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Oct 10, 2019

New Jersey Corrections Officer Admits to Taking Bribes

New Jersey Corrections Officer Admits to Taking Bribes

A former New Jersey corrections officer had admitted to smuggling drugs to a state prison inmate in exchange for bribe money.

Oct 1, 2019

Officials: NJ Cop Fired for Refusing Drug Test After Arrests

Officials: NJ Cop Fired for Refusing Drug Test After Arrests

A New Jersey police officer who has been arrested twice on drug charges has been fired for refusing to take a drug test.

Sep 26, 2019

Ex-Mexican Prosecutor Sentenced to 20 Years in Drug Case

Ex-Mexican Prosecutor Sentenced to 20 Years in Drug Case

A former state attorney general from Mexico has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in a U.S. drug-trafficking case.

Sep 24, 2019

Tainted Cocaine Suspected in Multiple Yonkers, Bronx Deaths

Tainted Cocaine Suspected in Multiple Yonkers, Bronx Deaths

Tainted cocaine is suspected in multiple apparent overdose deaths in Yonkers and the Bronx, police say.

Sep 20, 2019

Kilogram of Crack, Guns and $16K in Cash Seized at LI Home

Kilogram of Crack, Guns and $16K in Cash Seized at LI Home

Police on Long Island made a major drug and weapons bust on Friday at a home right across from a local high school

Sep 19, 2019

NYPD Cop Who Guarded El Chapo's Wife Arrested in Drug Sting

NYPD Cop Who Guarded El Chapo's Wife Arrested in Drug Sting

An NYPD police officer allegedly moonlighting as security and transporter for cocaine deals has been arrested, according to the Queens district attorney

Sep 17, 2019

US Narcotics Agent Admits Role in Drug Trafficking Scheme

US Narcotics Agent Admits Role in Drug Trafficking Scheme

A federal narcotics agent has admitted his role in a decadelong drug conspiracy that took thousands of kilograms of cocaine from Puerto Rico to New York.

Sep 6, 2019

Ex-Drug Company CEO Martin Shkreli Sues Former Investor

Ex-Drug Company CEO Martin Shkreli Sues Former Investor

Convicted former drug company CEO Martin Shkreli sued the son of one of his investors Friday in a dispute over losses from a failed hedge fund.

Aug 30, 2019

NY High School Teacher Faces Federal Drug, Firearms Charges

NY High School Teacher Faces Federal Drug, Firearms Charges

Federal prosecutors say a Buffalo high school teacher faces drug trafficking and firearms charges after a raid at his western New York home turned up assorted guns, explosives, marijuana and other drugs.

Aug 28, 2019

NJ Authorities Break Up Alleged ‘Drugs on Wheels’ Operations

NJ Authorities Break Up Alleged ‘Drugs on Wheels’ Operations

Authorities say they've broken up a massive drug operation centered around a social club in New Jersey's largest city.

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