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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DEA gives outcome of sting aimed at cartels

Drug Enforcement Administration officials on Friday announced the results of Project Below the Beltway, a two-year series of investigations targeting the Sinaloa and Juárez drug cartels and their street gang allies as part of an initiative against…

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Border Patrol seizes nearly $100k worth of heroin on I-19
TUCSON - Border Patrol agents working at a checkpoint along Interstate 19 seized over seven pounds of heroin from a Mexican national Wednesday. The 7.15 pounds heroin, valued at $97,240, will ...
Former County Commissioner Willie Gandara Jr. Pleads Guilty
EL PASO — Former El Paso County Commissioner Willie Gandara, Jr. pleaded guilty to federal drug charges on Friday. ICE and DEA agents arrested the 37-year-old in February. Gandara pleaded guilty ...
Ex-DEA Supervisor: Drug Tunnels Possible in RGV
WESLACO - A former DEA supervisor said undiscovered drug tunnels could be operating all over the Rio Grande Valley. "It's going to be expensive, but money would never be a problem ...
Sinaloa Cartel, the Threat to Arizona
The Sinaloa cartel is the largest drug trafficking criminal organization that threatens more counties in Arizona that traditional have a large problems with drug trafficking. This has been the case ...
Mexican cops discover human slaughterhouse in truck
Mexican cops discover human slaughterhouse in truck
In yet another grisly find for Mexican authorities, on Tuesday evening police officers discovered at least 14 mutilated and dismembered corpses packed into a large truck abandoned on the median ...
Los Zetas Leader Indicted in Money Laundering Scheme
Los Zetas Leader Indicted in Money Laundering Scheme
A federal grand jury in the Western District of Texas has returned an indictment charging 14 defendants, including Los Zetas leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales (aka “40”) and his brothers, ...
Los Zetas have formed alliance with Chinese mafia
According to a former Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent, the ultraviolent Mexican drug cartel known as Los Zetas has formed a partnership with the Chinese mafia which will result in ...
Drug cartels generate 147 billion dollars a year: former DEA chief [In Spanish]
According to U.S. government data, Mexican drug cartels currently dominate drug trafficking into the United States and operate in over 250 cities. This was explained by Michael Braun, former DEA ...

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