Two Arrested in Spain for Allegedly Buying Military-Grade Weapons for Mexican Cartels

Two alleged gun-runners were arrested in Spain on charges of buying military-grade weapons for drug cartels in Mexico. The controversy over how high-powered weapons get into the hands of Mexican drug cartels has been raging for years. US suppliers are often in the cross-hairs, so the recent arrest of individuals buying military-grade weapons for the cartels in Spain put a twist on perceptions of weapons trafficking to Mexico.

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Feds Uncover Black Market for Grenades in Texas near Border

MCALLEN, Texas — An undercover sting by federal agents and an informant revealed a bustling market for grenades and explosive devices in this Texas border city. Agents with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives arrested Albert Joseph Ortiz and Cesar Geovanni Flores earlier this week on the charge of possession of a destructive device. They allegedly tried to sell 10 grenades to a government informant, court records obtained by Breitbart Texas revealed.

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