Drug Enforcement Administration Photos on Townhall

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    Posted: 4/5/2012 10:55:46 PM EST
    FILE - In this Tuesday Nov. 16, 2010 file photo provided by the Drug Enforcement Administration Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout is shown in U.S. custody after being flown from Bangkok to New York in a chartered U.S. plane. The ex-Soviet officer turned arms dealer faces a mandatory minimum of 25 years in prison at sentencing Thursday, April 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Drug Enforcement Administration, File)
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    Posted: 4/5/2012 9:30:49 PM EST
    FILE- In this Aug. 5, 2010, file photo, a pharmacy tech poses for a picture with hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablets, the generic version of Vicodin, at Oklahoma Hospital Discount Pharmacy in Edmond, Okla. Sales of the nation?s two most popular prescription painkillers have exploded in new parts of the country, an Associated Press analysis shows, worrying experts who say the push to relieve patients? suffering is spawning an addiction epidemic. From New York?s Staten Island to Santa Fe, N.M., Drug Enforcement Administration figures show dramatic rises between 2000 and 2010 in the distribution of oxycodone, the key ingredient in OxyContin, Percocet and Percodan. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
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    Posted: 4/5/2012 9:30:49 PM EST
    In this March 30, 2012, photo, Makenzie Emerson, 19, of East Islip, N.Y., poses for a photograph, at Daytop Suffolk Outreach center in Huntington Station, N.Y. Emerson had developed an addiction to pain killers and has recently completed treatment at the center. Sales of the nation?s two most popular prescription painkillers have exploded in new parts of the country, an Associated Press analysis shows, worrying experts who say the push to relieve patients? suffering is spawning an addiction epidemic. From New York?s Staten Island to Santa Fe, N.M., Drug Enforcement Administration figures show dramatic rises between 2000 and 2010 in the distribution of oxycodone, the key ingredient in OxyContin, Percocet and Percodan. (AP Photo/John Dunn)
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    Posted: 4/5/2012 9:30:49 PM EST
    In this March 30, 2012, photo, Makenzie Emerson, 19, right, and her mother, Phyllis Ferraro, 46, both of East Islip, N.Y., pose for a photograph, at Daytop Suffolk Outreach center in Huntington Station, N.Y. Emerson had developed an addiction to pain killers and has recently completed treatment at the center. Sales of the nation?s two most popular prescription painkillers have exploded in new parts of the country, an Associated Press analysis shows, worrying experts who say the push to relieve patients? suffering is spawning an addiction epidemic. From New York?s Staten Island to Santa Fe, N.M., Drug Enforcement Administration figures show dramatic rises between 2000 and 2010 in the distribution of oxycodone, the key ingredient in OxyContin, Percocet and Percodan. (AP Photo/John Dunn)
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    Posted: 4/5/2012 9:30:49 PM EST
    In this March 30, 2012, photo, Makenzie Emerson, 19, left, and her mother, Phyllis Ferraro, 46, both of East Islip, N.Y., pose for a photograph, at Daytop Suffolk Outreach center in Huntington Station, N.Y. Emerson had developed an addiction to pain killers and has recently completed treatment at the center. Sales of the nation?s two most popular prescription painkillers have exploded in new parts of the country, an Associated Press analysis shows, worrying experts who say the push to relieve patients? suffering is spawning an addiction epidemic. From New York?s Staten Island to Santa Fe, N.M., Drug Enforcement Administration figures show dramatic rises between 2000 and 2010 in the distribution of oxycodone, the key ingredient in OxyContin, Percocet and Percodan. (AP Photo/John Dunn)
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    Posted: 4/5/2012 9:30:48 PM EST
    In this March 28, 2012, photo, Patricia Reynolds-Udell poses for a photo at her home in Utica, N.Y. Reynolds has struggled to find treatment after becoming dependent on hydrocodone pills originally prescribed for a broken tailbone. Sales of the nation?s two most popular prescription painkillers have exploded in new parts of the country, an Associated Press analysis shows, worrying experts who say the push to relieve patients? suffering is spawning an addiction epidemic. From New York?s Staten Island to Santa Fe, N.M., Drug Enforcement Administration figures show dramatic rises between 2000 and 2010 in the distribution of oxycodone, the key ingredient in OxyContin, Percocet and Percodan. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
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    Posted: 4/5/2012 9:30:48 PM EST
    In this March 28, 2012, photo, Patricia Reynolds-Udell poses for a photo at her home in Utica, N.Y. Reynolds has struggled to find treatment after becoming dependent on hydrocodone pills originally prescribed for a broken tailbone. Sales of the nation?s two most popular prescription painkillers have exploded in new parts of the country, an Associated Press analysis shows, worrying experts who say the push to relieve patients? suffering is spawning an addiction epidemic. From New York?s Staten Island to Santa Fe, N.M., Drug Enforcement Administration figures show dramatic rises between 2000 and 2010 in the distribution of oxycodone, the key ingredient in OxyContin, Percocet and Percodan. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
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    Posted: 4/5/2012 9:30:48 PM EST
    In this March 28, 2012, photo, Patricia Reynolds-Udell poses for a photo at her home in Utica, N.Y. Reynolds has struggled to find treatment after becoming dependent on hydrocodone pills originally prescribed for a broken tailbone. Sales of the nation?s two most popular prescription painkillers have exploded in new parts of the country, an Associated Press analysis shows, worrying experts who say the push to relieve patients? suffering is spawning an addiction epidemic. From New York?s Staten Island to Santa Fe, N.M., Drug Enforcement Administration figures show dramatic rises between 2000 and 2010 in the distribution of oxycodone, the key ingredient in OxyContin, Percocet and Percodan. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
  •  - File handout image shows suspected Russian arms dealer Bout is escorted by DEA officers after arriving in New York

