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Cocaine

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Authorities Announce Interstate Drug Bust In Denver Area

District Attorney Scott Storey says 16 people have been arrested as part of an interstate cocaine and methamphetamine trafficking ring.

12/10/2012

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Michigan Man Sentenced In Colorado Cocaine Killing

A Detroit federal judge has sentenced a Michigan drug dealer to life in prison for hiring a hit man to kill another man in Colorado to avoid paying a $400,000 cocaine debt.

10/29/2012

Drugs seized in the raid (credit: Denver Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force)

DEA: Cocaine Smugglers Used Secret Compartments Inside Cars

A task force says it has shut down a major cocaine trafficking operation running from California to Colorado.

09/27/2012

Shelby Figueroa, right (credit: Clear Creek County Sheriff) and the scene of the crash (credit: CBS)

Tests On Suspect In I-70 Police SUV Chase Reveal Cocaine

Police say tests show the woman accused of stealing a sheriff’s department vehicle and crashing it on Interstate 70 on Sunday had alcohol and cocaine in her system.

09/25/2012

Bath salts labeled "Not for human consumption" are sold to be used as synthetic drugs. (credit: CBS)

‘Operation Log Jam’ Targets Designer Drugs Across Nation

Federal agents arrested more than 90 people and more than five million packets of finished designer synthetic drugs were seized in the first nationwide crackdown on designer synthetic drugs in U.S. history.

07/27/2012

Ruben Rivera-Ortiz (credit: Eagle County Sheriff’s Office)

Drug Dealing Suspect Runs Into Sewage Pond In Attempt To Escape Arrest

An Edwards man has been arrested after allegedly selling cocaine to an undercover police officer and then running into a sewage treatment plant pond in an attempt to escape.

07/21/2012

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CBS4 Investigation Finds Many Panhandlers Also Dealing Heroin

While a great many of those standing on corners with signs are certainly needy, 4 On Your Side Investigator Rick Sallinger found some are involved in dealing heroin.

05/16/2012

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Men With Colorado Ties Held In Drugs, Murder Plot In Texas

Two men with Army ties – including an active-duty sergeant – sought to work with a Mexican drug cartel in a murder-for-hire scheme in which they would kill rival gang members and recover stolen cocaine.

03/27/2012

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Soldier, Ex-Soldier Accused Of Hired Murder Plot

Authorities say an active-duty Army sergeant and a recently discharged officer from a Colorado infantry post have been arrested in Texas on charges of planning a murder for hire and drug trafficking.

03/26/2012

Whitney Houston (Jakubaszek/Getty Images)

Why Whitney Houston Died

The autopsy report on Whitney Houston shows she died of an accidental drowning, but as Dr. Dave Hnida reports, there is more to the report that needs to be examined. That includes heart problems, medications and drugs… which may have been the true underlying causes of her tragic life and death.

03/22/2012

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