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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A policeman was killed by a drug suspect, who was also slain during a March 11 drug bust in Norzagaray town.
The drug bust, which was a record second-grade drug haul in Taiwan, was carried out by investigators based on a tipoff received in December 2017 that a drug trafficking ring was preparing to smuggle in a large shipment of ecstasy from China around the Lunar New Year holiday, the bureau said.
The drug bust was one of 21 drug seizures made during the seven period ending midnight November 16.
Police on Tuesday were still seeking a suspect who evaded arrest the previous night during a drug bust involving gunshots on Nicosia's Tseri Avenue.
Summary: Customs officials at Beirut port seized more than 3 million Captagon pills in yet another drug bust, the Finance Ministry announced Monday in a statement, adding that a suspect was also arrested.
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.
As we previously reported, Lindsay left for a new rehab center after a drug bust that had nothing to do with her went down.
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.
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.