Authorities want to make another plant illegal

Authorities want to make another plant illegal

Washington– The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Tuesday announced its intention to place the active materials in the kratom tree into Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. The DEA claims they are doing it to “avoid an imminent hazard to public safety.” Kratom is a tropical tree indigenous to Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, and other areas of Southeast […]

DEA warning about the Schedule II narcotic fentanyl

DEA warning about the Schedule II narcotic fentanyl

On Wednesday, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a nationwide alert about the dangers of fentanyl and fentanyl analogues/compounds. Fentanyl is commonly laced in heroin, causing significant problems across the country, particularly as heroin abuse has increased. This alert was issued through the multi-agency El Paso Intelligence Center (EPIC) to all U.S. law […]

Doctors Busted For $550 Million In Oxycodone; Buyers Even Drove From Florida

Doctors Busted For $550 Million In Oxycodone; Buyers Even Drove From Florida

  New York – James J. Hunt, the Acting Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Bridget G. Brennan, the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York (“SNP”) and William Bratton, the […]

Chemist Joseph Graves Switched Evidence In Thousands Of Cases; Marion County On List

Chemist Joseph Graves Switched Evidence In Thousands Of Cases; Marion County On List

  Tallahassee, Florida – Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey announced that FDLE has begun a review of all cases processed by a chemist in FDLE’s Pensacola Regional Crime Laboratory. Last week, in conjunction with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and State Attorney William Eddins’ Office, FDLE began an investigation into missing prescription […]

Bronx, New York Bust Yields $8 Million In Smack

Bronx, New York Bust Yields $8 Million In Smack

  Bronx, New York — Last night, members of the New York Drug Enforcement Task Force comprised of agents and officers from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New York City Police Department (NYPD) and the New York State Police (NYSP) dismantled a massive operational heroin mill at 2910 Wallace Avenue, Apartment #2E, Bronx, New York. […]

California Medical Marijuana Dispensary Busted

California Medical Marijuana Dispensary Busted

  Bakersfield, California — Adam Christopher Vega, 30, of Bakersfield, was arrested late Friday in Bakersfield after being charged in a seven-count federal indictment alleging that he and four co-conspirators trafficked in methamphetamine and marijuana, Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Jay Fitzpatrick and United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. The superseding indictment, […]

Florida Congressman Trey Radel Guilty

Florida Congressman Trey Radel Guilty

  Florida – DEA and other federal officials announced that U.S. Rep. Trey Radel, 37, pled guilty yesterday in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia to a misdemeanor charge of possession of cocaine. Radel, who represents the 19th Congressional District of Florida, appeared before the Honorable Senior Judge Robert S. Tignor. As a […]

Michael Tarver OK’d to practice dentistry again

Michael Tarver OK’d to practice dentistry again

  Ocala, Florida — Despite more than a dozen complaints from parents and employees, former Polliwog owner Michael Tarver was approved by the Board of Dentistry to have his Dentistry License reinstated. Complaints were made to the Ocala Police Department as early as 2012, but it wasn’t until the middle of 2013 that the Department […]

Polliwog Dental changes name to Churchill Dentistry

Polliwog Dental changes name to Churchill Dentistry

    Ocala, Florida — As if Ocala residents would not notice, Polliwog Dental has changed its name; Polliwog is now Churchill Dentistry. Michael Tarver is not the registered owner of Churchill Dentistry. A quick search of “Churchill Dentistry” reveals it is registered to a Wendy Churchill. However, Ocala Post realized that “Churchill Dentistry” has […]

Angel Cruz Arraigned in Brooklyn, New York

Angel Cruz Arraigned in Brooklyn, New York

  Brooklyn, New York — Angel Gregorio Liriano Cruz was arraigned yesterday afternoon before United States Magistrate Judge Roanne L. Mann, at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn, New York, on heroin and cocaine trafficking charges. Liriano Cruz is alleged to be the leader of an international drug organization responsible for shipping more than 200 kilograms […]

Drug Take-Back Day 2013 Was A Success

Drug Take-Back Day 2013 Was A Success

  Washington – The American people have again responded in droves to the most recent DEA-led National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Last Saturday citizens turned in 647,211 pounds (324 tons) of expired and unwanted medications for safe and proper disposal at the 4,114 take-back sites that were available in all 50 states, the District of […]

Rafael Caro Quintero Wanted $5 Million Reward

Rafael Caro Quintero Wanted $5 Million Reward

  Washington – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) today applauded the announcement by the U.S. Department of State of a new reward offering under the Narcotics Reward Program for the arrest and/or conviction of Rafael Caro-Quintero. The Department is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest and/or […]

Soldiers Conspire To Assassinate DEA Agent

Soldiers Conspire To Assassinate DEA Agent

  Michele M. Leonhart, the Administrator of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”) and Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, today announced the arrests of three defendants – Joseph Manuel Hunter (AKA: Rambo) and Timothy Vamvakias, both citizens of the United States, and Dennis Gogel, a citizen […]

The DEA is corrupt & under investigation, named as rouge agency

The DEA is corrupt & under investigation, named as rouge agency

The Justice Department will allegedly investigate a report that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is covering up facilitated spying tactics on Americans, White House press secretary Jay Carney told reporters Monday.   Reuters reported Monday that the DEA routinely covers up the practice of spying on Americans to generate drug crime leads. “It’s my understanding… […]