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Ohio Agencies Collect $3.4M In Asset Forfeiture

July 11, 2013
The Department of Justice distributed $3.4 million in asset forfeiture funds to state and local law enforcement agencies in Ohio stemming from three federal cases.

Vermont Decriminalizes Marijuana

June 7, 2013
Vermont became the 17th state in the nation Thursday to eliminate criminal penalties for the possession of a small amount of marijuana, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced.

Ariz.-Neb. Cartel Trafficking Case Named Operation of the Year

May 9, 2013
The investigation and prosecution resulted in the dismantling of a large-scale marijuana trafficking enterprise bringing narcotics into Nebraska from Arizona. The criminal enterprise operated as a partnership between the South Family Bloods street gang and Sinaloa Cartel.

Arkansas Officer Dies In Foot Pursuit

March 27, 2013
A drug task force director in Arkansas died as he chased a parolee from a Clarksville property Tuesday evening. Larry Johnson, 65, was the director of the Fifth Judicial Drug Task Force.

Utah Sergeant Takes Fire to Rescue Downed Team Members

March 6, 2013

Sgt. Nate Hutchinson braved gunfire to move two injured team members out of harm's way. He suffered four gunshot wounds and endured a lengthy recovery to return to duty.

N.H. Attorney General Revamps Drug Raid Protocol

December 20, 2012
New Hampshire's drug task force has received a new commander and revamped operating procedures as a result of a fatal April raid that claimed the life of Greenland's police chief.

$40M In Cartel Marijuana Seized In Chicago

June 28, 2012
A joint narcotics task force on Tuesday seized approximately eight tons (or 16,000 pounds) of marijuana, recording the largest cannabis seizure in at least 20 years in Chicago.

Feds: TSA Screeners Waved Drugs Through LAX

April 26, 2012
Federal agents arrested two former and two current Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners on narcotics and bribery charges for allegedly taking cash payments to allow large shipments of cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana to pass through X-ray machines at security checkpoints.

Condition of Wounded N.H. Detectives Upgraded

April 13, 2012
Det. Scott Kukesh of the Newmarket Police Department and Det. Jeremiah Murphy of the Rochester Police Department were critically wounded late Thursday during a narcotics raid.

N.H. Police Chief Killed, 4 Wounded In Drug Raid

April 13, 2012
Greenland (N.H.) Police Chief Michael Maloney was eight days from retirement when he was gunned down during the raid targeting Cullen Mutrie, 29, at a Post Road home.

Video: Footage Shows Chaotic, Deadly Utah Raid

April 10, 2012
Newly released dash-cam video shows the chaotic scene during a task force raid in January that resulted in the death of an Ogden (Utah) Police officer and the wounding of five other officers.

Tijuana Cartel Leader Gets 25 Years In Prison

April 3, 2012
A federal judge sentenced Benjamin Arellano-Felix, who once ran the violent Tijuana drug cartel, to 25 years to life following his guilty plea to racketeering and conspiracy charges.

Chicago Police Take Down Two West-Side Gangs

March 27, 2012
Chicago Police officers have arrested 45 gang members on the city's West Side in a joint city-federal operation, recovering $1.6 million in narcotics and eight firearms. The operation targeted the most violent members of the Traveling Vice Lords and Four Corner Hustlers.

Task Force Busts N.Y. Heroin Trafficking Ring

March 13, 2012
The federal government Tuesday indicted 20 members of a New York-area drug trafficking ring that brought 20 kilograms of heroin valued at $2.75 million to street-level dealers in Queens and Long Island in the past nine months.

FBI Searches for Three New York Gang Members Wanted on Narcotics Charges

July 2, 2010
Wanted posters listing the names of the fugitives and those that have been captured has been made available to the public. Those who were indicted are suspected to be members of the Bloods and Latin Kings gangs.

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.

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.

Head of the Class

April 1, 2004

The Center's mission is to provide no-cost counterdrug training and education to law enforcement and drug demand reduction specialists across the 18 northeastern United States spanning Maine to Virginia and west to Wisconsin.

An Investigator’s Guide to the Methamphetamine Lab

December 1, 2000

The young children watched cartoons in the living room, while in the kitchen their mother dissolved cold tablets in a jar of denatured alcohol. She had closed up the house to keep the odors inside so her neighbors wouldn't call the police.

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