Drug Enforcement Administration

Cops: Suspect In Custody After Struggling With DEA Agent Over GunPolice had been searching for Ricardo Ruiz-Rosado for five hours before tracking him down.
Feds Arrest 3 On Long Island After Heroin SeizureCustoms officers discovered "an off-white, tannish powdery substance'' in the shipment, which tested positive for heroin.
Authorities Make Record-Breaking Heroin Bust In The BronxOver 70 kilograms of heroin, $2 million cash and a firearm were seized from a Chevy Suburban behind an apartment building in the Fieldstone section of the Bronx.
5 Charged With Smuggling Drugs From Mexico To NYCAuthorities said that 30 pounds of heroin and $835,000 in cash were recovered during a wire-tap investigation that began last year.
49ers Spot-Checked By DEA Agents At MetLife StadiumFederal agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs.
DEA Conducts Final Drug Take-Back Day NationwideThe agency said the program is ending despite its success because revised rules for enforcing the Controlled Substances Act will allow for more convenient disposal options every day -- not just once every six months.
More Than 20 People Arrested In Long Island Drug Ring TakedownSuffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said sales occurred on side streets near the Sunrise Highway or the Long Island Expressway and some regular customers got home delivery.
Report: DEA Investigating Abuse Of Prescription Medication In NFL Locker Rooms"One former trainer has described the 1980s and 1990s as (the) Wild West in terms of the NFL monitoring the medications provided to its players," the lawsuit said, according to the newspaper.
Feds Intercept $11 Million Heroin Shipment, 'Cut Pipeline' Of Drug Distribution RingEdualin Tapia and Guillermo Esteban Margarin were arrested in Hartford, Conn. Friday. They face charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy.
DEA: 15,000 Pounds Of Prescription Drugs Turned In At N.J. Take Back EventAbout 30,000 pounds of prescription drugs are turned in and destroyed annually in New Jersey, officials said.
DEA: Bring In Old Prescription Drugs For 'Take Back Day'The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration was accepting old prescription drugs for disposal Saturday, the seventh National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
Authorities: Drug Trafficker Had $1 Million Worth Of Cocaine In Bronx HomeAuthorities said they seized more than 68 pounds of cocaine with a street value of more than $1 million.
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