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Search Result: Drug Trafficking

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Hidden Drugs In Vehicle 'Traps'

July 6, 2010

These hidden compartments for cocaine, marijuana, heroin and methamphetamine were discovered during "Project Deliverance," a multi-agency operation led by the Drug Enforcement Administration from its Special Operations Division center near D.C.

Florida Drug Suspect Tells Police 'Tooth Fairy' Gave Her Money

July 5, 2010
Officers seized $1,300 from Hudson, who told police she received the funds from the "tooth fairy."

DEA Helps Ecuadorian Police Seize Drug Sub

July 4, 2010
The twin-screw, electric sub measures about 100 feet long, the agency said. The air-conditioned interior measures about 9 feet high and included a periscope.

Narcotic Transporter Bust

July 1, 2010

With "Project Deliverance," federal agencies cooperating with local LE officers arrested more than 2,000 narcotics transporters and Mexican cartel associates in mid-June. The multi-jurisdictional operation also led to the seizure of $154 million and 74.1 tons of drugs, as well as the arrest of a high-priority target. These photos, which are courtesy of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), show some of the evidence seized in the drug trafficking operation.

Jamaican Drug Kingpin Extradited to NYC To Face Trial

June 25, 2010
Coke was arrested by Jamaican authorities on June 22 near Kingston, after a five-week pursuit by local authorities. He will face drug trafficking and gun running charges related to his role as leader of the Shower Posse, which gained its name by showering foes with bullets.

San Bernardino Vehicle Stop Triggers $45 Million Drug Seizure

June 25, 2010
The department's narcotics division confiscated approximately 2,750 pounds of cocaine, 67 pounds of methamphetamine and 38,000 pounds of marijuana, after searching the tractor trailer.

Leader of Anchorage Drug Ring Convicted

June 22, 2010
Mendioloa received the guilty verdict June 18, following a trial that began June 7 and involved 38 prosecution witnesses. The testimony from witnesses revealed that Mendiola ordered the drugs from areas in California such as Van Nuys and Lancaster.

The Border War With Mexican Cartels

June 14, 2010
The word "war" is not just hyperbole; it correctly describes what is going on. It's estimated that the violence—kidnapping and murder—has driven 400,000 locals out of the Juarez area with an estimated 30,000 fleeing to El Paso and beyond. A U.S. border sheriff claimed that the cartels printed fliers ordering his residents to evacuate their homes in the border area or they would be murdered.

DEA-Led Operation Delivers More Than 2,000 Arrests

June 10, 2010
In addition to the 2,266 arrests, the operation resulted in the seizure of $154 million, 1,262 pounds of methamphetamine, 2.5 tons of cocaine, 1,410 pounds of heroin, 69 tons of marijuana, 501 weapons and 527 vehicles.

Patron Saints of the Mexican Drug Underworld (Part 1 of 2)

June 1, 2010
In a strange way, the iconography ties together much of the evil perpetrated by the gangs that are trafficking in drugs and human beings and their violent inhuman behavior. There is a spiritual dimension to their madness and recognition of the signs and symbols of their belief system can help you identify them.

Chicago PD Confiscate Heroin, Military Sniper Rifle During Arrest

May 19, 2010
Officers arrested Fermin Domingo, 37, during the raid in the Edison Park neighborhood at a house that was three blocks from a preschool.

78 Bloods and Latin Kings Members and Associates Charged with Narcotics Trafficking

May 13, 2010
A coordinated multi-agency law enforcement strike in "Operation Blood Drive" and "Operation Black Crown" shut down vast drug operations in Newburgh, New York.

S.C. Sheriff Sold Drugs Out of Agency SUV, Protected Dealers

May 4, 2010
The FBI described Melvin as a "middle man" who talked about arresting drug traffickers to confiscate their drugs for re-sale. Federal agents obtained wire-tap recordings of Melvin talking to two dealers on his cell phone.

Guatemalan Drug Kingpin Sentenced to 31 Years for Armed Cocaine Trafficking

April 20, 2010
A federal judge sentenced Jorge Mario Paredes-Cordova to 31 years in prison for leading an armed cocaine trafficking organization that imported ton-quantities into the U.S.

Mexican Drug Gangs Take Over National Parks and Forests

March 2, 2010
Not far from Yosemite's waterfalls and in the middle of California's redwood forests, Mexican drug gangs are quietly commandeering U.S. public land to grow millions of marijuana plants and using smuggled immigrants to cultivate them.

Laredo Officer Used Patrol Car To Transport 'Cocaine'

February 19, 2010
A Laredo police officer has entered a guilty plea to his role in transporting what he thought was cocaine over the border from Mexico.

FBI Extradites Colombian Cartel Leader For Trial

February 10, 2010
The State Department advisory alleges that Salomon Camacho and a partner were responsible for sending many tons of cocaine to the U.S., including as much as 9 metric tons between 1999 and 2000.

Feds Extradite Drug Trafficker Who Killed Border Agent

January 28, 2010
Federal agents cooperating with the Mexican government have extradited Jesus Navarro-Montes and indicted him in connection with the duty death of border agent Luis Aguilar two years ago, according to the FBI.

Coast Guard Tracks Down Cocaine Cowboys

December 29, 2009

The U.S. Coast Guard uses a air and marine units to pursue and catch a boat of Caribbean drug runners who yield only after several rounds of warning shots are fired into the water ahead of their boat.

Tucson SWAT Raid Nets 2,000 Pounds Marijuana, 5 Arrests

November 24, 2009
During a SWAT raid of a Holiday Inn, Tucson police recovered 2,000 pounds of marijuana and various weapons as they arrested five suspects, including two who hid in the ceiling as officers entered the property.
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