Drug Enforcement Administration
Mexican drug cartels are quietly filling the void in the nation’s drug market created by the long effort to crack down on American-made methamphetamine, flooding U.S. cities with exceptionally cheap, extraordinarily potent meth from factory-like “superlabs.”
Midwest DEA’s Scott Collier says Missouri lawmakers have refused to establish a prescription drug monitoring program.
Manuel Ramirez and Javier Villasenor-Cardona, were indicted along with twenty-four other individuals and charged with being members of a large cocaine distribution organization.
The effort kicks off at 10:00 a.m. this morning and comes to a close around 2:00. A full list of dropoff sites can be seen here.
The DEA announced last month that Congressional funding for its COPS has been exhausted. Renewed funding is unlikely in the next few years.