Drug Trafficking

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Report: Jared Kushner Cautions Trump Against Declaring National Emergency

White House adviser Jared Kushner is urging President Trump not to declare a national emergency at the United States-Mexico border that would allow the administration to take steps to build a wall to stop soaring illegal immigration and a deadly inflow of drug trafficking. 

Fayette County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Randy Thumann and Kolt seize $5 million in cocaine during a traffic stop in Texas. (Photo: Fayette County Sheriff's Office/Lt. David Beyer)

$5M in Cocaine Seized in Texas Traffic Stop near San Antonio

A Texas sheriff’s deputy and his K-9 partner discovered 50 kilos of cocaine during a routine traffic stop on Interstate 10 between San Antonio and Houston. This is at least the third major drug shipment interdicted by this deputy this month.

US drug overdose deaths surge amid fentanyl scourge

Hayward: Fentanyl Is the Real Chemical Weapon Attack at the U.S. Border

The left is shrieking about President Donald Trump committing “war crimes” at the border by using tear gas to disperse a mob of violent migrants, while the media try very hard to keep anyone from remembering the sainted Barack Obama repeatedly did the same thing. All of these hysterics are curiously silent about the real chemical weapons attack perpetrated at the U.S. border: the fentanyl epidemic.

Drugs found in Houston Townhouse Fire -- Photo: Harris County Sheriff's Office

Texas Firefighters Find $3M in Heroin, Possible Fentanyl in Blaze

HOUSTON, Texas — Firefighters on the northeast side of Harris County discovered what appears to be a drug lab and distribution warehouse while responding to a townhouse “blaze.” Investigators from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office report they seized nearly $3 million in heroin, methamphetamine, and what they believe to be fentanyl.

Mexican military takes over Acapulco police force

Mexico Detiene a Capo Entre los Mas Buscados por la DEA

Las autoridades mexicanas han arrestado a un operador de alto rango del Cartel de Sinaloa, responsable de coordinar el flujo de cocaína y efectivo a los Estados Unidos desde Colombia y México. En el momento de su arresto, el narcotraficante tenía guardaespaldas con identificaciones de autoridades Mexicanas.

Screen capture of a paramilitary group which vowed to "eliminate" the Zetas, reputedly Mexico's most violent drug gang, in a video posted on the Internet on July 27, 2011 several days after 49 bodies were found on the streets of Veracruz. The video, according to its creators, shows a group …

DEA: Mexican Cartels Remain Greatest Criminal Drug Threat to U.S.

Mexican drug cartels continue to be the greatest criminal drug threat to the U.S., federal authorities stated in one of their latest reports. Federal agencies reported that drug cartels in Mexico continue to be the wholesale sources of drugs for street gangs that in turn push narcotics at the local level.

Armando Sarmiento-Sarmiento mugshot

Idaho Drug Trafficking Suspect Identified as Previous Deportee, Say Feds

Idaho State Police say a man they arrested for allegedly trafficking a large quantity of marijuana is a previously deported illegal alien. Police report they found the man, and a non-citizen female companion, in possession of more than 100 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop in October.

Ivan Duque, presidential candidate for the Democratic Center, left, and his vice presidential formula Marta Lucia Ramirez raise arms after winning the first round presidential election in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, May 27, 2018. With almost all polling stations reporting, Duque won 39 percent trailed by leftist former leftist rebel and …

Trump at U.N.: Colombia Responded to Record Cocaine Crops by Electing Conservative

U.S. President Donald Trump, while speaking at the United Nations Monday, attributed hardline conservative Iván Duque’s recent presidential election victory over his leftist opponent in Colombia to his aggressive anti-drugs policy at a time when the country is reportedly producing more cocaine than ever.

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Mexican Navy Seizes 10 Tons of Meth in Northern Mexico

The Mexican military made its third major methamphetamine seizure in northern Mexico in the past week when the Mexican Navy announced the seizure of 10 tons of methamphetamine in the state of Sinaloa which occurred. The drug seizure occurred on August 22 as reported according to local media outlets. in local media

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Border Patrol Agents Seize $1 Million in Heroin at NM Checkpoint

Border Patrol agents in New Mexico seized more than $1 million worth of heroin at an immigration checkpoint located in southern New Mexico. Agents discovered the drugs after a K-9 agent alerted to the possible presence of an illegal substance.