Drug Interdiction / Narcotics

Drug Interdiction / Narcotics

The Drug Interdiction / Narcotics topic covers all aspects of drug enforcement, from highway or border interdiction to undercover infiltration into gangs or drug cartels. Drug smugglers are constantly evolving their concealment techniques and are growing in their boldness, so law enforcement must work even harder to stay one step ahead. From marijuana and crack cocaine to prescription pills and heroin, this topic covers it all.
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May 09, 2015

Feds: Grandmother hid pill mill ring behind suburban facade

Federal prosecutors say the 51-year-old Florida native was running the largest illicit drug operation in the history of east Tennessee: a string of pill mills that raked in $17.5 million in four years - Full Story
May 08, 2015

Spike strips end Wash. pursuit for cops, not suspect

"Although the Mason County deputy advised Mason County radio dispatch that the spike strips had been deployed, the (deputy and the trooper) were unaware of this action" - Full Story
May 08, 2015
Pa. detective dies of suspected 'cardiac event' during drug investigation

Pa. detective dies of suspected 'cardiac event' during drug investigation

Veteran investigator died Tuesday, having become ill while taking part in a federal drug investigation - Full Story
May 07, 2015

Police investigate how cocaine pack ended up in granola bar

Cynthia Rodriguez says she was eating the bar when a small, green bag emblazoned with dollar signs fell out - Full Story
May 06, 2015

Mass. woman charged with running crack delivery service from truck

Sixty-year-old Donna McLeod entered not guilty plea Tuesday on trafficking cocaine charge - Full Story
May 05, 2015

Video: Fla. suspect on meth surfs atop stranger's car

Man allegedly high on meth jumped on top of a moving car and rode on it until police took him into custody - Full Story
April 30, 2015
Synthetic drug 'Flakka' behind increasingly bizarre crimes

Synthetic drug 'Flakka' behind increasingly bizarre crimes

Also known as gravel and readily available for $5 or less a vial, it's a growing problem for police after bursting on the scene in 2013 - Full Story
April 27, 2015

Ohio students' device to detect pot use by motorists

Biomedical engineering graduate students hope to market their roadside testing device to states where marijuana use has been legalized - Full Story
April 25, 2015

Video: Maine trooper helps rescue driver who overdosed

The trooper found the driver unresponsive after pulling him over on the highway - Full Story
April 24, 2015

Feds rest corruption case against 6 Philly ex-cops

The defense began its case Friday by questioning FBI agents about the evolving story told by star government witness Jeffrey Walker - Full Story

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