Top Crime Alerts for August 12, 2023

Headline: Four Arrested in Multi-Million Dollar Drug Bust in Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA – In a major operation targeting an extensive drug trafficking network, authorities in Atlanta arrested four individuals and seized millions of dollars worth of narcotics and cash.

The bust, which involved multiple law enforcement agencies working in collaboration, uncovered a sophisticated drug distribution ring operating throughout the city. Narcotics units executed search warrants at various properties across Atlanta’s suburbs, resulting in the seizure of large quantities of illegal drugs, including cocaine, marijuana, and methamphetamine.

Investigations that spanned several months led officers to gather substantial evidence against the arrested individuals, who are believed to be key members of the criminal enterprise. Law enforcement officials suspect that the organization was responsible for the distribution of drugs not only in Atlanta but also in neighboring states.

Further highlighting the complexity of the operation, authorities discovered hidden compartments in vehicles used by the drug traffickers to transport illicit substances. This discovery further impeded authorities’ ability to halt their illegal activities.

In addition to the drugs, the operation led to the confiscation of millions of dollars in cash, believed to be proceeds from the sale of illicit substances. Investigators are still working to determine the exact amount of money seized and track its origins as they aim to dismantle the organization entirely.

The arrested individuals now face a range of charges, including drug trafficking, money laundering, and conspiracy. They are expected to be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Law enforcement officials are hopeful that this significant drug bust will disrupt the drug trade in the Atlanta area, preventing the distribution of illicit substances and curbing related criminal activities. The investigation remains ongoing as authorities work to identify additional individuals involved in the drug trafficking network and gather evidence for prosecuting them.

In a joint press conference, officials commended the collaborative efforts of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies that made the successful operation possible. They vowed to continue their proactive approach to combating drug trafficking, ensuring the safety and security of Atlanta and its surrounding communities.

August 12, 2023: Maggie’s Farm 14 oz Bed Bug & Flea Killer

This recall involves Maggie’s Farm Bed Bug & Flea Killer 14-ounce aerosol cans. The cans are green with a red target and bar and Maggie’s Farm logo, UPC: 811249020540, and Lot #: 0101325. They are made with natural plant oils. The UPC is printed on the rear label below the barcode. The lot code is printed on the bottom of the can.

FDA: Bickel’s Snack Foods, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Specific Lots of Butter Flavored Popcorn


Summary Company Announcement Date: August 08, 2023 FDA Publish Date: August 08, 2023 Product Type: Food & Beverages, Allergens Reason for Announcement: Undeclared milk Company Name: Bickel’s Snack Foods, Inc. Brand Name: Bickel’s Snack Foods, Inc. Product Description: Butter Flavored Popcorn Company Announcement Bickel’s Snack Foods, Inc. of York, PA is voluntarily recalling two lots of […]