Ecstasy

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry intercepted more than $383,561 in unreported U.S. currency on Dec. 8. (courtesy USDHS)

Dutch Man Pleads Guilty In LA To Running Drug Hub

A U.S. attorney’s statement says 45-year-old Marc Peter Willems entered the plea to federal drug trafficking and money laundering charges in L.A. Wednesday.

09/03/2014

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Cee Lo Pleads No Contest To Slipping Woman Ecstasy

Singer Cee Lo Friday morning pleaded no contest to slipping a woman ecstasy during a dinner date a downtown restaurant.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2014

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Aspiring Rapper Lil Za, Bieber’s Friend, Gets Probation In Drug Case

An aspiring rapper who was arrested during a search of Justin Bieber’s mansion pleaded no contest Wednesday to felony possession of ecstasy and was sentenced to probation and community service.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/30/2014

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Singer CeeLo Green Pleads Not Guilty To Slipping Ecstasy To Woman

Singer CeeLo Green Monday pleaded not guilty to a charge of slipping ecstasy to a woman.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/21/2013

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OC Man Pleads Not Guilty To Having A Kilo Of Ecstasy, Thousands Of Steroid Pills

Orange County prosecutors say a 29-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to illegal possession of a kilogram of Ecstasy powder and thousands of steroid pills.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/27/2012

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2 Canadians Charged In Drug Money Scheme

Two Canadians were arrested on suspicion of selling marijuana and ecstasy in the U.S. and spending the proceeds on cocaine they planned to smuggle to Canada, federal authorities said Friday.

03/30/2012

3,000 Pounds Of Chemicals Used To Make Illegal Drugs Seized At LAX

Inspectors at Los Angeles International Airport seized a shipment of more than 3,000 pounds of chemicals that can be used to make methamphetamine and ecstasy, authorities said Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/06/2011

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8,000 Ecstasy Pills Found After Teen Runs Stop Sign

Police say an estimated 8,000 ecstasy pills were in the car of a Southern California teenager pulled over for running a stop sign.

05/12/2011

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Study: Teens See 5 Drinks A Day As ‘No Biggie’

Downing five or more alcoholic drinks nearly every day isn’t seen as a big problem for many of the nation’s teens, says a new report.

04/06/2011

LA County is set to debut this flyer on "Ecstasy: How To Minimize Potential Harms". (credit: LAWeekly.com)

Los Angeles County’s Warning About Ecstasy Draws Criticism

A Los Angeles County health warning about the dangers of the drug Ecstasy at raves is drawing criticism.

02/09/2011

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Buzz Kill: LA County Wants You To Take Ecstasy Safely

The glow-stick industry may be buzzing over the latest public service announcement from L.A. County, but some say it amounts to an backhanded endorsement of illicit drug use.

02/07/2011

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Raves Can Return To Coliseum — But With Restrictions

The Electric Daisy Carnival, an electronic-music festival that came under fire last year when a 15-year-old girl died from an ecstasy overdose, will be allowed back at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the stadium’s governing body decided Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/02/2011

Israeli Defendants Plead Not Guilty In Federal Drug Probe

Five reputed members of an Israeli crime family have pleaded not guilty to federal drug trafficking and racketeering charges for their alleged roles in a Los Angeles-based Ecstasy ring.

01/14/2011

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Rave Events At LA Coliseum To Pass Security, Planning Checks

New safety measures including a minimum age limit of at least 18 and instituting “cool-off” breaks during the show are aimed at preventing a repeat of last June’s death of 15-year-old Sasha Rodriguez.

12/01/2010

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Raves To Resume At LA Coliseum

A ban on raves at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum has ended, four months after the death of a 15-year-old girl who overdosed on ecstasy.

11/04/2010

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