Colorado Cops Bust Alleged Fentanyl Ring with Ties to Mexican Cartel

The Jefferson County, Colorado, Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) West Metro Drug Task Force arrested ten alleged drug ring members suspected of distributing fentanyl-laced counterfeit oxycodone pills, methamphetamine, heroin, and other drugs in and around the Denver metro area. Investigators say the group purchased the narcotics directly from a Mexican drug cartel. As of Thursday, the street value of the narcotics seized by investigators totaled more than $5 million.

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Traficantes de Sinaloa Esconden Cristal en Bolsas de Café

Traficantes del Cartel de Sinaloa trataron de ocultar un cargamento de metanfetamina disfrazándolo como paquetes de granos de café y trataron de usar una compañía de paquetería para enviarlo por correo. El método es similar a las incautaciones anteriores que se han reportado en el estado de Tamaulipas y Nuevo León, donde los contrabandistas han enviado cajas y paquetes con drogas sintéticas hacia los estados fronterizos.

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Sinaloa Cartel Smugglers Hide Crystal Meth in Coffee Bean Bags

Sinaloa Cartel smugglers hid a shipment of crystal meth by disguising it as packages of coffee beans and used a commercial shipping company to transport it. The method is similar to prior seizures that have been reported in the Mexican states of Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon, where smugglers shipped boxes and packages with synthetic drugs to these border states.

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900 Pounds of Meth Seized at Texas Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to a border crossing in Laredo, Texas, seized more than 900 pounds of methamphetamine. The officers found the $18 million worth of drugs in a tractor-trailer attempting to enter the U.S. from Mexico.

CBP officers seized more than 913 pounds of methamphetamine at the World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Laredo OFO)

Texas Police Seize $5M in Meth on Border Highway

A Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol trooper thwarted an attempt by cartel smugglers to move 54 pounds of methamphetamine away from the border Tuesday. The trooper located the contraband concealed in water well pumps.


EXCLUSIVE: Feds Seize Record Amount of Meth at Southwest Border in November

Breitbart Texas reviewed a forthcoming report showing more than 42,000 pounds of methamphetamine were seized by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agencies in November. The amount eclipses any previous monthly total. As CBP is coping with record numbers of migrants illegally crossing the border, Mexican cartels are pushing meth primarily straight through southwest border ports of entry.

CBP officers seize more than 160 pounds of methamphetamine at the Anzalduas International Bridge. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Half-Ton of Meth Seized at Texas Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers interdicted a shipment of more than 1,100 pounds of methamphetamine at an international border crossing in South Texas. The attempted smuggling incident took place at the Pharr International Bridge Cargo Facility.

CBP officers seize nearly a half-ton of methamphetamine at the Pharr International Bridge in South Texas. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

40 Charged in West Texas Meth Trafficking Ring

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas announced a series of charges filed against 40 people in connection to methamphetamine trafficking. The charges include distribution of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of firearms, and conspiracy.

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