drug trafficking

Federal Court Pleas
Three Southeastern Mass.residents have pleaded guilty in Federal Court to operating a drug trafficking ring on the Southcoast. All three guilty pleas were entered this week. Tthe U.S. Attorney's Office says 42-year old Luis Lopez of Fall River conspired with others to import cocaine, heroin and other drugs from Puerto Rico, and sell them in New Bedford and Fall River...
City Man Sentenced To Prison
A New Bedford man has been sentenced to state prison after being convicted of trafficking in heroin and cocaine. Forty-six year old Omar Colon entered a guilty plea on Wednesday in Fall River Superior Court. Judge Rene Dupuis sentenced Colon to 7 to 11 years in prison...
New Bedford Man Sentenced
A New Bedford man is sentenced to 12 to 15 years in state prison after being convicted of trafficking in excess of 200 grams of cocaine. Thirty-five year old Emmanuel Hernandez was sentenced on Friday in Fall River Superior Court. In December, 2012, postal inspectors in Puerto Rico seized a suspicious package addressed to Hernandez in New Bedford...
Cyber Crime Dents Economy
A new study says cybercrime costs the global economy almost half-a-trillion dollars a year. The study, co-sponsored by security software company McAfee, says losses to the United States, China, Japan and Germany totaled 200-billion dollars in 2013...