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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Tennessee collects nearly 43 tons of unused prescription pills this yearoff 52,164 pounds of drugs at drop-off sites between September 2016 and August
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 52 minutes ago
off 52,164 pounds of drugs at drop-off sites between September 2016 and August 2017. In just two days this fall, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has collected more than 35,489 pounds of prescription drugs in Tennessee. That adds up to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Explosive ‘60 Minutes’ investigation finds Congress and drug companies worked to cripple DEA’s ability to fight opioid abuseBergen, and McKesson — are in charge of shipping drugs around the US to pharmac
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
Bergen, and McKesson — are in charge of shipping drugs around the US to pharmacies and hospitals. In recent years, the Drug Enforcement Administration has cracked down on distributors when they're sending too many opioids to a particular... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Explosive ‘60 Minutes’ investigation finds Congress and drug companies worked to cripple DEA’s ability to fight opioid abuseBergen, and McKesson — are in charge of shipping drugs around the US to pharmac
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 hours ago
Bergen, and McKesson — are in charge of shipping drugs around the US to pharmacies and hospitals. In recent years, the Drug Enforcement Administration has cracked down on distributors when they're sending too many opioids to a particular... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Fentanyl fuels rise in drug deaths in South Floridafew years South Florida drug dealers have begun mixing it into heroin and press
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
few years South Florida drug dealers have begun mixing it into heroin and pressing it into fake pharmaceutical pills. The Drug Enforcement Administration says the man-made painkiller is 30 to 50 times more potent than heroin. Much of the illicit... Read more
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The Morning Call
West Virginia senator calls for Pennsylvania Congressman Tom Marino's drug czar nomination to be withdrawnon Monday, in the wake of a Washington Post/“60 Minutes” report that depicted a
The Morning Call / Posted 3 hours ago
on Monday, in the wake of a Washington Post/“60 Minutes” report that depicted a law sponsored by Marino as gutting a key Drug Enforcement Administration tactic for tackling the problem, congressional Democrats depicted Marino — President Donald... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
$200K of meth seized in two separate Border Patrol bustshad an estimated street value of $193,515. The man, a United States citizen, v
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 hours ago
had an estimated street value of $193,515. The man, a United States citizen, vehicle and narcotics were turned-over to the Drug Enforcement Administration. The second incident occurred on Friday night at around 7 p.m., when a 21-year-old woman... Read more
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Business Insider
Explosive ‘60 Minutes’ investigation finds Congress and drug companies worked to cripple DEA’s ability to fight opioid abuseBergen, and McKesson — are in charge of shipping drugs around the US to pharma
Business Insider / Posted 4 hours ago
Bergen, and McKesson — are in charge of shipping drugs around the US to pharmacies and hospitals. In recent years, the Drug Enforcement Administration has cracked down on distributors when they're sending too many opioids to a particular... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Prescription Drug Take-Back event in Colorado SpringsCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Drug Enforcement Administration is holding a Pres
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 5 hours ago
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Drug Enforcement Administration is holding a Prescription Drug Take-Back event across the state of Colorado on October 28. It is hoping to provide the public an opportunity to get rid of pharmaceuticals and other... Read more
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CBS News
County sues drug companies over opioid epidemican explosive joint investigation by "60 Minutes" and The Washington Post which
CBS News / Posted 5 hours ago
an explosive joint investigation by "60 Minutes" and The Washington Post which revealed how Congress had helped disarm the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) with a 2016 law. Whistleblowers said the law impeded the DEA from stopping distribution... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
As overdoses rise in Tennessee, so does pill waste surrenderyear, a rise in volume even as the death toll from drug overdoses continues to
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 hours ago
year, a rise in volume even as the death toll from drug overdoses continues to climb. The Tennessean reports that U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration collection events over two days this past year collected more than 35,489 pounds, while the... Read more
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FOX News
Can Trump broker a GOP ceasefire?Drug Enforcement Act, which requires the government to meet a higher bar before
FOX News / Posted 6 hours ago
Drug Enforcement Act, which requires the government to meet a higher bar before taking certain enforcement actions. The Drug Enforcement Administration fought against the bill for years, but finally relented last year after a leadership change... Read more
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FOX News
Can Trump broker a GOP ceasefire?Drug Enforcement Act, which requires the government to meet a higher bar before
FOX News / Posted 6 hours ago
Drug Enforcement Act, which requires the government to meet a higher bar before taking certain enforcement actions. The Drug Enforcement Administration fought against the bill for years, but finally relented last year after a leadership change... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A top senator is asking Trump to withdraw his recommendation for drug czar after a '60 Minutes'-Washington Post investigationreferred to as the nation's "drug czar." Specifically, Marino introduced a bil
