DEA

Drugs

One Pill Can Kill Anti-Drug Campaign

Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is warning the American public of the alarming increase in the lethality and availability of fake prescription pills containing fentanyl and methamphetamine. The One Pill Can Kill campaign is being used in hopes of spreading awareness that International and domestic criminal drug networks are mass-producing

Drug abuse

DEA Launces Second Year of Operation Engage

Prescott, Prescott Valley & Chino Valley Programs The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Cheri Oz is pleased to announce the launching of the second year of Operation Engage, a comprehensive community-level approach to address the drug epidemic through prevention strategies, facilitating conversations and collaboration with local partners.  “DEA’s priority

Drug Enforcement Administration

DEA agent gets 12 years for conspiring with Colombian cartel

A once-standout U.S. narcotics agent who used his badge to build a lavish lifestyle of expensive cars, parties on yachts and Tiffany jewels was sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison Thursday for conspiring to launder money with a Colombian cartel. But even as José Irizarry admitted to his crimes, he blamed former

Cybercrime

New DEA Alert Latest Reminder that Cybercrime Can Kill

The COVID-19 era brought a record number of drug overdose deaths — more than 93,000 last year — fed in part by a surging cybercrime industry selling fake pharmaceuticals. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) just issued a public warning over the growing number of fake pills bought online, some of which are laced with potentially lethal amounts

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