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    The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of dangerous counterfeit pills killing Americans. Mexican drug cartels are manufacturing mass quantities of counterfeit prescription pills containing fentanyl, a dangerous synthetic opioid that is lethal in minute doses, for distribution...
    After collecting a total of more than 9.9 million pounds (nearly 5,000 tons) of expired, unused, and unwanted prescription medications during 15 previous events over the past eight years, the Drug Enforcement Administration expects to reach a total of...
    The Drug Enforcement Administration’s Los Angeles Field Division today announced Operation Faux Pharmacy, a multi-pronged initiative aimed at attacking the opioid epidemic by targeting rogue pharmacies throughout Southern California, Hawaii, and Nevada. DEA investigations over the last year identified...
    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...
    // 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...
    // Money was being wired from bank accounts in Colombia to bank accounts in Colorado for the purchases of marijuana grow facilities. Denver, Colorado -- Denver Police said this is exactly why marijuana does not need to...
      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,...
      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...
      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)...
      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...
      Woodbine, Georgia -- Camden County deputies pulled over a Honduran man five miles north of the Florida-Georgia line on I-95 for failure to maintain his lane and discovered 6.5 pounds of cocaine. When deputies approached the vehicle and asked for...
      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...
      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...
        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...
      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...
      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...
      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...
      Manhattan, New York - On October 25, 2013 Brian R. Crowell, the Special Agent in Charge for the New York Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of...
      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:...
    // 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...