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The keen nose of a Customs and Border Protection dog at Kennedy Airport sniffed out more than $1.4 million worth of heroin and cocaine on a passenger who had just arrived on a flight from Santo Domingo last week, authorities said.
Bernardo Garcia was busted trying to smuggle the narcotics last Saturday when Dex, a Belgian Malinois, signaled to Customs andBorder Patrol agents that his schnoz had picked up a scent,… Continue
…but only a couple of times a year she tells Vanity Fair in an exclusive interview. In the September issue of Vanity Fair, Lady Gaga talks sex, drugs, and rock and roll. Turns out she’s attracted to bad romances, still loves the gays, and uses a lil powder about twice a year. Nothing surprising about that, but do you think she should have aired her dirty laundry in Vanity…
Rick Ross' dude Gunplay snorts a white substance called coke. And, the homey is pretty shameless about it. But, he talks about it a lil' and he lightweight disses Pretty Ricky dude fro sniffing in the same vein. Don't snort cocaine, kids.… Continue
The Colombian soccer team didn't make the World Cup, but the country's police made a great save to intercept a replica tournament trophy made entirely out of cocaine.
Colombia authorities seized the 14-inch replica trophy bound for Madrid at Bogota Airport Saturday, CNN reported.
The painstakingly engraved statue was painted gold with green stripes on the base to match the real trophy. It was bound, along with several team jerseys… Continue
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaican security forces claimed a tenuous hold over the slum stronghold of a gang leader sought by the U.S., but only after battles that killed at least 44 civilians, the country's official ombudsman said Wednesday.
Officers and soldiers were still fighting holdout defenders of Christopher Coke, known as "Dudus," in pockets of the Tivoli Gardens area. He was still at large… Continue
In the Times interview, the 24-year-old singer also dismissed rumors that she has an eating disorder but admitted that she needs prescription pills to keep her thoughts under control. At one point Gaga hinted that she uses Ecstasy from time to time, but revealed she is not in the habit of taking recreational drugs.
"I don't touch cocaine anymore," she told the Times. "I don't smoke. Well, maybe a single cigarette -- with whisky -- while I'm… Continue
The one-time beauty queen and ex-wife of the Harlem drug-dealing legend immortalized in "American Gangster" has been busted for trying to cut a cocaine deal in Puerto Rico, authorities said.
Juliana Farrait-Rodriguez, the former Mrs. Frank Lucas, was arrested Thursday by Drug Enforcement Administration agents while allegedly trying to move two kilos of cocaine in Isla Verde Carolina, Puerto Rico.
Robert Downey Jr. is an "Iron Man" indeed: The bad boy actor admits he felt the safest he's ever been when behind bars.
"When the door clicks shut, then you are safe," says the veteran actor, who spent a good amount of time between 1996 and 2001 in prison for drug use and possession. "There is nothing aside from a rogue correctional officer that can do you harm if you have the right cellie. You are actually in the safest place on Earth. Safe from… Continue
All hail! A new pretender to the Escobar coke throne has come forth.
Last year, we cast doubt on the lineage of a rapper who claimed he was the son of late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. Even more skeptical was Escobar's real son, Sebastian Marroquin, the subject of the HBO doc "Sins of My Father."
The hip-hop gangsta has finally admitted to the fraud - but now another fame-seeker has stepped up to assert he's the… Continue
A Guyanese woman was busted at Kennedy Airport with 54 pounds of cocaine stuffed into her pink suitcase, authorities said.
Dorothy Sears certainly wasn't the brightest drug smuggler: U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents got wise to the $1.7 million worth of powder in her luggage after finding a bag of marijuana hidden in her bra during a patdown search, authorities said.
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombian guerrillas have entered into "an unholy alliance" with Islamic extremists who are helping the Marxist rebels smuggle cocaine through Africa on its way to European consumers, a U.S. official told Reuters.
Interdiction efforts have made it more difficult to send cocaine straight from Colombia and other Andean producer nations to the United States and Europe.
Reggae superstar Buju Banton was arrested in Miami on drug conspiracy charges.
According to Drug Enforcement Administration, Buju (whose government name is Mark Anthony Myrie) was picked up on Thursday and will soon be transferred to Tampa, where the U.S. Attorney is charging him with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute more than five kilos of cocaine.
According to federal mandatory minimum sentencing, Buju faces 20 years… Continue