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Hoffman's death highlights heroin abuse, trafficking in US

Feb 04, 2014

Hoffman's death highlights heroin abuse, trafficking in US

The increasing levels of US heroin use, which has reached epidemic proportions during the past five years, stems from a corresponding spike in abuse of prescription opiate-based painkillers, such as oxycodone, Drug Enforcement Administration officials said. #NewsTracker #Heroin #Drug Enforcement Administration #Philip Seymour Hoffman #oxycodone
Liberian Pres' convoy smuggled pot, investigators question officials

Nov 11, 2013

Liberian Pres' convoy smuggled pot, investigators question officials

Investigators for Liberia's Drug Enforcement Agency say they are questioning the head of the presidential motorcade and three others for allegedly using the convoy to smuggle more than 297 kilograms (654 pounds) of marijuana into Liberia from neighboring Sierra Leone. #NewsTracker #Liberia #Drug Enforcement Administration

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Liberian Pres' convoy smuggled pot, investigators question officials

Aug 21, 2014

DEA offices evacuated over black powder

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration evacuated a floor of its Chelsea office building and quarantined three staffers after a threatening letter filled with an unknown black powder was discovered, authorities said...
Liberian Pres' convoy smuggled pot, investigators question officials

Aug 28, 2014

Amityville schools form a security department of 20 officers

The Amityville School District has formed a school security department that will consist of about 20 officers by the start of school on Tuesday, school officials said Thursday. Superintendent Mary Kelly said that the move was not prompted by any spec... #Colorado #Sydney #Connecticut #Mary Kelly (politician) #Columbine High School
Liberian Pres' convoy smuggled pot, investigators question officials

Aug 13, 2014

Suffolk authorities bust major drug ring

A Suffolk drug ring has been busted after making millions of dollars in street sales monthly and delivering "door to door" to midlevel distributors -- an operation fueled by Long Island's growing heroin epidemic, authorities said Tuesday. Two major s... #Thomas Spota #Suffolk County, NY #Amityville, NY #Brentwood, NY #Long Island, NY #Sunrise Highway, NY #Valley Stream, NY #Drug Enforcement Administration