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Drug Dealers

(Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman, center, shows a seized bag of crystal meth as  Montco prosecutor Kevin Steele, left, and Berks DA John Adams, right, listen.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Six Charged In Montgomery County Meth Ring Bust

Six Mexican nationals, five of them in the country illegally, are under arrest, accused of running a high-level crystal methamphetamine trafficking ring that targeted the streets of Berks and Montgomery counties.

10/08/2013

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Delco DA Warns of Painkiller Tied To 2 Recent Fatal Overdoses

Authorities say the prescription painkiller fentanyl is being converted into a street drug and marketed to heroin users.

06/12/2013

(Photos provided by Upper Darby PD)

Upper Darby Drug Suspect Nabbed with Heroin Brand-Named ‘LeBron James’

Upper Darby police got a surprise after a drug bust Thursday night, one that would likely dismay a certain famous basketball player.

10/01/2012

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Police Release Report On New Program Aimed At Curbing Daytime Shootings In Camden

The initiative, dubbed “Operation Padlock,” targets open air drug activity in the area of North Camden with the goal of curbing daytime shootings.

08/31/2012

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Veteran Philadelphia Police Officer Indicted For Providing Sensitive Info To Drug Dealers

A 23-year Philadelphia police veteran turned himself in to federal authorities Wednesday morning after an indictment was returned.

08/01/2012

(Photos from Montco DA's office)

32 Arrested as Montco-Philly Meth Trafficking Ring Is Broken Up

The main players are identified as Frank Messina of Hatfield, Pa. and Troy Dudas of Schwenksville.

05/08/2012

(Credit: Brad Segall)

Dozens Charged As Alleged Montco Drug Ring Is Taken Down

Police seized nearly $170,000 in cash, plus cocaine, 92 pounds of pot, guns, bank records, and drug paraphernalia.

01/25/2012

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In New Jersey, Police Layoffs Lead To Drop In Arrests

Police in five New Jersey cities where departments have had deep layoffs are making fewer arrests for minor offenses – a trend that experts fear could lead to a rise in the most serious crimes.

11/20/2011

Temple University

Drexel, Temple Student Drug Dealers Fall Victim To Violent Home Invasions

Over the past year several Temple and Drexel students have been the victims of violent home invasions near campus. The violence was the price the students had to pay because of their drug dealing ways.

09/19/2011

(New Jersey attorney general Paula Dow at Wednesday's press conference.  Photo by John McDevitt)

15 Men Busted In Major South Jersey Drug Sweep

New Jersey’s attorney general today announced a major drug bust in South Camden with ties to a local street gang.

02/23/2011