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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Utah traffic stop nets drugs, leads to 2 arrests

The Deseret Morning News Related: Turning a "routine" ticket into a big-time bust MILLCREEK,... - Full Story

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Tenn drug unit faces cuts

By Ryan Harris The Chattanooga Times Free Press Members of regional drug interdiction teams said they... - Full Story

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Drug czar: Marijuana is cartels' biggest moneymaker

The Associated Press MEXICO CITY — Marijuana is now the biggest source of income for Mexico's drug... - Full Story

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Atlanta drug cops train with FBI

By Rhonda Cook The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA — Lt. Bill Trivelpiece, clearly one of... - Full Story

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Mont. traffic stop nets 145 pounds of ecstasy

The Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. - Three Canadian men face federal drug charges after a traffic stop... - Full Story

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Informant's lies wreck Ohio drug probe

The Associated Press By THOMAS J. SHEERAN Related from PoliceOne: 2 tips to help keep informants talking... - Full Story

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Major Wyo. drug ring taken down

By Cary Snyder Wyoming Tribune-Eagle CHEYENNE — Thirteen city residents were arrested this week... - Full Story

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77 held in U.S., Italy in Mafia drug-trade raid

By Kiley Armstrong NEW YORK — American and Italian authorities arrested dozens of people Thursday... - Full Story

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One-pot recipe boosts meth use in Mich.

One-pot recipe boosts meth use in Mich.

DETROIT — A slew of tough new laws attacking the menace of meth seemed to be working: 451 meth-lab busts in Michigan in 2005 fell to 201 in 2007.

But now it seems that lull may have been the calm before a new storm.

Meth-lab busts in some southwestern Michigan counties are spiking again because of a quick new recipe for making the illicit stimulant

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Cache of suspected ecstasy found in Mich. vehicle

By Sara Waisanen PAW PAW, Mich. — Police found 1,500 pills of suspected ecstasy during a traffic... - Full Story



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