Drug Trafficking

  • Colombian pleads to trafficking with 'El Chapo'

    4/8/14 5:51 PM

    A Colombian man has pleaded guilty to his role in a decade-long international drug trafficking conspiracy that authorities say is connected to the recently arrested Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo."

  • Vanessa Edwards-Hamm pleads guilty to tipping off drug ring

    12/17/13 2:14 PM

    A former Prince George's County Police officer accused of tipping off members of a drug ring that they were under investigation pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal charge.

  • Curtis Malone denied bond; DC Assault founder faces major drug charges

    10/9/13 1:05 PM

    Citing allegations that he is the kingpin of a drug conspiracy that ran up and down the East Coast, a judge denied Wednesday the bond appeal of Curtis Malone, the former head of the prominent DC Assault basketball program.

  • Silk Road shut down by federal authorities

    10/2/13 2:58 PM

    The website Silk Road, long known as a deep web marketplace for illegal drugs and criminal activity, was seized Wednesday by federal authorities. It's founder, who goes by Dread Pirate Roberts online, was arrested.