The designer drug known as “bath salts” may soon be banned in Massachusetts.
Coast Guard cutter Seneca helped capture a drug smuggling submarine in the western Caribbean.
The Worcester district attorney says a man arrested on drug charges has died after being booked at the Grafton police station.
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.
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.
During a traffic stop on Route 24, according to police, a drug-sniffing State Police dog named Hondo uncovered two kilos of cocaine.
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.
An MBTA bus driver was set free on $1,000 bail Friday, charged with dealing drugs on the job.
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.
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.