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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Drug dealer rams into cop car

By Michelle Hunter The New Orleans Times-PicayuneJEFFERSON, La. — A suspected drug dealer who had... - Full Story


Playing the "stats" ploy

Here's a creative idea for getting permission to search during a traffic stop. Give it a try ... you'll... - Full Story Secure - Law Enforcement Only


Wash. police have new target in drug chain supply

By Stuart Glascock, The Los Angeles TimesTUKWILA, Wash. — First they noticed a spike in home-based... - Full Story


Mexican drug cartels put up 'help wanted' ads

USA TODAYMEXICO CITY — One of Mexico's biggest drug cartels has launched a brazen recruiting campaign,... - Full Story


Border Patrol nabs nearly 1 ton of pot

By Brady McCombs The Arizona Daily Star TUSCON, Ariz. — U.S. Border Patrol agents seized more than... - Full Story


Utah woman tries to wrestle meth from cop

The Deseret Morning NewsOREM, Utah — An Orem police officer who arrested a woman for a traffic... - Full Story


40 charged in N.C. drug roundup

By Joe Depriest The Charlotte ObserverLINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. — Lincoln County authorities have rounded... - Full Story


Utah drug sweeps nab 257 suspects

By Pat Reavy The Deseret Morning NewsSALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake police have completed another weeklong... - Full Story


$1 million worth of marijuana found on boat

By Macollvie Jean-Francois The Sun-SentinelFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Federal agents arrested two... - Full Story


'Cheese' heroin kills Texas teen

By Tawnell D. Hobbs and Jason Trahan The Dallas Morning NewsDALLAS — "Cheese" heroin... - Full Story

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Drug Interdiction / Narcotics Columnists

The Drug Warrior The Drug Warrior
with Keith Graves
Highway Drug Interdiction Highway Drug Interdiction
with Andrew Hawkes