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Drug Trafficking

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  • Feds: Chicago-area man supplied heroin to Indiana dealers

    Feds: Chicago-area man supplied heroin to Indiana dealers
    Prosecutors and investigators say they have broken up a drug-distribution ring that bought heroin and other drugs from a supplier in the Chicago area and resold it in northwest Indiana. Nine people, including three Chicago-area residents, one of them...
  • Fight against Afghanistan's opium trade is failing, U.S. report says

    For the last decade, the United States has spent $7.6 billion in a massive effort to combat Afghanistan's lucrative opium trade. But after a record harvest last year, the U.S. inspector general for Afghanistan has concluded that the counter-narcotics...
  • Marijuana dealer robbed by 3 customers near Stroud Lowe's, police say

    A man who planned to sell marijuana to three men in the Lowe's parking lot near Stroudsburg on Saturday night was robbed by his customers, police said. And as police took one of the robbery suspects into custody, the two others escaped in their vehicle....
  • Uruguay's roll-out of marijuana experiment faces election risk

    MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguay is struggling to roll out the commercial production and sale of marijuana and its ground-breaking experiment could be dropped or watered down if an opposition candidate wins this month's presidential election. The South...
  • Ex-con saved by reading using literacy as a weapon against crime by at-risk youth

    MINNEAPOLIS A.J. Briscoe woke up on Monday, Sept. 29 of this year to relentless rain. The downpour forced him to cancel a meeting at his favorite coffee shop because his van had broken down the day before. So he worked from the dining room table of his...
  • Saudi Arabia steps up beheadings; some see political message

    By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) - Immediately after his sword falls, the Saudi Arabian executioner steps backwards to avoid soiling his clothes with the blood of the condemned man, whose headless body can be seen slumping over backwards in the...
  • DuPage sheriff candidate targets heroin influx

    DuPage sheriff candidate targets heroin influx
    A candidate for DuPage County sheriff clashes with his former boss on how to best combat heroin distribution in the area. Republican Sheriff John Zaruba faces a challenge in the Nov. 4 election from one of his former deputies, Democrat Mike Quiroz....
  • Lawmakers address prescription drug abuse

    Lawmakers address prescription drug abuse
    Doctor shoppers in Pennsylvania soon will have to look elsewhere for their prescription drugs. The state House and Senate last week approved a bill creating a prescription drug database system. The bill now is before Gov. Tom Corbett, who has said he...
  • Slain detective fought Tampa's mob

    Slain detective fought Tampa's mob
    TAMPA - Ken Larsen knew what had happened as soon as he heard the voice on the other end of the line. The words didn't matter. A Tampa police detective, Larsen was ringing Richard Cloud, who had just recently been fired as head of the police narcotics...
  • 508 Marijuana Plants Seized From House In Stafford

    508 Marijuana Plants Seized From House In Stafford
    STAFFORD — Three people face charges in connection with an elaborate marijuana growing facility and distribution network police say they operated in the basement of a Stafford home. State police, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents and...
  • 10 arrested in federal Spice raid in Hampton, official says

    10 arrested in federal Spice raid in Hampton, official says
    Update: The former owner of Hampton Pipe and Tobacco, Jason Mickle, 29, was among the 10 people arrested yesterday in a multi-agency drug raid, according to a press release issued by Dana Boente, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of...