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Chicago Police Seize $33 Million In Marijuana

August 23, 2011
A Chicago PD narcotics unit's investigation has led to one of the largest narcotics seizures in the department's recent history, netting more than 12,000 pounds of marijuana, seven arrests, seven vehicles, and two firearms.

Federal Funding Cut Cripples Meth Enforcement

August 11, 2011
Police and sheriff's agencies have curtailed their enforcement of methamphetamine because they can no longer afford the clean-up costs associated with the labs, concludes an investigative report by the Associated Press.

Feds Indict 65 In N.Y. Gang Sweep

August 10, 2011
Federal authorities unsealed five indictments Tuesday charging 65 people with crimes such as murder, narcotics distribution, and firearms possession in Yonkers, New York. Of those, 59 are members or associates of the Elm Street Wolves or the Cliff Street Gangsters street gangs.

Calif. Sheriff Seizes $200 Million In Pot Plants

July 18, 2011
The Ventura County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office has eradicated a massive outdoor grow operation. Investigators also discovered several campsites with several hundred pounds of equipment including tents, propane stoves, sleeping bags, fertilizers, pesticides, and an enormous amount of trash.

Florida Man Who Rammed Cruiser Possessed Multitude of Drugs

July 7, 2011
Police discovered marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy in the vehicle of the 26-year-old man who rammed a St. Petersburg (Fla.) Police cruiser on Wednesday.

New York Original Gangster Killers Member Gets 7 Years

June 21, 2011
A U.S. District Court judge has sentenced a New York Original Gangster Killers (OGK) member to more that seven years for distributing cocaine and committing violent acts.

Former Arizona Deputies Indicted for Drug Ripoff

June 6, 2011
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Arizona announced today the unsealing of superseding indictment charging two former Pima County Deputy Sheriffs for a conspiracy to steal money that they believed was the proceeds of drug trafficking, and for the attempted acquisition and distribution of narcotics.

NYC Kingpin Wrapped Drugs In Carbon Paper To Avoid Detection

May 23, 2011
The NYPD arrested Ricardo Gonzalez-Santiago, identified as a lieutenant in a Puerto Rican cartel, as he left a Times Square hotel Friday carrying two suitcases stuffed with 36 kilos of cocaine valued at $1.3 million.

DEA: Houston PCP Seizure Is Largest Ever

December 2, 2010
The arrests came at the climax of an 18-month investigation dubbed Operation Scratch Off; DEA agents seized 57 gallons of the PCP in the bust.

Oregon Heroin Traffickers Sentenced to Federal Prison

September 30, 2010
Two cousins from Medford, Ore., were sentenced to federal prison on Monday for leading a heroin trafficking organization in the Rogue Valley. Heroin-related arrests and overdoses in the Medford community have steadily increased since the organization established itself.

Handheld Video Borescope

September 30, 2010
The new Cobra-Scope is a handheld video borescope that weighs only one pound and can snake through accesses as small as .177 inches. This remote visual inspection tool is ideal for drug traffic interdiction, among other uses.

$12 Million in Black Tar Heroin Seized Near Myrtle Beach

August 12, 2010
Horry County, S.C., police found an estimated $12 million worth of heroin and other drugs in the Myrtle Beach area in what the police department is calling its largest seizure of the drug to date.

California Probe Leads to Arrest of Alleged Mexican Drug Kingpin

March 30, 2010
Authorities in Ventura County, Calif., on Monday said the arrest of an alleged heroin kingpin in Mexico was triggered by a local investigation that has made a significant dent in the area drug market.

Bio-Agent Test

March 15, 2010
The Draeger Bio-Agent test is a series of immunological rapid tests to detect biological agents and toxins. You'll get results in 10 to 15 minutes, or in just three minutes for high concentrations.

Large Meth Ring Busted in Colorado

August 25, 2009
A massive methamphetamine ring with suspected gang affiliation that used women as drug mules and classic Batman and Superman comic books to hide drug profits has been dismantled after a year-long undercover operation.

Deputies Exonerated In Shooting of Mayor's Dogs

June 24, 2009

The Prince George's County sheriff's office has concluded that SWAT deputies did nothing wrong when they charged into the home of the mayor of Berwyn Heights during a drug investigation last summer and fatally shot his family's two dogs, the Washington Post reports.

Officer Indicted in "Ace Capone" Drug Case

June 18, 2009

A Philadelphia police detective is being charged with obstruction of justice for using an FBI-issued cell phone to make the call that he knew would warn a drug kingpin that a law enforcement raid was about to go down, and then lying about it to investigators.

Broward County Deputies Kill Suspect in Fort Lauderdale Drug Sting

April 23, 2009
Fort Lauderdale homicide detectives continued Wednesday to investigate the fatal shooting of an alleged crack cocaine dealer by Broward Sheriff's Office deputies during an undercover drug sting.

10 Houston Gang Suspects Nabbed in Federal Drug Case

January 22, 2009
Ten suspected members of the so-called Houstone street gang, a local prison gang offshoot, are in custody and authorities announced Wednesday they are seeking four more men on federal drug dealing conspiracy charges that could lead to the forfeiture of $18 million in high-end cars, jewelry and cash.

S.C. Officers Say Man Operated Meth Lab from His Vehicle

January 9, 2009
On Tuesday, officers say they saw the suspect breaking up pills and pouring chemicals while driving on U.S. 378, Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts said.
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