DEA

Painkillers
Dreamstime
October 11, 2018 - 1:57 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Five doctors are among a group of people accused of illegally distributing millions of oxycodone pills. The suspects include the highest prescriber of oxycodone in New York State. “These doctors and other health professionals should have been the first line of defense...
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NYPD
September 27, 2018 - 5:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say they're investigating gunfire by law enforcement that snarled traffic near midtown Manhattan. The authorities said on Thursday that a Drug Enforcement Administration team was trailing the car of a suspect on the West Side Highway when the gunfire occurred. They said...
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Dreamstime
September 27, 2018 - 1:29 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A police investigation shut down part of the West Side Highway on Thursday, after shots were fired in the area. The DEA was investigating what they called a large scale heroin organization in the Bronx, when a vehicle stop on the West Side Highway turned violent. Authorities...
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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
Dreamstime
September 18, 2018 - 11:59 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. The University of California San Diego's...
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Cocaine and money file image.
Dreamstime
April 24, 2018 - 12:57 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An alleged Colombian drug kingpin has been extradited to Brooklyn to face federal charges. Daniel Rendon-Herrera, known as Don Mario, was expected to be arraigned in federal court on Tuesday afternoon. Rendon-Herrera is accused of flooding the U.S. with cocaine, and ordering...
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 Stash of heroin drugs on table in transparent bags with money in piles
Dreamstime
March 27, 2018 - 11:51 am
Authorities say they've charged a drug trafficker with smuggling large quantities of fentanyl into the New York City area from Mexico.
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