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  1. KSP honors Post 1 trooper, detectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Kentucky State Police Commissioner Richard Sanders and Justice Secretary John Tilley recognize Trooper Eric West, a McCracken County resident, as the 2017 KSP Post 1 Trooper of the Year.

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  2. Laws Are for the Little PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Reason Magazine

    Lots of government officials enjoy legal immunity with a wink and a nod. But in Arizona, immunity is actually official.

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  3. Alabama officers suspended for alleged 'white power' gestureRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Star Tribune

    An Alabama mayor says four members of his city's police force have been suspended for making a hand gesture that some say is a hate symbol. Jasper Mayor David O'Mary tells news outlets the four Jasper officers have been suspended and will lose a week's pay following the publication of a photograph in the Jasper Daily Mountain Eagle on July 12. O'Mary is pictured in that photo alongside several officers, four of whom are making an upside-down "OK" sign with their fingers.

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  4. Pot problems: How the first cannabis seed will cross the border remains unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    That's because, under federal law, marijuana is a schedule 1 drug and is a felony offense to cross state lines with. "Folks are going to have to violate federal law to actually do this," said Green, political director for New Health Solutions Oklahoma.

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  5. Public RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Times Georgian

    Bond was set at $6,750. a Jennifer Payton, 38, was charged with possession of meth, possession of marijuana less than an ounce, possession of drug related objects and windshield requirements.

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  6. Former officer files discrimination suit against townRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | WTNH

    A former Connecticut narcotics detective who pleaded guilty to reduced charges in connection with the theft of drugs from his department's evidence room is suing the town. The Connecticut Post reports 40-year-old Stephen Rilling says in his lawsuit filed in May that the Fairfield Police Department discriminated against him when it failed to transfer him out of the detective division after learning of his drug addiction.

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  7. Lafayette police chief, sheriff at odds over future of drug task forceRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... boundaries, okay. They don't pay attention to 'I'm a Lafayette city drug dealer, I'm a Lafayette Parish drug dealer.' Drugs at our level, at the sheriff's office, police department level, are a regional problem," said Garber. Meanwhile, the ...

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  8. Driver claims drugs found in car by police belonged to fleeing hitchhikerRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Central Western Daily

    A man said drugs found in his car belonged to a hitchhiker who ran when the vehicle was stopped by police. Although Lucas William Horton, 35, of Jilba Street, was not charged for possession of two bags containing "a crystal substance", believed to be methamphetamine, which were found under the passenger seat, he was charged for driving with an illicit drug in his system and possession of an item which was suspected to be stolen.

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  9. Don't call me 'mate': Magistrate reprimands drug driver before sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Central Western Daily

    A man who appeared in Orange Local Court on Monday for driving with methamphetamine in his system was reprimanded by magistrate David Day for repeatedly calling him 'mate'. "You've been in court often enough in your life as an adult to know you don't refer to a magistrate as mate," Mr Day said.

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  10. BP agents foil smuggling attempt at I-8 checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Yuma Sun

    ... 8 pounds combined. The driver, a 38-year-old male of Chandler, and a 23-year-old male of Mesa, were both arrested. The drugs and vehicle were seized.

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  11. Lompoc Woman Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Smuggle Drugs into Santa Barbara County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Noozhawk

    ... instructed to give the contraband up immediately," Hoover said. "Lyons removed a large packet of what appeared to be drugs from inside of her person." After the substances were tested, one packet weighed 44.2 grams and tested positive for heroin, ...

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  12. Prosecutors change policy for marijuana smuggling in ArizonaRead the original story

    49 min ago | Washington Times

    ... get themselves into the United States illegally. The policy doesn't appear to target people attempting to smuggle hard drugs in vehicles across the border, the newspaper said. Federal prosecutors often use plea agreements to quickly resolve the ...

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  13. New Jersey looking to add 6 medical marijuana dispensariesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Murphy said in a statement that the state is requesting applications for six new dispensaries, up from the six that now operate in the state. The program has grown under the Democratic governor, who has vowed to expand it.

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  14. Four-day workshop brings addiction support to RaetihiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    ... "There will be A&D counselling, peer support and other workers too. The purpose is to engage with current users of drugs and alcohol and to support a change by showing how kaupapa MA ori and clinical approaches can influence recovery-based daily ...

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  15. Meth bust captured on video by driverRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WAAY

    A drug bust captured on video along John Deere Road over the weekend landed one man in jail and resulted in death threats to the citizen who captured the incident with his mobile phone. Larry Weimer recorded the arrest of Scott Schilde, 48, of by Moline and MEG officers on the side of John Deere Road.

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  16. Peru arrests more than 50 in anti-drug bust at Colombian borderRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Peru arrested more than 50 people on Monday, the majority Colombian, as part of an operation against drug trafficking in a jungle border province where dissident former Marxist FARC rebels have reportedly taken refuge. Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra said his country's security forces coordinated with Colombia's military to carry out operation "Armageddon" early on Monday.

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  17. Mom charged when baby dies of drug-laced breast milkRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Pocono Record

    A 30-year-old Bucks County woman has been charged with killing her 11-month-old son through what officials called "a lethal combination of drugs" in her breast milk while nursing him. Samantha Whitney Jones, of New Britain, was charged Friday with criminal homicide in the April 2 death of the infant at her home.

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  18. Judge orders L.A. Times to revise story about California cop accused of working with Mexican MafiaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A federal judge on Saturday ordered the Los Angeles Times to remove information from an article that described a plea agreement between prosecutors and a Glendale police detective accused of working with the Mexican Mafia, a move the newspaper decried as highly unusual and unconstitutional. The agreement was supposed to have been filed under seal, but it was mistakenly made available on PACER, a public online database for federal court documents.

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  19. Cannabinoids have become subject of extensive scientific inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Brunswick News

    How are medical marijuana and CBD oil different from each other? Some states don't allow sale of the former but do allow the latter. I ask because an over-the-counter CBD oil - which does not contain THC - stopped my microscopic colitis within two days.

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  20. 38 pounds of suspected meth seized during Dayton drug investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    Thirty-eight pounds of suspected methamphetamine with an estimated street value of more than a million dollars was seized on Monday, according to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. Authorities with the Miami Valley Bulk Smuggling Task Force seized the drugs, which field-tested positive for methamphetamine, this morning while serving a search warrant at a home on Lexington Avenue in Dayton.

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