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Wiretap Used In Marshall Sweep

What started as a tip from a observant postmaster turned into the successful federal prosecution of a drug ring spanning from Moundsville to California.


Related Topix: Moundsville, WV, Marshall County, WV, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

Thu Apr 24, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

San Jose: Meth bust leads to arrest of suspected key cartel operative, clandestine lab

The arrest of a minor league drug runner in 2012 started an investigative chain that came to a head this week with the arrests of 18 suspects believed to be linked to a major Mexican cartel as well as the seizure of a high-production meth lab.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Drugs


18 arrested in Silicon Valley drug ring probe

Prosecutors in Silicon Valley say authorities have arrested 18 people and seized methamphetamine, cocaine and drug labs as part of an investigation into a major drug distribution ring with ties to a Mexican cartel.


Related Topix: Drugs


Got Drugs? Get Rid of 'Em on Saturday

Expired, unused or otherwise unwanted prescription drugs can be safely discarded at the Newtown Police Department on Saturday, April 26. The department is participating in the 2014 National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, and will be taking in the unwanted medicines from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The department says pills and patches will be accepted, ... (more)


News 4 Jax

12 charged in drug trafficking conspiracy

A federal indictment was unsealed earlier this month charging 12 defendants with conspiring to traffic large amounts of methamphetamine, cocaine, oxycodone and other drugs in Appling, Bacon, Coffee, Jeff Davis, Telfair and Wayne Counties.


Related Topix: Drugs, Georgia, Alma, GA, Baxley, GA


Nevada Attorney General Urges Safe Drug Disposal

Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto is urging Nevadans to safely dispose of unused prescription drugs by participating in a nationwide campaign.


Related Topix: Nevada, Nevada Government


Oregon drug deaths: More people dying from meth use, cocaine-related deaths at a low

Drug-related deaths in Oregon , from 2003 to 2013, according to the state medical examiner's office.


Related Topix: Drugs, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR), Medicine, Methadone

WTVG-TV Toledo

22-year-old killed in overnight crash

A 22-year-old was killed after his vehicle slid off the road and landed in a ditch.


Related Topix: Hancock County, OH, Van Buren, OH, Fire, Ohio

WBAY-TV Green Bay

9 Arrested in Fond du Lac Drug Bust

Nine people are behind bars after a major arrest operation targeting drug dealers Wednesday in the City of Fond du Lac the police department says.


Related Topix: Drugs, Lawrence University

Wed Apr 23, 2014

ABC Action News

Designer drug 25i led to USF student's death

Russell Alonzo, 20, fell seven stories to his death after ingesting a dangerous designer drug called 25i.


Related Topix: Drugs, Tampa, FL

Observer & Eccentric

Prescription drug take back day set for Saturday

Leaders from the city of Royal Oak, along with U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, gathered Wednesday to spread awareness about the upcoming National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.


Related Topix: Royal Oak, MI


LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Va. Teens in the Hospital

CBS News/AP - A new trend in psychedelic drugs is raising concerns after three teenage girls had to be hospitalized in Loudoun County, Va.


Related Topix: Drugs


5 People Charged after Drug Bust in Madison County

On April 22, 2014 the Madison County Sheriff's Office and the Blue Ridge Narcotics/Gang Task Force responded to a suspicious person call in the Burnt Tree subdivision of Madison County.


Related Topix: Drugs, Orange, VA

WTOP-FM Washington

Synthetic drug sends 3 teens to hospital

The Loudoun County Sheriff's office says three teens ended up in the hospital earlier this month after they took what is believed to be a synthetic, illegal drug known as 25i.


Related Topix: Drugs

Marietta Times

W.Va. officials promote drug take-back effort

A federal prosecutor and a West Virginia sheriff's office are promoting awareness of a prescription drug collection effort set for this weekend.


Related Topix: Kanawha County, WV

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Lincoln County News

Dresden Couple Pleads Guilty to Heroin Trafficking

Travis Crowley pleaded guilty April 18 and will serve nine months in jail and three years of probation.


Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Maine, Wiscasset, ME

ABC2 Maryland

Two Glen Burnie men arrested in large drug bust

GLEN BURNIE, Md. - Justin Smith thought the biggest danger around his home came with his two-year-old behind the wheel.


Related Topix: Drugs, Glen Burnie, MD, Anne Arundel County, MD

WTVY Dothan

Attorney General Luther Strange Urges Alabamians to Participate in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Attorney General Luther Strange again is urging Alabamians to participate in Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, this Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at locations throughout the state.


Related Topix: Alabama, Alabama Government, Weird


Several Pounds Of Synthetic Drug Seized In Greenville, Raleigh

Police say a two month investigation led them to a traffic stop and arrest in Greenville, along with a search in Raleigh where more than 5-1/2 pounds of a synthetic drug was found.


Related Topix: Drugs, Raleigh, NC, Greenville, NC

Broward-Palm Beach

Has Fugitive Cop Surfaced in Brazil?

In the summer of 2011, Boynton Beach cop David Britto - a former Marine and 2010 Officer of the Year - was arrested on charges of possession of and conspiring to traffic methamphetamine.


Related Topix: Boynton Beach, FL, Drugs, World News, Brazil