Portuguese national charged after attempting to smuggle 100 cocaine pellets into Australia in his stomach

Portuguese national charged after attempting to smuggle 100 cocaine pellets into Australia in his stomach

A man has been charged after allegedly hiding 100 granules of cocaine inside himself in an attempt to smuggle the drug into Australia. Most important points: A CT scan reveals cocaine granules in a man’s stomach after a test found traces of the drug on his luggage He was charged with importing a negotiable amount … Read more

Police intercept a package reportedly containing millions of dollars worth of cocaine upon arrival in Adelaide

Police intercept a package reportedly containing millions of dollars worth of cocaine upon arrival in Adelaide

A man has been charged with serious drug offenses after police in Adelaide intercepted a package reportedly containing millions of dollars worth of cocaine. SA Police announced on Thursday that agents from the Australian Border Force and the state’s Serious and Organized Crime Division (SOCB) intercepted the package – which they say contained five kilograms … Read more

Police seize 39 kilograms of methylamphetamine at the Milton unit complex in Brisbane

Police seize 39 kilograms of methylamphetamine at the Milton unit complex in Brisbane

Police have seized drugs with an estimated street value of $6.2 million from a unit complex in downtown Brisbane. Investigations into criminal activity and drug trafficking by organized crime syndicates led police to the discovery of 39 kilograms of methylamphetamine, 5.7 kilograms of cocaine and 4.9 kilograms of cannabis at the Milton address. Detectives from … Read more

Police are taking down the “super cartel” allegedly behind about a third of Europe’s cocaine trade

Police are taking down the “super cartel” allegedly behind about a third of Europe’s cocaine trade

A photo released by Europol police on November 28, 2022, shows members of various law enforcement agencies conducting an arrest raid in Spain as part of “Operation Desert Light”, which they said had brought down a cocaine “super cartel” responsible for about a third of the cocaine trade in Europe. Europol Brussels Law enforcement agencies … Read more

Australian Crime Intelligence Commission releases latest findings from wastewater drug monitoring program

Australian Crime Intelligence Commission releases latest findings from wastewater drug monitoring program

Consumption of methyllamphetamine has risen across the country, while other substances have fallen, a national wastewater analysis found. Most important points: National Wastewater Analysis Shows Meth Consumption Has Returned to Longer-Term Average Levels Use of other drugs has decreased Meth remains the most widely consumed illicit drug in the country The Australian Crime Intelligence Commission’s … Read more

Kunnen drugsgebruikers levens worden gered door ze onbesmette heroïne en cocaïne te geven?

Kunnen drugsgebruikers levens worden gered door ze onbesmette heroïne en cocaïne te geven?

Tegenwoordig verkleedt Eris Nyx zich alsof ze in de Vietnamoorlog zit. “Ik heb een oorlogsding met tijgerstrepen,” zegt ze, verwijzend naar de camouflagepatronen die tijdens het conflict werden gebruikt, “omdat het een oorlogsgebied is en niemand ons komt helpen.” Mensen om haar heen blijven sterven – mensen die ze kent – aan een overdosis drugs, … Read more

ACT decriminalizes small amounts of illegal drugs, including speed, heroin and cocaine | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

ACT decriminalizes small amounts of illegal drugs, including speed, heroin and cocaine |  ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

ACT decriminalizes small amounts of illegal drugs, including speed, heroin and cocaine | ABC newsABC News (Australia) ACT decriminalizes possession of small amounts of illegal drugs in Australian firstSBS News Canberra Drug Decriminalization Laws Passed in ACT Legislative AssemblyThe Canberra Times ACT government decriminalizes small amounts of illegal drugs, including speed, heroin and cocaineABC news … Read more

Financial employees’ cocaine use rises during burnout crisis: ‘It’s only going up’

Financial employees’ cocaine use rises during burnout crisis: ‘It’s only going up’

When Jaime Blaustein was interviewed for his first job at Morgan Stanley in 2012, he was addicted to heroin. Blaustein’s drug use had accelerated during his university studies when he switched from drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana to using cocaine, crack cocaine and eventually heroin. By the time he graduated, despite five attempts at rehabilitation,…

Cocaine raid in Newcastle leads to manslaughter, charges of people smuggling

Cocaine raid in Newcastle leads to manslaughter, charges of people smuggling

A 62-year-old man is due to appear in court next week for manslaughter and people smuggling over the death of a Brazilian man in Newcastle harbor earlier this year. Most important points: Bruno Borges Martins died while attempting to collect cocaine packages from Newcastle port The cocaine was attached to the fuselage of the ARETI … Read more