The U.S. Coast Guard has seized more cocaine off Latin America’s Pacific coast over 10 months than in the past three years combined.
Federal prosecutors say three rival Los Angeles gangs united and conspired to control drug trafficking and carried out crimes that included murder and extortion.
A U.S. attorney’s statement says 45-year-old Marc Peter Willems entered the plea to federal drug trafficking and money laundering charges in L.A. Wednesday.
A Los Angeles-based doctor surrendered Thursday to federal authorities after being indicted on charges that he had illegally distributed drugs, including painkillers that are considered to be powerful and addictive.
A West Hollywood doctor pleaded guilty Monday to federal drug trafficking charges for writing hundreds of prescriptions despite a federal order revoking his authority to prescribe drugs.
The head of a small hip-hop record label who prosecutors say led a drug trafficking ring that used chartered jets to ship cocaine and cash between Baltimore and Los Angeles has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.
Three men suspected of attempting to smuggle a boatload of marijuana are expected to appear in court Monday on federal drug trafficking charges.
Members of Ventura and Santa Barbara county gangs have been sentenced to lengthy federal prison terms for methamphetamine trafficking.
A federal indictment has been unsealed that accuses a Latino street gang of conspiring to rid a Southern
California city of black people through intimidation, threats and violence.
Tennessee Highway Patrol officers found more than $4 million in cash hidden in cases of bottled water in a tractor-trailer that resulted in the arrests of two California men.
Authorities have arrested dozens of members and associates of one of Southern California’s oldest gangs and indicted many of them on racketeering and drug-related charges.
Dozens of people have been arrested in a Southern California sweep that targeted drug trafficking by street gangs.
Authorities have arrested 18 people in a probe into a Southern California street gang accused of drug trafficking and arranging fake marriages to obtain green cards for immigrants.