An Opa-Locka Police Captain, who has been under investigation for nearly a year has pled guilty to drug charges.
Griselda Blanco had quite a few nicknames: the godmother, the queen of cocaine, the black widow. Regardless of what she went by she left a lasting impression on South Florida’s history.
Drug kingpins are common, but a “queenpin” in Miami is awaiting trial on cocaine-trafficking charges.
When making an appearance in court in front of a judge many try to put their best look forward, except for one man in South Florida. The man accused of drug trafficking showed up for court Friday in Fort Lauderdale sporting a jacket depicting a recipe with instructions on how to cook crack cocaine.
Federal officials have started to peel back the layers to reveal just how deep they believe Opa-Locka Police Captain Arthur Balom was involved in drug trafficking and gang activity.
Gone are the go-fast boats, long associated with drug smugglers and the cocaine cowboys. Now as CBS4’s Chief Investigative Reporter shows you, drug subs are the newest mode of keeping their drug trafficking activities out of sight.
A trial date has been set for a British teen accused of carrying 30 pounds of cocaine stuffed in boxes of cake mix at Miami International Airport.
A British teen found carrying 30 pounds of cocaine stuffed in boxes of cake mix at Miami International Airport has been formally charged as an adult.
A Miami-Dade Police officer has been arrested and is facing drug trafficking charges following a “long-term internal affairs investigation.”
The head of the U.S. Southern Command, based in Miami, said the United States has to recognize an increasing threat from transnational criminal groups that have taken refuge across much of Latin America.