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DEERFIELD BEACH, FL - JUNE 17:  Broward Sheriff's Office deputy Greg Edlund runs his K-9 dog, Hoover, over a stolen car for any signs of drugs, including the a drug known as Flakka, on June 17, 2015 in Deerfield Beach, Florida.  The Sheriff's Office is on the front lines to keep people from the drug, categorized as a bath salts, which has become an epidemic among users because the cheap synthetic drug made in overseas pharmaceutical plants can be swallowed in capsule form, snorted, injected, or smoked via an e-cigarette. Some of the effects of the drug include body overheating, a heightened sense of euphoria and greater propensity for uncontrollable violence.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

New Hallucinogenic Drug ‘Flakka’ May be in St. Louis

The synthetic stimulant is a cousin of bath salt and has led to violent episodes and suicides.

07/14/2015

FBI Agents speak to a resident on August 16, 2014, as they investigate the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown at the location where he was killed on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Missouri. (Joshua LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI Organizes ‘Hybrid Task Force’ to Combat St. Louis Criminals

Dotson says the credit can go mainly to the FBI for bringing resources together for the city of St. Louis.

07/13/2015

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DEA Agent, Worker Charged With Running Strip Club on the Sly

A supervisory agent and a telecommunications specialist for the Drug Enforcement Administration were arrested Wednesday on charges they were running a strip club in New Jersey on the sly.

05/20/2015

File photo of a police car. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Federal Probe into SLMPD – Are St. Louis Officers Working for Drug Dealers?

KMOX News has learned that at least four – and as many as 25 – city police officers are under investigation. Sources tell us the the probe is centered on whether officers were hired to provide protection for drug dealers.

03/05/2015

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Mexican Meth Topping Homemade in U.S.

Meth labs busts are down, as imports of the drug are rising

11/08/2014

Photo: AFP/Getty/Juan Mabromata

DEA Warns Parents of Pot Legalization Ripple Effect

The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning parents to beware of the new attitude toward majiuana this school year. DEA special agent in charge in St. Louis Jim Shroba says the legalization of the drug in Colorado has had a ripple effect on youth culture.

08/11/2014

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New Mexico Drug Indictment Touches St. Louis

Large amounts of cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana were allegedly shipped to St. Louis & elsewhere.

02/07/2014

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DEA’s Drug Disposal Day

Last year, more than 16,000 pounds of unwanted prescriptions were willingly turned in to authorities, locally.

10/25/2013

Meth Lab Seizures Down in 2012

It was the second straight year of decline, but experts said it could just be a blip and it’s too early to tell if there’s a trend to explain the drop.

09/11/2013

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DEA Disagrees with Firm’s Meth-Resistant Claim

James Shroba of the DEA wrote to Westport Pharmaceuticals saying DEA chemists were able to make meth using Zephrex-D.

05/28/2013

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