A 42-year-old man has pleaded guilty to charges of drug possession with intent to distribute in Virginia.
A Virginia man has admitted to a drug possession with intent to distribute charge as well as bringing in excess of five pounds of the marijuana into the state. The man, 22, was part of a three-person team that ran the drug operation, which prosecutors characterized as one of the biggest marijuana cases ever in Richmond.
A 50-year-old man will spend six years in prison after pleading guilty to drug charges.
In its first two years, the Northern Virginia Violent Crimes Task Force, comprised of officers from local police and federal agencies, has tallied more than 200 state and federal convictions of offenders dealing in drug trafficking, drug sales, robbery, burglary and other criminal acts in the area.
A 73-year-old doctor recently was placed under arrest and jailed without bail on charges of drug possession with intent to distribute. The elderly physician was taken into custody at his Old Mount Vernon Road home by police from Prince William and Fairfax counties in Virginia for allegedly selling narcotics without a prescription.
One dozen people have been indicted in an ongoing federal drug trafficking investigation in northern Virginia known as "Operation Springfield Snow." The 12 alleged traffickers are believed to be part of a larger cocaine smuggling operation headquartered in Mexico.
A U.S. District Court judge accepted the guilty plea of a Broad Run, Virginia, man for a felony drug charge. The 29-year-old is accused of conspiracy for the distribution of controlled substances in several Northern Virginia counties.