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
referred to as the nation's "drug czar." Specifically, Marino introduced a bill in 2014 that made it harder for the Drug Enforcement Administration to enforce laws that would keep opioids from being diverted to people who might abuse them. A... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
As overdoses rise in Tennessee, so does pill waste surrenderyear, a rise in volume even as the death toll from drug overdoses continues to
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 hours ago
year, a rise in volume even as the death toll from drug overdoses continues to climb. The Tennessean reports that U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration collection events over two days this past year collected more than 35,489 pounds, while the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A top senator is asking Trump to withdraw his recommendation for drug czar after a '60 Minutes'-Washington Post investigationreferred to as the nation's "drug czar." Specifically, Marino introduced a bil
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 hours ago
referred to as the nation's "drug czar." Specifically, Marino introduced a bill in 2014 that made it harder for the Drug Enforcement Administration to enforce laws that would keep opioids from being diverted to people who might abuse them. A... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
DEA responds to "60 Minutes" opioid crisis investigationMILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A "60 Minutes" report found congress helped disarm the Dr
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 7 hours ago
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A "60 Minutes" report found congress helped disarm the Drug Enforcement Administration during the height of the opioid crisis. A DEA employee told "60 Minutes" the opioid crisis was aided in part by congress, lobbyists and the... Read more
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FOX News
Congo bank helped Hezbollah-linked company avoid US sanctions, report saysthe sanctions imposed on him because of his financial support of Hezbollah. Hi
FOX News / Posted 7 hours ago
the sanctions imposed on him because of his financial support of Hezbollah. His arrest was part of “Project Cassandra,” a Drug Enforcement Administration two-year probe targeting Hezbollah’s global support network. “Because of his support for... Read more
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FOX News
Congo bank helped Hezbollah-linked company avoid US sanctions, report saysthe sanctions imposed on him because of his financial support of Hezbollah. Hi
FOX News / Posted 7 hours ago
the sanctions imposed on him because of his financial support of Hezbollah. His arrest was part of “Project Cassandra,” a Drug Enforcement Administration two-year probe targeting Hezbollah’s global support network. “Because of his support for... Read more
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EuroNews
Trump Taking Second Look at Drug Czar Nominee After ReportMarino's nomination. He said the legislation that Marino helped push through Co
EuroNews / Posted 8 hours ago
Marino's nomination. He said the legislation that Marino helped push through Congress "has tied the hands" of the federal Drug Enforcement Administration. "The head of this office, often called America's Drug Czar, is a key voice in helping to... Read more
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CBS News
Senator urges action after "60 Minutes" opioid reportepidemic in response to a joint investigation by "60 Minutes" and The Washingto
CBS News / Posted 8 hours ago
epidemic in response to a joint investigation by "60 Minutes" and The Washington Post that said Congress helped disarm the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). In the report, former DEA attorney Jonathan Novak criticized Rep. Tom Marino... Read more
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The Mercury News
How the drug industry got the best of the DEAPost In April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. histo
The Mercury News / Posted 10 hours ago
Post In April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Congress effectively stripped the Drug Enforcement Administration of its most potent weapon against large drug companies suspected of spilling prescription... Read more
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Breitbart
EXCLUSIVE — Final Suspect in Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry’s Murder Arrestedshooter in the Brian Terry murder, Breitbart Texas reported. A task force inclu
Breitbart / Posted 10 hours ago
shooter in the Brian Terry murder, Breitbart Texas reported. A task force including Mexican law enforcement officials, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents and U.S. Border Patrol BORTAC (Border Patrol Tactical Unit) agents arrested accused... Read more
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Business Insider
A top senator is asking Trump to withdraw his recommendation for drug czar after a '60 Minutes'-Washington Post investigationreferred to as the nation's "drug czar." Specifically, Marino introduced a bil
Business Insider / Posted 10 hours ago
referred to as the nation's "drug czar." Specifically, Marino introduced a bill in 2014 that made it harder for the Drug Enforcement Administration to enforce laws that would keep laws from being diverted. A version of the bill became law in... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The drug industry's triumph over the DEAIn April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Co
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 hours ago
In April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Congress effectively stripped the Drug Enforcement Administration of its most potent weapon against large drug companies suspected of spilling prescription narcotics onto... Read more
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The Washington Times
Claire McCaskill seeks repeal of law that limited DEA amid opioids crisisof dangerous opioids to U.S. neighborhoods. The measure signed by President Ob
