Drug Enforcement Administration News
Trump Says He May Send in ‘The Feds’ to Chicago. In Some Ways, They’re Already There.
A tweet by President Trump Tuesday night signaled curbing violence in Chicago is near the top of his to-do list: "If Chicago doesn't fix the horrible 'carnage' going on … I will send in the Feds!" But when pressed by ABC News' David Muir on what that means in an exclusive interview, Trump offered
China carfentanil ban a 'game-changer' for opioid epidemic
China is adding the deadly drug carfentanil and three similar opioids to its controlled substances list effective March 1
Ex-DEA Employee Sentenced in New Jersey Strip Club Case
A former U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration employee has avoided prison time after being convicted of hiding his ownership in a New Jersey strip club
Ex-DEA Agent Gets 1 Year of Probation for Strip Club Lie
A former high-ranking federal drug enforcement agent has been sentenced to a year of probation for concealing his double-life as a strip club investor and manager
White House Clarifies Trump Tweet on Sending 'Feds' Into Chicago
The White House appears to be softening a cryptic tweet from President Trump threatening federal intervention over rising crime in Chicago . If Chicago doesn't fix the horrible "carnage" going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016), I will send in the Feds! — Donald J. Trump
Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in His 1st Appearance in New York Courtroom
Joaquin Guzman Loera, the Mexican drug lord also known as "El Chapo" who was recaptured last year after escaping from prison, made his first appearance in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, this afternoon. Guzman, a leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel based in Mexico, was extradited from Mexico to
In Some Communities, Fentanyl Epidemic Leads to Surge in Crime
ABC News' Pierre Thomas and ex-DEA agent Jack Riley talk about how the fentanyl epidemic is causing a spike in crime across the United States.
Communities Across US Reel from Fentanyl Epidemic
ABC News' Pierre Thomas and ex-DEA agent Jack Riley discuss the epidemic of fentanyl-related deaths in the United States.
The Dangerous Battle Against Deadly Fentanyl
This synthetic opioid, often mixed with heroin, is so toxic that people easily overdose and drug agents don special suits to handle it.