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Ohio lawyer imprisoned for cocaine felony indefinitely suspended

Highland County press writes A Cuyahoga County lawyer serving a three-year prison term for a drug-related crime has been indefinitely suspended from the practice of law by the Supreme Court of Ohio. Shawn A. Romer of Fairview Park has been under an interim suspension since March 2022. The suspension was imposed shortly after he was […]

Wall St Jnl: Colombian Cocaine Production Sees Record Surge

The country’s output of the drug, which reaches far corners of the world, rises 24%, U.N. says BOGOTA, Colombia—Colombia has set a record in the estimated production of cocaine, the United Nations said Monday, as President Gustavo Petro’s government tries a less punitive approach to fighting drugs. Read article paywall

$2M of Cocaine Discovered Hidden in Louisiana Home of 54-Year-Old Man

The suspect was arrested after deputies found 77 kilos of cocaine in a LaPlace residence, according to police A 54-year-old man from Louisiana was arrested Monday after authorities discovered more than $2 million worth of cocaine hidden in his Louisiana home, according to police. The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office said in a […]

Royal Navy seizes $144M of cocaine in 2 drug busts in Caribbean

Royal Naval warship HMS Dauntless, deployed in the Caribbean for hurricane season, has seized almost 1.8 tonnes of cocaine – worth more than £140 million, or CI$144 million, in two drug busts. The Royal Navy, in a statement over the weekend, said the first seizure followed a “successful operation” against drug traffickers in the Caribbean […]

Leader of $25 Million International Money Laundering Conspiracy Pleads Guilty

Defendant also distributed kilograms of cocaine and ecstasy in Massachusetts BOSTON – A New York man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to leading a sophisticated international money laundering organization that also distributed large quantities of cocaine and MDMA (ecstasy). Jin Hua Zhang, 36, of Staten Island, N.Y., pleaded guilty to money laundering […]