Sunday, June 27, 2010

Authorities seize $45 million of narcotics in California drug bust

(CNN) -- Authorities in southern California said the strong smell of marijuana helped them discover $45 million worth of drugs in the back of a tractor-trailer they had pulled over for a traffic violation.
Deputies stopped the truck Wednesday morning, then opened the trailer after finding problems with the paperwork for the load, the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office said Friday. Read Full Story...


k2 incense said...

Whoaaaa. $45 million??? That's just one truck they happened upon. Imagine all they miss. War on Drugs. Failing much?

Marchman Act Attorneys said...

You are right. Here is something that will put things into perspective for you. I sit on the FL Drug Policy Advisory Board for the Governor. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is also represented to advise and brief the committee re: three ongoing issues: Illicit Drug trafficking and sale, Prescription Drug Diversion and Money Laundering.

Q: How much money is laundered in South Miami alone - EVERY WEEK - as a result of Illicit Drug sale and Prescription Drug diversion?

A: 3 Billion Dollars.