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Former Texas Border Deputy Smuggled Guns to Cartel

December 20, 2010
Deputy Jesus Longoria was assigned to the Veterans International Bridge and Gateway International Bridge, where he tried to send 13 semiautomatic firearms into Mexico. In exchange for waving through a vehicle transporting the guns, he was paid $4,000.
Photo courtesy of Pinal County (Ariz.) Sheriff's Office.

Drug Crew Used Police-Equipped Crown Vic to Rob Rivals

December 13, 2010
The Crown Victoria had been outfitted to represent a law enforcement vehicle. The vehicle had red and blue strobe lights, orange and white strobe lights, a siren, spotlight and front push bar.

2010 Juárez Officer Body Count Reaches 64

December 9, 2010
Three Juárez police officers were shot and killed in an ambush outside an elementary school Wednesday afternoon, and when other officers responded, they were fired on also.

DEA: Houston PCP Seizure Is Largest Ever

December 2, 2010
The arrests came at the climax of an 18-month investigation dubbed Operation Scratch Off; DEA agents seized 57 gallons of the PCP in the bust.

Mexico Arrests Regional La Familia Cartel Leader

December 1, 2010
Federal police arrested 37-year-old Jose Alfredo Landa Torres, known as "Skinny," who was recently named to head the organization's Morelia operations.
The DEA's Atlanta Field Division's Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement Team collects evidence from a clandestine conversion lab discovered in Gwinnett County, Ga. Photo courtesy of Gwinnett County PD.

Half-ton of Meth Seized In Georgia 'Superlab'

December 1, 2010
The Atlanta Field Division of the DEA sent its Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement Team in white "bunny suits" to collect evidence at the site prior to clean up.

Jury Favors LAPD Officer In Wrongful Death Suit

November 30, 2010
The 9-3 verdict came in favor of Officer Jose Campos, who fired 13 shots after Maurice Cox pointed an object that later turned out to be a cell phone charger at him. Campos and other officers fired some 50 rounds at Campos after a 20-minute standoff.

N.Y. Bloods Wear Colors To Court To Intimidate Witnesses

November 29, 2010
"They should not be coming into this courthouse wearing their colors," says Mariela Palomino Herring, the chief of the Queens district attorney's gang violence bureau. "This is our territory, not theirs."

Suspected Aztecas Gang Leader Arrested in Juárez

November 29, 2010
Mexican federal police today announced the arrest of a man accused of being the leader of the Aztecas gang and who allegedly ordered a hit of a U.S. Consulate employee last March.

Gang Member Killed Colorado Deputy With Service Weapon

November 24, 2010
Investigators are still trying to determine how Rueben Reyes was able to get the gun away from Weld County (Colo.) Sheriff's Dep. Sam Brownlee during a scuffle.
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