DEA: Minn. Collects 5,600 Lbs. Of Drugs In Nat'l Prescription Drug Take-Back DayThe State Of Minnesota took in 5,600 pounds of prescription drugs as part of the DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Initiative (NTBI) on Saturday, Sept. 26, according to the DEA.
Officials: More Than 65 Heroin Distributors Charged Or Arrested In Bust Operation State and federal officials announced Thursday that more than 65 heroin distributors have been arrested and/or charged with drug trafficking in Minnesota as part of a crackdown called "Operation Exile."
Warrant Issued For Mpls. Man Suspected Of CockfightingA warrant has been issued for a Minneapolis man who was charged with cruelty to animals in connection with a cockfighting ring. Minneapolis Police and Minneapolis Animal Control seized several roosters, chickens, hens and cockfighting paraphernalia from a home at 3502 Newton Ave. N. in Minneapolis on Jan. 10, according to the Hennepin County Attorney's office.
Minn. Among States Where Drug Cartels ExpandingLaw enforcement authorities say Mexican drug cartel operatives who once stuck close to the U.S.-Mexico border are establishing a greater presence in the Upper Midwest.
Major Heroin Ring Dismantled After 15-Month InvestigationSome of the biggest suppliers of heroin in the metro are behind bars after the Minneapolis Police and the DEA dismantled a major heroin ring Thursday.
Ex-DEA Officer Gets 25 Years For Making Child PornA former investigator with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for producing child pornography.
DEA: We Want Your Old Prescription DrugsPrescription drug abuse has become a huge health and safety concern in our country, particularly a threat to young people.