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Blog del Narco: Navy Arrests 35 Cops in Veracruz for Working with Los Zetas Cartel

Mexico's navy announced Monday the arrest of 35 police officers in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz on allegations they were working for the Los Zetas drug cartel. Marines detained 16 of the suspects at the airport in San Luis Potosi, capital of the likenamed neighboring state, while the rest were picked up in Xalapa, Veracruz's capital. continue reading »

Colombian Navy Finds Over 1 Ton of Cocaine on Boats in Caribbean Sea

Navy ships found one ton of cocaine aboard an abandoned vessel anchored in the Caribbean and another 160 kilos aboard a boat in northwestern Colombia, navy spokesmen said Sunday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Three Found Tortured, Executed and Beheaded in Car in Mazatlan

Three young men who have been kidnapped last weekend by a group of armed men were found tortured and decapitated in a car that criminals left abandoned by Santa Rosa Avenue in pueto Valle Dorado. continue reading »

Mexican Police Hunting for Prison Inmates Kill 3 Gunmen Driving Stolen U.S. Vehicle, Maybe Escapees

The AP is reporting that Mexican police have shot and killed three gunmen that fired on them as they were searching for the 131 missing prisoners in Piedras Negras. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Abandoned Head Found in Guerrero

A severed head was found on the corner of Mortars and March of the colony Rodriguez Alcaine. At about seven o'clock in the evening, residents of that area found the human remains and notified authorities. The unidentified man was wearing black Bermuda shorts, boxers of the same color and a green shirt and was barefoot. continue reading »

Will Chicago Mexican Crime Organization Trials Bring to Light U.S. Gov’t Ethical Lapses?

The upcoming trial of Mexican drug lord Vicente Zambada-Niebla in Chicago will not only be about drug trafficking but also how the U.S. government allegedly turned a blind eye on other crimes in order to obtain intelligence information on Mexican cartels. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Zeta Cartel Organizes Jail Break, Inmates Escape Through Front Gate

The more than 100 inmates who escaped this week from a prison in the Mexican border city of Piedras Negras walked out through the main gate, a senior official said Wednesday. The escapees "did not leave through the tunnel," Coahuila state Public Safety Secretary Jorge Luis Moran said, contradicting his own earlier statements. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Daniel “El Loco” Barrera, Notorious Colombian Drug Lord Captured in Venezuela

Daniel "El Loco" Barrera, described by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos as the last of his country's major drug traffickers, has been captured in Venezuela. In a radio and television address Tuesday night, Santos said the arrest was made in the western Venezuelan city of San Cristobal in a multinational operation in which the United States and Britain also provided support. continue reading »

Border Patrol Seizes 2,000 Pounds of Coke Worth $22 Million on Tuna Beach in Puerto Rico

Four individuals landing a boat in the southern coast of Puerto Rico were caught and arrested by Customs and Border Protection's U.S. Border Patrol agents and the Puerto Rico Police Department continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Soldiers Among 17 Found Executed and Dumped on Highway

Two army soldiers were among the 17 men found fatally shot last weekend in the western state of Jalisco, the state Attorney General's Office said. The remaining four victims who have been identified had criminal records, the AG's office said in a statement. continue reading »

Blog del Narco :132 inmates Escape Prison in Piedras Negras, Coahulia

At least 132 inmates escaped from the prison in Piedras Negras, a border city in northern Mexico, using a tunnel, Coahuila state Public Safety Secretary Jorge Luis Moran said. Coahuila officials have asked the United States for assistance in finding and capturing the inmates, who broke out of the prison on Monday, Moran said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Queen of the Pacific Pleads Not Guilty in US Court

"The Queen of the Pacific", pleaded not guilty to two drug charges in federal court in Miami. In a brief court hearing in front of Judge Otazo Alicia Reyes, attorney Stephen Ralls said Avila Beltran was innocent of the charges of conspiracy to import cocaine and conspiracy to distribute at least 100 kilograms continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 17 People Executed, Dumped on Highway in Tizapán el Alto, Jalisco

At least 17 bodies were found Sunday on the Guadalajara-Morelia highway in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, state prosecutors said. Police in Tizapan el Alto, a city near the border with Michoacan state, found the bodies of the men, who had been bound with ropes and chains, and shot, near the highway, the Jalisco Attorney General's Office said. The men may have been murdered in Michoacan and dumped in Jalisco by members of an unidentifed criminal organization, the AG's office said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Women Caught in Murder of Two Policeman Captured While in Bathroom

Edith Norma Rodriguez Espinoza, 34, who is thought to be involved in the execution of two municipal police, was arrested last night on drug and weapons possession after a confrontation in which four criminals fled. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Two Heads Left in Cooler in Villlanueva Zacatecas for Second Time

For the second time, criminal groups abandoned two human heads in a cooler in the county seat of Villanueva, a few meters from the City Hall building and opposite the church of The Shrine. The Attorney General of the State, Arturo Garcia Nahle confirmed this and said that later they discovered in the area of Zacatecas two bodies inside sacks, the same modus operandi of the previous occasion. continue reading »

Marijuana Minivan Mom and Her 4 Children Nabbed at Border with 75-lbs of Pot

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Paso Del Norte international crossing at the El Paso port of entry seized 74 pounds of marijuana over the weekend. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 8 Bodies of 16 Identified in Guerrero Massacre( Warning: Gruesome Photos)

Eight of the 16 bodies found Monday at the head of Coyuca de Catalán were identified Tuesday afternoon, according to the state Attorney General's Office (PGJE). The victims originated from the municipality of Copalillo Arcelia, in Tierra Caliente regions, in contradiction to the statements of the state governor who stated that the victims were from Michoacán. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Ramiro Gonzalez, Founder of The Resistance Cartel Captured

The suspected "leader and founder of the La Resistencia criminal organization," which operates in the western state of Jalisco, has been captured, the Mexican Federal Police said Wednesday. Ramiro Pozos Gonzalez was arrested on Tuesday in Metepec, a city in the central state of Mexico, Federal Police drug enforcement unit chief Ramon Eduardo Pequeño said in a press conference. continue reading »

43 Latin King Members and Associates Charged with Selling Heroin, Coke and Pot Throughout Chicago

Twenty-six alleged members and associates of the Latin Kings street gang are facing federal narcotics charges, most of them for their alleged roles in one of two drug trafficking organizations that supplied and distributed continue reading »

Latino Blotter:  El Paso Man Sentenced 20-Yrs for Using Unsuspecting Drivers to Smuggle Pot into MX

In El Paso, 38-year-old Jesus Chavez of El Paso was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for his role in a scheme to take advantage of unsuspecting drivers to smuggle an estimated 3,000 kilograms of marijuana from Juarez, Mexico into El Paso. continue reading »