Articles Tagged with trafficking

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A fast-food restaurant manager and his girlfriend allegedly stole a debit card that a customer accidentally left in the establishment and spent over $700 within two hours. 

On June 29, a customer at a Burger King in Royal Palm Beach, Florida, left the restaurant without taking their Wells Fargo debit card. 

When an employee found the card, they reportedly turned it over to the manager on duty. 

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Two people in Florida allegedly used social media to recruit underage girls for sex acts that the man recorded on video. 

According to reports, 33-year-old Marc Phillip Dinkels and 19-year-old Taylor Kathleen Brandt met online. They reportedly began to spend time together after Dinkels allegedly told Brandt he would pay her to engage in sexual activity if he was allowed to film it. 

It was reported that the pair went on social media and offered three underage girls money if they performed sex acts. Two of the alleged victims, one of whom is 14, live in a foster home. 

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A resident of a North Carolina home suspected of being a drug house was arrested for many narcotics-related crimes a couple of days after he was released on bond for the same charges. 

According to the authorities, Macon County local Jamie O’Neal is suspected of being a drug dealer in the area. 

O’Neal was arrested last week for several drug offenses, and he was released after bonding out of jail. 

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The New York authorities have arrested five men who allegedly smuggled millions of dollars of narcotics from Puerto Rico in children’s lunch boxes displaying popular cartoon characters.

Earlier this year, several New York law enforcement agencies joined DEA’s New York Drug Enforcement Task Force to investigate a situation involving purportedly illegal packages being shipped.

The authorities asserted that a drug trafficking ring was shipping large quantities of narcotics from Puerto Rico to New York.

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The owner of a store in Seattle is facing charges after allegedly taking part in a theft scheme involving more than $10,000 in stolen LEGO sets.

Last July, the authorities were alerted about a string of thefts taking place at a store in downtown Seattle. The suspect reportedly stole pricey LEGO sets each time they came into the establishment.

Most of the sets were from the Star Wars “Mandalorian” collection. The store estimated the value of the allegedly stolen goods at over $10,000.

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The owner of an addiction treatment center in Kansas is facing charges after he was allegedly found with a large stash of drugs, in addition to other items causing the authorities to assert that he is involved in trafficking.

44-year-old Trevor J. Robinson lives and works in Olathe. He is the owner and operator of the Nuvista LLC, which provides services as an opioid addiction treatment clinic that uses Suboxone to help the patients.

At the end of October, Robinson, who had an active warrant out for his arrest, was in his Maserati when the authorities caught up with him.

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A Florida man was busted after allegedly telling the police that the substances in his backpack that reportedly tested positive for illegal drugs were baking supplies.

Just after 3:00 am on December 31, 30-year-old Jethro Geneus from Fort Pierce was a passenger in Honda that was pulled over by the police.

When the authorities were interacting with the driver and Geneus, they reported that Geneus shifted his legs and appeared to move something on the floor of the vehicle.

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A man who said he did not have any drugs on him was taken into custody after two baggies of what was purported to be “Molly” allegedly dropped from his pants while he was standing in front of law enforcement agents.

In the evening on December 22, 44-year-old Travis Bernard Holton was reportedly driving his Ford Fusion down U.S. Highway 1 in Grassy Key, Florida.

A deputy with the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office was driving near Holton’s car when they reportedly noticed that the vehicle’s license plate was not properly illuminated.

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A corrections officer who worked at a South Carolina prison has lost her job and is facing many charges after she was accused of attempting to bring several illicit substances into the maximum-security men’s prison.

33-year-old Ashley Nickole Williams was recently employed as a guard at the McCormick Correctional Institution for men in McCormick.

The woman, who lives about 25-miles away in Greenwood, reportedly showed up at the prison on October 30 while carrying personal items.

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When the authorities performed a traffic stop on a vehicle in Oklahoma City, they arrested the three occupants of the car when one pound of methamphetamine was allegedly discovered hidden inside the dashboard.

Last Wednesday, the Oklahoma City Sheriff’s Office Warrant Team reportedly spotted a vehicle driving in South Oklahoma City with three occupants, and the car allegedly had a problem with a tail light in addition to what appeared to be a falsified tag.

When the authorities pulled over the Ford, Taurus to discuss the situation, they identified the occupants of the vehicle as 44-year-old Juan Valtierra, 34-year-old Patrick Chance, and 27-year-old Brena Saunders.

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