DEA

19 Arrested in New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD - Local and federal officials worked to rid New Bedford streets of drugs and drug offenders over the weekend.
New Bedford Police along with agents from the New Bedford DEA office arrested 19 people Friday, seizing over 60 grams of Fentanyl, more than 200 Oxycodone pills, over 20 bags of c…
Drug Take Back
Police departments across the country, and across the Southcoast, will be taking part in a National Drug Take Back day on Saturday.
AG And Feds Reach Agreement
State and federal law enforcement agencies are pledging to work together to crack down on doctors and other health care providers who illegally prescribe or dispense opioid painkillers.
Attorney General Maura Healey said Wednesday her office has formed a task force with the FBI, the U...
Fentanyl Seizures
BOSTON (AP) _ Massachusetts had the second highest number of seizures of the powerful narcotic fentanyl of any state in the country in 2014.
That's according to a new study by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Drug Enforcement Administration looking at increases in f…
Drug Traffickers Jailed
Four Rhode Island men, arrested 13 months ago in a drug and guns sweep across the Ocean State, have all been sentenced to Federal prison terms.  The sweep turned up quantities of cocaine, heroin, the synthetic drug "Molly." Ecstasy pills and six firearms, including a machine g…
$1 Million Drug Haul
State and Federal authorities seized large quantities of heroin and crystal meth with a street value of a million dollars this week and also arrested three men that police say were tied to a Mexico-based drug ring. 
 Massachusetts State Police and Drug Enforcement Administration agents were statione…
Feds Warn Against Marijuana Ties
Some Massachusetts doctors with business interests in medical marijuana dispensaries say they have been told by federal drug agents to sever all ties to marijuana companies or relinquish federal licenses to prescribe certain medications.