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James Handzus

(Defendant James Handzus is escorted by police after his sentencing.) (credit: KYW's Brad Segall)

Convicted Pilot Gets Long Prison Term For Flying Crystal Meth Into Montgomery County

A Montgomery County judge sentenced a Colorado man to at least nine years in state prison on Tuesday for flying crystal meth into the Philadelphia area and then trying to sell the drugs for distribution on the streets.

04/24/2012

My Lady Forfeiture Hearing 4-18-12

Convicted Drug Runner Will Forfeit Small Plane Seized In Montco Raid

The Montgomery County DA’s Office is now the proud owner of a powder blue 1959 Piper Comanche that was seized last April when detectives arrested James Handzus during a sting operation.

04/19/2012

meth-suspects

Woman Pleads Guilty To Drug-Smuggling Aboard Small Plane In Montgomery County, Pa.

Tamara Vincent quietly pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to deliver and one count of conspiracy after she and her pilot-boyfriend flew a small plane in to Wings Field in Montgomery County as part of a drug-smuggling operation.

11/28/2011

Meth Suspects

Attorney In Meth Smuggling Case Asks Judge To Move Trial

Defense attorney Douglas Earl says his client James Handzus can’t get a fair trial because the publicity is implanted in people’s minds.

10/12/2011

Meth Suspects

Colorado Couple Accused Of Flying Drugs Into Montgomery County

Montgomery County authorities have two Colorado residents in custody on drug charges and they seized a single engine plane in connection with an investigation into methamphetamine sales in the Philadelphia area.

04/27/2011

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