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Mission Creep? EPA Agents Join The War On Drugs

The EPA has full federal law enforcement capabilities, and their charter allows them to participate in the investigation and prosecution of “criminal conduct that threatens people's health,” according to the EPA’s Criminal Investigation Division (EPA CID).

The federal case involved two men, Tomas Alvarado and Eliseo Lopez Martinez, who were sentenced for their role in conspiracies to possess and distribute controlled substances: cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin. The operation stretched from California to Idaho, Montana, and South Dakota, according to court documents...

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Now AG Eric Holder Wants to Free Drug Dealers

Yesterday, Eric Holder announced that he supports freeing “minor drug dealers,” in an apparent attempt to reduce the prison population.  Such “minor” dealers include street dealers and “couriers,” or what are sometimes called “drug mules.”  It doesn’t seem to have occurred to AG Holder that without the couriers and dealers, there would be no distribution chain.

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