Richmond is Rich for Drugs Trafficking
August 30, 2018 | Brainwave Science
Richmond police arrested two men Jason Puckett, 41, and Edward Wardle, 54, for trafficking methamphetamine. When officers arrived, accused were at the home, along with another person.
Police searched the residence and found methamphetamine that had been distributed into separate baggies, a handgun, cash, loose pills, a scale and other paraphernalia, according to the citation. Puckett also was wanted on a Madison County warrant for failure to appear.
Puckett and Wardle told officers they were convicted felons, the citation states. Both men were taken to the Madison County Detention Center, where they remained Monday afternoon, according to online jail records.
Both are charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (less than or equal to 2 grams of methamphetamine) and convicted felon in possession of a handgun. Puckett is also facing a charge of third-degree controlled substance possession (drug unspecified).
Drug trafficking and abuse is a worldwide threat. With so many complex illegal networks that are smuggling drugs across their country’s borders, more people are affected. Increased drug trade means increased health risks for victims and consumers, increased levels of violent crime such as homicides, and a violation of rule of law. The very political structures supporting it.
Many trafficking organizations have developed versatile, loose networks that allow them to cooperate intermittently while being able to carry out illicit activities independently. The primary challenge for law enforcement is to collect valuable intelligence that can help them identify and disrupt the leaders of these drug trafficking networks.
In this context, the need for a new innovative security solution arises, one to aid authorities in their effort to minimize and stop the threats of drug trafficking.
Brainwave Science’s iCognative is the security solution that can reform the way intelligence agencies are collecting intelligence. The efforts of the company are constantly channelled into helping law enforcement across the globe to fight against a variety of criminal disciplines.
iCognative is a very unique and innovative solution that can provide real results in detecting and prosecuting drug trafficking acts and agents. The technology behind iCognative accurately detects the information stored in a suspect’s brain, connecting him to criminal networks. The system is built to achieve accuracy rates above 99%.
In the case of Richmond, law enforcement can use the iCognative solution to identify suspects and connect them to criminal networks or acts. This can make possible new arrests and convictions, diminishing the power of these drug trafficking networks.
iCognative by Brainwave Science measures brain patterns called P300 to detect whether information under test is present or absent in a suspect’s brain. With a 45 minutes test, law enforcement agents can gain valuable intelligence.
A benefit of the use of this innovative technology on youth affected by drug abuse. By stopping and punishing drug traffickers, the use of illicit substances in Richmond will be stopped. The safety and health of young people are essential in a balanced society. iCognative is best positioned to mitigate the complex security risks world facing today.
Main Source: Richmond Register
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