drug enforcement

Suitcase containing $600,000 seized in Panama


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Panama City, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) Drug enforcement agents seized a suitcase containing $600,000 in cash at Panama City's Tocumen International Airport that apparently belonged to drug traffickers, officials said.The suitcase ... Read more...

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Pentagon report says violence in Afghanistan is at an all-time high


November 24th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.24 (ANI): Violence in Afghanistan has reached an all-time high, with clashes up fourfold since 2007, the Pentagon has said.In a twice-annual report to the US Congress, the Pentagon said ... Read more...

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Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders Supports Pot Legalization


October 19th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders, told Don Lemon of CNN on Sunday, that she supports the legalization of marijuana. Joycelyn Elders had served under Clinton's ... Read more...

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Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders All For Legalization Of Pot


October 19th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The question of legalizing the use of Marijuana has been simmering for some time now. Joycelyn Elders, the former U.S. Surgeon General told CNN ... Read more...

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Uruguayan police nab Brazilian drug trafficker


June 7th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Uruguayan drug enforcement officials have captured a Brazilian drug trafficker wanted by the Interpol, officials said. Jose Paulo Vieira de Mello was arrested Saturday in Carrasco, on the outskirts ... Read more...

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Venezuela seizes three tonnes of cocaine, coca paste


April 23rd, 2010 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 23 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan drug enforcement agents dismantled eight illegal drug labs holding an estimated three tonnes of cocaine and cocaine paste, Interior Minister Tarek El Aissami said. "We estimate that nearly ... Read more...

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New Hanover County, NC man sentenced for distributing crack cocaine


March 25th, 2010 - 3:24 am ICT by BNO News
WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – A resident of New Hanover County, North Carolina was sentenced to 246 months of imprisonment (20.5 years) and five years of supervised release for possession with ... Read more...

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Government should demand immediate access to Headley: CPI-M


March 20th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Accusing the government of not doing enough for the interrogation of Mumbai terror attack accused Pakistani-American David Coleman Headley, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday ... Read more...

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West Haven, CT man sentenced for role in cocaine conspiracy


March 18th, 2010 - 4:35 am ICT by BNO News
BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – A man of Ellyn Court, West Haven was sentenced to three years of probation for conspiring to possess with intent to distribute cocaine, prosecutors announced on Wednesday.Gerald ... Read more...

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Man of East Haven, CT, sentenced for dealing cocaine


March 17th, 2010 - 3:05 am ICT by BNO News
BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – Prosecutors announced on Tuesday that a Venice Place, East Haven man was sentenced to 60 months in prison, followed by six years of supervised release for dealing ... Read more...

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Two Waterloo, IA men plead guilty of meth conspiracy


March 12th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by BNO News
CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (BNO NEWS) – On Thursday, two Waterloo, Iowa residents pleaded guilty of drug conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, prosecutors announced.Jamie Smith, 29, and Oscar Ruiz, 30 ... Read more...

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Guilford, CT man sentenced for role in narcotics ring


March 11th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – A Guilford, Connecticut man on Wednesday was sentenced to three years of imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release for his role in a narcotics ... Read more...

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Man carrying $250,000 arrested at Costa Rican airport


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
San Jose, March 2 (IANS/EFE) Drug enforcement agents arrested a Mexican carrying $250,000 in undeclared cash over the weekend at Costa Rica's largest airport, making this the fourth large seizure of cash ... Read more...

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160,000 illegal drug tablets seized in Guatemala


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) Guatemalan drug enforcement agents seized some 160,000 pseudoephedrine tablets in a warehouse at the capital's La Aurora International Airport, but no arrests were made, the police said. ... Read more...

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Colp, Illinois man sentenced for cocaine trafficking


February 19th, 2010 - 4:49 am ICT by BNO News
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS (BNO NEWS) – A Colp, Illinois man was sentenced to 264 months (22 years) for one count of conspiracy to distribute cocaine, prosecutors announced on Thursday.James S. Hubbard, aka ... Read more...

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Colombian police make biggest heroin bust in years


December 8th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 8 (EFE) A police drug-sniffing dog led officers to 131 kg of heroin hidden in a wood shipment at the northern Colombian port of Barranquilla, making it the biggest seizure ... Read more...

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Drug-free cannabis plant comes closer to reality


September 16th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Scientists have come closer to engineering drug-free cannabis plant after identifying genes that produce psychoactive substance in marijuana.University of Minnesota researchers have identified genes producing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the ... Read more...

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MJ’s personal doc’s YouTube posting: “truth will prevail”


August 19th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): In the first public appearance since Michael Jackson's death, his physician Dr Conrad Murray has posted his video on YouTube.It is the first time that Dr ... Read more...

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Arctic Sea crew alive and free, says Russian minister


August 17th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (DPA) The crew of the missing freighter Arctic Sea are alive and free, Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said Monday. He was quoted by Interfax news agency as telling the ... Read more...

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MJ death probe: Cops suspect 20 docs supplied drugs to star


July 30th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Investigators probing the death of Michael Jackson reportedly suspect a host of dodgy medics supplied the star with prescription drugs that are believed to have cost him ... Read more...

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Plane with 1,400 kg of cocaine seized in Honduras


February 23rd, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 23 (DPA) Honduran police seized a small plane with 1,400 kg of cocaine in the northwest department of Colon, local media reported. Radio HRN quoted an unnamed officer of the drug ... Read more...

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Alaska authorities accused of delaying arrest of woman connected to Sarah Palin


January 7th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): A drug investigator has laid claims that Alaskan authorities delayed the arrest of a woman, who was connected to Governor Sarah Palin, until after the November election ... Read more...

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