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9 hrs ago |

Akron felon accused of possessing several guns now charged in federal court

Federal agents and an Akron police drug unit investigating Sirjustin McCormick, 34, on suspicion of his involvement in a cocaine ring seized several guns from his home during a June 19 raid on his East Thornton Street home.

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13 hrs ago | JD Journal

Federal Law Enforcement May Begin Carrying Naloxone

In a new memorandum, Attorney General Eric Holder has urged federal law enforcement agencies to start training personnel to treat victims of heroin overdose with the drug naloxone.


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16 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

Sheriff's office recovers firearms7:01 am

Sampson County Sheriff's investigators have played a pivotal role in recovering evidence that could be linked to the arrest of members of a Mexican drug trafficking organization believed responsible for the kidnapping of a South Carolina man earlier this month.


Related Topix: Sampson County, NC, Drugs, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Washington Post

The federal governmenta s own statistics show that marijuana is safer than alcohol

Opponents of marijuana legalization return to one particular number over and over in their arguments: the number of emergency room visits involving marijuana.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Sports

Pair arrested after police, DEA confiscate five pounds of marijuana from Grand Blanc apartment

A man and woman were arrested after police said the pair sold marijuana out of their apartment in Grand Blanc.


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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Trial date set for Lafayette doctor involved in DEA raid

Luella Bangura was arrested along with three other doctors and a Hamilton County attorney last week.


El Paso Times

DEA bust

Three men arrested in a DEA raid last week allegedly stored more than 600 pounds of marijuana over six months in the safes of a Central El Paso jewelry store, according to court testimony.


Related Topix: Drugs, El Paso, TX

Bellevue Reporter

Feds building sex trafficking case against Bellevue anesthesiologist

The Drug Enforcement Administration is building a case against a Bellevue anesthesiologist alleged to have secured rental units throughout the city and laundered money internationally to aid his Thai girlfriend's sex trafficking enterprise here.


Related Topix: Bellevue, WA

Hispanic Business

Massive Texas Pot Operation Busted by Deer Hunter

One man is in custody and another remains at large after police in Texas busted a large-scale and sophisticated marijuana grow operation with over 44,000 plants in 13 separate fields.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Times Herald

Who's watching the kids when parents get arrested?

The Justice Department and police officials across the nation are directing their agencies to deal with thousands of children who are left behind following the arrests of parents, from surprise raids at family homes to roadside traffic stops.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

USA Today

Who's watching the kids when parents get arrested?

The Justice Department and police officials across the nation are directing their agencies to deal with thousands of children who are left behind following the arrests of their parents, from Who's watching the kids when parents get arrested? WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department and police officials across the nation are directing their agencies to ... (more)


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San Diego student's near-death in DEA custody avoi...

Simple measures, such as a white board listing names of prisoners, might have prevented the near-death of a San Diego college student inadvertently left in a holding cell for nearly five days without food or water, a federal report showed on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, UC San Diego

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Doctor: Suboxone prescribed for those coming off opiate addiction

Christina Brenner's brother, Faustino "Junior" Carmona, had substance abuse problems for more than a decade.


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Suspected meth lab busted on the Treasure Coast

St. Lucie Sheriff's deputies and agents with the Drug Enforcement Agency raided a suspected methamphetamine lab early Wednesday morning in the 70 block of El Mar Terrace on South Hutchinson Island.


Related Topix: St. Lucie, FL, Drugs


NY man arrested for supplying drug in music fest death

Federal authorities Wednesday arrested an upstate New York man on drug charges in connection with the sale of the drug known as "molly" to concert-goers -- including one who died -- at a music festival on Randall's Island last August.


Dallas Observer

Citizen Journalist Riles DFW Government Agencies and Contractor With 'First Amendment Fridays'

Armed with at least his press pass and his smartphone camera, Frisco resident Brett Sanders is staging a one-man crusade for the Bill of Rights.


The Village Voice

Three Rikers Guards Indicted for Smuggling Cocaine and Oxycodone Into the Jail

The correctional officer-jail inmate relationship is often a fraught one, rife with resentment, misunderstandings and violence.


Related Topix: Prison, Drugs

Advance Indiana

More On Arrest Of Carmel Doctor And Attorney In DEA Drug Sting

Current In Carmel's Adam Aasen has a lengthy editorial on last week's arrest of a Carmel-based drug addiction physician, Dr. Larry Ley, and criminal defense attorney Andrew Dollard, along with three other doctors and several clinic workers for operating a "cash and carry" drug distribution business for Suboxone, a controlled substance prescribed to ... (more)


Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Hamilton County, IN

Tue Jul 29, 2014


FedEx Pleads 'Not Guilty' To Drug Trafficking Charges

FedEx Corp. may be the largest drug dealer in the United States, according to a 27-page indictment handed down by the United States District Court on July 17. Today , the corporation, which faces fines of at least twice the $820 million profits it gained for transporting illegal drugs, pleaded not guilty on 15 counts of conspiracy to distribute ... (more)


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KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Indio doctor to give up medical license, accused of negligence and overprescribing

Kathy Creedon, a former Palm Desert resident, said her son Ryan was a drug addict, but that didn't stop Dr. Rudolpho Alegria, a physician and surgeon, from prescribing dangerous doses of prescription drugs to the 21-year-old at his Indio practice on Miles Avenue.


Related Topix: Indio, CA, Palm Desert, CA