DEA NEWS: Baltimore County Felon Sentenced To More Than Five Years In Federal Prison For Obtaining Two Kilograms Of Cocaine To Distribute And For Illegal Possession Of A Firearm – Department Of Justice
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DEA NEWS: Baltimore County Felon Sentenced To More Than Five Years In Federal Prison For Obtaining Two Kilograms Of Cocaine To Distribute And For Illegal Possession Of A Firearm – Department Of Justice

Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm sentenced Ian Carlton Alexander a/k/a “Shawn Alexander”, age 50, of Towson, to 61 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute cocaine and for being a felon in possession of a firearm.  The sentence was announced by…

DEA NEWS: Judiciary Committee Leaders Press DEA On Lack Of Internal Oversight – Senator Chuck Grassley
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DEA NEWS: Judiciary Committee Leaders Press DEA On Lack Of Internal Oversight – Senator Chuck Grassley

WASHINGTON – In the wake of multiple watchdog reviews and whistleblower allegations, Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Chair Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) are pushing the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for answers about the agency’s failure to conduct sufficient oversight of its foreign operations and work with foreign law enforcement units.“Recent reports issued…

DEA NEWS: Alleged Money Launderers For Mexican Cartels Indicted | USAO-SDCA | Department Of Justice – Department Of Justice
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DEA NEWS: Alleged Money Launderers For Mexican Cartels Indicted | USAO-SDCA | Department Of Justice – Department Of Justice

Assistant U. S. Attorneys Blanca Quintero (619) 546-7118 and Vivian Sapthavee (619) 546-7696 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – November 16, 2021 SAN DIEGO – An indictment was partially unsealed yesterday in federal court charging 29 alleged members of an international money laundering organization that is tied to the Sinaloa Cartel and Jalisco New Generation Cartel in…

DEA NEWS: Charleston Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Crime – Department Of Justice
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DEA NEWS: Charleston Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Crime – Department Of Justice

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Charleston man pleaded guilty today to a federal drug crime.  According to court documents and statements made in court, law enforcement officers executed a search warrant at the Charleston residence of Donavan Hardison, 31, on January 4, 2021.  The officers found approximately 2.826 grams of fentanyl on Hardison and  approximately 3.672…

DEA NEWS: Federal Judge Sentences Methamphetamine Trafficker To Over 17 Years In Prison – Department Of Justice
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DEA NEWS: Federal Judge Sentences Methamphetamine Trafficker To Over 17 Years In Prison – Department Of Justice

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – James Kristoffer Cantley, 39, formerly of Newton, N.C., was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Kenneth D. Bell to 210 months in prison and five years of supervised release for trafficking methamphetamine, announced William T. Stetzer, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. In July 2021, Cantley pleaded guilty…

DEA NEWS: Gaston Man Sentenced To More Than Twelve Years In Federal Prison On Drug Charge – Department Of Justice
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DEA NEWS: Gaston Man Sentenced To More Than Twelve Years In Federal Prison On Drug Charge – Department Of Justice

Columbia, South Carolina — Acting United States Attorney M. Rhett DeHart announced today that Johnny Ray Kinsey, Jr., 46, of Gaston, was sentenced to more than twelve years in federal prison after pleading guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Evidence presented to the court showed that on June 15, 2018, a Trooper with…

DEA NEWS: Saint Louis Man Convicted For Drug And Gun Infractions – Department Of Justice
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DEA NEWS: Saint Louis Man Convicted For Drug And Gun Infractions – Department Of Justice

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Lamondra Beckley, 43, of Saint Louis, Missouri, was sentenced to 147 months  in prison on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, in federal court in East St. Louis, Illinois.   Beckley  had  previously  pled  guilty  in  federal  court  to  one  count  of  possession  with  intent  to  distribute methamphetamine, one count of felon…

DEA NEWS: Mexican National Extradited From Brazil – DEA
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DEA NEWS: Mexican National Extradited From Brazil – DEA

Washington, D.C. – A Mexican national was extradited from Brazil to the United States on Nov. 10 to face international drug trafficking charges. Jose Gonzalez-Valencia, aka Jafett Arias-Becerra, aka La Chepa, aka Camaron, and aka Santy, 46, arrived in the United States on Wednesday and made his initial court appearance yesterday in Washington, D.C. Superior…

DEA NEWS: CBP At The LA/Long Beach Seaport Reports Record-Breaking Year For Seizures Of Counterfeit And Prohibited Merchandise – Customs And Border Protection
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DEA NEWS: CBP At The LA/Long Beach Seaport Reports Record-Breaking Year For Seizures Of Counterfeit And Prohibited Merchandise – Customs And Border Protection

A CBP officer inspects a high-value brand namedesigner counterfeit handbag.LOS ANGELES—In Fiscal Year 2021 (October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021), amidst the COVID-19 pandemic,  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to the Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport identified and seized an unprecedented amount of high-value contraband, counterfeit goods and other prohibited merchandise.The number…

DEA NEWS: DEA Boosts Psilocybin, MDMA And DMT Production Levels Again In Final Quotas For 2021 – Marijuana Moment
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DEA NEWS: DEA Boosts Psilocybin, MDMA And DMT Production Levels Again In Final Quotas For 2021 – Marijuana Moment

President Joe Biden announced on Friday that he intends to nominate a new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner who has acknowledged the potential medical benefits of marijuana and says he actually prescribed a cannabinoid drug as a doctor. Robert Califf, who previously served a short stint as the FDA head under the Obama administration,…

