Drug Trafficking

Photo shows a package of K2 which contains herbs and spices sprayed with a synthetic compound chemically similar to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. (credit: (AP Photo/Kelley McCall)

Feds Charge Dallas Smoke Shop Owners In Fake Pot Case

A federal crackdown on synthetic marijuana – or “spice” – has honed in on Dallas: A local smoke shop chain and its owner are among 28 accused of drug trafficking.


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Designer Drug Identified As Cause Of Plano Teen’s Death

A mother has received toxicology reports confirming what she long suspected, that synthetic drugs killed her teenage son.

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11 Indicted In Dallas-Area Drug Ring, Ties To Jail

Prosecutors say 11 people have been indicted in a Dallas-area drug ring allegedly involving jail inmates.


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Feds: Convictions Are ‘Decapitation’ Of Aryan Brotherhood

Authorities say they have dealt a major blow to the illegal operations of the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood of Texas as dozen of members plead guilty to federal racketeering charges.


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Dallas Man Sentenced For Pot Smuggling Ring

A Dallas man has been sentenced to 17½ years in prison for helping lead a marijuana trafficking ring headquartered in North Texas.


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$ From Drug Smuggling Ring = Payday For Law Enforcement

A well-organized ring of marijuana traffickers, operating out of southern Dallas County, has fattened the bank accounts of local law enforcement agencies.


Man Disappears Before Conviction Of Drug Trafficking

A federal jury convicted a South Texas man on drug trafficking charges, but the defendant was nowhere to be found to hear the verdict.


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DFW Airport Worker Among Dozens Busted In DEA Raid

A large drug bust at San Juan Puerto Rico’s international Airport has a North Texas connection.


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Unusual Items Up For Auction In Tarrant County

Everything from a 1999 Corvette to a one-eyed horse is up for auction Saturday in Tarrant County. Twice a year Tarrant County holds the auction of seized items, plus surplus county equipment.


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Texas Heat Taking Toll On Drug Cartel Marijuana Growers

The drought is so bad that even drug cartels growing marijuana in Texas are having a hard time.