The Washington Times / Posted 11 hours ago
of dangerous opioids to U.S. neighborhoods. The measure signed by President Obama made it “virtually impossible” for the Drug Enforcement Administration to suspend large shipments of narcotics that could fall into the hands of corrupt doctors or... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Behind the opioid crisis: Republicans and Obama cleared the way for corporate murderand Democratic members of Congress and top Obama administration officials colla
Op-Ed News / Posted 12 hours ago
and Democratic members of Congress and top Obama administration officials collaborated to shut down efforts by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to stem the flow of prescription opioids that have killed 200,000 Americans over the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Whistleblower blames Marino bill for opioid epidemicDrug Enforcement Act, which requires the government to meet a higher bar before
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 12 hours ago
Drug Enforcement Act, which requires the government to meet a higher bar before taking certain enforcement actions. The Drug Enforcement Administration fought against the bill for years, but finally relented last year after a leadership change... Read more
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The Hill
Senate Dem introduces bill to repeal controversial opioid lawby a top Senate Democrat would repeal an Obama-era bill that critics say has dr
The Hill / Posted 12 hours ago
by a top Senate Democrat would repeal an Obama-era bill that critics say has dramatically restricted the ability of the Drug Enforcement Administration to crack down on opioid distributors suspected of wrongdoing. The investigation concluded... Read more
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Philly.com
How the drug industry derailed the DEA's war on painkillersIn April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Co
Philly.com / Posted 14 hours ago
In April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Congress effectively stripped the Drug Enforcement Administration of its most potent weapon against large drug companies suspected of spilling prescription narcotics onto... Read more
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New Haven Independent
New Gear Protects Cops From Fentanyllollipops. It now shows up more regularly on the street, sometimes mixed in wit
New Haven Independent / Posted 15 hours ago
lollipops. It now shows up more regularly on the street, sometimes mixed in with heroin, according to agents with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. “I never saw fentanyl in the first 25 years of my career. It’s something we’d never dealt... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
The drug industry's triumph over the DEAIn April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Co
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
In April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Congress effectively stripped the Drug Enforcement Administration of its most potent weapon against large drug companies suspected of spilling prescription narcotics onto... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
'16 law took away DEA's top opioid-fighting toolIn April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Co
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
In April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Congress effectively stripped the Drug Enforcement Administration of its most potent weapon against large drug companies suspected of spilling prescription narcotics onto... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Blotter, Oct. 16, 2017a.m. to 2 p.m. at the department headquarters, 215 W. Fifth St. in Delta. Acco
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 22 hours ago
a.m. to 2 p.m. at the department headquarters, 215 W. Fifth St. in Delta. According to the U.S. Department of Justice and Drug Enforcement Administration, the idea behind Prescription Drug Take Back Day is to “provide a safe, convenient, and... Read more
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The Hill
Former DEA agent: Congress, drug industry hindered opiod crackdownA former employee of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) said in a new in
The Hill / Posted yesterday
A former employee of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) said in a new interview on Sunday that efforts to stem the growing opiod epidemic in the U.S. was derailed by pressure from large pharmaceutical companies and Congress. Joe Rannazzisi... Read more
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Breitbart
Mexican Border State Seeks Federal Help Extraditing Cartel-Linked Governor to U.S.he has been listed as a fugitive by the U.S. Department of Justice, Homeland Se
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
he has been listed as a fugitive by the U.S. Department of Justice, Homeland Security Investigations, and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for several years. The former politician is wanted in the U.S. on several money laundering... Read more
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The Register Citizen
The drug industry's triumph over the DEAIn April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Co
The Register Citizen / Posted yesterday
In April 2016, at the height of the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history, Congress effectively stripped the Drug Enforcement Administration of its most potent weapon against large drug companies suspected of spilling prescription narcotics onto... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Drop off unneeded prescription drugs at Liberty administration buildingLIBERTY Liberty Township Police Department, along with the U.S. Drug Enforceme
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
LIBERTY Liberty Township Police Department, along with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, will be sponsoring National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28 at the township administration building, 1315 Church... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Tangipahoa Parish to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Daywill be taking part in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
