Category Archives: Drugs and Cartels

May 18, 2022

Feds bust major cross-border drug tunnel

All told, they recovered nearly 800 kilograms of cocaine from the vehicles and the residence. That works out to a street value in the tens of millions of dollars.

Federal authorities discovered a sophisticated cross-border tunnel used to smuggle millions of dollars of drugs from Mexico, and nabbed six people accused of running the operation on the U.S. side, the government revealed Monday.

Homeland Security Investigations tipped to the operation after making a drug-smuggling arrest in March, then tracking the comings and goings from an address tied to that probe.

They saw people making multiple runs between the residence and a warehouse near the border in Otay Mesa, just south of San Diego, and began rounding up the drivers.

All told, they recovered nearly 800 kilograms of cocaine from the vehicles and the residence. That works out to a street value in the tens of millions of dollars.

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May 14, 2022

El Salvador drug gangs face ‘world’s coolest dictator’ as innocent suffer in crackdown (Video)

On a single Saturday in March, 62 people were killed – it was El Salvador’s deadliest day since the civil war ended three decades years ago.

May 11, 2022

Dismantling The Vicious Island Boys Drug Gang | The FBI Files | Real Crime (Video)

After a year on the run, notorious gang leader James Springette is tracked down by the FBI to the town of Medellin. Can they bring him to justice?

April 30, 2022

Premier of the British Virgin Islands Arrested For Drug Smuggling in US

Premier Andrew Fahie agreed to help DEA agents posing as members of the Sinaloa cartel smuggle cocaine through his country’s port

Premier Andrew Fahie agreed to help federal informants transport thousands of kilograms of cocaine through his island nation’s port in Tortola. The informants were posing as a member of the Sinaloa cartel.

He was intercepted by authorities on April 28 while boarding a private plane at the Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport. In his possession were shopping bags filled with a total of $700,000 in cash, according to federal documents.

“Why am I getting arrested?” Fahie reportedly asked the arresting officers. “I don’t have any money or drugs.”

The managing director of the British Virgin Islands’ port authority, Oleanvine Maynard, was arrested later the same day. Authorities alleged she took a $200,000 payment in connection to the drug smuggling scheme. 

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Sebastian Gorka: Members of Biden Administration Should Be Prosecuted for Aiding Cartels, Human Traffickers

Dr. Sebastian Gorka told Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow in a Thursday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily that people like U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas should be prosecuted for assisting cartels and human traffickers through their failed border policies.

“Two million illegal aliens are being released into the nation,” Gorka told Marlow on Thursday.

“What is occurring on the southern border with women, with children — it’s slavery,” he continued. “It is the abuse of human beings by other human beings, they’re being sold, they’re being trafficked, and it is being perpetrated; assisted by this administration.”

Gorka added that he would like to see people like Mayorkas be prosecuted.

“I’m not interested in subpoenas, I’m not interested in the House investigating these guys after we win in the midterms,” Gorka said. “I want these people to be prosecuted, I want them to be charged. They are aiding and abetting criminal cartels.”

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April 25, 2022

$35.2 million in meth was seized from a big rig hauling strawberry puree, customs and border officials say

“This mammoth seizure of methamphetamine underscores the reality of the drug threat we face at the port of entry and the determination of our frontline officers to apply the latest inspections technology coupled with officer experience to keep our border secure,” said Albert Flores, port director for the Laredo Port of Entry.

A plot to move almost a ton of methamphetamine in a shipment of strawberry puree got crushed when US Customs and Border Protection officers discovered the concealed drugs.

On April 12, a CBP officer assigned to the World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas, saw a tractor trailer arriving from Mexico hauling a shipment of strawberry puree and referred it for another examination, the agency said.

“After conducting a thorough secondary examination, which included utilization of non-intrusive inspection (NII) equipment, CBP officers discovered 158 packages containing a total of nearly 1,761 pounds (798.88 kg) of alleged methamphetamine concealed within the shipment. The methamphetamine had an estimated street value of more than $35.2 million,” CBP said.

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April 16, 2022

Omar from the Wire arrest, More Fent deaths this year than in entire VIETNAM WAR (Video)

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April 8, 2022

Chicago’s Big Drug Bust: Bringing Down The El Rukn Gang | The FBI Files | Real Crime (Video)

Chicago’s Organised Drug Enforcement Task Force investigates the El Rukn gang, hoping to end one of the largest heroin and cocaine operations.

April 3, 2022

Marxists Are Killing Each Other to Control America’s Cocaine Market

The deadliest Marxist guerrilla force is fighting the biggest socialist regime.

“Socialism, this is the path to save the planet, I don’t have the least doubt. Capitalism is the road to hell,” Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez told the 2009 Copenhagen climate conference.

Rhetoric like that won the socialist dictator the admiration of socialists from Barack Obama to Noam Chomsky. But the dirty little secret of the socialist revolution in Venezuela was that it was a front for a massive drug smuggling operation. Chavez and his successor, Nicolas Maduro, gutted Venezuela’s rich oil resources and turned the country into a socialist drug cartel.

“Venezuela and its revolution will endure under the proven leadership of vice president Maduro,” Sean Penn promised. The population has fled or is starving, but the revolution endures.

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March 29, 2022

Living in Mexico’s kill zone | The Full Report (Video)

Michoacan state is an epicenter of Mexico’s violence. While cartels, vigilantes & authorities fight, the population’s trapped in the middle. Al Jazeera spent a month on the ground in the state to investigate.