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Video Captures Cartel Hit in Southeastern Mexico

A team of cartel hitmen launched a brazen daytime attack on a motorist earlier this week in southeastern Mexico. The attack left the targeted driver dead from multiple gunshot wounds. 

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$3.2 Million in Meth Seized at Texas-Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized approximately 161 pounds of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $3,238,000 Sunday at the Texas-Mexico border.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Laredo seized $2.7 million worth of methamphetamine during a border inspection. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Laredo Port of Entry)

Alleged Smugglers Use Children to Distract from Meth Smuggling

United States Border Patrol agents carried out two separate arrests this week involving drug smugglers transporting large quantities of methamphetamine while utilizing children as a diversionary tactic. The two busts resulted in a total seizure of 225 pounds of methamphetamine valued at approximately $541,694.

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents and K-9 security dogs keep watch at a checkpoint station, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, in Falfurrias, Texas. Government agencies vary widely in how they are dealing with $85 billion in across-the-board budget cuts that went into effect last week. Federal workers could face seven …

Gulf Cartel Cell Leader Captured in Cancún

The leader of a Gulf Cartel cell operating in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, was captured Wednesday. The cell known as “Los Pelones” is believed responsible for much of the violence in the tourist region.

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Beheaded Mexican Police Commander Tied to Properties of Jailed Ex-Governor

A murdered police commander videotaped in a forced narco-confession and later found beheaded in Cancún has been connected to the jailed ex-governor of Quintana Roo. The murder of the police commander occurred last Sunday following his kidnapping by a team of cartel gunmen earlier that week.

The former governor of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, Roberto Borge (C) is escorted by the police during his extradition to Mexico, at Panama City's Tocumen international airport on January 4, 2018. Panama extradited former Mexican state governor Roberto Borge to Mexico to face charges of alleged graft, the …

Central Mexican Policeman Kidnapped During University Lecture

A deputy police director from Central Mexico was murdered after being kidnapped by cartel gunmen from a university classroom. The incident occurred in front of other students. His body was later recovered in a rural area on Saturday.


Victim Murdered in Mexican Hospital Identified as Drug Cartel Leader

Officials positively identified the victim of a shocking execution-style murder of a patient inside a central Mexico hospital as a high-ranking member of a Mexican drug cartel. The killing is believed to be part of an ongoing turf war between rival criminal gangs.

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Cops Accused of Joining Extortion Gang in Central Mexico

An extortion gang, which included two municipal police officers, was busted in central Mexico after authorities received anonymous complaints from businesses. Merchants were threatened with violence and property damage if they did not make cash payments to the group.

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Mexican Army Seizes 223 Pounds of Meth near Arizona Border

Mexican Army elements (SEDENA) in San Luis Río Colorado, Sonora, seized 223 pounds of methamphetamine at a checkpoint near Arizona. The incident follows two other busts totaling 1,370 pounds earlier this month in the city.


8-Year-Old Dies After Mexican Cartel Torches His Home

An 8-year-old child died and a 2-year-old suffered severe burns after cartel operatives stormed a house in northern Mexico and kidnapped their father. They torched the residence before escaping. Fire personnel initially rescued the children and mother from the burning structure.


Nearly Four Tons of Meth Seized in Northern Mexico

Security forces seized 7,848 pounds of methamphetamine in three separate actions in northern Mexico within the last week. The busts occurred in the states of Sinaloa and Sonora.

CBP Officers seize $14 million in methamphetamine at the Pharr International Bridge in South Texas. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

280 Pounds of Meth Seized at Texas-Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized approximately 280 pounds of methamphetamine with an estimated value of $7 million late last week at the Texas-Mexico border. The cumulative amount was the result of three separate inspections.

More than $1.4 million worth of methamphetamine seized by Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Four Suspected Sinaloa Cartel Meth Labs Seized in Northern Mexico

Mexican security personnel in the northern state of Sinaloa seized four clandestine methamphetamine labs which are believed connected to the Sinaloa Cartel in the past week. Since 2018, officials busted more than 25 similar labs in the state.


Sinaloa Cartel Operative Arrested in Mexico after Flight from U.S.

A cartel operative wanted for kidnapping and organized crime-related activities was arrested at the Guadalajara International Airport after he arrived on an inbound flight from the United States this past weekend. The suspect was the subject of numerous threatening narco-banners in Tijuana, accusing him of collaborating with police.

A police officer restrains a man (C) arrested during an anti-parallel trading protest in the Yuen Long district of Hong Kong on March 1, 2015. Scuffles broke out on March 1 between protesters demonstrating against so-called parallel traders, who buy products in Hong Kong and sell them back on the …