(NEW YORK) -- The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell seized over a ton of cocaine with an estimated street value of more than $32.2 million dollars on Tuesday, according to authorities.The two separate seizures, which took place in international waters... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A 54-year-old man has been arrested after police said they searched his home and found approximately 170 lbs. of cocaine.The discovery occurred early on Saturday morning when authorities from St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office in LaPlace, Louisiana -- approximately... Read More.
(TAMPA, Fla.) -- A Florida mayor had quite the unexpected catch while on a recent fishing trip.Tampa Mayor Jane Castor helped reel in 70 pounds of cocaine while fishing last month in the Florida Keys, her office confirmed on Tuesday.The drugs had an estimated street... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Drug overdose deaths involving both cocaine and opioids have spiked over the last decade, new federal data suggests.A new report published early Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looked at mortality data from the National Vital Statistics System... Read More.
(SAN DIEGO) -- The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded over $158 million in illegal drugs in San Diego on Monday stemming from a drug-bust operation, officials said in a news release.More than 11,600 pounds of cocaine and 5,500 pounds of marijuana were confiscated during counternarcotics... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Secret Service on Thursday said its investigation into how cocaine ended up at the White House is now closed without identifying a suspect.The agency statement came after congressional Republicans said they were told in a classified Secret Service briefing that the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Secret Service on Thursday will give a classified briefing to members and staff of the Republican-led House Oversight Committee on the cocaine found in the White House West Wing earlier this month, a spokesman for the agency confirmed to ABC... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. Secret Service spokesman on Wednesday confirmed that testing shows it was cocaine found in the White House West Wing Sunday evening.The investigation into how it got there is ongoing.The white powder was found during a routine search, a source said.A... Read More.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- Secret Service investigating suspected cocaine found inside White House complexThe U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday said it was investigating an "unknown item" found inside the White House complex on Sunday that sources said was described in radio traffic as a cocaine-like... Read More.
(EL PASO, Texas) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection saw right through a commercial refrigeration unit that, instead of being used to make ice cream, had been stuffed with more than 100 pounds of cocaine, officials said Thursday.Customs officers in El Paso, Texas, seized... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Deputies in South Carolina arrested a "pregnant" woman after three pounds of cocaine fell from a rubber belly the suspect allegedly taped to herself.Anderson County Sheriff's Office deputies pulled over Anthony Miller and Cemeka Mitchem, both of Charlotte, on Interstate 85... Read More.