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$40M in meth seized, 22 arrested in massive Contra Costa County drug bust

State and local law enforcement officials Monday announced the successful takedown of a transnational drug trafficking organization based in Contra Costa County that led to almost two dozen arrests. During "Operation Road Trip," the culmination of several related investigations into Mexico's Sinaloa Federation drug cartel, law enforcement agents over the past year seized more than 500 pounds of ...

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Suspected Leader of Mexican Drug Cartel Arrested in Texas

New York Times: Most leaders of drug cartels have years, if not decades, of experience before claiming the throne. But Michele M. Leonhart, the administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, said in a statement that he had taken control of the operation last ...

U.S. authorities arrest head of Mexican drug gang Gulf Cartel

(Reuters) - The head of the notorious Mexican cocaine-trafficking gang, the Gulf Cartel, was taken into custody in southern Texas, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Mexican national, Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, was arrested on Oct. 9 while shopping in Edinburg, Texas just north of the Mexican-U.S. border, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Texas said in a joint statement ...

U.S. Says Mexico’s Gulf Cartel Drug Kingpin Captured

Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) --The head of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel drug trafficking ring was arrested by federal agents during a shopping trip in south Texas , U.S. drug-enforcement authorities said.

Head of Mexican Drug Cartel faces judge in Beaumont

BEAUMONT, Texas - U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that the current head of the Mexican drug trafficking organization, the Gulf Cartel, or Cartel del Golfo, has made an initial appearance in the Eastern District of Texas on drug trafficking charges. ...

Alleged head of Gulf Cartel appears in Texas court

A man authorities describe as the head of a major Mexican drug cartel, the Gulf Cartel, appeared in court in Beaumont, Texas on Tuesday. The man, Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, of Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, was arrested by federal agents on Oct. 9 while shopping in Edinburg, Texas.

US says head of Gulf Cartel in custody

HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. authorities announced Tuesday they have arrested the head of the Gulf Cartel, one of Mexico's most violent drug trafficking rings.

Leader of Mexican drug cartel arrested in case linked to Mississippi

SunHerald.com: The leader of a Mexican drug cartel has been arrested in a drug-trafficking investigation alleging his involvement in shipping large amounts of cocaine and marijuana into Texas and on to other areas of the nation, including Mississippi and Louisiana.

What happened to Mexico's top 10 drug lords?

Several Mexican cartel bosses have been arrested or killed by Mexican security forces, but some remain at large.

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HEAD OF GULF CARTEL..

Alleged head of Gulf Cartel, 23-year-old Juan Saenz-Tamez, appears in Texas

Fox News Latino: A man authorities describe as the head of a major Mexican drug cartel, the Gulf Cartel, appeared in court in Beaumont, Texas on Tuesday. The man, Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, of Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, was arrested by federal agents on Oct. 9 ...

Head of Gulf Cartel appears in federal court on drug trafficking charges

U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that the current head of the Mexican drug trafficking organization, the Gulf Cartel, or Cartel del Golfo, has made an initial appearance in the Eastern Dist

MEXICAN DRUG CARTEL..

Caledon man one of 13 people allegedly linked to Mexican drug cartel

Caledon Enterprise: A Caledon resident arrested in connection with an international drug trafficking organization will be seen before the courts for a bail hearing Wednesday, Oct. 29. Vito Buffone, 50, of Caledon was one of 13 Southern Ontario residents arrested in an ...

Caledon man one of 13 police alleged linked to Mexican drug cartel

Hamilton Spectator: A Caledon resident arrested in connection with an international drug trafficking organization will be seen before the courts for a bail hearing Wednesday, Oct. 29. Vito Buffone, 50, of Caledon was one of 13 Southern Ontario residents arrested in an ...

Mexican Drug Cartel Blogger Dead, Killers Post Photo On Twitter: María del

The Inquisitr: Police say the account was most likely hacked by the abductors and used to threaten others who speak out about Mexico's dangerous drug cartels. According to Borderland Beat, someone using Dr. Maria's Twitter handle @miut3, posted a gruesome photo of ...

US arrests Mexican drug-cartel leader

Washington (AFP) - US authorities have arrested the most-wanted leader of a notorious Mexican drug-trafficking gang, accusing him of being responsible for much of the violence that has wracked Mexico in recent years.

Trial underway for reputed Mexican cartel member

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Secret video and audio recordings will show a member of a violent Mexican drug cartel conspiring with fellow gang members and undercover FBI agents to expand the gang's cocaine empire into the United States and Europe, prosecutors said Tuesday.

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Drug cartel member found guilty in N.H.

Press Herald: In court, secret video and audio recordings showed Valenzuela conspiring with fellow cartel members and undercover FBI agents, who passed themselves off as members of a European criminal syndicate, to expand the gang's cocaine empire into the United ...

New Hampshire jury convicts reputed member of Sinaloa drug cartel; 2 others

CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire jury has convicted a man of working to expand the cocaine trafficking empire of one of the world's most notorious drug networks. The federal jury on Wednesday convicted Rafael Humberto Celaya Valenzuela, a member ...

New Hampshire jury convicts reputed member of Sinaloa drug cartel; 2 others

Fox News: CONCORD, N.H. – A New Hampshire jury has convicted a man of working to expand the cocaine trafficking empire of one of the world's most notorious drug networks. The federal jury on Wednesday convicted Rafael Humberto Celaya Valenzuela, a member ...

500 POUNDS..

22 Arrested, 500 Pounds of Meth Seized in California-Mexican Cartel Bust: AG

NBC Bay Area: A total of 22 people were arrested and 500 pounds of methamphetamine valued at $18 million was seized in a drug trafficking ring linked to Mexico's Sinaloa Federation drug cartel, law enforcement officials announced on Monday. Jodi Hernandez reports.

Contra Costa County drug bust: $18 million in meth seized, 22 arrested

Drug agents seized nearly 500 pounds of methamphetamine and arrested 22 people in the largest bust of its kind in Contra Costa County history, authorities said.

INTERNATIONAL DRUG CARTEL..

International drug cartel busted by Delhi Police

India Today: With the arrest of three persons in Chennai, including two Sri Lankan nationals, and the seizure of heroin worth Rs 50 crore, the Special Cell of the Delhi Police has claimed to have busted an international drug cartel. "They have been arrested in a ...

Cops bust international drug cartel

The Asian Age: The Delhi police's special cell claimed to have busted an international drug cartel with the arrest of three persons, including one Afghan national. About 900 grams high quality heroin was recovered from their possession. The arrested accused has been ...

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Mexico police arrest high-level Knights Templar cartel member

Fox News Latino: A high-level member of the Knights Templar drug cartel was arrested in Mexico City by Federal Police officers, the National Security Commission said. Mario Alberto Romero Rodriguez, a close associate of top cartel boss Servando Gomez, was detained ...

3 arrested in Mason City accused of cartel drug conspiracy

An Iowa State trooper arrests Francisco Mora-Martinez after a police tactical team entered a residence at 210 Seventh St. N.E. in Mason City on Wednesday. State and local law-enforcement officers assisted the Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement in ...

$40M in meth seized, 22 arrested in massive Contra Costa County drug bust

State and local law enforcement officials Monday announced the successful takedown of a transnational drug trafficking organization based in Contra Costa County that led to almost two dozen arrests. During "Operation Road Trip," the culmination of several related investigations into Mexico's Sinaloa Federation drug cartel, law enforcement agents over the past year seized more than 500 pounds of ...

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