Drug Trafficking

Boat With Over 2,000 Pounds of Marijuana Found on SoCal Beach

Boat With Over 2,000 Pounds of Marijuana Found on SoCal Beach

A panga boat carrying over 2,000 pounds of marijuana washed up on the shore of a Southern California beach on Monday morning.  The 30-foot fishing boat was found near...
Man Who Grew Marijuana Under Oregon’s MMJ Program Sentenced on Federal Drug Charges

Man Who Grew Marijuana Under Oregon’s MMJ Program Sentenced on Federal Drug Charges

On Monday, a Central Point Oregon man was sentenced to over 3 years in federal prison for conspiring to illegally grow and sell marijuana under the guise of Oregon’s...
US Border Patrol Seizes Over 400 lbs. of Marijuana in One Week

US Border Patrol Seizes Over 400 lbs. of Marijuana in One Week

In two separate incidents over the course of the past week, Arizona border patrol agents have seized over 430 pounds of marijuana in an area southwest of Phoenix. The...
8,500 Pounds of Marijuana Seized off California Coast

8,500 Pounds of Marijuana Seized off California Coast

On Wednesday, almost 350 bales of marijuana, totaling over 8,500 pounds, were discovered floating off the coast 160 miles west of Los Angeles.  The US Coast Guard busted a...
Oregon US Attorney Concerned About Drug Traffickers Abusing State’s Medical Marijuana System

Oregon US Attorney Concerned About Drug Traffickers Abusing State’s Medical Marijuana System

Last year Oregon elected a new US Attorney, Amanda Marshall.  Marshall is concerned that there is not enough regulation of approved medical marijuana growing operations to ensure that the...
DEA Marijuana Bust Targets CA Father and Son

DEA Marijuana Bust Targets CA Father and Son

A father and son were discovered to have been running a large scale marijuana growing and drug trafficking operation in the East Bay. Steven Ortega, Sr. and his son,...
Ohio Task Force Seizes 40 Pounds of Marijuana

Ohio Task Force Seizes 40 Pounds of Marijuana

METRICH, an Ohio task force, seized 40 pounds of marijuana in a multi-state drug trafficking case.  The marijuana was being send from Arizona and headed to Morrow and Richland...
Obama Explains He Doesn’t Mind a Debate on Drug Legalization, But Doesn’t Think Legalization is the Answer

Obama Explains He Doesn’t Mind a Debate on Drug Legalization, But Doesn’t Think Legalization is the Answer

Drug legalization has been a frequently discussed topic recently throughout the world, and many world leaders are currently working to legalize marijuana in order to eliminate drug trafficking.  While...
Roc-A-Fella Co-Founder Pleads Guilty in Marijuana Case, Could Get 6 Years in Prison

Roc-A-Fella Co-Founder Pleads Guilty in Marijuana Case, Could Get 6 Years in Prison

Kareem (Biggs) Burke, a former business partner of Jay-Z and investor in Roc-A-Fella Records, pleaded guilty on Thursday to participating in a massive drug ring. According to Manhattan US...