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January 23, 2020

Albuquerque career criminal sentenced to life imprisonment for heroin distribution resulting in death of Cameron Weiss

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – U.S. District Judge Judith C. Herrera sentenced Raymond Moya, 36, of Albuquerque, to life imprisonment in federal court today for his conviction on two heroin trafficking offenses, including a distribution of heroin on Aug. 12, 2011, that resulted in the death of Cameron Weiss, an 18-year-old La Cueva High School student, on Aug. 13, 2011.

January 23, 2020

Armed cocaine dealer sentenced

MADISON, Wis. - DEA Special Agent Robert J. Bell and United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin Scott C. Blader announced that Martell Norris, 37, of Chicago, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge James D.

January 23, 2020

Port St. Lucie man charged with possessing cocaine with the intent to distribute

TAMPA, Fla. – A federal grand jury today returned an indictment charging Damian Sierra, 41, of Port St. Lucie, with possessing 500 grams or more of cocaine with the intent to distribute. If convicted, Sierra faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 5 years, up to 40 years, in federal prison. 

According to the indictment, on Feb. 21, 2019, Sierra possessed 500 grams or more of cocaine with an intent to distribute it.

January 23, 2020

Repeat offender sentenced to 8+ years in prison for dealing drugs in Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood

SEATTLE – A repeat offender, who was arrested in Pioneer Square armed with a concealed pistol with hollow point bullets, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 101 months in prison and five years of supervised release. Jonathan Rushing, 40, was convicted in October 2019 following a three-day trial for possession of crack cocaine and MDMA with intent to distribute, being a felon in possession of a firearm, and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime. This is Rushing’s fourth conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

January 22, 2020

Trenton heroin distributors plead guilty

TRENTON, N.J. – DEA New Jersey Division Special Agent in Charge Susan A. Gibson and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Craig Carpenito announced a Pennsylvania man and two Mercer County, N.J., men today admitted their roles distributing heroin in and around Trenton.

January 22, 2020

Vancouver woman sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for drug trafficking in two cases

PORTLAND, Ore. – Darlene Michelle Sturdevant, 61, of Vancouver, Wash., was sentenced today to 14 years in federal prison and five years’ supervised release for conspiring to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and heroin throughout the Portland metropolitan area, possessing with intent to distribute heroin, and committing an offense while on release.

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