President Barack Obama is shortening the sentences of 45 people convicted of drug-trafficking and is releasing them this November.
The arrest led to a building where a veritable drug smorgasbord was uncovered, including seven pounds of meth, half-pound of raw heroin, a pound of marijuana, numerous prescription narcotics, and synthetic drugs.
Fayez Al-Jabri of Chicago was sentenced Thursday by a federal judge in Houston in a case involving bogus prescription pills from China.
A truck driver from Indiana is under arrest after Missouri state troopers reported finding slightly more than 700 pounds of marijuana in his rig.
28 people face federal drug trafficking charges related to the sale and production of bath salts and other synthetic drugs.
Fausto Sotelo-Estrada was sentenced in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis, Illinois, to a three-year prison term for Illegal Re-Entry by an Aggravated Felon.
Large amounts of cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana were allegedly shipped to St. Louis & elsewhere.
20-year-old Demestrius McCalister pleaded guilty in April to 3 felonies related to the incident.
The arrests are a culmination of a two-and-a-half year investigation.
Police and DEA Agents swarm Kirkwood Commons