The Vicious Cycle of Drug Abuse and HomelessnessIs the spike of drug overdoses in downtown St. Louis emblematic of a building problem?
DEA Announces Major Meth Bust in STL AreaLocal police helped round up 36 suspects from the city to Jefferson and St. Francois counties.
DEA Warns About Dangers of Synthetic MarijuanaScott Collier with the DEA in St. Louis says you never know what chemicals have been sprayed on the synthetic pot.
Local DEA Pushes Bill for Prescription Drug Monitoring ProgramSpecial Agent in charge James Shroba says the bill would save lives in St. Louis.
Knock, Knock -- Door-to-Door Prescription Collection Effort UnderwayThieves looking for a high regularly raid the medicine cabinets of family or friends.
DEA Agent, Worker Charged With Running Strip Club on the SlyA 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.
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.
DEA: 80 Percent Of Meth Sold In US Comes From Mexican Drug CartelsMexican 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."
Painkiller Abuse Skyrockets NationwideMidwest DEA's Scott Collier says Missouri lawmakers have refused to establish a prescription drug monitoring program.
Two More Sentenced in Major Metro East Coke RingManuel Ramirez and Javier Villasenor-Cardona, were indicted along with twenty-four other individuals and charged with being members of a large cocaine distribution organization.
National "Drug Take-Back Day" Has Lofty Goals, High ExpectationsThe 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.
Feds Defund Meth Cleanup Program, Worrying StatesThe DEA announced last month that Congressional funding for its COPS has been exhausted. Renewed funding is unlikely in the next few years.