Law enforcement officials arrested an internal affairs officer with the Miami-Dade Police Department in Miami Gardens Tuesday morning, according to the Department of Justice.
An undercover investigation led to the arrest of three men at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Thursday. Suresh Maharaj, Ricardo Lesmes-Noguera, and Leonardo Abramovich were arrested after, according to the criminal complaint, the DEA found probable cause to believe the three, “conspired with each other to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.”
The Broward Sheriff’s Office has opened an internal affairs investigation into what it describes a “weight discrepency” involving cocaine in the sheriff’s department’s evidence room.
Thirty-seven million dollars worth of cocaine will not make it to the streets of South Florida, or anywhere else for that matter, after the cocaine contraband was seized at sea and offloaded Tuesday at the Miami Beach Coast Guard station.
A Miami man accused of a violent sexual assault over the weekend was on house arrest in a previous trafficking case.
Congressman Trey Radel, who pleaded guilty to cocaine possession, has apologized to his Republican colleagues.
Former State Legislator Paige Kreegel says he will run in the Republican primary against U.S. Rep Trey Radel, the congressman who pleaded guilty to cocaine possession.
A South Florida congressman caught trying to buy cocaine in an undercover sting operation ended his month long, self imposed, hiatus from social media. On Christmas, Rep. Trey Radel posted a thank you to his supporters on Twitter.
Republican Rep. Trey Radel is out of rehab a month after pleading guilty to cocaine-possession charges.
For seven years, a Miami-based drug trafficking operation used cargo ships to smuggle cocaine into South Florida. Now the ringleaders are heading to prison.