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Greece coast guard divers seize cocaine from cargo ship

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say coast guard divers have seized more than 46 kilograms (101 pounds) of cocaine found hidden behind a water intake grate in the hull of a cargo ship that arri...

Kansas agency's lost $72K: 4 years of probing, few answers

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Sometime after a January 2017 drug bust near Interstate 70's main exit for President Dwight Eisenhower's boyhood Kansas home, $72,000 in cash seized by the local sheriff's departme...

Cops bust biggest marijuana grow-op in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) announced Wednesday (April 21) that it had conducted the largest seizure of marijuana plants in Taiwan's history an...

Singapore says makes biggest cannabis seizure in 14 years

Singapore’s anti-narcotics agency has made its biggest seizure of cannabis in 14 years after conducting a series of raids this week in the city-state, which has some of the world’s toughes...

Police make largest marijuana grow-op bust in Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chiayi City police on Tuesday (Feb. 23) announced it had conducted the biggest seizure of plants from a marijuana growing operation in Taiwan's history and arrested tw...

Drug bust yields 1,700 pounds of marijuana worth $15M

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police arrested two men and seized an estimated $15 million in marijuana after discovering a storage facility was being used illegally as a hub for pot distributio...

Taiwan contributes to biggest drug bust in Thailand history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese investigators have cooperated with Thailand law enforcement authorities to help make the largest drug seizure recorded in the Southeast Asian country. During ...

Dogs detect coronavirus fast and reliably — why not use them everywhere?

Europe is in a panic over the second wave of COVID-19, with infection rates sky-rocketing and GDP plummeting. Belgium has just announced it will no longer test asymptomatic people, even if they've...

Duterte suspected extrajudicial killings in drug crackdown

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said that like his fierce critics, he has also suspected that extrajudicial killings may have happened under his drug crackdown that has killed thousands of people...

Dutch police find Netherlands' largest cocaine factory

Dutch police said on Tuesday they dismantled what they desribed as the largest cocaine laboratory in the Netherlands. The lab was located in a former riding school in Nijveen, located 120 kilometers ...

Slovakia drug bust yields huge shipment of methamphetamines

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia has seized 1.5 tons of methamphetamines, with an estimated street value of some 2 billion euros ($1.7 billion), which was being smuggled into the country and origi...

Brazil police seize marijuana in nation's 'biggest bust'

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian police said Thursday that nearly 28 tons of marijuana have been seized hidden in corn in what authorities have called “the biggest drug bust” ever in the country. ...

Portugal police add big hashish bust to recent cocaine haul

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Police in Portugal on Friday announced their second major drug bust in three days, with officials saying they stopped a fishing boat off the country’s Atlantic coast and appreh...

Four arrested in $1 billion-plus cocaine seizure in Uruguay

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Four people were arrested for possible ties to the more than $1 billion worth of cocaine seized in recent days in Uruguay, the largest drug bust in the history of the South ...

Pot or not? Busts highlight growing confusion over hemp

NEW YORK (AP) — The CBD craze is leaving the war on drugs a bit dazed and confused. The extract that's been showing up in everything from candy to coffee is legally derived from hemp...