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Morning Roundup: Oct. 7, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Biogenesis founder Anthony Bosch tests positive for cocaine, drunk yacht owner crashes into rocky shore, and drunk driver headbutts two arresting officers. MORE  

Cops Use Undercover Students in Drug Busts at UW Campuses

By Brent McCluskey

One student refused to turn snitch and pleaded guilty to drug charges. MORE  

Former Drug Informant Sues DEA For Paying Him In Crack

By McCarton Ackerman

Aaron Romero was struggling with his addiction when the feds approached him with an offer he couldn't refuse. MORE  

Former 'X Factor' Judge In British Court on Cocaine Charges

By Shawn Dwyer

Tulisa Contostavlos has been accused of supplying coke to an undercover reporter posing as wealthy movie producer. MORE  

DEA Targets Synthetic Drugs in Two Dozen States

By Paul Gaita

Growing concern over synthetics like bath salts and spice has led U.S. law enforcement to launch a full-scale assault across the country. MORE  

Sheriff's Department Sued By School District After Autistic Boy Arrested In Drug Sting

By McCarton Ackerman

Jesse Snodgrass was goaded into selling pot to an undercover officer, an all too commonplace occurrence that's spurred by police departments trying to boost narcotics arrest numbers. MORE  

Grandma Convicted Of Dealing Drugs While Babysitting Grandkids

By McCarton Ackerman

The 59-year-old grandmother faces 11 years in prison for dealing cocaine and painkillers with the help of her two grown children. MORE  

‘Breaking Bad’ Contest Winner Busted for Drugs

By Shawn Dwyer

Ryan Carroll won a trip to Hollywood to watch the series finale with cast and crew, but turned out to be more like Walter White than expected. MORE  

Dubai Police Arrest Three In $31 Million Drug Haul

By McCarton Ackerman

The offenders face potentially strict prison sentences and harsh treatment due to the United Arab Emirates' zero tolerance drug policy. MORE  

Semester-Long Drug Op Busts So. Cal High School Students

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite being around for decades, the policy of cops posing as high school students has remained controversial. MORE  

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