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TRAFFICKING CHARGES FILED AGAINST 61 PEOPLE

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 […]

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Police: Getting drug dealers off Cleveland streets makes tremendous difference

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.

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44 pounds of heroin seized in Cleveland

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 […]

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Twenty-Four Individuals Indicted in Major Heroin Seizure

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.

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