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Mexico Fires 3,200 Federal Officers In Corruption Probe

August 31, 2010
Of those, 465 have been charged with crimes. An additional 1,020 officers face disciplinary proceedings for failing confidence exams.

Mexican Cartel Leader Will Face Trafficking Charges In Atlanta

August 31, 2010
The Texas-born Valdez-Villareal, who is known as "the Barbie" because of his blond hair and blue eyes, brought thousands of kilograms of cocaine between 2004 and 2006. His cartel is thought to have brought 100 kilos a week into the Atlanta area using tractor trailer trucks that crossed the border in Laredo.

California Officer Takes 60 Units of Blood After Gunshot

August 28, 2010
Fremont officer Todd Young, 39, and a fellow officer had tried to arrest Andrew Barrientos, 20, who was wanted for a string of crimes. Young, who required 60 units of blood during surgery, is in critical but stable condition.

LAPD, FBI Take Down Blood Clique

August 26, 2010
Federal agents and police swept into a South Los Angeles housing project Wednesday and arrested dozens of alleged gang members indicted on federal racketeering charges for murder, drug dealing and assaults, law enforcement officials said.
Tags: Bloods, LAPD, FBI

Infamous L.A. Gang Slaying Goes to Jury

August 26, 2010
"All black people are their enemies," Deputy Dist. Atty. Gretchen Ford said in the murder trial of two Latino gang members. "Really innocent people could die for no reason other than the ridiculous ideas of this gang."

Colombian FARC Leader Sentenced For Cocaine Trafficking

August 18, 2010
From approximately 1998 through 2004, Cuevas Cabrera conspired with others to manufacture and distribute tons of Colombian cocaine that he knew would be imported into the U.S., according to evidence presented at trial.

Juarez Cartel Member Extradited To U.S. For Drug Trial

August 18, 2010
Purported Juarez Cartel associate Felipe Dominguez-Vargas has been extradited from Mexico to stand trial on federal drug trafficking charges.

POLICE-TREXPO Panel Covers 'Unholy Trinity' of Border Threats

August 17, 2010
An alliance has formed between jihadists, drug cartels and American street gangs along the southern border, according to the experts. This threat represents the most credible target of attack to the U.S.

51 Surenos Arrested In California Narcotics Sting

August 6, 2010
With the combined forces of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Santa Barbara County Sheriff and Santa Maria Sheriff, an investigation to identify and eliminate drug trafficking of street gangs has resulted in the seizure of numerous pounds of cocaine, marijuana, firearms and methamphetamine.

Top PCP Distributor In D.C. Gets Life Sentence

August 6, 2010
Lonnell Glover, 48, was sentenced to life imprisonment for his role as leader of a Phencyclidine (PCP) and heroin distribution organization in the District of Columbia and Maryland. With two years of investigation, the FBI revealed that Glover was one of the largest regional suppliers of PCP and heroin in the area.
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