Feds Arrest Dozens Of Boeing Workers On Drug Charges

Law360, New York (September 29, 2011, 6:49 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors raided a Boeing Co. military helicopter manufacturing plant in Pennsylvania on Thursday, arresting 37 people accused of illegally distributing prescription drugs, including powerful painkillers and antidepressants like OxyContin and Xanax.

FBI and U.S. DEA agents arrested 27 Boeing employees at the factory, which employees about 6,000 people and is a manufacturing site for the Chinook helicopter and the V-22 Osprey, both of which are used by the U.S. military. A Boeing spokesperson said Thursday that most of the arrested employees worked in a production...
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