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Ariz.-Neb. Cartel Trafficking Case Named Operation of the Year

May 9, 2013
The investigation and prosecution resulted in the dismantling of a large-scale marijuana trafficking enterprise bringing narcotics into Nebraska from Arizona. The criminal enterprise operated as a partnership between the South Family Bloods street gang and Sinaloa Cartel.

Colombian Trafficker Indicted, Extradited

May 1, 2013
A Colombian trafficker and lead operative from the cartel Los Urabenos has been extradited to Florida to face federal charges, the FBI announced Wednesday. Camilo ("Fritanga") Torres-Martinez, 41, was arrested while celebrating his marriage in an elaborate wedding on a Caribbean island.
<p>Screenshot via Baltimore Sun.</p>

13 Baltimore COs Indicted In Prison Gang Drug Conspiracy

April 23, 2013
A federal grand jury has indicted 13 Baltimore correctional officers and 12 Black Guerilla Family (BGF) gang members who orchestrated a wide-ranging conspiracy to distribute drugs, launder money, and have sex inside the jail.

Video: Chicago Cops May Lose Jobs Over Gang Video

April 23, 2013
Two Chicago Police officers may lose their jobs after an online gang video showed them detaining a subject. They have been accused of unlawfully detaining the gang member and lying about it to Internal Affairs.

Texas Mexican Mafia Member Gets Life In RICO Case

April 11, 2013
A Texas Mexican Mafia member received three consecutive life sentences in federal prison for racketeering and assaulting a federal prison guard, the FBI announced.
<p>Photo courtesy of Denver PD.</p>

Attorney: Deputy's Family Threatened Before Inmate's Escape

April 10, 2013
The attorney representing a Denver Sheriff's deputy who helped an inmate escape from a downtown jail said his client feared for his family's safety and didn't accept money.
<p>Photo of Deputy Matthew Andrews courtesy of Denver PD.</p>

Denver Deputy Arrested for Helping Inmate Escape

April 8, 2013
Denver police arrested a Denver Sheriff's deputy for allegedly helping a gang inmate escape by providing a police uniform and duty belt in exchange for payment.

White Supremacist Arrested In Colo. Prison Chief's Killing

April 5, 2013
El Paso County (Colo.) Sheriff's deputies have apprehended one of the two white supremacist gang members connected to the killing of Tom Clements, the state's prisons chief.

Pair of 211 Crew Members Sought In Prison Chief's Slaying

April 4, 2013
El Paso County (Colo.) Sheriff's investigators on Wednesday issued an alert seeking two 211 Crew members in connection with the murder investigation of state prisons chief Tom Clements.

Feds Investigate Texas Prosecutor Killings

April 4, 2013
The killings of two Kaufman County, Texas, prosecutors have prompted a broad investigation by local, state and federal agencies, including the Texas Rangers, the FBI and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
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