Drug Bust

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CBS News
August 30, 2019 - 7:26 am
Law enforcement officers in Virginia have seized enough fentanyl to kill 14 million people, busting a massive three-state drug ring as part of what they called "Operation Cookout." Thirty-five suspects were arrested, and four others are on the run. "This opioid crisis is not an issue that is...
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Rebekah Sager
August 20, 2019 - 1:36 pm
According to the Dominican Republic's attorney general, two former World Series champs were arrested Tuesday for alleged connection to the "largest operation against organized crime ever conducted in the country." Octavio Dotel and Luis Castillo, who're both from the Dominican Republic, were...
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US Coast Guard
Rebekah Sager
July 11, 2019 - 3:51 pm
The U.S. Coast Guard released a dramatic and daring video on Instagram of a drug smuggling bust at sea made by the crew of Cutter Munro. The stop netted more than 16,000 pounds of cocaine and was made during one of the crew's missions off the coast of Central and South America. Based in Coronado,...
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May 30, 2019 - 2:58 pm
Federal prosecutors say six people linked to an international drug ring brought hundreds of pounds (kilograms) of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and other narcotics into the U.S. from Mexico. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles says Thursday that all six were arrested this week and named in...
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