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Cocaine (file / credit: clipart.com)

Mobster Pleads Guilty To Massive International Drug Trafficking Ring

Alessandro Tallone of the Rizzuto organized crime family based in Montreal is one of ten members of that branch of La Cosa Nostra charged with trafficking over $1 billion worth of marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy into the U.S.

05/23/2013

Dr. Hector Castro arrested (credit: Handout)

Officials: Manhattan Doctor Charged In $10M Oxycodone-Trafficking Ring

Narcotics investigators allege Dr. Hector Castro’s medical office on East 16th Street was at the heart of two major schemes to peddle millions of highly-addictive oxycodone pills across several states.

03/28/2013

Police and federal agents say heroin dealers are moving into the Tri-State Area suburbs and hiding in plain sight as they build their drug empires. (Photo: CBS 2)

Dangerous Heroin Houses Cropping Up In Quiet And Affluent Tri-State Suburbs

You would have no way of knowing, but drug dealers have moved in and are running multi-million-dollar heroin operations in some of the area’s upscale neighborhoods.

02/20/2013

A mock methamphetamine lab (file/credit: Getty Images)

DEA Makes Largest Meth Bust In New York State History

The drugs are worth about $1 million on the street, according to Brian Crowell, the special agent-in-charge of the DEA’s New York Division.

10/08/2012