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By: Admin On: 11-08-2017 Category: drug addiction Comment: 0
In recent months, pharmacies across San Diego County have seen a significant surge in armed robberies and nighttime burglaries. According to Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officials, many compulsive-opioid seekers simply sneak into pharmacies and rob prescription drugs at gun point with the sole purpose of feeding their addiction or selling the medications for a profit. […]
In a drug bust, Border Patrol (BP) agents at San Diego’s Otay Mesa port of entry (POE) on August 1, 2017, confiscated more than 100 pounds of cocaine worth $2.8 million headed to the United States in a pickup truck crossing the border. In a separate case, BP agents stationed at the San Ysidro POE […]
The constant flow of illegal substances and narcotics across the United States-Mexico border has led to increased cross-border violence and instability. In the recent past, many Mexican drug cartels have started using innovative ways to ship drugs, such as digging trans-border narco-tunnels to transport the illicit cargo. Recently, the U.S. and Mexican state law enforcement […]
By: Admin On: 09-01-2016 Category: drug addiction Comment: 0
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents in San Diego recently arrested two men and seized more than $3.03 million cash in what they called as “one of their larger cash seizures.” The officers said that the smuggled money was probably related to drug trafficking. The border agents sensed something fishy after noticing two vehicles […]
By: Admin On: 03-18-2016 Category: drug addiction Comment: 0
Along with the federal and state governments, numerous advocacy groups are also working to tackle the menace of addiction and substance abuse. These advocacy groups have been striving to help change societal, medical, government and industry policies and to help educate the general public on the needs, rights and struggles of those in recovery. A […]
America’s war on drugs has been on and governments and communities have been busy doing their bits. In fact, communities like the American Indian Movement (AIM) has been thoroughly busy with their extensive awareness campaigns. Started by Dennis Banks – a Native American leader, teacher, lecturer, activist, and author who co-founded AIM in 1968 – […]
In the past five years, methamphetamine seizures at border ports of entry by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection have seen a 300 percent increase, according to the San Diego County’s Methamphetamine Strike Force 2015 Report Card. According to the report, meth is being produced in a large quantity at Mexican “superlabs”, which resemble the […]