Anne Milgram

Sen. Grassley: Sinaloa Cartel Killed DEA Cooperators While Agency Played Politics with Indictments

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration slow-walked an investigation into the Sinaloa Cartel faction of Los Chapitos and played politics with other federal agencies, according to U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) in a letter sent to the U.S. Department of Justice. The senator claimed that the DEA and the U.S. Attorney’s office delayed investigations and cooperation with other agencies while the drug lords killed two cooperators in Mexico and continued spreading their drug empire and fentanyl distribution.

Sinaloa's state police officers work during the dismantle of one of the three clandestine