A major drug bust announced by the Colorado Springs Police Department on Thursday took more than $5.65 million dollars worth of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana off the streets of southern Colorado. Fourteen people are behind bars, accused of drug trafficking across seven states and Mexico; seven of the people... more »
More than ten pounds of black tar heroin seized, 24 people arrested and another five people wanted, in connection with a major drug bust in Pueblo.
Friday Pueblo Police and the D.E.A searched a home and car along Montezuma road, wrapping up a nine month investigation. The estimated street... more »
A major drug ring operating in Southern Colorado has been taken down. On Wednesday Federal investigators gave details into the large scale drug bust named "Operation Closing Time". "We arrested totally throughout the 14 month investigation, 36 individuals." explains Matt Barden with the DEA's office in Colorado Springs.
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The Drug Enforcement Administration says officers arrested 29 people and seized $1.4 million in Colorado Springs from an operation accused of smuggling drugs from Mexico.
Federal officials say the arrests are part of a nationwide investigation dubbed "Project Deliverance," which targets U.S.-based cells suspected... more »
A recovering drug addict who was caught up in a black tar heroin bust at Cheyenne Mountain High School is sharing his story in hopes of raising awareness for parents and teens.
James Petrakis was one of the former students arrested in the bust in December 15, 2008.
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Seven U.S. Postal Service workers in Puerto Rico have been indicted on charges they shipped thousands of parcels of heroin, cocaine and marijuana through the mail.
The Drug Enforcement Administration says they took advantage of their jobs to ship drugs between Puerto Rico, Texas, California and Arizona.
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11:30, a bell rings... it's lunchtime at Cheyenne Mountain High School. The school is still recovering after a December 2008 police investigation showed possible use of black tar heroin by students. School Resource Officer Bill Walsh is on the front line of drug prevention. He says fortunately it's not as... more »
Sixty balloons filled with heroin have been seized in a Colorado Springs drug bust. Police were tipped to a possible drug deal on Sunday afternoon. When authorities spotted the car described by a tipster, they pulled it over and searched the car. Inside the car officers found 60 balloons containing... more »