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A pack of feral hogs in Italy reportedly destroyed $22,000 worth of cocaine hidden in the woods

Four suspects were arrested in connection with the coke bust. It is not immediately clear how the wild boars reacted to exposure to the cocaine.
Powdered cocaine is pictured in this undated handout photo courtesy of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration.

A homeless man was sentenced to 15 years after pleading guilty to cocaine possession — but it turned out to just be powdered milk

Cody Gregg, 29, had his case in Oklahoma City dismissed on Friday, days after pleading guilty to possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.

Feds are combing through ‘voluminous’ evidence after seizing $1 billion worth of cocaine on a JPMorgan-owned ship this summer

Federal authorities are reviewing over 4,000 hours of audio and data from more than 50 devices, and 500 gigabytes of vessel information.
A beach on Fripp Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina.

A family found more than half a million dollars in cocaine on the beach during their vacation

A man and his family discovered 20 bricks of cocaine while on vacation in South Carolina, estimated to be worth $600,000.
US Coast Guard boarding team members climb aboard a suspected smuggling vessel in September.

The Coast Guard busted another ‘narco sub’ carrying 12,000 pounds of cocaine

"Narco subs" have become increasingly popular with smugglers, as they can carry huge drug loads and are hard to detect.
More and more drugs are getting moved through ocean containers.

Trump’s border crackdown has forced drug smugglers off-shore as they stuff ocean freighters with cocaine

It's getting tougher to move drugs through land ports as President Donald Trump leads a crackdown on the southern border. Enter ocean freighters.
Hurricane Dorian moves slowly past Grand Bahama Island on September 2, 2019.

Waves caused by Hurricane Dorian are washing up bricks of cocaine on Florida beaches

Hurricane Dorian blew past Florida's eastern coast this week, stirring up waves and causing kilos of cocaine to wash up on beaches, authorities said.

A Mexican judge says 2 people can legally use cocaine — but they can’t buy or sell it

A court in Mexico ordered the government to allow plaintiffs to "possess, transport and use cocaine," but not to sell or buy it.
Regular, heavy cocaine use can have extremely negative consequences.

What cocaine does to your body and brain

Whether it's snorted, smoked, or injected, cocaine enters the bloodstream and starts affecting the brain in a matter of seconds.
US Coast Guard cutter Midgett crew members seized more than 2,100 pounds of cocaine from a low-profile go-fast vessel interdicted in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean, July 26, 2019.

The Coast Guard’s newest cutter busted 2,100 pounds of cocaine before it even got to home port for the first time

The Coast Guard has been hauling in record amounts of cocaine, and this was likely the first of many such busts for the cutter Midgett.