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Drug smuggling submarine was carrying 15,000 pounds of cocaine worth $180 million. (Photo Credit:Coast Guard)

Boston-Based Coast Guard Cutter Helps Capture Drug Smuggling Sub

Coast Guard cutter Seneca helped capture a drug smuggling submarine in the western Caribbean.

08/01/2011

(CBS)

Drug Suspect Dies At Grafton Police Station

The Worcester district attorney says a man arrested on drug charges has died after being booked at the Grafton police station.

07/25/2011

Robert Watson

Lab Tests Show RI Lawmaker Busted On Pot Charge Had Cocaine In System

Laboratory tests show that a Rhode Island lawmaker had cocaine in his system when he was stopped at a police checkpoint and charged with marijuana possession in Connecticut in April.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/04/2011

(AP Graphic)

Salem Man Gets 5 Years Following Bust In RI Drug Sting

A Massachusetts man convicted in Rhode Island of drug trafficking has been sentenced to five years in federal prison. Julio Ernesto Soto, of Salem, Mass., was arrested in a November 2010 Drug Enforcement Administration sting. An informant working with the DEA arranged to buy $24,000 worth of cocaine from the 30-year-old Soto.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/28/2011

Two kilos of cocaine recovered during a traffic stop in Raynham on May 19, 2011.

Drug-Sniffing Police K-9 Finds 2 Kilos Of Cocaine During Raynham Traffic Stop

During a traffic stop on Route 24, according to police, a drug-sniffing State Police dog named Hondo uncovered two kilos of cocaine.

05/20/2011

(AP Graphic)

Medford Man Sent To Maine Prison On Drug Conviction

A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for his involvement in a drug ring that distributed cocaine and heroin to Maine drug buyers.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/30/2011

Cynthia King (Photo courtesy: Boston Police)

MBTA Bus Driver Charged With Selling Crack On Job

An MBTA bus driver was set free on $1,000 bail Friday, charged with dealing drugs on the job.

04/08/2011

The control tower at Logan Airport (AP Photo)

Woman Arrested At Logan For Smuggling Cocaine In Diaper

A woman was arrested at Logan Airport on Sunday after authorities said she attempted to smuggle more than 1,000 grams of cocaine inside a diaper.

03/27/2011

The control tower at Logan Airport (AP Photo)

Woman Charged As ‘Drug Mule’ At Logan Airport

A woman accused of trying to smuggle about a pound of cocaine she swallowed into the U.S. is scheduled to face a judge in Boston Monday.

02/07/2011

Paris Hilton busted in Vegas

Police say Paris Hilton has been arrested for possession of cocaine after officers stopped the car she was in on a Las Vegas street late Friday night.

08/28/2010

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