    File handout image shows suspected Russian arms dealer Bout is escorted by DEA officers after arriving in New York

    Posted: 3/30/2012 10:43:50 PM EST
    Suspected Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout (front C) is escorted by Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officers after arriving at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York, in this November 16, 2010 file handout photo. REUTERS/U.S. Department of Justice/Handout/Files
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    Posted: 3/15/2012 6:20:49 PM EST
    FILE - In this June 24, 2010 file photo, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents bring Jamaican drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke from the Westchester County Airport to a waiting vehicle, in White Plains, N.Y. Coke has asked for leniency when he is sentenced on charges of drug and gun trafficking, but prosecutors in New York will be seeking the maximum 23 years when he is sentenced on Friday, March 16, 2012 (AP Photo/David Karp, File)
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    Posted: 3/15/2012 6:20:49 PM EST
    FILE - In this June 24, 2010 file photo, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents bring Jamaican drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke from the Westchester County Airport to a waiting vehicle, in White Plains, N.Y. Coke has asked for leniency when he is sentenced on charges of drug and gun trafficking, but prosecutors in New York will be seeking the maximum 23 years when he is sentenced on Friday, March 16, 2012. (AP Photo/David Karp, File)
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    Posted: 11/2/2011 5:30:49 PM EST
    FILE - This Nov. 16, 2010, file photo, provided by the Drug Enforcement Administration shows Viktor Bout being led off a flight from Bangkok to New York during his extradition to face trial on charges of transporting tons of weapons that inflamed violence across the world's war zones. A jury in New York found the Russian arms dealer guilty on all counts Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Drug Enforcement Administration, File)
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    Posted: 10/26/2011 6:30:49 PM EST
    FILE - This Nov. 16, 2010, file photo, provided by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), shows Russian arms trafficking suspect Viktor Bout, center, led by DEA officers off a flight From Bangkok to New York after his extradition to face terrorism charges. Andrew Smulian, the star government witness against Bout, took center stage at his federal conspiracy trial on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, recounting a key Moscow meeting prosecutors say set up negotiations with informants posing as South American terrorists. (AP Photo/Drug Enforcement Administration, File)
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    Posted: 10/12/2011 5:25:49 PM EST
    FILE - This Tuesday Nov. 16, 2010 file photo provided by the Drug Enforcement Administration shows Russian arms trafficking suspect Viktor Bout, center, in U.S. custody after being flown from Bangkok to New York in a chartered U.S. plane. The trial of Bout, dubbed the Merchant of Death, began Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011 in federal court in New York. Bout is accused of attempting to sell "staggering quantities" of weapons and explosives to anti-American rebels to make millions of dollars. (AP Photo/Drug Enforcement Administration, File)
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    Posted: 10/12/2011 5:25:49 PM EST
    FILE - This Nov. 16, 2010, file photo, provided by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), shows Russian arms trafficking suspect Viktor Bout, center, led by DEA officers off a flight From Bangkok to New York after his extradition to face terrorism charges despite a final outraged push by Russian diplomats. For nearly 20 years Bout, a former Soviet military officer who speaks four languages, ruled an empire of the air through a private fleet of long-haul cargo planes. He faces trial this week in a New York federal court for what Western governments say was his specialty, transporting tons of weapons that inflamed violence across the world's war zones. (AP Photo/Drug Enforcement Administration, File)
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    Posted: 6/10/2011 3:35:54 PM EST
    FILE This undated file photo provided by the Drug Enforcement Administration shows Lisette Lee. A federal judge in Ohio has handed down a six-year prison term and $20,000 fine to Lee, who helped transport thousands of pounds of marijuana hidden in suitcases on flights from California to Ohio. (AP Photo/Drug Enforcement Administration, File)
  •  - Handout photograph shows Russian arms dealer Bout being interviewed by U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents in a police station in Bangkok

