Tag archives for Drugs

Move That Dope: How Drug Smugglers Use Hidden Car Traps

There’s no part of the drug trade that isn’t dangerous, but transporting drugs can be one of the most risky stages of the process. On the season premiere of Drugs, Inc., the crew exposes the veins of Salt Lake City’s drug trade from the viewpoint of a DEA agent, an addict, a smuggler and a…

The Alaska State Troopers

Ready for more to more heart-stopping rescues and arrests that bring the hammer of justice down on Alaskan soil? In dangerous and often unpredictable circumstances, Alaska State Troopers‘ raw heroism and unyielding determination is a testimony to their love for the job. Alaska State Troopers is a ride-along inside the force, capturing a mixture of rampant…

The Alaska State Troopers Return Tonight For An All-New Season

Tonight, the Troopers are back. An all-new season of Alaska State Troopers follows the group of policemen tasked to enforce one of America’s most  unforgiving terrains – hundreds of miles of rugged Alaskan terrain. Their backup may be located days away, but that can’t stop the team from responding by land, air, and sea, on duty…

Justice Is Served: New Series ‘Kentucky Justice’ Premieres Sunday

From moonshine to murder, Harlan County, Kentucky has tackled all types of crime. A capital of corruption during the mining boom, the county was hit hard by the economic slump, inviting a new kind of crime to take over – prescription drug dealing. On Kentucky Justice, Sheriff Marvin J. Lipfird steps up to reclaim Harlan County…

Alaska State Troopers, Black Friday Edition

While the rest of the country mobs stores to snag special deals, it’s business as usual for the Alaska State Troopers: fights, drugs and car chases.  Railing in pandemonium is part of the Troopers’ daily routine. And while the crew could be helpful on-hand to control Black Friday’s shopping crowds, the Troopers have a larger issue…

A Deadly Combination: Catch The Drugs, Inc. Marathon

From producer to dealer to seller, Drugs, Inc. follows the destructive drug economy from beginning to end. This tripleheader sheds light on every step of the process, from the people who secretly cook their product in mountain ranges and Amazon forests to the wealthy drug peddlers to the users whose addictions have destroyed their lives. First,…

The Epidemic of Prescription Drug Abuse

Easy to Obtain, Easy to Conceal Music and drugs tend to go hand in hand in Nashville, Tennessee. The city is steeped in a tradition of moonshine and outlaws, and is also home to a tight-knit drug network on Broadway. Fearing police entanglement, both dealers and users in the city are switching to easy-to-hide prescription…

Griselda Blanco, “Godmother of Cocaine”

One of the most sordid characters of Miami’s storied drug trade, Griselda Blanco rose from obscurity to become the “madrina de la coca,” the “Godmother of Cocaine.” Tonight, Cocaine Cowboys 2 tells the shocking true story of Blanco, the diabolical matriarch responsible for taking Colombian cocaine trafficking global in the 1970s. Called the “Black Widow”…

Law-Breaking Snakes

Inspired by Snake Salvation to start wrangling poisonous serpents? Newsflash – the practice of “handling reptiles in a dangerous way” has been illegal for over 60 years. After five churchgoers died from snakebites in church in 1947, snake handling was banned in every Appalachian state except West Virginia. But Snake Salvation Pastors Jamie Coots and…

Rocky Mountain Pot Entrepreneurs

Since Colorado voters approved the recreational use of Marijuana in November 2012 thousands have scrambled to smoke it, grow it, and sell it. The legalization is taking a toll on the illegal drug market. Gang wars are heating up, and the Mexican drug cartels are pushing harder drugs like black tar heroin. But for some…