Border / Cartel Chronicles


900 Pounds of Cocaine Seized at Texas Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Laredo, Texas, seized more than 900 pounds of cocaine at a commercial border crossing checkpoint. The two separate seizures are estimated to be worth nearly $7 million, officials stated.

CBP officers in Laredo seize $6.9 million worth of cocaine in two shipments. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Office of Field Operations)

Haitian Migrants Surging Into U.S., Say Feds in Texas

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents report a surge in the number of Haitian migrants illegally crossing the border into Texas. Agents quickly process and expel them back to Mexico under Title 42 Coronavirus protection protocols.

Del Rio Sector agents report a surge in Haitian migrants along the South Texas border with Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

GRÁFICO: Cártel del Golfo Roba Cuerpos de Sicarios Tras Tiroteo en Ciudad Fronteriza Mexicana

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas – La ciudad fronteriza de Reynosa sigue siendo el epicentro de una feroz guerra territorial entre dos facciones rivales del Cártel del Golfo en la que han estado peleando durante meses por el control de lucrativos territorios de narcotráfico y trasiego de personas. En muchos de estos tiroteos, sicarios del cártel han estado robando los cuerpos de pistoleros caídos para deshacerse de ellos en tumbas clandestinas.

Reynosa Murder

WATCH: Antifa Mob Attacks Pro-Trump Free Speech Rally at Twitter HQ

A large Antifa mob attacked a group of pro-Trump attendees of a Free Speech Rally held at Twitter’s headquarters in San Francisco. One video shows one of the men wearing black bloc sucker-punching one of the event organizers, a Black man. At least two people sustained injuries requiring medical attention during the attack.

Black man attacked by San Francisco Antifa Mob

Portland to Mark Police Helmets with Prominent ID Numbers

The Portland Police Bureau will clearly mark police officers’ helmets for identification, the city’s mayor announced. Mayor Ted Wheeler said a number will be “prominently displayed on officers’ helmets during crowd management events.” Mayor Wheeler tweeted on Friday: The Portland

A Portland police officer pushes back protesters, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Portland. The protests, which began over the killing of George Floyd, often result frequent clashes between protesters and law enforcement. (AP Photo/John Locher)

U.S. Identifies Mexico’s Former Defense Secretary as Cartel Godfather

U.S. federal prosecutors accuse Mexico’s former secretary of defense and some of his top aides of working with drug traffickers for years. The allegations followed the highly publicized arrest in California by U.S. federal agents and the subsequent court appearance of the former general. Prosecutors unsealed a five-count indictment against him.

Mexico's Defense Secretary Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda gestures as U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis listens during a reception ceremony in Mexico City, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. Mattis is meeting with senior Mexican government officials in the capital on the eve of Mexico's national Independence Day. At right is Secretary of …