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By Peter Gorner and Peter Gorner,Chicago Tribune | April 29, 1993
Ambition, savagery and betrayal -- the stuff of great investigative reporting and great storytelling. David McClintick blends them admirably in this massive study of the drug wars.As he showed in "Indecent Exposure," his classic investigation of Hollywood and Wall Street corporate seaminess, Mr. McClintick is one of the best in the business.A one-time investigative reporter for the Wall Street Journal, he spent the last several years piecing together the saga of one of history's most ambitious and dangerous undercover drug operations.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | November 27, 2012
Federal prosecutors in August 2012 announced that two men, Bryan Eammon Williams and Lawrence Lee Hayes, had been sentenced to 11 years and 15 years respectively for their roles in a cocaine distribution conspiracy. The details of the case are rather fascinating if you keep reading, and even moreso if you start connecting dots.  The press release about Hayes' and Williams' sentences includes a canned quote from Ava Cooper-Davis, the special agent in charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration's Washington field office, calling the case "drug interdiction at its best.
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By Gail Gibson and Gail Gibson,SUN STAFF | June 30, 2001
A U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent pulled his gun and pointed it at the forehead of a Baltimore nightclub bouncer after the man asked to see the officer's badge, a lawsuit filed in federal court alleges. The June 1999 incident is alleged to have occurred during an altercation between two DEA agents and a customer they wanted to question at the Ritz Cabaret on South Broadway. One agent is said in court documents to have threatened the patron by shoving him and warning that the agents could "take him down."
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Staff Reports | May 18, 2012
A Baltimore County Circuit Court Judge on Thursday set bail at $50,000, cash only, for two operators of the Healthy Life Medical Group, on York Road, in Lutherville, who were arrested Tuesday evening. Gerald Wiseberg, 78, of Boca Raton, Fla., and Michael Jacob Reznikov, 51, of Brooklyn, N.Y., have been indicted by a Baltimore County grand jury on charges of conspiracy to distribute "schedule II" narcotics after a Drug Enforcement Administration investigation into alleged distribution and sale of Oxycodone and other prescription drugs.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | May 15, 2012
A prescription drug clinic in Timonium was raided Tuesday afternoon by Baltimore County police and Drug Enforcement Administration agents, according to law enforcement officials. The raid followed a long-term investigation of the distribution and sale of oxycodone and other prescription drugs at the Healthy Life Medical Group in the 1100 block of York Road, according to Special Agent Edward Marcinko, of the DEA. About 25 police narcotics officers and DEA agents served a federal search warrant at the location shortly after 5 p.m., said Marcinko and Det. Cathy Batton, a county police spokeswoman.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | November 27, 2012
Federal prosecutors in August 2012 announced that two men, Bryan Eammon Williams and Lawrence Lee Hayes, had been sentenced to 11 years and 15 years respectively for their roles in a cocaine distribution conspiracy. The details of the case are rather fascinating if you keep reading, and even moreso if you start connecting dots.  The press release about Hayes' and Williams' sentences includes a canned quote from Ava Cooper-Davis, the special agent in charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration's Washington field office, calling the case "drug interdiction at its best.
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By Chris Kaltenbach and Chris Kaltenbach,SUN MOVIE CRITIC | April 4, 2003
Apart from what? one might ask. The man referred to is Vin Diesel, and the movie he stars in ain't apart from nothing - at least not in the sense that it's unique, or stands alone, or outshines everything else around it. A Man Apart is standard-bore action stuff, in which a macho stud superstar blows away lots of bad guys while struggling to make the world a better place. And if the title is supposed to suggest that Vin's character is a man standing alone, why does he spend so much time and effort making his friends complicit in the vengeance-is-mine adventure that serves as the movie's centerpiece?
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Staff Reports | May 18, 2012
A Baltimore County Circuit Court Judge on Thursday set bail at $50,000, cash only, for two operators of the Healthy Life Medical Group, on York Road, in Lutherville, who were arrested Tuesday evening. Gerald Wiseberg, 78, of Boca Raton, Fla., and Michael Jacob Reznikov, 51, of Brooklyn, N.Y., have been indicted by a Baltimore County grand jury on charges of conspiracy to distribute "schedule II" narcotics after a Drug Enforcement Administration investigation into alleged distribution and sale of Oxycodone and other prescription drugs.
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By Newsday | September 27, 1991
NEW YORK -- Dandeny Munoz-Mosquera may be one of the world's busiest hired killers, but not too busy for a leisurely afternoon at Disneyland.That was just one of Munoz-Mosquera's many stops during a trip the United States that apparently had spanned 12 days before it was abruptly interrupted Wednesday night by his arrest on a Queens street corner, according to federal officials tracking him for nearly two weeks.Munoz-Mosquera -- who federal agents say may have killed or arranged the murders of more than 40 police officers, judges and politicians for the Medellin drug cartel in his native Colombia -- was in the city to commit murder, according to Drug Enforcement Administration agents and court papers filed in Brooklyn.
