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Drug Busts

Feds Bust Drug Smuggling Ring Using Tunnel Under U.S.-Mexico Border

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 03.23.2016 | Crime

SAN DIEGO, March 23 (Reuters) - U.S. federal agents have arrested four people and seized nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana in an operation to bust a dr...

This Is Every Movie Drug Bust Ever

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.16.2015 | Comedy

Why are cops always straight up tasting the drugs they find? It's a film trope that you've seen a countless number of times. A police officer disco...

Shocking: Former NYPD Officer Admits To Issuing Fake Drug Charges To Meet Quotas

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

A former narcotics detective admitted to routinely faking drug charges in order to help officers meet department quotas. Stephen Anderson testified...

More Than 200 Pounds Of Cocaine Found During Traffic Stop

Posted 11.13.2011 | Denver

It all started with just an illegal lane change on Interstate 25, but during that routine traffic stop, Pueblo cops discovered 100 kilograms of cocain...

Couple Tries To Board Plane With 24 Pounds Of Coke

Posted 06.03.2011 | Travel

A young British couple was arrested at Lima's Jorge Chavez International Airport boarding a plane with 24 pounds of cocaine and 100 heroin capsules, a...

Why Cops Shut Down The Santos Party House

Sound of the City | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

​When the cops raided Santos Party House last night and shut the club down, just hours before Ninja Tune's 20th anniversary party was set to jump of...

"That's What Real Policemen Do; They Stand Up for Each Other"

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Cops lie for reasons embedded in the history, structure, and culture of the institution itself. Too many drug cops wind up lying to their bosses.