Illegal Drug Threat
In the past decade, there has been significant growth in the illicit trafficking of drugs throughout the United States. The Corpus Christi area continues to be threatened due to the close proximity to the U.S.- Mexico border. Even with the strong law enforcement presence devoted to combating this threat, the quantity of drugs being transported through the region remains staggering.
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Due to the growth of drug abuse nationally and as a preventative measure, the HIDTA has created this website, StopDrugs Corpus Christi to educate the public about dangerous drug activity and provide a way for residents to report tips to provide leads for law enforcement. This community policing initiative has been designed to help keep our neighborhoods and families safe from illegal drugs and related criminal activity. Read More >>
Danger of Extracting Honey Oil from Marijuana
Source: The Mercury News
Moreno Valley resident Alex Gonzales thought making butane honey oil — a powerful marijuana byproduct — in a Palm Springs motel room in 2015 would be a quick, simple task, until a spark caused the room to catch fire, severely burning him and his sleeping girlfriend.
Gonzales, 25, and his girlfriend Selina Cervantes, 21, said Tuesday that they are trying to put their lives back together after the accident. [More]
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Report Drug Crimes
Help us identify drug related crimes within our community by submitting an anonymous tip. Click on the button below to submit a tip.
What to Report
Tips on illegal drug activity to include sales, trafficking and drug houses.
Tips on wanted drug fugitives.
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Under The Influence?
Signs that let you know whether or not someone you know might be using drugs.
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So You Think You Want To Try Drugs?
If you think using drugs is a good idea, you need to learn how drugs affect every aspect of your life. The consequences are simply not worth the temporary feelings drugs offer.
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The amount of heroin seized each year at the Southwest Border increased nearly four times from 2008 (558.8 kilograms) to 2014 (2,181 kilograms).
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Wanted Drug Fugitives
Wanted drug criminals can be dangerous, therefore never try to apprehend a fugitive yourself. Always contact law enforcement for assistance.
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Influx of Fentanyl-laced Counterfeit Pills
Source: CDC August 25, 2016
4/19/17On October 26, 2015, CDC issued HAN 384 (http://emergency.cdc.gov/han/han00384.asp) that alerted (1) public health departments, health care professionals, first responders, and medical examiners and coroners of the increase in fentanyl-related unintentional overdose fatalities in multiple states primarily driven by illicitly manufactured fentanyl (IMF) (i.e., non-pharmaceutical fentanyl); (2) provided recommendations for improving detection of fentanyl-related overdose outbreaks; and (3) encouraged states to expand access to naloxone and training for administering naloxone to reduce opioid overdose deaths.
Corpus Christi Police bust drug operation
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times
A major drug sales operation was broken up with five arrests and the seizure of more than a dozen weapons and various drugs from an apartment on the city's Southside, Corpus Christi police said.
"The large amount of seized drugs, cash and weaponry suggests this was a large scale supplier of synthetic cannabis and other narcotics within Corpus Christi," police said in a news release.
Investigators collected more than 18 pounds of synthetic cannabinoid — a chemical found in marijuana — and two ounces of marijuana. They also collected five ounces of methamphetamine and more than half an ounce of various types of cocaine from the apartment in the 3800 block of Caravelle Parkway, near Carroll High School. Read More >>