United States Drug Enforcement Administration

Latest United States Drug Enforcement Administration Items
  • **FILE** A U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration technician holds several pounds of Mexican meth confiscated in the St. Louis area on Sept. 7, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Mexican drug cartels flood U.S. with cheap meth

    Mexican drug cartels are quietly filling the void in the nation's drug market created by the long effort to crack down on American-made methamphetamine, flooding U.S. cities with exceptionally cheap, extraordinarily potent meth from factorylike "superlabs."


  • Murder charges against CA doc seen as warning

    The district attorney who filed murder charges against a California doctor in prescription drug deaths of three patients says the case is highly unusual but may serve as a warning shot to unethical physicians who become pill pushers.


  • DEA memo: Ebonics translators needed

    The Drug Enforcement Administration said Thursday that it does not recognize Ebonics as a formal language, but it still may need translators for agents to understand drug dealers who speak it.


  • Anti-drug agency seeks translators fluent in Ebonics

    Federal agents are seeking to hire Ebonics translators to help interpret wiretapped conversations involving targets of undercover drug investigations.


  • Political Scene

    The Drug Enforcement Administration said it has helped seize a submarine capable of transporting tons of cocaine.


  • College drug raid nets 75 students

    An extensive undercover federal drug investigation ended yesterday with the arrest of 96 persons, including 75 students, on the San Diego State University campus on charges they sold or purchased cocaine, marijuana and Ecstasy.


  • U.S. intel center wary of terrorist attack

    Fort Huachuca, the nations largest intelligence training center, changed security measures in May after being warned that Islamist terrorists, with the aid of Mexican drug cartels, were planning an attack on the facility.


  • Painkiller sales up 90 percent

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — People in the United States are living in a world of pain, and they are popping pills at an alarming rate to cope with it.


  • Painful drug war victory

    Since 2000, the Drug Enforcement Administration has embarked on a muscular campaign against prescription painkiller abuse. It has utilized undercover investigations, SWAT raids, asset forfeiture, and high profile trials against "kingpin" doctors. These tactics should be familiar to anyone who has studied the drug war, but the results are a shocker. Prescription opioids have actually grown scarce.


Happening Now