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Drug Buyer Busted After Stuffing Potatoes into Hotel Bathtub

James Johnson, 30, walked out of a courtroom without a prison sentence after police in Eastleigh had arrested him for possessing 2CB and 5-MAPB during a “bizarre” five-day binge that involved women’s clothing and a bathtub filled with potatoes. During the hearing at Southampton Crown Court, Judge Peter Henry described the man’s case as “bizarre.” If nothing else, this case ... Read More »

Slovakian Man Busted for Ordering 970 Ecstasy Pills

The Criminal Police in the Slovakian town of Trnava, along with Slovakia’s financial police, announced on Facebook that they had arrested a major ecstasy trafficker. The dealer, they announced, had been selling the drugs through the darknet and shipping the ecstasy inside of various forms of both non-descript and uniquely designed packages. Slovakian authorities, after an investigation of an unknown ... Read More »

Connecticut Man Busted After MDMA Package Seizure

According to Connecticut authorities, the seizure of a package of 143 grams of MDMA led to the arrest of a 51-year-old for numerous drug and weapon law violations. John P. Moynihan, a Simsbury man, was caught after a two-week investigation that began at the John F. Kennedy Airport. The investigation began at the airport with drug dogs, involved state and ... Read More »

Three College Students Busted for Drug Distribution

Illinois police arrested three Western Illinois University students for buying drugs on the darknet and reselling them to other students in and around McDonough county. The police called the drug operation a “Walmart of drugs.” According to Macomb Investigations Lieutenant Lindsey May, a lengthy investigation conducted primarily by the United States Postal Inspection Service led to the arrest of the ... Read More »

Three Alleged Fentanyl Dealers Busted in Ohio

Authorities in Summit County, Ohio, arrested three suspects for oxycodone and marijuana distribution. The suspects, according to police, had been receiving packages of oxycodone pills through the mail and reselling them. Later, Summit County officials terminated the case and named all three suspects in a new indictment for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and one count of possession ... Read More »

Darknet Gun Buyer Busted in Germany

Customs investigators in Frankfurt, Germany, have arrested a 38-year-old from Bremen for allegedly purchasing two weapons and more than 500 rounds of ammunition. A special unit with the Frankfurt Customs Office conducted the investigation during an extensive operation targeting the illegal weapons trade on the darknet. According to an announcement on zoll.de, the official website of German Customs, investigators completed ... Read More »

German Man Busted for Amphetamine Orders

According to an announcement from police in Gifhorn, Lower Saxony, Germany, the arrest of two darknet dealers in the Netherlands led to the arrest of a 22-year-old in Brome. The press release all but named the two vendors who recently landed in custody in the Netherlands for a massive darknet drug trafficking operation. Dutch authorities knew the arrests would not ... Read More »

German Police Busted Another Child Abuse Forum Admin

According to the Public Prosecutor in Hannover, a lengthy investigation into a darknet child abuse forum has ended successfully. The investigation into the forum and its owner, that is. German authorities have pulled the forum from the darknet and arrested one of the site’s owners and a technical administrator. The investigation into users of the site and additional admins is ... Read More »

Two Darknet Vendors Busted in the Netherlands

Police in Amsterdam arrested two suspected darknet dealers in Monday, April 9. According to an announcement on politie.nl, the men shipped “thousands” of packages of drugs across the world. The arrests took place not long after Dutch authorities conducted a ‘knock and talk’ operation that resulted in one immediate arrest and numerous candidates for a future arrest spree. Many of ... Read More »

German Vendor Busted with 35 Kilos of Marijuana

In the German town of Geldern-Kapellen, police stealthily conducted an investigation into a 36-year-old suspected darknet dealer. When they had gathered enough evidence, authorities raided the 36-year-old’s house at six in the morning and caught him by surprise. Police spokesperson Daniel Freitag told the press that the police had been looking into the recently arrested suspect since June 2017. According ... Read More »

Florida Pedophile Busted by Undercover Cop on Kik

In Pensacola, Florida, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida Christopher P. Canova announced that a U.S. District Court found 36-year-old Nicholas E. Fogarty guilty of committing two child pornography crimes. According to Florida Department of Correction records, this is not Fogarty’s first rodeo involving child abuse content. In fact, he has already been to prison on some ... Read More »

Man Busted After Paying for a Package with Counterfeit Euros

A 30-year-old Friedrichshafen man faced a judge in a district court for the following crimes: drug trafficking, drug cultivation, drug possession, counterfeiting money, and unauthorized weapon possession. Although the prosecution fought for imprisonment, Judge Martin Hussels-Eichhorn showed mercy to the defendant by requiring only probation. The District Court of Tettnang heard how the 30-year-old had committed a wide array of ... Read More »

High school Student Busted For Selling Xanax to an Undercover Cop

Police arrested a high school senior in Massachusetts for distributing Xanax he had allegedly purchased on the darknet. The senior, 18-year-old Ethan Morris, fell into a trap set up by law enforcement after selling to an undercover officer he met on Facebook. After his arrest, he pleaded not guilty to the drug charges at his arraignment hearing in front of ... Read More »

Two Austrians Busted for Selling Drugs from the Darknet

Following an extensive investigation, Austrian authorities arrested a 24-year-old and a 25-year-old for months of darknet drug purchases and redistribution throughout Austria. An announcement from the National Police Directorate revealed that law enforcement had known about the duo for months before making arrests, marking yet another recent case where Austrian law enforcement waited months before making an arrest. The investigation ... Read More »

Dealers Busted After Customs Intercepted Amphetamine Package

According to police spokesman Patrick Maierhofer, authorities in Vienna have arrested two men for purchasing more than 500 grams of amphetamine from a vendor on the Dream marketplace. German law enforcement seized the package and sent word to their Austrian counterparts. The men, in Austria, had already been under police investigation for drug trafficking. Police spokesperson Patrick Maierhofer said that ... Read More »