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Drug Dealing

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44 Arrested For Cocaine Trafficking in Chester County, Pa.

DA Tom Hogan says the operation, dubbed “Operation Spider Web,” netted $60 million worth of coke with a street value several times greater, from a Mexican cartel running a 20-year business out of a house in East Marlbourogh Township.

05/28/2014

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Montco DA: Main Line Drug Ring, Operated By Prep School Grads, Taken Down

According to officials, 25-year-old Neil Scott and 18-year-old Timothy Brooks were running the operation and grooming others to help distribute their product at high schools and colleges.

04/21/2014

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Philly Vice Squad Arrests 3 in Sting Operations

Police say an undercover officer contacted one of the women through a web page. They say a man was nabbed with 54 packets of crack cocaine on him.

03/14/2014

(Two of the suspects arrested in drug raids in Collingdale, Pa.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Authorities Say 2 Drug Rings Smashed in Collingdale, Pa.

Delaware County officials say “Operation My Block” has taken the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue out of the hands of two drug-dealing gangs, where neighbors had complained of drug sales and random gunfire.

12/05/2013

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Nine, Including Six From NJ, Charged As Cocaine Ring Is Dismantled

Investigators say that from his home in Jamaica, Andrew Davis would direct his brother Kemar to send drugs from Hollywood, Calif. to 28-year-old Marsha Bernard in Cherry Hill, NJ.

10/17/2013

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Feds Nab Alleged Camden, NJ Drug Gang Leader

Tyrone Tyson, 38, is said to be the leader of the “Fruit Town Brims,” a part of the Bloods street gang.

09/27/2013

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Montco Authorities Announce Takedown of Large-Scale Marijuana Ring

Eight people have been charged, and police say they seized hundreds of pounds of pot, $700,000 in cash, and firearms.

05/23/2013

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Lansdowne Doc Charged With Dealing Prescriptions For Cash

Dr. Lenwood Wert is accused of having taken cash only for visits (at $100 a pop), seen patients for only a few seconds, and handed out prescriptions for popular narcotics virtually on request.

05/15/2013

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Local Doctor, 79, Gets Seven Years in Prison For Dealing Prescription Drugs

By Mike DeNardo PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An Elkins Park doctor today was sentenced to jail time for running what the feds call a “pill mill” out of his South Philadelphia office. Dr. Richard Minicozzi, 79, […]

01/29/2013

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Pair Nabbed in Bucks County, Charged With Trafficking Huge Drug Cache

Inside the men’s truck was 15 kilos of heroin and 20 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of over $10 million, according to police.

07/16/2012

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Another Worker at Popular South Philly Steak Shop Busted For Dealing Drugs

If you order your cheesesteak “with” at Jim’s on South Street, you’d better specify onions.

06/06/2012

(Officials announced the seizure of 28 kilos, about 62 pounds, of cocaine.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

Cocaine, Cars, Cash, Guns Seized, 17 Arrested, in NY-to-Phila. Cocaine Probe

Authorities say the distribution ring sent couriers via the New Jersey Turnpike from New York to Philadelphia, to bring the cocaine by car or SUV in secret, specially installed compartments to points in Northeast Philadelphia and elsewhere.

05/30/2012

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Officials Say South Camden Heroin Ring Was Run Like A Corporation

Twenty-six of the 41 suspects are in custody following a nine-month undercover probe in Camden, aimed at taking down a major heroin ring with ties to Latino gangs.

05/30/2012

AC Man Charged With Dealing Drugs Across Street From Public Safety Building

Numerous charges have been filed against an Atlantic City man who allegedly was dealing drugs across the street from the city’s public safety building.

03/17/2012