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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Neighbors cheer during Calif. drug raid

Neighbors cheer during Calif. drug raid

HUMBOLDT, Calif. — The Humboldt Drug Task Force and the Eureka Police Department raided two separate residences early Thursday morning, to the elation of area residents who have long claimed the houses were an epicenter of drug activity.

"If we have a success in one place, that will hopefully embolden other neighborhoods to stand up and address problems"

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20 arrested in Wash. meth raid

The seattle TimesTACOMA, Wash. — A Mexican crime ring that authorities allege smuggled and distributed... - Full Story

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Philly's largest coke bust nets 274 kilos

By Christine Olley and Katie Hutton The Philadelphia Daily NewsPHILADELPHIA — Like father, like... - Full Story

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Ill. police seize $4.5 million in coke

The Chicago TribuneAURORA, Ill. — Authorities said they arrested five people and seized $4.5 million... - Full Story

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7-month drug sting nets 95 in Chicago suburbs

By Mary Ann Fergus Tribune reporter COOK COUNTY, Ill. — A seven-month sting operation by the Cook... - Full Story

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Mexican cartels operate training camps near border

By Alfredo Corchado The Dallas Morning NewsCAMARGO, Mexico -- The ranch near this border community is... - Full Story

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Coast Guard seizes $100 million in cocaine

By Alexia Campbell The Sun-SentinelFORT LAUDERDALE — It wasn't your average speedboat. It was the... - Full Story

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13 Crips indicted in PCP sales

By Andrew Blankstein The Los Angeles TimesLOS ANGELES — Federal prosecutors Wednesday announced... - Full Story

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Chicago police shut down meth lab

By Kristen Kridel and Angela Rozas The Chicago TribuneCHICAGO — Chicago police seized drugs worth... - Full Story

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Ohio police nab millions in cash, 1 ton of marijuana

By Alayna DeMartini The Columbus DispatchLICKING COUNTY, Ohio — Inside the drywall of a Licking... - Full Story



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