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<p><em><strong>Photo: U.S. Coast Guard.</strong></em></p>

Feds Seize $180M in Cocaine from Drug Sub

August 1, 2011
The U.S. Coast Guard and FBI intercepted a semi-submersible craft in the western Caribbean and seized $180 million worth of cocaine heading for the United States.
<p><em><strong>Photo: Customs and Border Protection.</strong></em></p>

Border Patrol Seizes $2.3 Million In Pot

July 27, 2011
Tucson-area Border Patrol agents seized more than 4,700 pounds of marijuana valued at about $2.3 million earlier this week from three vehicles, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

U.S. Targets Four International Criminal Organizations

July 26, 2011
The Obama administration announced new sanctions against four international criminal organizations on Monday in an attempt to cripple their reach into the United States.

Armored Vehicle Aids In Rescue of Shot Parks Officer

July 26, 2011
The officer radioed for help at about 7 p.m. Monday, reporting he had taken automatic rifle fire from multiple assailants and was wounded. Police believe the officer may have run across marijuana growers defending their cash crop.

20 Injured In Two Seattle-Area Shootings

July 25, 2011
Twenty people were wounded in two separate shootings in south King County over the weekend at a car show and casino.

Feds Say Baltimore Cop Sold Heroin at Station, Ran Ring

July 20, 2011
A Baltimore Police officer who allegedly ran his own drug ring at one point brazenly sold heroin at the parking lot of the Northwestern District Station while in uniform, according to a federal indictment.
<p><em><strong>Photo: Ventury County Sheriff's Office.</strong></em></p>

Calif. Sheriff Seizes $200 Million In Pot Plants

July 18, 2011
The Ventura County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office has eradicated a massive outdoor grow operation. Investigators also discovered several campsites with several hundred pounds of equipment including tents, propane stoves, sleeping bags, fertilizers, pesticides, and an enormous amount of trash.

Mexican Drug Cartels Using Facebook

July 12, 2011
There's the drug war on the streets and then there's the war online. YouTube videos, social networking sites, there's even a blog, Del Narco, which offers an anonymous, self-described uncensored view of drug cartel activities.

ATF Head Names FBI, DEA In Gun-Trafficking Probe

July 6, 2011
Facing increasing pressure to resign, the interim head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) instead added more fuel to a gun-trafficking probe by implicating the FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration on Wednesday.

Mexico Captures Zetas Founder Wanted In ICE Agent's Killing

July 5, 2011
Mexican authorities have captured Jesus Regon Aguilar, one of the three founding members of the Los Zetas drug cartel and a suspect in the killing of a U.S. immigration enforcement agent earlier this year. Jesus Rejon Aguilar, who goes by the alias "El Mamito" (Pretty Boy), was taken into custody on Sunday near Mexico City without a shot being fired.
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