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Maritime Boat Patrols Seize Drugs at Sea, Let Traffickers Go

By Brent McCluskey

The international Combined Maritime Forces lacks the legal authority to arrest drug smugglers. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 8, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera arrested for DUI, woman deposits cocaine at Wells Fargo, and drunk half-naked man climbs fence at NASCAR race. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 16, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Lindsay Lohan drinks at Coachella, drunk Russian struggles with fence, New Jersey voters more relaxed with weed, and Barbra Steisand not happy with pot comments. MORE  

Coast Guard Struggles To Contain Drug Smuggling After Budget Cuts

By McCarton Ackerman

Thanks to sequestration, the Coast Guard captures only a fraction of its proposed goal of drugs entering the United States. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 29, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Justin Bieber allegedly not drunk during arrest, Denver to feature pot events at summer fair, Coast Guard lands massive cocaine haul, and Florida man makes cops wait to smoke weed before arrest. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 20, 2013

By Victoria Kim

New Hampshire nears approval of medical marijuana, UK public health minister calls smokers "drug addicts," and suburban NY mom indicted on pot-growing charges. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 4, 2013

By The Fix staff

Spanish thieves make off with tons of hash on New Years' Eve, Zambia battles drug addiction, and Frank Ocean is busted for pot possession.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 8, 2012

By The Fix staff

Pot dispensaries "cloud MMJ's image," the Coast Guard unloads a huge drugs haul, and a teen needs surgery after drinking liquid nitrogen in a cocktail. MORE  

Narco-Subs: The Next Generation

By Hunter R. Slaton

New, totally submersible "drug submarines" are getting faster, more technologically advanced—and much harder to spot. MORE  

Coast Guard Nabs Drug Sub No. 30

By Hunter R. Slaton

Two US vessels and the Honduran Navy run down yet another "semi-submersible" in the Caribbean—but the smugglers sink their cargo. MORE  

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