Sixteen Plead Guilty As A Part Of Operation Ice MamaThe Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has an update on a 2019 operation that led to the arrest of sixteen people for methamphetamine trafficking and other drug offenses.
Man Known As “The Monkey Whisperer” Sentenced For Trafficking Protected PrimatesJimmy Wayne Hammonds, aka “the Monkey Whisperer” (58, Parrish), has been sentenced to five years’ probation, to include eight months home confinement, for one count of conspiracy to violate the Lacey Act and three counts of violating the Endangered Species Act.
Florida Man Known As “The Monkey Whisperer” Pleads Guilty To Trafficking Protected PrimatesUnited States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces that Jimmy Wayne Hammonds, also known as “the Monkey Whisperer” (57, Parrish), today pleaded guilty to having violated the Endangered Species Act and Lacy Act in connection with a conspiracy to sell a protected primate to a celebrity client in California. Hammonds faces a maximum penalty of eight years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set.
Drug Traffickers In Highlands County Sentenced To Federal PrisonSeveral Highlands County men have been sentenced in South Florida federal district court to prison terms for their roles in a powder and crack cocaine drug trafficking ring that had become entrenched in the Lake Placid neighborhood of Highway Park, Florida.
Bond Denied For Floirda Man Charged With Federal Gun And Drug Trafficking CrimesOn July 16, 2021, a South Florida federal magistrate judge ordered pre-trial detention for 37- year-old Lazaro Alfredo Ramirez-Alvarado, finding that he presents a risk of flight and danger to the community if released.
Oprah Slams "Awful" Sex Trafficking RumorsOprah Slams "Awful" Sex Trafficking Rumors.
Jeffrey Epstein Trafficked Girls In Caribbean Until 2018, New Suit AllegesA lawsuit filed in the Virgin Islands, Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused and trafficked hundred.