drug bust

A Michigan State Police car (credit: WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File)

Pit Bulls, Guns, Cash Variety Of Drugs Seized In Downriver Bust

A three-month undercover investigation by a special law enforcement task force shuts down a major drug operation in the Downriver area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

Leo Sharp (Booking photo)

Elderly Drug Mule Pleads Guilty In Detroit

Leo Sharp was 87 years old when he was busted on I-94 with 200 pounds of cocaine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2013

3 Busted In Pharmacy Robbery Spree

A trio is behind bars after allegedly robbing at least 30 pharmacies over the past six months.


(Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ, File)

‘Violent Drug Gang’ Busted In Northwest Detroit

Federal agents have arrested a group of brothers and three other people who operated a “violent, armed drug gang” in northwest Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2013

Suspects Accused Of Intimidating Seniors; Using Apts. For Drug Operations

Authorities say they’re executing dozens of arrest warrants for drug suspects operating out of senior citizen housing buildings in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2013

Detroit police seized over $3.3 million worth of illegal drugs from a home on the west side. (credit: Detroit Police Department)

Detroit Police Make $3.3 Million Drug Bust

Detroit police made a major drug bust at home on the city’s west side Friday, getting over $3.3 million worth of illegal drugs off the streets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2013

An Ypsilanti neighbor still can't believe his eyes, one day after a Ypsilanti house exploded. (credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ)

22 Homes, Businesses Raided In Marijuana Bust

Police say one of the homes that was to be part of the raid exploded on Sunday.


Detroit Police Confiscate Hundreds Of Pot Plants

Detroit police made a major marijuana bust Friday on the city’s northwest side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2013

U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade talks to reporters in this file photo. (credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ) FILE

44 Charged In Case Of Michigan-Ohio Painkiller Pipeline

Seven doctors, four pharmacists and three home health care owners are among those indicted in what prosecutors call a massive prescription drug pipeline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013

Confiscated heroin, file photo (Credit: NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)

1.8 Kilos Of Heroin Seized At Detroit Metro Airport

Nearly half a million dollars worth of heroin has been seized at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2013