Cocaine

File photo of bags of cocaine. (credit: ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images)

Commercial Airline Pilot Accused Of Swallowing 62 Bags Of Cocaine Before Getting On Colombian Flight To Houston

A commercial airline pilot is accused of swallowing dozens of bags of cocaine before getting on board a flight from Colombia in an effort to smuggle the drugs into the U.S.

05/28/2014

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Man Sentenced For Trying To Mail Aluminum Cans Filled With Cocaine

A man from Mexico has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for trying to mail aluminum cans filled with cocaine from a South Texas post office.

04/30/2014

A man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia sophomore has been captured in Texas and is awaiting extradition β€” but there is still no sign of the student, authorities said. (Credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

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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