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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N.H. officer helps motorist, arrests him for drugs

The Associated Press PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — A Portsmouth, New Hampshire, police officer helped a stranded... - Full Story

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Plainclothes N.Y. officer shoots armed suspect during chase

By Sophia Chang Newsday ROCKAWAY, NY — An armed suspect was shot dead by a plainclothes New York... - Full Story

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Border officers seize 1 ton of marijuana in N.J.

BY JOE MALINCONICO Star-Ledger PORT ELIZABETH, N.J. — The shortest route from Guadalajara to El... - Full Story

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Analyst: U.S. anti-drug aid proposal could heighten violence in Mexico

By Alfredo Corchado and Tim Connolly The Dallas Morning News WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mexico recorded... - Full Story

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Suspected Fla. drug cartel member arrested

By The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — An alleged member of the Colombian Medellin-based drug... - Full Story

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Costa Rica reports record marijuana bust

By The Associated PressSAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Costa Rican agents made the largest marijuana bust... - Full Story

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Utah police seize 400 lbs. of exotic drug "khat"

By Ben Winslow and Pat Reavy Deseret Morning News SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah — The dozens of bags of... - Full Story

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'Cheese' heroin arrests falling in Dallas schools

By Tawnell D. Hobbs and Sergio Chapa The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — A highly addictive heroin mix that... - Full Story

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Ohio troopers find more drugs wrapped as gifts

By Donna J. Miller Plain Dealer Dayton, Ohio — For the second time this month, Ohio State Highway Patrol... - Full Story

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Wyo. police devote more power to drug crimes

By Cary Snyder The Wyoming Tribune-Eagle CHEYENNE, Wyo. — In an effort to devote more manpower to solving... - Full Story



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