Leader of DC-area drug ring nabbed in...

Leader of DC-area drug ring nabbed in Operation Tin Panda sentenced to 16 years new

The leader of what federal prosecutors have described as a "sprawling" drug ring that operated out of the D.C. area and had connections around the U.S. has been sentenced to 16 years in prison, federal prosecutors announced Friday. Nasiru Carew, 36, of Dale City, Virginia, who was nabbed late last year as part of a massive law enforcement operation known as Operation Tin Panda, pleaded guilty in April to drug conspiracy charges.

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