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By Susan Schoenberger | November 30, 1990
Three Colombian nationals were arrested Wednesday night on a crowded street in Fells Point as they attempted to pay off a man they thought was a drug courier for delivering 20 kilograms of cocaine from Colombia to Baltimore.In fact, the "courier" was an undercover federal drug agent, backed up by 20 fellow agents, some armed with submachine guns, and by Baltimore police officers, a police helicopter and K-9 units.The three suspects, believed to be part of the Medellin drug cartel, who had traveled from New York City Wednesday evening with $105,000 in cash to pay the courier's transportation costs, arrived in Fells Point about 9 p.m.They had planned to take the cocaine offered by the undercover agent back to New York for distribution, according to Agent Douglas N. Biales, a spokesman for the Drug Enforcement Administration's Baltimore office.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | May 15, 2012
A prescription drug clinic in Timonium was raided Tuesday afternoon by Baltimore County police and Drug Enforcement Administration agents, according to law enforcement officials. The raid followed a long-term investigation of the distribution and sale of oxycodone and other prescription drugs at the Healthy Life Medical Group in the 1100 block of York Road, according to Special Agent Edward Marcinko, of the DEA. About 25 police narcotics officers and DEA agents served a federal search warrant at the location shortly after 5 p.m., said Marcinko and Det. Cathy Batton, a county police spokeswoman.
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By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | April 15, 2011
Law enforcement authorities raided the Pikesville home and downtown Baltimore office of veteran defense attorney Stanley H. Needleman Thursday morning. The scope of the investigation was not immediately clear. At his law office in the 1000 block of N. Calvert St., the front door was ajar with a handwritten "Closed Today" sign taped to it. Through the front window, men appeared to be looking through papers, and three agents were lingering outside around back of the office. A spokesman for the Drug Enforcement Administration initially denied that agents were involved, then said the agency would have no comment.
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By ANNIE LINSKEY and ANNIE LINSKEY,SUN REPORTER | December 31, 2005
The 17-year-old son of a federal agent who was arrested Thursday after police say he attempted to shoot both his parents and then fled to New Jersey was ordered held without bail by an Anne Arundel County judge yesterday. Tom Jason Reimann, 17, of Crofton was arrested in North Caldwell, N.J., at 9 a.m. Thursday and charged as an adult with two counts of attempted second-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault charges and other offenses, police said. Authorities moved Reimann to Anne Arundel County at 3 a.m. yesterday.
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By ANNIE LINSKEY and ANNIE LINSKEY,SUN REPORTER | December 30, 2005
The 17-year-old son of a Drug Enforcement Administration special agent was arrested yesterday after he fired shots at his parents in their Crofton home and then fled to New Jersey, authorities said. Neither parent was hurt, police said. Thomas Reimann, 17, of the 1700 block of Shaftsbury Ave., was charged as an adult with two counts of attempted second-degree murder, two counts of first-degree assault, two counts of second-degree assault, two counts of reckless endangerment and one count of using a handgun in the commission of a felony, said Sgt. Shawn A. Urbas, a spokesman for the Anne Arundel County police department.
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By NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | December 14, 2003
NEW YORK - A former senior official in the Drug Enforcement Administration's New York office is expected to be charged this week with stealing more than $150,000 from the agency's funds used to pay informants and other incidental expenses, according to a law enforcement official. The former official, Kevin Tamez, who resigned several months ago as a result of the investigation, first came under scrutiny last year and was suspended in March. Tamez, 50, held the position of associate special agent in charge of the New York office.
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By Chris Kaltenbach and Chris Kaltenbach,SUN MOVIE CRITIC | April 4, 2003
Apart from what? one might ask. The man referred to is Vin Diesel, and the movie he stars in ain't apart from nothing - at least not in the sense that it's unique, or stands alone, or outshines everything else around it. A Man Apart is standard-bore action stuff, in which a macho stud superstar blows away lots of bad guys while struggling to make the world a better place. And if the title is supposed to suggest that Vin's character is a man standing alone, why does he spend so much time and effort making his friends complicit in the vengeance-is-mine adventure that serves as the movie's centerpiece?
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By CARL T. ROWAN | December 18, 1991
Boca Raton, Florida. -- Down the road in Miami, in the trial of the former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, revelations keep erupting that may be very embarrassing for President Bush. The latest, revealed by the newspaper Newsday, is that for several years in the 1980s Mr. Noriega was giving the United States Drug Enforcement Agency information about who flew into Panama carrying drug money, and how and where that money was laundered.What's worse, the prosecutors apparently have withheld information about this collaboration from the Panamanian general's defense attorneys, opening the door for Judge William M. Hoeveler possibly to declare a mistrial.
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By Tanya Jones and Tanya Jones,Sun Staff Writer | January 31, 1995
A trans-Atlantic investigation reaching from Frankfurt to Baltimore has netted this region's largest seizure of high-grade heroin in more than 20 years, federal agents said yesterday.A Pakistani couple was arrested Jan. 11 at Baltimore-Washington International Airport with 14 pounds of heroin concealed in suitcases, said Special Agent Robert J. Penland of the Drug Enforcement Administration. The 80 percent-pure narcotic has a wholesale value of $2 million, and once diluted and sold on the streets could be worth $5 million, officials estimated.
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By Gregory Kane | July 28, 2001
READ IT and scream. The story is about a man named Andrew Chambers. The Los Angeles Times and St. Louis Post-Dispatch are among the newspapers that have written about Chambers, who may become a symbol for everything that is wrong with the "war on drugs." For 16 years, Chambers was an informant for the Drug Enforcement Administration. His snitching led to the arrests of more than 400 suspects and the seizure of $6 million in assets. That's the good news. But the bad news is very bad. Chambers lied under oath on 16 different occasions.
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By Gail Gibson and Gail Gibson,SUN STAFF | June 30, 2001
A U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent pulled his gun and pointed it at the forehead of a Baltimore nightclub bouncer after the man asked to see the officer's badge, a lawsuit filed in federal court alleges. The June 1999 incident is alleged to have occurred during an altercation between two DEA agents and a customer they wanted to question at the Ritz Cabaret on South Broadway. One agent is said in court documents to have threatened the patron by shoving him and warning that the agents could "take him down."
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