July 2012 Archive

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2,600 pounds of marijuana seized in Miguel Aleman
More than 2,600 pounds of marijuana are off the streets following two seizures south of the border in Miguel Aleman. Mexico’s Ministry of National Defense (SEDENA) reports that the seizures took ...
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Is the CIA working with the drug cartels?
Last month, Chihuahua state spokesman Guillermo Terrazas Villanueva told Al Jazeera that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) does not "fight drug traffickers," but simply tries to “manage the drug trade" ...
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Republican staff report singles out 5 ATF officials for special criticism in Fast and Furious
WASHINGTON –  After an 18-month investigation into Operation Fast and Furious, a Republican congressional draft report concludes that five officials at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives share ...
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Janet Napolitano Says Members of Terrorist Groups Enter U.S. From Mexico ‘From Time to Time’
Speaking before the House Homeland Security Committee last week, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told Congress that members of terrorist groups that intend to harm the country enter ...
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Tool boxes prove inadequate to hide cocaine
It was all in the tool boxes. This is where federal officers say they discovered more than 19 pounds of cocaine hidden in three separate drug busts. In one afternoon officers with ...
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Texas Rangers Try to Identify Murder Victims
EAGLE PASS - Texas Department of Public Safety officials are trying to identify the bodies of two men found shot to death just north of Eagle Pass. Texas Rangers released artist ...
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CBP Seizes 1,166 lbs. of Marijuana in 5 Hours
Santa Teresa, NM — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Santa Teresa Port of Entry made three large drug seizures in a five-hour span Friday totaling 1,166 ...
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EXTREME TRAFFICKING: 2 Tons of Pot Found Inside Mexican Cemetery
Army troops found 2.2 tons of marijuana in a cemetery in Los Villa Nueva, a community in northeastern Mexico, the Defense Secretariat said. Soldiers found the drugs Thursday in the community ...
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Mexico Report Tackles Kidnapping-Drug Trafficking Nexus
Mexican authorities have released a new report on kidnapping, detailing the growing dependence by drug trafficking gangs on the activity. As reported by Proceso and other media outlets, the Federal Police ...
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Cartels suspected of Stealing Oil Field Equipment in Texas
WESLACO - Investigators say Mexican cartels are stealing millions of dollars in equipment from oil companies along the U.S.-Mexico border. Officials said the equipment is behind used to steal fuel from ...

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