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  1. Florida man arrested when officer mistakes Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze for methRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Washington Post

    ... gun, and she asked him to step out of the car for her safety. That's when Riggs-Hopkins saw what she thought were drugs on the floorboard. "I recognized, through my 11 years of training and experience as a law enforcement officer, the substance to ...


  2. Cops mistook Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze for methRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | WOODTV.com

    The 64-year-old was arrested on drug charges when Orlando police officers spotted four tiny flakes of glaze on his floorboard and thought they were pieces of crystal methamphetamine, The Orlando Sentinel reports . Cpl. Shelby Riggs-Hopkins wrote in an arrest report that during a traffic stop on Dec. 11, she noticed the flakes on the floorboard.


  3. Do opioids make pain worse?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    The opium poppy is arguably the oldest painkiller known to man, with its use being described by the ancient civilizations. Opium mimics the body's home-made painkillers - endorphins and the like - and has given rise to the modern class of drugs called opioids that include morphine, fentanyl, methadone, and oxycodone.


  4. Belfast PD to get K-9Read the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... dogs can find isolated items. McFadden gave the example of something thrown from a window of a moving car. Detecting drugs would be the other skill of the K-9. "Where we actually have to be looking at it to know it's there, the dog can smell it in a ...


  5. Oddo and Pentz Sentenced in "Operation Ice Storm" CasesRead the original story

    42 min ago | GantDaily.com

    Frederick Oddo, 46, 226 Jefferson St., Brookville, an inmate of the jail, pleaded guilty before Judge Paul E. Cherry to person not to possess firearms, F2, and two counts of sales/transfer of firearms, M2. He was sentenced to two to four years in state prison.


  6. Police: 15 arrested, heroin seized in Hartford drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Police say they arrested 15 people and seized more than 500 bags of heroin during a drug bust in Hartford. Deputy Chief Brian Foley says the operation was conducted Wednesday in response to recent shootings and complaints of open-air drug sales.


  7. Gurdip Singh's family thanks Swaraj as Indonesia spares himRead the original story

    53 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Jalandhar, July 29 : The parents of Indian national Gurdip Singh, who was to be executed on drug charges in Indonesia, today thanked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for her support in this hour of crisis. Gurdip was among the 10 convicts, who were to be executed but not put to death.


  8. Indonesia grants temporary relief to Indian drug convict Gurdip Singh, puts conviction on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Merinews

    External Affairs Minister of India, Sushma Swaraj has confirmed that Indian national Gurdip Singh who along with 13 others was supposed to be executed by the Indonesian government yesterday was given a temporary relief on Friday. Indian Ambassador in Indonesia has informed me that Gurdip Singh whose execution was fixed for last night, has not been executed.


  9. Gang Violence Rages Across Central AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Counterpunch

    Gang violence, fueled by the drug traffic in Latin America, Central America and the Caribbean, is having a serious effect on people's lives and threatens to alter the social fabric of the countries in the region. Central American gangs, also called maras , named after the voracious ants known as marabuntas, are involved in a wide range of criminal activities such as arms and drug trafficking, kidnapping, human trafficking, people smuggling and illegal immigration.


  10. Pacifica police: Sex crimes suspect used date-rape drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    A 31-year-old Pacifica man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of numerous sex crimes, some of which allegedly involved underage boys and the use of so-called "date rape" drugs. Police said an investigation revealed Joseph Courtney had an "extensive history of criminal sexual behavior."


  11. Care facility killer came armed with multiple weapons, say police sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Japan Times

    The alleged perpetrator of Tuesday's deadly knife rampage at a residential care facility for people with disabilities appears to have thoroughly planned the attack, bringing with him at least five knives, two hammers and other tools, investigative sources said Friday. Satoshi Uematsu, a 26-year-old former worker at Tsukui Yamayuri En in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, is believed to have carried a shoulder bag containing the weapons, as well as zip ties and gloves, at the time of the attack, they said.


  12. Cleveland Browns' Armonty Bryant pleads guilty to drug countRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Madison Press

    Bryant was sentenced to 68 days of probation in a Cuyahoga County court and fined $1,000. A three-month jail sentence was suspended.


  13. Indonesia executes 4 drug runners, Indian among 9 cases sent for reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Telegraph

    Cilacap, Indonesia, July 29 : Indonesia executed four convicted drug traffickers early on Friday as it pushed ahead with its "war against drugs", although another 10 scheduled executions including that of an Indian national were delayed. Fourteen people were set to face the firing squad together on Friday, but officials decided a "comprehensive review" was needed to "avoid any mistake" in the 10 cases, Attorney General H. Muhammad Prasetyo said in Jakarta.


  14. PIO Canadian man charged with drug-smugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of India

    Gursharan Singh, who hails from Brampton, Ontario and is one of six men charged with smuggling operation, pleaded guilty yesterday before senior US District Judge William M Skretny in federal court in Buffalo for transporting large amounts of cocaine and marijuana across the US-Canadian border.


  15. Court Upholds Seizure Of Cash From Ex-Basketball StarRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... 't trust banks. The Iowa Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday the cash is subject to forfeiture based on its likely tie to drugs.


  16. Police Arrest Teenager With Six Tins Of Syabu At Tawau AirportRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    A teenage girl's escape attempt at the Tawau Airport with 3.16kg of drugs worth RM450,000 was foiled yesterday morning. Tawau police chief, ACP Fadil Marsus said the 19-year-old teenager, a Malaysian national, was arrested at 11.15am, by a squad of policemen from the district's narcotics division, at the arrival hall, as soon as she arrived from Kuala Lumpur.


  17. Temporary reprieve for Indian from Indonesian firing squadRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Jakarta/New Delhi, July 29 : Indian national Gurdip Singh who was set to be executed by Indonesian authorities for drug smuggling has won a temporary reprieve as he was not among the four prisoners executed by a firing squad early on Friday in that country. Gurdip Singh was convicted along with 13 others and due to be executed at the Nusa Kambangan prison island.


  18. Jersey City man found with 112 grams of pot, handgun, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    A 19-year-old Jersey City man is accused of carrying a handgun and more than 100 grams of marijuana near Saint Peter's University on Wednesday. Erick F. DeLeon, of the 100 block of Glenwood Avenue, faces drug charges in connection to the 112 grams of suspected marijuana he allegedly was carrying at the time.


  19. 'Nigerians executed' in IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Indonesia has carried out the executions of four drug convicts, including three foreigners. The Indonesian man and three Nigerians were killed by firing squad shortly after midnight local time at the Nusakambangan prison island.


  20. Democrats and Republicans can, apparently, agree on drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    Take the current prescription opiate abuse epidemic - along with heroin abuse, meth abuse and all the issues that go with that, says Trempealeau Dem. state rep.