drug bust

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Noun1.drug bust - seizure of illegal drugs by the policedrug bust - seizure of illegal drugs by the police
impounding, impoundment, internment, poundage - placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Lebanese authorities on Monday charged a Saudi prince and nine others with drug trafficking, a week after they were caught in a record drug bust, a judicial source said.
Officials said it was the largest drug bust of the year after more than 330,000 captagon pills, worth Dh16 million, were seized from them.
Colin Parmenter from the Organised and Financial Crime Agency of New Zealand said the drug bust was conducted last Dec.
The herculean effort in seizing 324kg of heroin just 72 hours after their last drug bust demonstrates the professionalism, dedication and resolve of the men and women of HMAS Toowoomba's boarding team.
Police seized nearly 50 pounds of marijuana in the drug bust worth an estimated $450,000.
GARDAI yesterday seized drugs worth EUR300,000 and arrested a 22-year-old man in the latest gangland drug bust.
THESE fourwheel drive vehicles and boats used in Ireland's biggest ever drug bust will be auctioned this month.
Authorities on Saturday announced that they foiled an attempt to smuggle in large quantities of drugs, the second major drug bust in less that a week.
Commander Andrew Stacey said: "This was our third successful drug bust in as many months but this surpasses anything we've had and anything the Navy had previously.
Hobbema RCMP, with air support, Wetaskiwin RCMP and the Edmonton Drug Section were involved in the drug bust.
Summary: A major drug dealer was arrested after being wounded in a drug bust on the Beirut airport highway early Friday, security reports said.
DRUG bust police arrested four people and seized about pounds 6,000 of hard drugs.