will be taking part in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 28. The day is sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The purpose of the day is to provide a way for people to dispose of unwanted and/or... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Tangipahoa Parish to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Daywill be taking part in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 days ago
will be taking part in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 28. The day is sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The purpose of the day is to provide a way for people to dispose of unwanted and/or... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Tangipahoa Parish to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Daywill be taking part in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
will be taking part in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 28. The day is sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The purpose of the day is to provide a way for people to dispose of unwanted and/or... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Alleged meth and heroin drug ring busted, 9 people indictedand weapons charges. The indictments came as the result of an investigation by
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
and weapons charges. The indictments came as the result of an investigation by the 18th Judicial District and the Drug Enforcement Administration. You can read the official court document here. Four arrests were made on October 4.... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Plan resurfaces for controversial medical clinic in Stamford neighborhoodthat the Zoning Board of Appeals has jurisdiction. The web page also makes not
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
that the Zoning Board of Appeals has jurisdiction. The web page also makes note of a civil lawsuit brought by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration against Dr. Ajay Ahuja, who runs Stamford Immediate Medical Care Center at 825 High Ridge... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Plan resurfaces for controversial medical clinic in Stamford neighborhoodthat the Zoning Board of Appeals has jurisdiction. The web page also makes not
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
that the Zoning Board of Appeals has jurisdiction. The web page also makes note of a civil lawsuit brought by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration against Dr. Ajay Ahuja, who runs Stamford Immediate Medical Care Center at 825 High Ridge... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Littlefield men sentenced to more than 30 years for distribution of 20 lbs. of methin Littlefield, Texas. HSI agents coordinated with agents from the Lubbock Coun
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
in Littlefield, Texas. HSI agents coordinated with agents from the Lubbock County, Texas Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to complete the delivery of the methamphetamine to the residence in an attempt to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Littlefield men sentenced to more than 30 years for distribution of 20 lbs. of methin Littlefield, Texas. HSI agents coordinated with agents from the Lubbock Coun
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
in Littlefield, Texas. HSI agents coordinated with agents from the Lubbock County, Texas Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to complete the delivery of the methamphetamine to the residence in an attempt to... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Littlefield men sentenced to more than 30 years for distribution of 20 lbs. of methin Littlefield, Texas. HSI agents coordinated with agents from the Lubbock Coun
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
in Littlefield, Texas. HSI agents coordinated with agents from the Lubbock County, Texas Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to complete the delivery of the methamphetamine to the residence in an attempt to... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Littlefield men sentenced to more than 30 years for distribution of 20 lbs. of methin Littlefield, Texas. HSI agents coordinated with agents from the Lubbock Coun
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
in Littlefield, Texas. HSI agents coordinated with agents from the Lubbock County, Texas Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to complete the delivery of the methamphetamine to the residence in an attempt to... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Littlefield men sentenced to more than 30 years for distribution of 20 lbs. of methin Littlefield, Texas. HSI agents coordinated with agents from the Lubbock Coun
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 3 days ago
in Littlefield, Texas. HSI agents coordinated with agents from the Lubbock County, Texas Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to complete the delivery of the methamphetamine to the residence in an attempt to... Read more
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TribLIVE
‘Despacito’ is YouTube’s most-viewed video as singers try to help Puerto Ricofrogs to protect their drug stashes. Much of the criminal activity was shut do
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
frogs to protect their drug stashes. Much of the criminal activity was shut down when hundreds of agents from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration raided the slum in 2011 and arrested dozens of people, including a well-known community... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Sheriff says Greenville County is now a 'High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area'that opens up funding, that opens up manpower and resources that we've never ha
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
that opens up funding, that opens up manpower and resources that we've never had access to before." Sheriff Lewis said the Drug Enforcement Administration has now declared Greenville a "high intensity drug trafficking area." A title shared by major... Read more
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