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  1. Terrapinzflyer
    View attachment 18972 Agent arranged $300k buy in Washington Starbucks

    JANUARY 10--While negotiating a large purchase of Ecstasy from a narcotics dealer, an undercover federal agent detailed a few specific requirements during a meeting at a Starbucks in Washington state.

    First, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent wanted to buy 150,000 tablets, for which he was ready to pay $2 per pill. The ICE agent wanted yellow pills that were “triple stack,” or extra thick.

    And the federal agent also wanted the popular club drug to carry the “Obama” logo, according to a felony complaint filed in U.S. District Court.

    While law enforcement agents have previously seized Ecstasy pills bearing the president’s likeness from street level dealers, this appears to be the first time that a federal undercover operation specifically sought out Obama-branded narcotics from a suspected large-scale trafficker.

    The ICE probe resulted in the arrest of several men, including Harjinder Brar, who pleaded guilty last month to a felony drug conspiracy charge. Agents seized 84 pounds of Ecstasy when they busted Brar and another man at the Starbucks in Bellingham. The pills, recovered from a van, were found in 26 heat-sealed plastic bags, according to investigators.

    Brar, 44, faces a maximum of 20 years in prison when he is sentenced on February 25.





    JANUARY 10, 2011
    http://www.thesmokinggun.com/documents/celebrity/feds-sought-obama-ecstasy-drug-sting


    Comment Related to this story from December 2009: Barack Obama Ecstasy Pills Hit Streets: Approval Ratings High Should be noted that police tests of numerous batches of the Obama "ecstasy" pills showed then to be BZP and not mdma.

Comments

  1. Killa Weigha

    FYI, if it ain't obvious the X was mfg in Canada. Sumas and the berry farm backs up to the border. See if ICE tries to forfeit the "family farm" now - wouldn't surprise me.
  2. C.D.rose
    The image looks like a hybrid between Barack Obama and Nelson Mandela :laugh:...
  3. EscapeDummy
    I don't understand why he specifically wanted yellow obama or dragonfly pills? any speculation?
  4. phenythylamine
    ^^ well at least all they probably got was a bunch of BZP/TFMPP, its pretty well known that those obama pills are adulterated.
  5. Laszlo1
    Perhaps they were trying to draw a connection between this man/operation and rolls found in other locations? It is oddly specific... And that's all swiy can think of. Unless the UCA was just a cheeky bitch.
  6. Terrapinzflyer
    ^^ A wild guess here maybe- but I'd bet money they wanted the Obama pills for publicity sake (and it did make the rounds of the press at the time), and they probably knew what presses/stamps were in the region- and a dragonfly was probably not one of them.

    Demanding a specific stamp might sketch out a supplier- especially one who obviously did not know his customers well. But giving them an option...
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