drug trafficking

North Tonawanda man charged in Grand Island cocaine bust

Jul 23, 2018
United States Attorney's Office, Western District of New York

U.S. Attorney James Kennedy announced Monday that a North Tonawanda man is charged with possession and intent to distribute five or more kilograms of cocaine. According to investigators, they recovered a whole lot more of the drug after stopping a vehicle delivered to an auto dealer lot Friday evening.


Jamestown Police / wbfo

A Jamestown man has been arrested on drug trafficking charges.

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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer said the heroin overdose death rate in New York StateĀ  increased 30 percent in 2015.

The Niagara County Sheriff's office is pleased with a recent designation that will assist its personnel in cracking down on drug trafficking.

Another member of the Kingsmen Motorcycle Club is facing prison time for participating in a ring of drugs and violence officials say operated throughout Western New York.

Drug trafficking ring dismantled in Lackawanna

Dec 9, 2014
Ashley Hirtzel / WBFO

An illegal narcotics trafficking ring was taken down by several law enforcement agencies and SWAT teams early Tuesday morning. Twenty men and women have been indicted by a federal grand jury and charged.

Chautauqua County has been given the designation as a high-intensity drug trafficking area, a label that could actually be helpful in the fight against drugs.

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Former Buffalo Police officer James Hamilton will serve time in a federal prison after pleading guilty Thursday to felony drug trafficking charges.