Heroin News Releases

 MAY 04, 2012 Five Charged for Distributing Heroin That Led to Death of 21 Year Old Laurin Putnam
 MAR 13, 2012 Haji Bagcho, One of World’s Largest Heroin Traffickers, Convicted on Drug Trafficking, Narco-Terrorism Charges
 SEP 27, 2011 Heroin Epidemic Leads to Largest DEA Operation Against Deadly Drug
 AUG 01, 2011 Drug Kingpin Indicted Following Record-Breaking Meth and Heroin Seizure
 OCT 06, 2009 Three Charged in Massive Heroin Distribution Case
 JUL 06, 2009 $30 Million Worth of Heroin Seized in the Bronx Traffickers Concealed Heroin Bags in "Build-A-Bear" Toys: 12 Arrested
 APR 30, 2009 Top Taliban Associate and Former Mujahideen Warlord Sentenced to Life in Prison on Heroin Trafficking Charges
 SEP 24, 2008 Top Taliban Associate and Former Mujahideen Warlord Found Guilty of Heroin Trafficking
 AUG 4, 2008 DEA "Brand" Used to Market Heroin
 FEB 15, 2008 Convicted Black Tar Heroin and Crack Cocaine Traffickers Sentenced to 19 and 20 Years in Federal Prison
 FEB 4, 2008 Operation Ivory Triangle Results in Heroin Trafficker's Extradition from Thailand
 OCT 16, 2007 18 Defendants, Including 10 JFK Airport Employees, Charged in International Drug Smuggling and Distribution Schemes
 JUL 31, 2007 Two Mexican Nationals Sentenced to 35 Years Each for Leading Vast Drug Conspiracy
 JUN 26, 2007 Last of 15 Defendants in International Heroin Ring Pleads Guilty to Narcotics Trafficking and Firearms Offenses
 MAY 23, 2007 Baby Blankets Used To Hide Heroin
 FEB 22, 2007 Detroit Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Deaths
 NOV 28, 2006 60,000 Glassine Bags of Heroin Seized in Westchester
 OCT 20, 2006 Two in Rhode Island are guilty in heroin conspiracy
 SEP 15, 2006 Indictment Returned in Fentanyl Laced Heroin Case
 AUG 22, 2006 DEA Makes Record Heroin Seizure
 AUG 15, 2006 International Black Tar Heroin Trafficking Group Dismantled
 JUL 11, 2006 First Heroin Kingpin Ever Extradicted From Afghanistan Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Heroin Into United States
 JUN 21, 2006 DEA Arrests Smugglers Hiding Heroin In Sandals, Furniture, Golf Bags, And Condom Swallowers
 JUN 21, 2006 17 Arrested in Tri-County Drug Crackdown
 JUN 21, 2006 29 Arrested in Chicago; Ties to Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Suspected
 JUN 16, 2006 International Drug Pipeline Destroyed
 FEB 1, 2006 Heroin Traffickers Used Puppies to Smuggle Drugs
 JAN 30, 2006 Two Miami Men Charged in Multi-Kilogram Heroin Case
 JAN 27, 2006 Operation Bronx Tale Dismantles International Heroin Drug Ring
 NOV 30, 2005 DEA Seizes Heroin-Laced Artwork
 AUG 17, 2005 New York OCDETF Strike Force Smashes International Heroin Ring In The Bronx
 FEB 15, 2005 Guatemalan-Colombian Heroin and Cocaine Cartel Dismantled
 FEB 17, 2004 Three Men Arrested with a Pound of Mexican Brown Heroin
 JAN 16, 2004 DEA Disrupts Colombian Drug Ring
 JAN 10, 2004 Heroin Arrests in Thailand
 JUL 25, 2003 DEA - New York Investigation Results in the Extradition of Four Argentine Heroin-Traffickers to the United States Following Landmark Ruling by Argentine Supreme Court
 JUL 24, 2003 Operation Fuente: Cash Rewards for Heroin Information
MAY 20, 2003 Major Heroin Organization Dismantled from the Source in Colombia from the Streets of Philadelphia
MAY 16, 2003 Massive Heroin-Smuggling Organization Dismantled
 APR 3, 2003 U.S. Arrests 9 Afghani Natives on Charges of Importing Heroin from Pakistan and Afghanistan
FEB 14, 2003 Operation Deja Vu Dismantles Violent Heroin/ Cocaine Trafficking Groups
 MAR 26, 2002 DEA Dismantles Heroin and Cocaine Trafficking Organization Operating in the San Juan Metro Area
DEC 11, 2001 Operation Crossroads II & Operation Caribe I
NOV 15, 2001 Violent Drug Gang Dismantled in Washington, D.C.
NOV 15, 2001 Operation Perfect Storm
NOV 15, 2001 Operation Landslide
SEP 26, 2001 Black Ice (St. Louis)
SEP 26, 2001 Black Ice (Los Angeles)
SEP 12, 2001 Operation S.O.S.
AUG 29, 2001 Mayaguez-Based Cocaine/Heroin Organization
AUG 29, 2001 Police Officers Arrested by DEA, ATF, & PRPD
JAN 18, 2001 Operation White Horse
JUN 15, 2000 Operation Tar Pit
OCT 11, 1996 Nigerian Women's Heroin Smuggling Ring Dismantled
SEP 03, 1996 Colombian Heroin a Major Threat (62% of heroin seized in U.S.)
JUN 21, 1995 Colombian Heroin a Major Threat (32% of heroin seized in U.S.)