DEA NEWS: Bringing The Fight To Them: Acting U.S. Attorney Ganjei Highlights EDTX's Successes In International Drug Investigations And Anti-Cartel Prosecutions – Department Of Justice
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DEA NEWS: Bringing The Fight To Them: Acting U.S. Attorney Ganjei Highlights EDTX's Successes In International Drug Investigations And Anti-Cartel Prosecutions – Department Of Justice

DALLAS, Texas – Acting United States Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei addressed the North Texas Crime Commission (NTCC) today via Zoom for their regular monthly meeting.             Acting U.S. Attorney Ganjei was introduced by NTCC Chair David Dean:             “David, thank you so much for that kind introduction.  Good morning everyone.  I want to thank you…

DEA NEWS: U.S. Government Funds First Therapeutic Psilocybin Research In 50 Years – Rolling Stone
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DEA NEWS: U.S. Government Funds First Therapeutic Psilocybin Research In 50 Years – Rolling Stone

This column is a collaboration with DoubleBlind, a print magazine and media company at the forefront of the psychedelic movement. This fall, the federal government granted researchers funding to study the therapeutic potential of a classic psychedelic for the first time in 50 years. The National Institutes of Health granted Johns Hopkins Medicine, in collaboration with…

DEA NEWS: Fentanyl, Hidden In Fake Prescription Pills, Continues To Kill – EIN News
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DEA NEWS: Fentanyl, Hidden In Fake Prescription Pills, Continues To Kill – EIN News

Comparison of a U.S. penny to a potentially lethal dose of fentanyl (U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration) Counterfeit opioid pills containing fentanyl Youth learn about the effects of drug through the Truth About Drugs booklets While officials and others argue about what category to put fentanyl in, drug education advocates step up their warnings about the…

DEA NEWS: Angel Dominguez Ramirez Jr. Admits To Leading Vast Drug-Smuggling, Money Laundering Empire – Department Of Justice
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DEA NEWS: Angel Dominguez Ramirez Jr. Admits To Leading Vast Drug-Smuggling, Money Laundering Empire – Department Of Justice

NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – November 10, 2021 SAN DIEGO – Angel Dominguez Ramirez Jr. of Tamaulipas, Mexico, pleaded guilty in federal court today to drug and money laundering charges, admitting that he was the leader of a trafficking organization that transported ton-quantities of cocaine from South America to Mexico and into the United States. According…

DEA NEWS: Police Warn Parents Of Opioid Abuse – Odessa American
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DEA NEWS: Police Warn Parents Of Opioid Abuse – Odessa American

A press release from the Odessa Police Department is warning parents of opioid abuse by teenagers. OPD has reportedly responded to four overdoses where one teen was found dead by an overdose of Oxycodone. The pills that were recovered are fraudulent and have potentially other dangerous narcotics mixed with them. A photo of what the…

DEA NEWS: Nine Defendants In Burke County Drug Trafficking Investigation – DEA
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DEA NEWS: Nine Defendants In Burke County Drug Trafficking Investigation – DEA

AUGUSTA, GA –  Eight men and one woman have been named in a newly unsealed federal indictment for taking part in a major drug trafficking conspiracy that funneled cocaine and other drugs from Atlanta to the Waynesboro, Ga., area. The indictment in USA v. Rhaney et al, dubbed Operation Washout, represents a significant, coordinated attack on…

DEA NEWS: Nine Defendants Charged With Drug Trafficking And Firearms Crimes After Joint Federal, State, And Local Operation – Department Of Justice
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DEA NEWS: Nine Defendants Charged With Drug Trafficking And Firearms Crimes After Joint Federal, State, And Local Operation – Department Of Justice

Florence, South Carolina — Acting United States Attorney M. Rhett Dehart announced today that a joint team of federal, state, and local law enforcement officers arrested eight individuals who have all been charged, along with one other defendant, in federal court for their involvement in drug trafficking and firearms offenses in Florence. The recent charges…

DEA NEWS: Atlantic City Woman Convicted Of Drug Distribution Infractions – DEA
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DEA NEWS: Atlantic City Woman Convicted Of Drug Distribution Infractions – DEA

CAMDEN, N.J. – Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division Susan A. Gibson and Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Rachael A. Honig announced an Atlantic City, New Jersey, woman was convicted today of multiple drug distribution offenses. Rajeri Curry, 32, was convicted of one count of…

DEA NEWS: Alexandria Man Convicted Of Armed Fentanyl Trafficking | USAO-EDVA – Department Of Justice
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DEA NEWS: Alexandria Man Convicted Of Armed Fentanyl Trafficking | USAO-EDVA – Department Of Justice

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A federal jury convicted an Alexandria man yesterday on charges of conspiracy, possession, and distribution of fentanyl and Eutylone, and being a felon in possession of a firearm during drug trafficking. According to court records and evidence presented at trial, from in or around June 2020, through at least December 2020, Kibruysday…

DEA NEWS: Cybin Granted DEA Schedule I Manufacturing License – Business Wire
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DEA NEWS: Cybin Granted DEA Schedule I Manufacturing License – Business Wire

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cybin Inc. (NEO:CYBN) (NYSE American:CYBN) (“Cybin” or the “Company”), a biopharmaceutical company focused on progressing “Psychedelics to TherapeuticsTM”, today announced that the Company has been granted a Schedule I manufacturing license from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (“DEA”). The DEA license is a federal requirement for any investigators who intend to study, produce, analyze…

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