SPOKANE, Wash. – Early this morning, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the U.S. Border Patrol led a large-scale enforcement action targeting a methamphetamine and heroin drug trafficking organization with ties to a Washington State-based street gang identified as the Eastside Familia Norteno (ESF). Over 300 law enforcement officials, including federal agents and state and local officers, executed 19 federal search warrants located in Grant, Yakima and Adams Counties.
In 2005, the United States reached what was thought to be the peak of the methamphetamine epidemic. Thousands of domestic labs dotted the country. Users were overdosing at unthinkable rates and law enforcement agencies, including the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), were doing their best to keep the synthetic substance off the streets.
MIAMI – Five Perrine residents were arrested this morning for their involvement in a drug trafficking network believed to be the largest source of narcotics supply in the neighborhood of Perrine, as part of the Southern District of Florida’s Violence Reduction Partnership initiative.
NEW ORLEANS – Major investigations and arrest operations have taken place in Lafourche, Terrebonne and St. John Parishes over the past year, resulting in the indictments and arrests of over two dozen defendants facing multiple federal and state drug and gun charges, announced the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, the U.S.
MADISON, Wis. - Andrew R. Henke, 35, of La Crosse, Wisconsin, is charged with distributing methamphetamine and with possessing 500 grams or more of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. The indictment alleges that he distributed and possessed methamphetamine on March 26, 2019.