August 2012 Archive

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Blog del Narco: Los Zetas Commander Beheaded in Zacatecas (PHOTO WARNING)
The head of Commander Charro , a close confident to Zeta Number one –“ The Lazca” was found after an intense shootout in Ojo Caliente, Zacatecas. The confrontation was between ...
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Mexican national arrested for pot smuggling
A male resident of Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico was arrested Aug. 23 for allegedly attempting to smuggle nearly $54,000 worth of marijuana through the Douglas Port of Entry. Customs and Border ...
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CBP officers seize $759K in illegal drugs at Andrade port
CBP officers at Andrade port seize cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine U.S. Customs officers working at the Andrade Port of Entry arrested a male Mexican citizen over the weekend after discovering over ...
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Arrest Warrant Issued for Former Mexican Governor Charged with Drug Trafficking
Mexican authorities are looking for the former governor of the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, Tomas Yarrington, with the help of Interpol, Attorney General Marisela Morales said Wednesday. So far “we have ...
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Border Patrol Agents Find $500,000 Worth of Pot and Arrest 2 Sex Convicted Offenders
U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Del Rio Sector seized more than 600 pounds of marijuana and arrested two convicted sex offenders Monday, in two separate incidents. Monday, Eagle Pass ...
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CBP officers officers seize $1.1 million in cocaine at Pharr, Brownsville ports
PHARR AND BROWNSVILLE, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas and Brownsville Ports of Entry seized $1.1 million worth of cocaine in two separate, unrelated enforcement ...
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Mexico is burning, but who is watching…
Felipe Calderón's drug war is looking more and more like a whack-a-mole children's and carnival game of chance. This is an appropriate analogy — given that it's a time for ...
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Guadalajara Road Blockades Not Prompted by Cartel Leader Arrest: Police
Criminal group the Jalisco Cartel - New Generation (CJNG) is believed to have carried out over two dozen road blockades across Jalisco state over the weekend, a tactic previously deployed ...
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Families Still Waiting for Justice a Year After Deadly Attack on Casino Royale
Grieving family members continue to await justice a year after their loved ones were killed in a shocking daytime attack on a casino in the northern Mexican industrial city of ...
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Gangland Violence Claims Another 10 Lives in Mexico
Drug-related violence has left 10 people dead over the past 24 hours in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz, local authorities said. Army soldiers found four people bearing gunshot wounds ...

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