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Stories with organization: U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Colorado angles to expand hemp industry 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 3:52 pm
  • DENVER - Colorado is just starting its experiment with industrial hemp production, but interest in the new crop is so strong that the state is moving to expand the number and size of farms growing marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin.

  • More than 65 arrested in Minnesota heroin sweep 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:35 pm
  • MINNEAPOLIS - More than 65 people suspected of selling heroin have been arrested and about 2.5 kilograms of the drug are off the streets as part of a coordinated crackdown to rid Minnesota of the substance that has caused an alarming increase in deaths in recent years, authorities said Thursday.

  • Authorities: 3 men arrested in $12M NYC drug bust 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:16 pm
  • NEW YORK - Three men who authorities say stored $12 million worth of heroin and $500,000 in crystal meth inside hidden compartments within two New York City apartments have been arrested and charged, officials said Wednesday.

  • St. Louis Co. police, DEA seek unused drugs 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 5:04 am
  • CLAYTON, Missouri - St. Louis County police and the Drug Enforcement Administration are asking residents of the county to turn in unused prescription drugs.

  • County, feds at odds over drug case payments 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 9:04 pm
  • FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Coconino County has offered to repay the U.S. Justice Department $700,000 it received for prosecuting drug trafficking cases after an audit found no proof of federal involvement in the cases.

  • FBI: Miami cop known as 'Milk Man' helped dealers 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 2:31 pm
  • MIAMI - In 22 years at the Miami-Dade Police Department, Lt. Ralph Mata broke up major gangs, supervised an airport canine unit that sniffed out drug smugglers and investigated police wrongdoing. He was also, according to the FBI, known as "The Milk Man" for helping New Jersey cocaine dealers move hundreds of thousands of dollars around.

  • Ala. prison guard among 6 arrested in meth probe 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:44 pm
  • MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Six people, including an Alabama state prison guard and two inmates, were charged Thursday in a federal investigation of a drug trafficking operation that stretched from California to Alabama.

  • Indiana takes top spot in US meth lab seizures 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 4:33 pm
  • INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana apparently led the U.S. in terms of methamphetamine lab seizures last year, according to state and federal statistics that experts acknowledge are imperfect.