Norwalk Mayor’s Detective Son Pleads Guilty To Stealing Thousands of Dollars of Heroin and OxyContin

FAIRFIELD, CT — Former Fairfield Detective Stephen Rilling, the son of Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, won’t serve a day in prison after reaching a plea deal on charges that he allegedly stole thousands of dollars in heroin and OxyContin pills from the department’s evidence room that were seized during police raids, according to the Connecticut … Read more

Seattle Police Officer Sentenced To 6 Years In Marijuana-Smuggling Operation

A former Seattle Police Department officer was sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday for his role in helping his brother-in-law in a marijuana-smuggling ring from Washington State to Baltimore. 44-year-old Alex Chapackdee, a 16-year department veteran was accused in May 2017 along with his brother-in-law, Tuan Van Le, who according to the federal … Read more

Police Officer Confirms That Lies About Marijuana Smell Are Used to Justify Illegal Searches

Many police officers use the smell of cannabis as probable cause for warrantless searches. Much like how “plain view” justifies the seizure of evidence without a warrant, countless numbers of Americans have been charged with possession after searches were executed following police officers claiming to smell weed. However, a new investigation by The New York … Read more

WATCH: Ohio State Trooper Fired After Drug Trafficking Arrest

COLUMBUS – An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper and five other men are facing federal charges for drug trafficking in the Delaware, Ohio area. Arrested were Stevedore Crawford, 55, Nicholas Glassburn, 47, of Delaware, Ohio, Carlos Carvalho, 42, of Sandusky, Ohio, William Covrett, 41, Jason Delcol, 43, Benjamin Owings, 37, of Delaware, Ohio and Stevedore … Read more

NYPD Officer Accused of Running Bronx Drug Stash House After Caught With $25K

An NYPD housing officer who helped her boyfriend run a heroin trafficking ring was caught with $25,000 in drug money, stuffed in a purse with her service weapon, federal authorities said. Yessenia Jimenez, 31, and her boyfriend, Luis Soto, 33, were busted Tuesday on drug-trafficking and weapon possession charges, as part of a larger investigation … Read more

WATCH: California DA To Clear Nearly 3,000 Marijuana-Related Convictions

SANTA ROSA – The Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office is directing staff to begin clearing nearly 3,000 cannabis-related convictions. District Attorney Jill Ravitch revised the policy in response to Proposition 64, which California voters approved in November 2016 to legalize the adult use of marijuana and reconsiders prior marijuana convictions. According to the district attorney’s … Read more

WATCH: North Carolina Police Officer Arrested For Heroin Trafficking

NASH COUNTY, N.C. – A former police officer has been arrested on drug charges. The Nash County Sheriff’s Office says that John Turner, 32, of Nashville, was arrested Tuesday and charged with trafficking heroin by possession, trafficking heroin by transport, trafficking heroin by delivery, and maintain vehicle for controlled substance. The sheriff’s office says that … Read more

Ohio State Trooper Among Six Charged With Drug-Trafficking Crimes

DELAWARE, Ohio — Six Ohio men, including a trooper, were arrested and federally charged with drug-trafficking crimes in the Delaware area. Jason Delcol, 43, is accused of using his position with law enforcement to provide information, intervene in criminal cases, corroborate an alibi, and even provide ballistic vests. The US Attorney’s Office says Delcol worked … Read more

NYPD Under Fire After Stats Reveal 86% of Marijuana Arrests in City Are of Black or Latino People

NYPD officials acknowledged a “troubling” racial gap in people they’re arresting for marijuana — but defended their enforcement efforts, saying they’re responding to residents complaining about people smoking pot. Cops faced criticism from City Council members at a hearing Monday over stats showing that despite a large drop in marijuana busts, the overwhelming majority of … Read more

NYPD Cop Fired For Methamphetamine, Lawyer Claims he Was Exposed to Drug While Wearing Shorts on Job

A NYPD cop whose nickname is “Legs” was fired for taking methamphetamines — but his lawyer said police relied on a bogus test that can’t tell the difference between a drug user and someone who is accidentally exposed to drugs. Officer Brian Quire was terminated by Police Commissioner James O’Neill on Feb. 16. But Quire’s … Read more

WATCH: Criminal Cops Mock Disabled Woman, Destroy Cameras & Eat Marijuana Candy During Raid

14 Jun 2015 The Santa Ana Police Department has launched an internal affairs investigation into several officers caught on video eating marijuana-laced edibles, playing darts, and removing surveillance cameras during a pot raid last month. Santa Ana police Cmdr. Chris Revere, in charge of the SAPD’s internal affairs division, said Thursday that the video is … Read more