Cartel-Related Murder Trials to Begin in El Paso

EL PASO, Texas (AP) – A February trial date has been set for two people accused of involvement in a 2009 drug cartel-related murder in El Paso. The El Paso Times reports a February trial date has been set for 19-year-old Juan Gerardo Garcia Jr., and 2…

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2-Year Operation Nets 53 Borderland Residents for Drugs, Cartel Connections

A 2-year DEA operation targeting the Sinaloa and Juarez Drug Cartels turns up dozens of borderland residents working with the cartels and with illegal synthetic drugs.
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Security Tightened at Hidalgo Courthouse for Cartel Trial
EDINBURG - Security will be heightened at an Hidalgo County courthouse for the trial of an alleged Gulf cartel member. Jose Luis Alvarez is accused in the attempted murder of an ...
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Edgar "Barbie" Valdez Villarreal: Mexican officials sought cartel deals (updated)
Update: Mexico's federal Public Security Secretariat issued a statement today responding to the corruption allegations made in a letter by Edgar "La Barbie" Valdez Villarreal. "Historically, organized crime and its allies ...
Border Patrol: Woman tied to cartel is arrested
SAN DIEGO — A woman suspected of having links to the family of Mexico's most wanted drug lord has been arrested in California on immigration charges, a Border Patrol spokesman ...
Blog del Narco: 5 Executed in Ecatepec by Gulf Drug Cartel
Blog del Narco: 5 Executed in Ecatepec by Gulf Drug Cartel
[caption id="attachment_68072" align="alignright" width="300"] Blog del Narco: 5 Executed in Ecatepec by Gulf Drug Cartel[/caption]Five people were found dead inside an abandoned car in the capital suburb of Ecatepec, Mexican ...
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Alleged Los Zetas Capo in Saltillo Arrested
MEXICO CITY – The Mexican navy announced Tuesday the arrest of the alleged head of the Los Zetas drug cartel in the city of Saltillo, capital of the northern state ...
Agents Seize Ammunition during Investigation
HIDALGO - Border Patrol agents seized hundreds of rounds of ammunition from an alleged Gulf cartel member. The seizure was made after months of surveillance at a house. The investigation began ...
24 alleged drug traffickers detained in Mexico
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) - Mexican authorities say they have detained 24 alleged members of the Gulf drug cartel, including seven who once worked for the rival Zetas drug gang. Nuevo Leon ...
3 Mexican Minors Arrested for Killing 7 on Behalf of Los Zetas Cartel
  Three minors accused of killing seven people while working at the service of a drug cartel have been arrested in northern Mexico, authorities said. Highway patrol officers in the northern state ...

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