Drug Trafficking

Suspect Tavis Jamaar Key (Source: FBI Miami)

FBI Seeks “Armed & Dangerous” Drug Suspect

The FBI has announced a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of an ‘armed and dangerous’ man wanted for drug trafficking.

CBS4–12/18/2012

Opa-Locka Police Captain Arthur Balom was arrested in 2011.  (Source: CBS4)

Opa-Locka Police Captain Pleads Guilty To Drug Charges

An Opa-Locka Police Captain, who has been under investigation for nearly a year has pled guilty to drug charges.

CBS4–10/05/2012

This is a file photo of Griselda Blanco. She was released in 2004. (Source: Florida Dept. Of Corrections)

The Hunt For The “Cocaine Godmother”

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.

CBS4–09/27/2012

(AP/Arnulfo Franco) File image

No Bail For Drug “Queenpin” Extradited To Miami

Drug kingpins are common, but a “queenpin” in Miami is awaiting trial on cocaine-trafficking charges.

CBS Miami–08/14/2012

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. (Courtesy:Michael Weinstein/ Attorney)

Man Dons ‘Crack Jacket’ During Broward Courthouse Appearance

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.

CBS4–01/07/2012

Opa-Locka Police Captain Arthur Balom was arrested in 2011.  (Source: CBS4)

Feds Detail Police Captain’s Alleged Gang Involvement

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.

CBS4–11/18/2011

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CBS4 Investigates: Drug Subs on the High Seas

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.

CBS4–11/07/2011

(Source: CBS4) Ayesha Niles at her arraignment hearing on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011.

Trial Date Set For British Teen Accused Of Drug Trafficking

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.

CBS4–11/07/2011

Ayesha Niles (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

British Teen Accused Of Trafficking Drugs At MIA Charged As Adult

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.

CBS4–11/03/2011

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Miami-Dade Cop Arrested

A Miami-Dade Police officer has been arrested and is facing drug trafficking charges following a “long-term internal affairs investigation.”

CBS4–05/11/2011

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