1. A jury found Maria Guadalupe Rubio-Mendoza guilty of conspiracy to possess, with intent to distribute, one kilogram or more of heroin, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(A), and 846 (count one); and possession, with intent to distribute, one kilogram or more of heroin, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(A), and 18 U.S.C. § 2 (count two). 2. This case is set along the Southern border of Texas and Mexico. In 2013, newlyweds Maria Guadalupe Rubio-Mendoza (Rubio) and Ruben Luis Camberos-Magallon (Camberos), traveled by car from Mexico into the United States in search of a doctor to treat her believed terminal cancer. Rubio testified that she had traveled to the United States on several occasions in search of cancer treatment with no luck. 3. …show more content…
Before the trip, Camberos told Rubio he was taking her vehicle to be serviced for the long drive; instead, Camberos took her car to a drug organization and had the underside steal frame loaded full of heroin. The frame was resealed behind the front driver’s side wheel. None of the alterations were visible from plain view inside or outside the vehicle. Camberos subsequently retrieved the car and returned before the trip. The couple traveled north toward the Texas border. Rubio drove most of the trip. There were three cell phones involved in this case: Rubio’s pink and white phone; Camberos’ black personal phone, and Camberos’ ZTE phone. The ZTE phone was the only phone linked with the drug-smuggling
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Case Information: At the Kitchener Courthouse - Ontario Court of Justice, located at 85 Frederick St. Kitchener, ON N2H 0A7 on March 22, 2018, the court case R v Zikoviachi was observed. Judge Rodgerson was the presiding judge, with Ms. J. Tusaw as the crown attorney and Mr. Ridder as the defence attorney. Summary:
He said he did not realized that his tag was stolen when he felt the truck shake. He said he thought that someone bump the back of his truck. Mr. Ruther stated he did not make any other stops until he arrived at his residence and observed the tag was not on the trailer. The trailer
Angela Arviso Rodriguez is requesting an institutional verification of her linguistic background to apply for a time extension to Pearson. She graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Elementary Education back in 2006. Angela will be taking the NES Elementary Education Subtest I & II. Angela has been teaching the past ten years; first at Yuma High school and she is currently teaching at Immaculate Conception middle school grade 7th to 8th.
United States v. Lopez was the first United States Supreme Court case since the New Deal to set limits to Congress's power under the Commerce Clause of the United States Constitution. The issue of the case was that It exceeded to the power of Congress which had no say over it because the case had nothing to do with commerce or any sort of economic activity. The case United States v. Lopez involved Alfonzo Lopez Jr., Supreme Court Justice William H. Rehnquist, and Congress. Unites States v. Lopez was about a 12th grader named
II. The Cases of Jamie Melendez and Christopher Mirasolo A) Course of Events In 2009, a man named Jaime Melendez (nineteen at that time) raped a fourteen year old high school student, who is mentioned as H.T. in court documents, several times in the victim’s house in Massachusetts. The victim has conceived a child in one of these horrifying incidents and gave birth to a baby girl in 2010. After entering a guilty plea in 2011 and sentenced to sixteen years probation, Thomas Mcguire (Norfolk Superior Court Judge) ruled Melendez to go to the family court, which ordered Melendez to pay the mother an estimated 110 dolars for child support on a weekly basis.
"Mama June" Shannon, formerly of the hit reality series Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, just learned the hard way not to come between her children and their money. TMZ reports that Anna Cardwell, June's 20-year-old daughter, filed a lawsuit against Mama June. Mama June and the TLC network claimed that accounts were set up to make sure every cast member of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo received all money owed to them. Not so says Anna Cardwell. According to Anna, Mama June pocketed some of the money meant for her and her daughter, Kaitlyn, who is a co-plaintiff of the lawsuit.
Javier Villada was an employee of Millardair, in the early years before the murder, the one truck in Millard’s fleet that could tow that amount of weight was the one that Javier possessed. The police also found photos of guns. These were located on both the pairs phones and personal computers. A gun expert by the name of Christiane Lys has testified to both the judge and jury that the shot was definitely in close range and the gun had to be a Walther PPK .380-calibre handgun. Her evidence matched the photo, police seized from Millard’s home of him holding the same gun.
However, despite the reliance on the food and agriculture sector, Colombia’s drug trade makes up 1 percent of the country’s GDP, and the cartels are estimated to export $10 billion annually. To put this into perspective, this means that the illegal drug trade roughly makes up a quarter of Colombia’s legal exports. Out of the $10 billion annually exported by the drug cartels, $4.6 billion of the profits were exports sent to the United States. According to a report released by Business Insider, about 90 percent of the cocaine used by American’s originate from Colombia. In addition, Colombian groups control the distribution of cocaine and heroin in the United States across 40 different cities, primarily located in the
The first case that I’m going to talk about is the Erma Faye Stewart case and Regina Kelly case. These two women were charged with felony drug distribution charges. This case took place in Hearne, Texas back in 2000. Stewart and Kelly along with 25 other men were charged in this case. Everybody bail was set to 70,000 each.
Suppose you are asked to a favor for someone you know, and in return you would be fairly compensated. This favor includes the delivery of a heavy luggage bag to a location where someone will take it from you. Pretty easy favor to get paid for, right? Well this favor could have you facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in the federal prison system. Contained in the bag was 10 kilos of powdered cocaine.
Introduction When it comes to crimes that are committed, there are several different kinds that occur. There are the kinds of crimes that we often hear about on the news i.e. robbery, arson, rape, murder and the list goes on. Then there are transnational crimes that occur such as drug trafficking, kidnapping, human trafficking and even the trading of exotic animals just to name a few. (Transnational Crime, n.d.) In this body of work, the Transnational Crime of Drug Trafficking will be discussed more in detail.
These guidelines are continually changing as drugs and crimes evolve. I don’t believe there is enough information from the sentencing question above to give an educated answer. Did the “dealer” manufacture the drug or merely purchase it from someone else? If the “dealer” did make the heroin, did they purposefully alter the drug to produce the result
Sunday, an Avondale, Arizona mother confessed to the drowning murder of her two year-old twin sons. The 22 year-old Mireya Alejandra Lopez, admitted to trying to drown a third child before a relative stopped her. Family members removed the third child and the unresponsive babies from the bathtub and called 911. Around noon authorities found the toddlers barely alive.