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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Mass. nab 800 grams of cocaine

By Robert Mills The Lowell Sun LOWELL, Mass. - Vice detectives took about 800 grams of cocaine off city... - Full Story

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Due to law enforcement, the price of illegal drugs is up

By Anna Clearley The San Diego Union Tribune SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The price of certain illegal drugs has... - Full Story

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DEA targets illegal pharmacies

By Brendan Mckenna The Dallas Morning News WASHINGTON, D.C. — When the only pills that online pharmacies... - Full Story

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N.J. officer exposed to PCP during dealer arrest

The Jersey Journal A police officer was sent to the hospital for exposure to PCP after chasing down a... - Full Story

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The Badge — Preparing for a raid

The relationship between the media and law enforcement is often adversarial. Reporters appear to seek... - Full Story

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N.Y. police bust pot empire

By Alfonso A. Castillo Newsday SUFFOLK COUNTY, N.Y. — Three Suffolk County residents have been "living... - Full Story

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Marijuana seizured by Calif. officials worth over $100 million

The Chico Enterprise-Record PULGA, Calif. — The value of marijuana eradicated in a raid along Highway... - Full Story

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Conn. suspect tries to eat drugs during traffic stop

By Fulvio Cativo The Hartford Courant FARMINGTON, Conn. — A New Britain man who police say tried to eat... - Full Story

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Texas officers find large pot field, guns and ammo

By Richard Abshire The Dallas Morning News COLLIN COUNTY, Texas — Texas Department of Public Safety narcotics... - Full Story

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N.M. eyes a registry for gang bangers

By Carolyn Carlson The Albuquerque Journal The state already has a Web site that's supposed to tell us... - Full Story



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