An edibles company says one of its products will lead not to the “the munchies” but to weight loss. There’s just one problem: the science.
In the months before his murder, President Jovenel Moïse took a number of steps to fight drug and arms smugglers. Some officials now fear he was killed for it.
Dans les mois précédant son meurtre, Jovenel Moïse avait entrepris de lutter contre des trafiquants d’armes et de drogues. Certains responsables craignent aujourd’hui que ce fut sa perte.
Jose Ismael Irizarry took part in a seven-year scheme that used proceeds from drug investigations to buy jewelry, cars and a house in Colombia, prosecutors said.
While a rise in overdose deaths shows the devastating consequences of the opioid’s spread, less is understood about how the drug has proliferated.
Authorities at an airport last year seized a bag of cash that Kermit Warren was carrying to buy a truck. It was his life’s savings but prosecutors contended the money was linked to drugs.
Despite a lack of evidence, warnings about dangers lurking in treats have been an annual ritual for decades. The newest twist involves weed.
As diplomats from both countries began negotiating a new security agreement on Friday, the focus was on stopping criminal activity while the border crisis was conspicuously sidestepped.
Investigators say they found more than five pounds of marijuana and 50 packages of edibles before one of the suspects opened fire on federal agents in Tucson, Ariz.
A second agent and a Tucson police officer were wounded in the chaotic shooting, a City Council member said. Amtrak said 137 passengers and 11 crew members were safely evacuated from a train.
The Drug Enforcement Administration said it had seized more than 9.5 million counterfeit prescription pills so far this year, more than in the previous two years combined.
William J. Walker has testified about how his requests for approval to deploy the National Guard on Jan. 6 went unanswered. Now it falls to him to prevent another rampage.
Officials are examining whether President Jovenel Moïse’s killing was tied to the drug trade. The man in charge of his safety was a suspect in a major trafficking case, they say.
Operation Cocoon aimed to disrupt international drug trafficking rings, but critics say it has left unwitting elderly “mules” in foreign prisons.
The former agent told the woman she was on “secret probation” over drug crimes and at one point proposed marriage, federal prosecutors said.
Anne Milgram built her reputation fighting crime in the city of Camden.
The allegation against President Juan Orlando Hernández came in opening arguments at an accused drug trafficker’s trial.
The Biden administration will need to rebuild drug-enforcement cooperation after Mexico exonerated Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos, discounting U.S. evidence that he worked for a cartel.
Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda returned to Mexico last year after the Department of Justice abruptly dropped drug-trafficking and corruption charges.
The brutal cartels, like legitimate companies, struggled as governments imposed border closures and lockdowns, and had to get creative.
The admission in federal court brought a formal end to a major investigation that resulted in a multibillion-dollar settlement between the drug maker and the government.
Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos was detained at the airport at the request of the D.E.A. and will face drug and money-laundering charges, a federal law enforcement official said.
Their captors demanded the return of cocaine worth $3.5 million. They were freed after the authorities used cellphone data to track them to a house in Quebec.
The Drug Enforcement Administration’s exhibition on Harry J. Anslinger, a founding father of American drug policy, does not delve into criticism that he used racial slurs.
Tyler Skaggs, who had fentanyl and oxycodone in his system at the time of his death, would not have died if not for the fentanyl, federal prosecutors said on Friday.
Rejecting the deployment of camouflaged federal agents, big-city mayors said the Trump administration should use its resources to help tackle problems like gun violence.
Lockdown exacerbated addiction in the U.S., while in Mexico, cartels dig into their turfs with charity and curfews, and put violent pressure on a vulnerable government.
Garrison Kenneth Courtney pretended to be a C.I.A. officer to bilk companies.
Jennifer Loya, 30, helped a drug network in San Antonio stay a step ahead of drug enforcement agents through her access to information as a federal employee, according to court documents.
Medicines to alleviate breathing difficulty, relieve pain and sedate coronavirus patients are in very high demand, depleting stock around the country.