atlanta and sell it throughout Greater Cleveland, law enforcement officials announced today.
An additional 40 people were indicted in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court on related state charges. [Read more…]
CLEVELAND – It took 18 months and 350 law enforcement officers to fan out across Cleveland streets as part of Operation Northwest Express. The effort has led to 70 arrests so far in a massive cocaine bust. [Read more…]
CLEVELAND – Federal prosecutors Tuesday announced what they called the largest-ever heroin bust in Ohio.
The two-year investigation culminated Tuesday morning with the indictment of 24 people, including a Nigerian man nicknamed Shaka Zulu who lived in upscale Shaker Heights and a ringleader who lived in a $1 million home in Solon. Police believe he used drug proceeds to buy the house. [Read more…]
CLEVELAND—Twenty-four people have been indicted in U.S. District Court following one of the largest heroin seizures in Ohio history, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio Steven M. Dettelbach, FBI Special Agent in Charge C. Frank Figliuzzi, and Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath announced today. [Read more…]