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Looks like police are getting a little smarter than criminals these days. There was a huge drug bust that took place in Washington, D.C…ATF agents acted as undercover officers and “music industry insiders” during the year-long sting.

Police created the “Manic Enterprises” studio in Northeast Washington, for fictional rap artist Richie Valdez in November of 2010.

Agents then told the underground world and black market that they were seeking to purchase weapons and drugs.

In a year’s time agents confiscated 161 firearms (including a rocket launcher), 29 assault weapons, 80 pounds of methamphetamine, 21 pounds of cocaine, 1.25 gallons of PCP, 24 pounds of marijuana, heroin and Ecstasy.


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