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Jamaican Drug Kingpin Extradited to NYC To Face Trial

June 25, 2010
Coke was arrested by Jamaican authorities on June 22 near Kingston, after a five-week pursuit by local authorities. He will face drug trafficking and gun running charges related to his role as leader of the Shower Posse, which gained its name by showering foes with bullets.

Leader of Anchorage Drug Ring Convicted

June 22, 2010
Mendioloa received the guilty verdict June 18, following a trial that began June 7 and involved 38 prosecution witnesses. The testimony from witnesses revealed that Mendiola ordered the drugs from areas in California such as Van Nuys and Lancaster.

Indian Reservations on Both U.S. Borders Become Drug Pipelines

June 17, 2010
The drug gangs take advantage of weak and underfunded tribal police forces and the remoteness of tribal lands, and they find that high unemployment rates and resentment of federal law enforcement agencies make some young Native Americans ready allies.

Outlaw Biker Killed During Gun Battle With Federal Agents In Maine

June 17, 2010
Thomas "Tomkat" Mayne, 58, was shot and killed in the return fire from federal ATF agents who had served a warrant at his home.
Narcotic transporters were targeted in the DEA-led "Project Deliverance," which included this seizure of 12 pounds of heroin from a hidden compartment under a vehicle's seat. Photo courtesy of DEA.

DEA-Led Operation Delivers More Than 2,000 Arrests

June 10, 2010
In addition to the 2,266 arrests, the operation resulted in the seizure of $154 million, 1,262 pounds of methamphetamine, 2.5 tons of cocaine, 1,410 pounds of heroin, 69 tons of marijuana, 501 weapons and 527 vehicles.

Alleged Mexican Mafia Member Given 18 Years by Ariz. Judge

June 8, 2010
A 39-year-old Phoenix man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison following a trial where prosecutors alleged he was a lieutenant in the Mexican Mafia prison gang.

Virginia MS-13 Member Gets 20-Year Sentence for Pimp's Slaying

June 8, 2010
Portillo and Arguera fatally shot Luna three times. Portillo fired two of the three fatal shots—one to Luna's chest and a second contact wound to Luna's head. A third shot entered the left side of Luna's back and exited his chest.

Gang Member's Rental Car Reached 110 MPH Before CHP Tasered Him

June 7, 2010
Officers later found a stolen .44-Magnum handgun in the trunk of his rented Ford Mustang.

Detroit Highwaymen OMG Leaders Found Guilty of Multiple Charges

June 4, 2010
Prosecutors were able to prove the violent nature of the club when witnesses testified to a range of criminal activity including armed robbery, attempted murder, conspiracies to kill witnesses, use of firearms during acts of violence, and the distribution of large amounts of marijuana, cocaine, and steroids.

Boston PD's Gang Flier Meant to 'Shame' Members

June 2, 2010
The flier with mugshots was distributed in the neighborhood where 14-year-old Nicholas Fomby-Davis was killed. The men and gang were not identified in the flier because Commissioner Ed Davis said he didn't want to give credence to the group.
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