Cocaine

Passengers are accused of smuggling cocaine inside bags of Cheetos.
National Crime Agency UK
April 01, 2019 - 2:52 pm
MADEIRA, Portugal (1010 WINS) -- Cheetos come in many forms; crunchy, chipotle, ranch, flamin' hot. Some people on a cruise ship had their own style -- cocaine Cheetos. RELATED: Romania seizes more than a ton of cocaine; 2 arrested | Record cocaine bust in Philadelphia nets $18 million worth of...
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Reports say an open air drug market is being run just steps away from Central Park.
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Mike Montone
March 25, 2019 - 11:22 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An open air drug market is operating just steps from Central Park, the New York Post reports. RELATED: Accused drug dealer arrested in Massapequa man’s overdose death | Mapping System Will Help Nassau Cops Bust Drug Dealers, Prevent Overdoses | Feds charge Rikers Island...
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Heroin seized as part of an investigation on Long Island.
Nassau County DA
March 21, 2019 - 1:05 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- Over a dozen people have been indicted in connection with an alleged heroin ring being run out of a cerebral palsy center. The Nassau County DA says search warrants turned up more than a kilogram of heroin, 192 grams of cocaine, a gun, 22 lbs of marijuana, and $220,000...
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Seized cocaine Port of New York/Newark
Customs and Border Protection
March 11, 2019 - 10:37 am
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Authorities have made the biggest cocaine seizure at the Port of New York/Newark, in more than two decades. RELATED: College student developed ‘Banana Plug’ app to sell meth, cocaine on campus: feds | Federal authorities seize massive 221-pound shipment of cocaine at...
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Annquita Wright
Clark County Detention Center
February 11, 2019 - 11:50 am
WINCHESTER, KY (1010 WINS) -- A Kentucky woman was arrested after two of her children tested positive for cocaine. RELATED: Child abuse climbs after Friday report cards, study says | Australian Scout movement apologizes to child abuse victims It all started Thursday at a head start school, police...
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El Chapo is escorted by DEA agents.
(Photo by Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via Getty Images)
February 04, 2019 - 10:38 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The judge in the federal trial of alleged Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman in Brooklyn, was expected to give the jury instructions before deliberations could begin on Monday. First, he said he wanted to speak privately to the jury regarding a media item from the weekend. He...
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Essex County Corrections Unit
January 31, 2019 - 4:49 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Comedian Artie Lange was remanded to an Essex County, N.J. jail Wednesday for possession of a controlled substance, and he will remain there before heading to a rehab facility, his spokespeople confirmed. "Excuse any show advertisements.. starting today, Artie will be...
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Cocaine file image
Dreamstime
October 16, 2018 - 12:17 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A man is dead after being attacked by another man who authorities say was irate over being unable to satisfy a drug craving. The 63-year-old man was walking Brownsville, at Junius Street and East New York Avenue, when cops say he was knocked to the ground and kicked. Sources...
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An MTA bus in New York City
Photo Credit: Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
August 06, 2018 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Three men including one who worked as an MTA bus driver were arrested on charges they allegedly disguised cocaine as children's gifts. Authorities say nearly $150,000 of cocaine was recovered in Brooklyn and the Bronx. Christopher Kelly, 51, Salvatore Capece, 63, and Robert...
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Juliet Papa
May 24, 2018 - 5:18 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Authorities say a Bronx man was packing an arsenal of illegal and dangerous weapons. Cops seized the powerful weapons in Richard Laugel's Palmer Ave apartment, according to a criminal complaint. They stumbled upon that when they followed a drug delivery. "Laugel had...
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