Huge Mexican drug trafficking organizations with extensive distribution networks in the United States create a special need for proper control of US borders.
Based on information received by a Spanish news outlet from Mexican security sources, the types of airplanes used by drug traffickers in Mexico and Venezuela to deliver large quantities of illegal drugs to the United States are reviewed.
A narco zoo has been discovered in the Rio Grande Valley by a joint team of federal and state agencies including the U.S. Border Patrol. The owner has not yet been disclosed. A very brief history of narco zoos in Latin America is given here.
The Drug Enforcement Agency's 2019 National Drug Threat Assessment reviews Mexican drug cartel activity in the U.S., which generates for the cartels billions of dollars in revenues annually. The DEA also describes novel money laundering schemes.
A Breitbart video shows men working for Los Zetas, a large Mexican drug cartel, patrolling the streets of the Texas border town of Rio Bravo. The conclusion that the U.S. Border Patrol stands at the front line of national defense is reasonably drawn from this episode.
A high-THC marijuana extract being smuggled into the U.S could be the cause of injuries and deaths recently connected with vaping. This "crude oil" is produced by Mexican drug cartels to compensate for the relatively low THC levels in natural Mexican marijuana.
The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the sentencing of Carlos Mendoza Serrato for organizing the distribution of methamphetamine in Minnesota. Court documents and the defendant's guilty plea reveal connections with the CJNG cartel in Mexico.
A new report from the San Diego County Methamphetamine Strike Force shows how methamphetamine abuse has been growing in that region. This development is not surprising, in light of the fact that San Diego is a primary methamphetamine distribution hub for Mexican drug cartels.
A sophisticated organization with ties to the Sinaloa Cartel smuggled thousands of pounds of marijuana through the Sonoran Desert into Arizona. 18 defendants have been convicted for activities connected with this smuggling operation; all but one of them are foreign nationals.
A new Intelligence Report from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration explains how and why Chicago has become a key drug trafficking hub for Mexican drug trafficking organizations. The primary factors are Chicago's vast commercial infrastructure and favorable demographics.
A multi-agency investigation lasting more than two years revealed a Mexican cartel distribution hub in rural Virginia. The distribution hub was a component in a larger drug trafficking network operated by the Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación, based in Jalisco, Mexico.