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  1. US Coast Guard nabs three smugglers, seizes millions in cocaine in Caribbean SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Jamaica Observer

    The United States Coast Guard says crew members from the cutter Joseph Tezanos have transferred custody of three smugglers and about US$3.3 million of cocaine to US Drug Enforcement Administration agents. The Coast Guard said the drugs and smugglers were transferred to Sector San Juan on Thursday, following the interdiction of a go-fast vessel in the Caribbean Sea off Loiza, Puerto Rico.


  2. Authorities announce 1,260 drug arrests across ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | 4029TV.com

    Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies say 1,260 people have been arrested across Arkansas as part of a statewide drug investigation. U.S. Attorneys Cody Hiland and Dak Kees and DEA Assistant Special Agent in Charge Justin King announced the arrests Friday in Little Rock.


  3. Bananas donated to a Texas prison turn out to be $18 million of cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mashable

    ... are known about this bizarre turn of events. But the TDCJ assured its followers that the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Customs, and Border Protection were now investigating into the matter. I guess we'll have to wait for the Season 6 of ...


  4. $18 Million in cocaine shows up amid bananas given to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    "Sometimes, life gives you lemons. Sometimes, it gives you bananas. And sometimes, it gives you something you'd never expect!," posted the department on Facebook.


  5. Houston Physician and a Pain Management Clinic Owner Each Sentenced...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    A Houston physician and the owner of a pain management clinic were each sentenced to 420 months in prison Thursday for their roles in running a pill mill that provided tens of thousands of unlawful prescriptions for millions of doses of opioids and other controlled substances. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department's Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick of the Southern District of Texas and Special Agent in Charge Will R. Glaspy of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's Houston Field Office made the announcement.


  6. Illegal Alien MS-13 Member Convicted of Assaulting a Federal Witness, ...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    ... case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations and the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department ...


  7. letter: The D.E.A.'s Vital RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New York Times

    I left as Seattle's police chief and became President Barack Obama's drug czar. At that time there was very little public recognition of the dangers of opioids.


  8. 'Drug queen' acquittal surprises PDEARead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE anti-narcotics agency in Northern Mindanao is set to look into the court's decision acquitting former Maguing, Lanao de Sur town mayor Johaira "Marimar" Macabuat and nine companions. Marimar, who was tagged by authorities as the "drug queen of the South" and nine others were released from detention around 2 p.m. Friday, September 21, hours after the promulgation of judgment, Cagayan de Oro City jail warden Erwin Kenny Ronquillo confirmed over the weekend.


  9. PDEA satellite office in TaguigRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    The Taguig City government has funded and turned over the first satellite office of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in the metropolis, reinforcing the city government's all-out war against illegal drugs. Taguig anti-drug abuse council officer-in-charge Hilario Dela Cruz said PDEA operatives merely have to occupy the brand-new, fully-furnished office to make it functional.


  10. 3 Southern California men accused of illegally distributing opioidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Press-Telegram

    Two men from Fontana and one from Downey have been indicted by a federal grand jury for illegal conspiracy to distribute and distribution of carfentanyl, a powerful and highly addictive painkiller, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release. Carfentanil is a synthetic opioid that is 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times more potent than fentanyl, which is 50 times more potent than heroin, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration website.


  11. Drug agents seize suspected cocaine worth $512K from Lake in the Hills warehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Herald

    ... a controlled substance and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. On Sept. 20, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Kane County Heroin Initiative Task Force launched a monthlong investigation into a local narcotics network, according ...


  12. 2 Carpentersville men charged, more than $500K in cocaine seized in drug bust: Kane County policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    ... included on Thursday Sept. 20 the Kane County Heroin Initiative Task Force, federal with the Drug Enforcement Administration and McHenry County Sheriff's Office. officers executed a search warrant on a warehouse in the 9100 block of Trinity Drive, ...


  13. Trump's Immigration Cops Just Gave America's Hottest iPhone ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | Forbes.com

    ... tech, with a single order of $384,000. Other branches of the Trump government, from the Drug Enforcement Administration to the Food and Drug Administration, have splashed between $15,000 and $30,000 on different models of the GrayKey, which requires ...


  14. Too late for many, Florida's prescription database is finally mandatoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... You could look to the Oxy Express, which is what they called Interstate 95 in 2010 when the Drug Enforcement Administration declared 90 of the nation's top 100 oxycodone-prescribing doctors were in Florida. You could shake your head about the day in ...


  15. Kane County | Authorities nab 2 Carpentersville men, 16 kilos of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    ... of a controlled substance. The investigation was conducted in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration's Chicago Office, Kane and McHenry counties sheriff's offices, and the McHenry County States Attorney's Office. Guidelines: Keep it ...


  16. Drug agents seize $512,000 in suspected cocaine from Lake in the Hills warehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northwest Herald

    ... a controlled substance and unlawful possession of a controlled substance: On Sept. 20, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Kane County Heroin Initiative Task Force launched a month-long investigation into a local narcotics network, according ...


  17. Key Words: All pot stocks aren't Tilray - and that's a good...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MarketWatch

    ... Shares of Canadian marijuana companies went through the roof this week after the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration approved Tilray's plan to import a medical cannabis product . Tilray, the first post stock to go public on Nasdaq, surged nearly ...


  18. Nanaimo's got the right stuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Prince George Citizen

    ... cannabis across international borders. The company obtained permission this week from the Drug Enforcement Administration to export marijuana into the United States for medical research. Tilray has invested in a production facility in Portugal to ...


  19. Stamford man faces federal drug charges after police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Darien News-Review

    ... Renwick Street, was arrested Thursday as a result of a joint effort between local police and Drug Enforcement Administration officials. Stamford police said they received information that Moore would be downtown near Washington Boulevard around 4 ...


  20. 15 migrants arrested in Arkansas secondary to sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    Fifteen people who aren't suspected of other criminal activity were arrested on immigration charges during the course of a statewide Drug Enforcement Administration-led drug sweep this week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's regional spokesman Bryan Cox said Friday. The individuals were not criminal targets but were detained when they were "encountered" over the course of Operation Task Force Arkansas, Cox said.