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JTI calls for collaboration to stem illegal trade

Manila Standard Today 04 Mar 2021
Japan Tobacco International called for greater international and ... Criminals increasingly use the free ports of the Philippines in their illegal operations ... The illegal tobacco trade provides an ideal funding source for criminals, people traffickers and even terrorist groups.

Illegal cigarette kingpins made R12bn since lockdown ban on tobacco

Independent online (SA) 03 Mar 2021
Durban - TOBACCO Criminals and Smugglers of Africa (Tobacsa) allege that they made a R20 593 420 000 profit on illegal cigarettes in South Africa ... He said they had drawn up a five-point plan to combat the sale of illicit cigarettes – arrest, prosecute and seize assets of criminals ...

Baltimore has a gun problem, and a new city program wants to find out how ...

Carroll County Times 03 Mar 2021
Baltimore will use a new tool to track the flow of illegal guns into the city in hopes of identifying patterns of how they get into the hands of criminals ... operate, this is meant to help detectives better see who is behind the sales of guns to people with criminal backgrounds.

California’s voters can save the state from ban-happy lawmakers

The Press Enterprise 02 Mar 2021
When Congress debated a similar flavor ban last year, the American Civil Liberties Union and other civil rights groups also warned banning flavored tobacco products would disproportionately impact people of color, trigger unnecessary criminal penalties, and prioritize criminalization over public health and harm reduction efforts.

Mercer County officials mostly silent on law allowing arrest of federal agents

Maryville Daily Forum 02 Mar 2021
One clause allows an exception for local deputies who won't be held to the ordinance when "assisting" federal agents in the arrest of suspected criminals. Officials with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and�Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives previously declined to comment on the ordinance ... Follow him on Twitter. @NpNowHoffmann ... .

Death Penalty introduced for Fort Campbell soldier's murder suspect

Kentucky New Era 27 Feb 2021
According to an affidavit obtained by the Leaf Chronicle in 2018, Sgt ... 9, 2021 ... The case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States Army’s Criminal Investigation Command, with assistance from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Clarksville, Tennessee Police Department. .

Domestic abuse suspect shot, killed, following standoff in Lincoln Park

Duluth News Tribune 27 Feb 2021
Agents from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigate a scene Friday after a standoff on the 2300 block West Fourth Street in Duluth's Lincoln Park neighborhood ended with an exchange of gunfire.

Fort Walton Beach 'dangerous career criminal' convicted of federal drug trafficking charges

NWF Daily News 26 Feb 2021
Valentine is well known to law enforcement agencies in North Florida as a dangerous career criminal,” said U.S ... This violent, armed drug trafficker has been called to account for his criminal conduct, and the citizens of our District are now safer.” ... Assistant United States Attorney Ryan Love, Criminal Division Chief of the U.S.

Missouri county gun ordinance OKs arrest of federal agents

Columbia Missourian 25 Feb 2021
The ordinance, which took effect Tuesday, includes an exception for Mercer County deputies who help federal agents arrest suspected criminals ... He said federal officers have immunity from criminal liability if they are discharging their duties.

Gadsden man faces drug trafficking charges

The Gadsden Times 24 Feb 2021
He is in the Etowah County Detention Center on $1.2 million surety bond ... The DEU, Gadsden Police Department, Etowah County Sheriff’s Office, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and the North Alabama FBI Criminal Enterprise Task Force participated in the case ... .

Mass. gang member hearing delayed until Wednesday

Brattleboro Reformer 23 Feb 2021
Conroy said the federal Pretrial Services Office wanted more time to investigate McCormick's criminal record before participating in the hearing ... McCormick is prohibited from possessing any firearms because his criminal record includes a felony conviction in Pittsfield, Mass.

Minnesota poised to become hotbed for smuggled smokes

Duluth News Tribune 22 Feb 2021
The second bill — House Bill 904 — would ban the sale of flavored tobacco products, such as menthol cigarettes ... Long-haul and large shipments of cigarettes and other tobacco products also make their way to Minnesota through organized criminals ... TOBACCO TAX. FLAVORED TOBACCO.

Lavish Lounge criminal investigation continues as multiple lawsuits scatter blame

The Post and Courier 19 Feb 2021
The events surrounding the Independence Day shooting are still being reviewed in various levels of the legal system, both civil and criminal. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which is handling the ongoing criminal investigation, has to date arrested one person, ATF spokesman Corey Ray said. Greenville News ... By Anna B ... On Feb ... .

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