Green River Killer
Organized Crime
Missing Persons
Unsolved Cases
Domestic Violence
Child Abuse
Hate Crimes
Sex Crimes
Juvenile Crime
Historic Crime
Elder Abuse
DNA - Forensic
Mental Illness
Law Enforcement
Drug Wars
Computer Crimes

Prohibition Articles

KariSable.com True Crime Books

The usual assumption is that sales of cocaine, marijuana, and heroin would be carefully regulated if made legal. But the US experience with regulating other dangerous vices is not encouraging. State and federal governments have ended up allowing gambling, smoking, and drinking to be heavily promoted in the marketplace, notwithstanding the abundant evidence that they cause great harm to many people.

Police and federal agencies diverted millions of dollars from Missouri schoolchildren. Under state law, money seized in drug cases is supposed to go to school districts, but some police departments keep the money for their own use. Police and highway patrols across the country are evading state laws to keep millions of dollars in cash and property seized in drug busts and traffic stops.

Following the Money: Gangs -- The investigation focuses on the millions of dollars gangs make, the businesses they buy and the expensive toys they flash.

The Puzzling Path From Professor to Drug Mule -- Colleagues are dumbfounded by the demise of a noted legal scholar -- Gennady M. Danilenko, Russian law professor at Wayne State University, was at an apartment in Moscow. He had flown to the Netherlands for a long weekend. Just before he left, he swallowed at least a dozen balloons of cocaine.

Industrial Hemp: Once Promoted, Now Maligned (or "Scorned") -- Industrial hemp is one of the longest and strongest natural fibers in the plant kingdom with approximately 25,000 uses from paper to textiles to cosmetics. A versatile crop, industrial hemp is economically viable and environmentally preferable. Industrial hemp is not a drug. Industrial hemp is experiencing a renaissance in most of the industrialized world including France, England, Germany and Canada. The US continues a ban on commercial cultivation.

Colombian cartels have spent billions of dollars to build one of the world's most sophisticated IT infrastructures. It's helping them smuggle more dope than ever before.

Asian Drug Gangs Threaten Canada   - Criminal Intelligence Service Canada (CISC) noted Asian-based crime gangs a serious problem as they increase control over heroin and cocaine markets. Join Together

Kari & Associates
PO Box 6166
Olympia, WA 98507

Copyright Kari Sable 1994-2006

In Association with Amazon.com

A Million Little Pieces
by James Frey
The opening smash-cuts to the 23-year-old author on a Chicago-bound plane "covered with a colorful mixture of spit, snot, urine, vomit and blood." Wanted by authorities in 3 states, without ID or money, his face mangled and missing 4 front teeth, on a steep descent from drug abuse. His stunned family checks him into a famed drug treatment center where a doctor promises "he will be dead within a few days" if he uses again. Frey spends 2 agonizing months of detox.His fellow patients include a damaged crack addict with whom Frey wades into an ill-fated relationship, federal judge, mobster, and former championship boxer. Frey submits to major dental surgery without anesthesia.

| privacy