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‘Milk Man’ Cop Protecting Cocaine Smugglers Released On Bail

‘Milk Man’ Cop Protecting Cocaine Smugglers Released On Bail

By Val Powell April 14, 2014

In his 22 years working for the Miami-Dade Police Department, Lt. Ralph Mata was responsible for supervising the airport canine unit, breaking up gangs, and investigating crime within the police department. He, however, is also now known as “Milk Man,” …

Attorney General Calls For Lower Drug Sentences Attorney General Calls For Lower Drug Sentences

Attorney General Eric Holder today testified before the U.S. Sentencing Commission and endorsed less strict sentencing for most drug offenders. A proposal by the commission outlined in January and would lower the base offense matched to drug trafficking quantities by …

I-80 Drug Stops Lead To Community Debates I-80 Drug Stops Lead To Community Debates

Thousands of dollars have been confiscated from vehicles traveling on U.S. Interstate 80 where authorities have believed that these travelers could potentially be drug traffickers. Recently, one vehicle contained $50,000 while another vehicle was pulled over with a reported $13,800. …

Cocaine Use Down, Weed Smoking Up in U.S. Cocaine Use Down, Weed Smoking Up in U.S.

The marijuana industry in the U.S. is ramping up and the legalization movement for the plant seems to have reached a tipping point. Washington and Colorado have already legalized the drug in a small way and other states appear to …

Lea Michele Only Has Happy Memories of Cory Lea Michele Only Has Happy Memories of Cory

Popular Glee actress Lea Michele does not want her late boyfriend, Cory Monteith, to be defined by the addiction that ultimately claimed his life. In a recent interview with Seventeen magazine, Michele spoke about Cory’s unique ability to make her …

Heavy Opioid Abusers Often Have Prescriptions Heavy Opioid Abusers Often Have Prescriptions

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today highlighted new research showing that Doctors themselves often supply patients at risk for opioid overdose. The new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine, shows …

Seafaring Smugglers May Pose Threats for Coast Guard Seafaring Smugglers May Pose Threats for Coast Guard

As awareness increases along the border of the U.S., smugglers have resorted to seafaring methods in order to transport drugs. The U.S. Coast Guard, which patrols 95,000 miles of coastline, has continually upheld the responsibility of keeping a watchful eye …

FDA Implements Pilot For Fast-Track Drug Importation FDA Implements Pilot For Fast-Track Drug Importation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced that it has begun its two-year Secure Supply Chain Pilot Program. The program is meant to streamline some drug importation for select companies so that the FDA can focus its resources …

Nogales Drug Tunnel: Largest Ever Found Shut Down Nogales Drug Tunnel: Largest Ever Found Shut Down

The longest drug tunnel ever found was discovered in Nogales and shut down on Monday. Three men were arrested during the shutdown and more than 640 pounds of marijuana and a half pound of heroin were seized during the operation. …

Heroin Happy Meals: Twice In One Month Heroin Happy Meals: Twice In One Month

Heroin is not exactly what you’d like to see when you open your kid’s Happy Meal box from McDonald’s, but apparently, that is what was being used to sell the drug out of a McDonald’s drive-thru in Pittsburg, PA. Shania …

Knights Templar Drug Cartel Boss Is Caught Knights Templar Drug Cartel Boss Is Caught

Mexican officials have captured one of the country’s most wanted drug lords, officials say. The government had a 30m-peso ($2.2 million) bounty on his head for drug and money-laundering crimes. The attorney general’s office said on Monday that security forces …

Snorting Smarties - One Of Several Alarming Trends Snorting Smarties - One Of Several Alarming Trends
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According to officials at the Portsmouth Middle School in Rhode Island, the newest way for kids to get “high” is by snorting Smarties candies. Children and teens are grinding the candies up into a powder and then making a line …

Acetaminophen Warning: FDA Says Limit Dose to 325 MG Acetaminophen Warning: FDA Says Limit Dose to 325 MG
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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an acetaminophen warning on Tuesday and recommends that healthcare professionals stop prescribing drugs that contain more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen. Acetaminophen is a pain medicine that you may recognize from taking Tylenol. …

Border Tunnels: A Sophisticated Way To Smuggle Drugs Border Tunnels: A Sophisticated Way To Smuggle Drugs

Drug cartels have resorted to underground tunnels to avoid detection since security has become more stringent along the border. Since 1990, about 170 tunnels have been discovered, the majority of them have been along California and Arizona’s border with Mexico. …

Arrested With $153,000, Likely Drug-Related Arrested With $153,000, Likely Drug-Related
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When you show up at an airport with $20,000 in cash asking for a private jet, it’s likely that somebody is going to ask questions. According to Fox17, a man attempted to purchase the use of a private plane in …

School Drug Testing Doesn’t Work, Shows Study School Drug Testing Doesn’t Work, Shows Study

Though states such as Colorado and Washington are easing up on marijuana, the war on drugs is still in full force throughout the U.S. As part of the drug war, many high schools across the country test students for drugs. …

Waitress in Oregon Receives Methamphetamine for Tip Waitress in Oregon Receives Methamphetamine for Tip
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Most people have probably heard the saying, “If you can’t afford to leave a tip, then you can’t afford to go out to eat.” Apparently a couple in Oregon takes this saying to heart because even though they didn’t leave …