    Handout photograph shows Russian arms dealer Bout being interviewed by U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents in a police station in Bangkok

    Posted: 5/9/2011 11:39:03 PM EST
    Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout (R bottom) is interviewed by U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents in a police station in Bangkok, Thailand, in this March 2008 photograph released on May 9, 2011. Bout, nicknamed the "Merchant of Death" in the West, argued with U.S. prosecutors in court on May 9, 2011, over whether or not he was threatened by investigators while questioned in Thailand. REUTERS/U.S. Attorney's Office/Handout (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
  •  - File handout image shows suspected Russian arms dealer Bout is escorted by DEA officers after arriving in New York

    File handout image shows suspected Russian arms dealer Bout is escorted by DEA officers after arriving in New York

    Posted: 5/9/2011 10:21:28 PM EST
    Suspected Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout (front C) is escorted by Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) officers after arriving at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York, in this November 16, 2010 file handout photo. Bout, nicknamed the "Merchant of Death" in the West, argued with U.S. prosecutors in court on May 9, 2011, over whether or not he was threatened by investigators while questioned in Thailand. REUTERS/U.S. Department of Justice/Handout/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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    Posted: 4/29/2011 12:49:04 AM EST
    A man gives a quick thumbs up to chanting cannabis activists outside a store during a raid by the Drug Enforcement Administration on Perry St. Thursday, April 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash. Federal agents raided several medical marijuana dispensaries in Spokane, following a warning from the top federal prosecutor there that such operations are illegal. (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Jesse Tinsley) COEUR D'ALENE PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; TV OUT
  •  - Leonhart of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Garcia Luna, Mexico's Public Security Minister, attend the opening of IDEC in Cancun

    Leonhart of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Garcia Luna, Mexico's Public Security Minister, attend the opening of IDEC in Cancun

    Posted: 4/5/2011 10:32:25 PM EST
    Michele Leonhart (L), Administrator of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and Genaro Garcia Luna, Mexico's Public Security Minister, attend the opening of the 28th International Drug Enforcement Conference (IDEC) in Cancun April 5, 2011. REUTERS/Gerardo Garcia (MEXICO - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)