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Former N.M. Chief On Cartel Payroll

September 26, 2013
A one-time border police chief collected payments from the Juarez Cartel in exchange for running background checks and license plates and buying military gear for the Mexican cartel, he testified Wednesday.

DEA: Cartel Probe Led To 3,780 Arrests

December 7, 2012
The Drug Enforcement Administration says a two-year series of investigations targeting the Sinaloa and Juarez drug cartels and violent street gangs has resulted in 3,780 arrests and the seizure of some 375,000 pounds of drugs.

Juarez Cartel Leader Gets Life In U.S. Consulate Murders

April 6, 2012
The former Mexican police officer and Juarez Cartel leader who ordered the murders of three U.S. Consulate officials in 2010 was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty today.

Barrio Azteca Gang Leader Sentenced To Life in Prison

February 15, 2012
Barrio Azteca gang leader Roberto Angel Cardona (aka "Little Angelillo") was sentenced to life in prison without parole Tuesday for his participation in a racketeering conspiracy, authorities announced.

Knocking Down Barrio Azteca

December 27, 2011
The Barrio Azteca gang members organize themselves using a paramilitary structure and apply English terms or their Spanish equivalent words for ranks such as captain, lieutenant, and sergeant. By current estimates, more than 2,000 members make up their ranks. They often use the letters "BA" or numbers "21" as their identifying symbols and tattoos.

Arrested Juarez Kingpin Ordered 1,500 Killings

August 2, 2011
Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez, a former police officer known as El Diego, was also wanted in the U.S. for allegedly killing three people connected to the U.S. consulate and orchestrating a car bomb ambush.

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.

Arrest of Juarez Cartel's Alleged No. 2, Vicente Carrillo Leyva, Seen as Big Break

April 3, 2009
The arrest of Vicente Carrillo Leyva, considered the No. 2 leader of the Juárez drug cartel, is a breakthrough in the Mexican government's crackdown on drug lords, officials said Thursday.

Mexican Drug Cartel Cowboys and DTOs

July 5, 2007
For more than a decade, Los Angeles street gangs have been killing about 550 to 600 people in L.A. County each year. What you probably don't know is that Mexican nationals, primarily illegal aliens, murder about an equal amount yearly. Many of these murders involve rivalries and vendettas that originated in states, cities, and ranchos in Mexico. They usually often involve Drug Trafficking Organizations (DTO).
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