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Food Truck Sold Tacos With Side of Meth: Authorities

55 pounds seized, 17 indicted in one of Colorado's biggest meth stings ever

(Newser) - Tacos with a side of salsa, guac, and—meth? Seventeen members of an alleged international drug ring have been busted and indicted, the state's attorney general's office announced yesterday, revealing that one sales venue was a taco truck parked on the streets of Denver, the Denver Post reports.... More »

Traffic Stop Leads to College Drug Ring's Collapse

Arizona cop smelled pot, found ecstasy

(Newser) - When a trooper pulled over 20-year-old Andrew Gajkowski in December, the officer was only planning on giving him a ticket for driving solo in the HOV lane. But then he smelled marijuana wafting out of the window, and searched the car. Even then, what he found was unexpected: A bag... More »

'Preppy Drug Ring' Busted in Affluent Philly Suburbs

11 members allegedly wanted to keep elite high schools stocked

(Newser) - After a four-month investigation, authorities yesterday busted 11 alleged members of a drug ring—a drug ring notable because some of its members were students and alums of pricey prep schools living in the leafy, affluent "Main Line" suburbs outside Philadelphia. Their goal, police say, was to keep five... More »

Feds Bust Iraqi Drug Ring in California

Authorities arrest 60, seize 4K pounds of pot, cite ties to Mexican cartel

(Newser) - Authorities have arrested 60 alleged members of an Iraqi drug ring run out of a southern California social club, seizing some $630,000 in cash, 3,500 pounds of marijuana, and a cache of firearms and explosives, the Los Angeles Times reports. The El Cajon-based club has been a “... More »

Big Brother Drug Ring Uncovered

And one member beat up fiancée, too!

(Newser) - Two former Big Brother contestants parlayed their reality show alliance into a real-life drug ring, and now they’re paying the price. Adam Jasinski, who won season nine, allegedly used his $500,000 prize to get into the oxycodone game, and was arrested in October. Yesterday, his former housemate and... More »

Drug Ring Bust Made in Corey Haim Death

Actor obtained 'thousands' of drugs in last year

(Newser) - Police have made an arrest in a massive illegal prescription drug ring believed to be implicated in the death of actor Corey Haim. Los Angeles officials launched an investigation into the ring after they discovered that Haim had obtained thousands of prescription drugs from dozens of doctors in the past... More »

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