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15 min ago |

FedEx indicted on charges of shipping illegal drugs

The US Attorney for the Northern District of California indicted FedEx Thursday in connection with a Justice Department probe regarding illegal pharmaceutical shipments.


Related Topix: Transportation, FedEx, Air Courier, Prison, Environmental Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

1 hr ago | Denver Westword

Photos: Most wanted DEA fugitives in Denver, part two

Last week, we shared part one of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration's most wanted fugitives list for its Denver office -- a roster from Colorado and several neighboring states that includes 51 men and women wanted for narco-crimes typically involving heroin, meth, cocaine and marijuana.


4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

L.I. man caught mailing oxycodone pills in Skittles bag

Feds busted a Long Island man who they say tried to traffic narcotics by sending pills through the mail in Skittles candy bags.


Related Topix: Drugs, Life, Food, Candy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Newcastle woman arrested on charge of selling heroin

Nichole L. Brackett was allegedly selling 25-milligram bags of heroin, which sell for $25 to $30 apiece, Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Supervisor Jim Pease said.


Related Topix: Newcastle, ME

Deseret News

Embattled doctor surrenders Utah medical license

A doctor who was stripped of his license to prescribe controlled substances by state regulators earlier this month has surrendered his Utah medical license.


Related Topix: Drugs

Deseret News

Embattled doctor surrenders Utah medical license

Dr. Paul M. Gahlinger has agreed to surrender his Utah medical license under a stipulated order entered Monday, July 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Drugs


Search warrants accuse Cedarburg restaurant owner of drugging, assaulting women

Investigative reporter Colleen Henry looks into allegations its owner invited women to his restaurant and then drugged them for sex.


Related Topix: Cedarburg, WI, Restaurant Management

Dallas Morning News

Dallas police get $728,842 check from DEA over seizure related to killing

The Drug Enforcement Administration cut the Dallas Police Department a $728,842 check on Monday for a seizure related to a 2013 slaying in Red Bird.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX

Business Journal

Former DEA agent's company plans huge pot facility in Lacey

A Seattle company hopes to build a sprawling legal marijuana-growing and processing facility just off Interstate 5 in Lacey, where as many as 500 people would work.


Related Topix: Lacey, WA

CBS Local

Alleged Pot Smugglers Caught With 3,500 Pounds Of Drugs

Coastguardsmen alongside Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Immigrations and Customs Enforcement law enforcement personnel load 3,591 pounds of marijuana for transportation to a secure facility following an interagency press conference at Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico July 21, ... (more)


Related Topix: Drugs, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US Coast Guard, US Military


Northbank Center to house Flint's first DEA administration office

The University of Michigan-Flint is moving forward with plans to renovate the Northbank Center downtown to house Flint's first Drug Enforcement Administration office.


Sky News

Tiny Device Shows Whether Your Drink Is Spiked

A device uses technology developed by America's Drug Enforcement Agency to detect the presence of date-rape drugs in drinks.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

Asia News Network

Dutch arrested for operating drug den in Philippine city

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested last week a Dutch national suspected of managing a drug den in Butuan City in Mindanao, Philippines, along with seven of his "customers."


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Philippines, World News

Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act on the President's desk awaiting signature

The American Veterinary Medical Association posted on their website the good news that Congress completed all necessary work for the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act to become law after it is signed by the president.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Representative Kurt Schrader, Senator Jerry Moran, Republican

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Marijuana politics are changing

For narcotics agents, who often confront hostile situations, Capitol Hill has been a refuge where lawmakers stand ready to salute efforts in the nation's war on drugs.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Capitol Hill (Denver, CO), Denver, CO, US News

Asbury Park Press

Heroin at the Jersey Shore

Charlotte Wethington of Erlanger, Kentucky knows the pain a heroin addition can cause.


Related Topix: Drugs, Florence, KY

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Meth, heroin deaths climb in S.D.

That's the methamphetamine and heroin coursing through San Diego County streets, and the surge is continuing to claim more and more lives.


Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

The Wichita Eagle

Official: Drug suspected in triple fatality could have been even more dangerous than LSD

Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper David Monckton talks about the two-car accident on K-254 that killed three people Sunday morning.


Related Topix: Drugs, Butler County, KS, Benton, KS

Greeley Tribune

Hudson woman arrested when unsecured guns, pot-infused candy found near children's crib

A 28-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of child abuse and reckless endangerment after authorities found unsecured guns and accessible marijuana and marijuana-infused candy near her children's crib at her home in Hudson.


Related Topix: Hudson, CO, Drugs, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Hispanic Business

FedEx Indicted in Prescription Drug Probe

FedEx has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of shipping powerful prescription drugs for illegal online pharmacies, the latest major company targeted by federal law enforcement for playing a part in the proliferation of such drugs on the black market.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law