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Former Houston Police Officer Charged With Helping Distribute Cocaine

A former Houston police officer has been charged with helping distribute cocaine when he was on the force.

04/23/2014

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Ex-Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced For Distributing Cocaine

Federal prosecutors say a former sheriff’s deputy in West Texas has been sentenced to four years in prison for distributing cocaine.

01/10/2014

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2 Houston Educators Facing Felony Drug Charges

Two administrators are no longer with the Houston Independent School District after facing felony drug charges in Alabama.

12/10/2013

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Last Texas Mexican Mafia Member In Ring Sentenced

The last of a dozen Texas Mexican Mafia members convicted in a conspiracy and corruption ring has been sentenced to prison.

11/15/2013

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Former NFL WR Hurd Could Get Life On Drug Charge

Hurd is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty in April to one count of trying to buy and distribute large amounts of cocaine and marijuana. The charge carries a minimum 10-year sentence, but prosecutors may push for a sentence up to life.

11/13/2013

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630 Pounds Of Cocaine Found On Band Bus In Texas

Eight men on a Norteno (nor-TAYN’-yoh) band’s tour bus have been arrested in South Texas after more than 630 pounds of cocaine turned up in the vehicle.

11/05/2013

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Houston Man Gets Nearly 13 Years For Cocaine, Cash

A Houston man has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison for cocaine trafficking involving a nearly $114,000 payment stuffed in a bag.

08/15/2013

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Woman Faces Drug Charges After Authorities Find Cocaine In Car Battery

A South Texas woman was apprehended after authorities found approximately 12 pounds of cocaine inside the battery of her vehicle; the woman was on her way to Houston.

07/23/2013

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Former HPD Officers Plead Guilty In Drug Case

Two former Houston police officers have pleaded guilty to charges related to taking a bribe in an effort to protect a vehicle that was transporting cocaine.

06/28/2013

Forensic personnel and police arrive at the scene of a crime where four people were shot dead in Monterrey City, Nuevo Leon state on Feb. 11, 2013. (credit: Julio Cesar Aguilar/AFP/Getty Images)

Mexican Drug Cartels Dispatching Agents To Work Deep Inside US

Mexican drug cartels whose operatives once rarely ventured beyond the U.S. border are dispatching some of their most trusted agents to live and work deep inside the United States — an emboldened presence that experts believe is meant to tighten their grip on the world’s most lucrative narcotics market and maximize profits.

04/01/2013

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