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FBI, DEA, Local California Agencies, Take Down Major Meth Ring
Baltimore Homicide Detectives to Begin Investigating Drug Overdoses
Zetas Mexican Cartel Leader Captured

Zetas Mexican Cartel Leader Captured

Mexican Marines captured the brutal leader of the Los Zetas Mexican drug cartel early Monday in what U.S. drug enforcement officials called a major blow in the country's drug war.

July 16, 2013

'Major' Cartel Drug Transporter Sentenced

A high-ranking member of Mexico's Gulf Cartel received a 35-year prison sentence for his role as a "major transporter" of cocaine and marijuana into the United States, the DEA announced.

May 13, 2013

DEA: Cartel Probe Led To 3,780 Arrests

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.

December 7, 2012

U.S. Gives $12M To Mexico To Combat Meth

U.S. Gives $12M To Mexico To Combat Meth

Mexico's federal police will receive $12 million from the U.S. government to enhance enforcement of methamphetamine production by drug cartels, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced Thursday.

August 23, 2012

Traffic Stop Uncovers Ariz. Border Tunnel

Traffic Stop Uncovers Ariz. Border Tunnel

Federal and local authorities uncovered a sophisticated underground tunnel at the California-Arizona-Mexico border with lighting, ventilation, and reinforced beams possibly linked to the Sinaloa drug cartel.

July 12, 2012

$40M In Cartel Marijuana Seized In Chicago

$40M In Cartel Marijuana Seized In Chicago

A joint narcotics task force on Tuesday seized approximately eight tons (or 16,000 pounds) of marijuana, recording the largest cannabis seizure in at least 20 years in Chicago.

June 28, 2012

Tijuana Cartel Leader Gets 25 Years In Prison

A federal judge sentenced Benjamin Arellano-Felix, who once ran the violent Tijuana drug cartel, to 25 years to life following his guilty plea to racketeering and conspiracy charges.

April 3, 2012

Feds Arrest Army Soldiers In Murder-for-Hire Plot

Federal agents have arrested a current and former U.S. Army soldier who offered to steal weapons from Fort Carson, Colo., and organize a hit squad financed by a Mexican drug cartel.

March 27, 2012

Sophisticated Drug Tunnel Leads To $65M Marijuana Seizure

Sophisticated Drug Tunnel Leads To $65M Marijuana Seizure

The passageway, found Tuesday after a six-month investigation, connects a warehouse in Otay Mesa with one in Tijuana, Mexico. The 612-yard long passageway is equipped with electric rail cars, lighting, reinforced walls and wooden floors.

December 1, 2011

Six Zeta Cartel Members Arrested In ICE Agent's Killing

Six Zeta Cartel Members Arrested In ICE Agent's Killing

Mexican President Felipe Caldéron called President Barack Obama to tell him about the capture of Julian Zapata Espinoza, a reputed Zetas cell leader nicknamed "El Piolín" (Tweety), who is allegedly responsible for the homicide of Special Agent Zapata.

February 24, 2011

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