How does a DarkNet Drug Investigation Begin
One example below:
- Receive tip on parcel, or conducting parcel interdiction at local UPS, FedEx, or DHL facility
- Intercept parcel- track package to see what tracking information shows
- Conduct K9 scan of parcelAuthor and execute search warrant on parcel- example provided below
- Complete background work-up on delivery address and name on parcelSetup covert surveillance on delivery address
- Complete operations plan and briefing to conduct a controlled deliveryExecute controlled delivery, once parcel is accepted continue surveillance and author and execute a search warrant on the residence/business
- Interview suspect, “I purchased the heroin off of the DarkNet
- IT BEGINS
Video Parcel Interdiction
Example Parcel Warrant
Please take a moment to review the below parcel affidavit and warrant, you may also keep a copy of this for a go by if needed. This is in a format related to Maryland Courts but much of the language can be used anywhere. As always please consult with your local, state or federal prosecutor before using any different language within your affidavit or warrant.
Download the Example Parcel Application Search Warrant PDF:
Parcel Search Warrants
Please review the video below, this video briefly explains the important data that needs captured on a parcel Application/Affidavit for a parcel warrant. We recommend you have a printed copy of the search warrant example provided above during this video.
So now you have found your parcel, conducted a K9 scan, authored and executed a Search and Seizure Warrant on the parcel confirming drugs; now to start the process to see if the drugs were purchased through a DarkNet Marketplace.
Cocaine and Marijuana