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DEA NEWS 2018
JUN 18 Former LAPD Officer Sentenced after Illegal Drug Lab Exploded in His Garage
JUN 15 The Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education name grand winner of Operation Prevention Video Challenge
JUN 12 Dark Web Vendor Pleads Guilty to Narcotics Trafficking and Money Laundering Charges
JUN 07 DEA announces the establishment of a new Division Office in Omaha
JUN 06 "BMB" Gang member convicted in Manhattan Federal Court of murder, racketeering, narcotics, and firearms charges
JUN 04 Former Georgia Medical Examiner Pleads Guilty to Opioid Conspiracy
JUN 01 DEA-led pursuit of Pakistani drug lord leads to U.S. guilty plea
MAY 30 Three Additional Members of Heroin Drug Trafficking Organization Plead Guilty
MAY 23 Two Separate Investigations Result in Significant Sentences for Drug Dealers
MAY 22 Leader of Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced
MAY 18 Inmate Sentenced Additional Prison Time for Drug Trafficking from Prison
MAY 11 Fugitive marijuana trafficker sentenced to prison
MAY 07 DEA brings in record number of unused pills during 15th annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
MAY 04 DEA suspends the registration of Morris and Dickson Company from distributing controlled substances
MAY 01 Venezuelan Veterinarian Charged in Drug Conspiracy Extradited to New York
APR 24 DEA aims for record removal of unused pills through its National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Initiative
APR 20 Former Mexican Governor Extradited to the Southern District of Texas
APR 17 Meth Trafficker Handed Significant Sentence
APR 12 Fugitive wanted for the kidnapping and murder of a federal agent is added to the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” List
APR 09 DEA working to avoid U.S. drug shortages
APR 06 Sinaloa Cartel Trafficker Sentenced
APR 02 DEA surge in drug diversion investigations leads to 28 arrests and 147 revoked registrations
MAR 26 DEA bolsters fight against opioid crisis with 250 additional task force officers
MAR 22 DEA investigations result in the prosecution of multiple defendants
MAR 20 Medical doctor pleads guilty to unlawful distribution of oxycodone
MAR 19 Mexican money launderer sentenced in international cocaine conspiracy
MAR 13 Colombian drug kingpin found guilty by Miami federal jury
MAR 09 Grand jury returns superseding indictment against defendant in shooting of DEA Task Force Officer
MAR 03 Former Georgia medical examiner and seven others federally indicted for opioid distribution
MAR 02 Eleven Members of Lakeland Drug Trafficking Organization Charged
FEB 26 Man pleads to conspiracy to distribute more than 141 kilograms of heroin and cocaine
FEB 22 Three charged with capital murder of ex-NFL player: also charged with heroin and cocaine conspiracy
FEB 15 DEA, Dutch law enforcement continue attack on dark web drug sales
FEB 14 DEA creates new resource to help distributors avoid oversupplying opioids
FEB 12 Fort Lauderdale Doctor and Staff Arrested for Running a Pill Mill
FEB 09 Montreal-based drug trafficking ring operating throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia and Peru dismantled
FEB 07 U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration emergency schedules all illicit fentanyls in an effort to reduce overdose deaths
FEB 01 Man Involved in Furanyl Fentanyl Distribution Conspiracy Pleads Guilty
JAN 30 $4.3 million dollar meth and heroin conspiracy leads to lengthy prison sentences for eight conspirators
JAN 26 Attorney General Sessions delivers remarks at Special Agent graduation ceremony
JAN 23 DEA announces step to increase opioid addiction treatment
JAN 19 DEA investigation unravels drug trafficking and corruption by Honduran congressman
JAN 18 DEA speeds up application process for research on Schedule I drugs
JAN 17 Sister convicted of retaliating against witness in brother’s trial
JAN 11 Sinaloa Cartel Cell Leader Convicted
JAN 08 Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Murder Charges against Bronx Gang Member
JAN 05 China announces scheduling controls on two fentanyl precursor chemicals
JAN 03 Heroin and fentanyl dealer who caused near-death overdose sentenced to 30 years in prison

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