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  • Feds get first guilty plea in Idaho drug trafficking ring

    Federal prosecutors have their first guilty plea in a multi-state drug trafficking ring involving at least 20 people, including a Coeur d’Alene gastroenterologist, his wife and her children.

  • Feds bust drug ring that labeled containers as sea cucumbers

    An international drug ring that used containers labeled “sea cucumbers” to send millions of dollars’ worth of cocaine, heroin and fentanyl to western New York via California and Mexico has …

  • $10M drug ring discovered after UHaul truck stopped

    Detectives uncovered a $10 million Brooklyn drug operation that included liquefied pot used in e-cigarettes when they stopped a U-Haul truck stuffed with hundreds of pounds of marijuana hidden among …

  • Three defendants in alleged drug ring plead not guilty in Coeur d’Alene

    Three defendants in an alleged multistate drug trafficking ring pleaded not guilty Wednesday in federal court in Coeur d’Alene.

  • Four found guilty in federal painkiller case

    Four defendants in a scheme that brought thousands of illicit painkillers weekly to Spokane from California were found guilty Friday by a federal jury. Arvin Carmen, Donta Blackmon, Brandon Chavez …

  • Two more drug ring suspects arrested

    The FBI made two more arrests late Thursday in a suspected drug ring that reportedly stretches from Spokane to Idaho, California and Nevada.

  • Dozens arrested in raids throughout Spokane, Rathdrum

    Dozens were arrested in Spokane-area raids Thursday on federal charges involving the manufacture and sale of opiate drugs in a network spanning four states. Law enforcement agents from multiple jurisdictions …

  • Spokane Valley man sentenced to 25 years in methamphetamines ring bust

    A Spokane Valley man was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison Wednesday after he was convicted of running a methamphetamine ring in Eastern Washington and North Idaho.

  • OxyContin case overwhelms court

    A courtroom packed with attorneys and 21 of the 62 defendants tied to a massive Spokane-Los Angeles OxyContin distribution ring appeared in court Thursday as a federal judge tried to …

  • 40 indicted in drug ring run from Indiana prisons

    INDIANAPOLIS — Two inmates housed at different Indiana prisons used cellphones smuggled in by guards to run a drug ring that distributed methamphetamine and heroin, according to a federal indictment …

  • Details emerge on international drug ring with Spokane ties

    An international drug ring that led to a young man’s suicide in the Spokane County Jail was headed by four Canadian men, authorities allege, one of whom offered to cooperate …

  • Canadian drug ring details emerge

    An international drug ring that led to a young man’s suicide in the Spokane County Jail was headed by four Canadian men, authorities allege, one of whom offered to cooperate …

  • Drug web snagged many

    Snow covered the ground and the wind howled furiously as a young Canadian man approached the Colville National Forest, piloting a helicopter packed with marijuana. Federal agents say Samuel Jackson …

  • Pilot’s story sought for big, small screens

    Samuel Lindsay-Brown’s popularity in the sport of extreme mountain-biking led to wide attention when he committed suicide in Spokane County Jail in February. Since then, Lindsay-Brown’s story has been told …



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