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Tag Results for "Drug News"

Tijuana Police Find Drug Tunnel at US-Mexico Border, $12M in Pot Recovered

Police from the northwestern Mexican border city of Tijuana and army troops found a tunnel running under the U.S.-Mexican border that apparently held several tons of drugs, officials said. continue reading »

SPAIN: Nearly 4 Tons of Cocaine Seized at Sea

Spanish police seized 3,400 kilos (7,488 pounds) of cocaine from a fishing boat on the high seas and arrested a total of 21 people, authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Accidental Drug Trafficker: Woman Unaware She Brought Drugs into US

A woman traveling into the U.S. from Mexico for work was shocked to learn she had transported around 30 pounds of marijuana into the country. According to police, the 33-year-old woman, who lives in Mexico, continue reading »

CBP Seizes $120,000 Worth of Meth in California

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico downtown port of entry arrested a U.S. citizen after discovering $120,000 worth of methamphetamine hidden in his vehicle. continue reading »

Dominican Authorities Seize More than 2 Tons of Cocaine

Dominican authorities said 1,909 kilos (roughly 2.1 tons) of cocaine were seized early Wednesday off the country's eastern coast and that a pair of Colombian suspects were arrested. continue reading »

Australian Police Dismantle Drug Ring with Spanish Ties

Australian police dismantled a drug trafficking ring with ties to Spain and other European countries, while seizing 117 kilos (258 pounds) of MDMA, which is used to make ecstasy, authorities said Friday. continue reading »

CBP Disrupts 2 Attempts to Move Cocaine

Trackers spot boats in Pacific, Caribbean waters - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and its interagency partners disrupted two separate maritime smuggling attempts, continue reading »

Costa Rican Authorities Seize More a Kilo of Cocaine

Costa Rican authorities announced Thursday the seizure of 1,068 kilos (2,352 pounds) of cocaine aboard a fishing boat off the country's Pacific coast. The Costa Rican-flagged vessel was intercepted Wednesday b continue reading »

Drug Fugitive Captured, Hash Ring Busted in Spain

Spanish police arrested a drug suspect who was on the lam after escaping from a prison in Sweden in 2003 and dismantled a hashish-trafficking organization he allegedly headed. continue reading »

17 Charged With Practicing Paranormal Medicine in Argentina Without a License & a Kilo of Coke

Seventeen Colombians were arrested on charges of practicing medicine without a license in Argentina, the official Telam news agency reported, citing police. The arrests were made during searches of four buildings in Buenos Aires. The suspects allegedly belonged to a center that provided people with treatments and medicines, the Metropolitan Police said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Cartels Resort to Kidnappings to Enhance Revenue

The Zetas are the organized crime group that performs the majority of kidnappings against businessmen and merchants nationwide. This is the cartels way to get back some resources that have been struck a blow by the work of the Federal Police (PF). continue reading »

Blog del Narco:Armed Robbers Terrorize Shoppers in Cancuns Cartier Shop

Authorities sealed off this Caribbean resort in southeastern Mexico to apprehend members of an armed gang who robbed jewelry stores and other high-end shops at a mall in the hotel district. "It's not people from here," Mayor Julian Ricalde Magaña told Efe. "It's apparently a large group of some 25 people who came from (the Gulf coast state) of Veracruz to commit the robbery." continue reading »

Blog Del Narco - Burned Out Car and Murdered Young Man Found in Navolato, Sinaloa

A young resident of Contrado ciiudad was killed Thursday at the Cañedo canal in the town of Navolato. The victim was identified by the name of Gilberto Vargas Felix, age 23, residing in the state capital. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Passenger Shot on Bus (Photo Warning)

Yesterday, at approximately 7:45 pm the bus line Urban and Sub Urban Bus GAMJU Inc. made its tour of the Pantheon called "New Dawn" at the Colonia La Moderna, of this city of Tuxtepec , Oaxaca Pinacho municipal agency. A male passenger shot a second male passenger who was sitting in seat number 30, with a firearm. continue reading »

Discovered Narco Tunnel has Shrine “Patron Saint” of Drug Cartel

The small, makeshift altar honoring Jesus Malverde and also containing images of the Virgin of Guadalupe (Mexico's patron saint) and Jesus Christ, as well as some Mexican coins, was located inside a "narcotunnel" discovered Thursday night on the northeast side of Tijuana, just across the border from San Diego. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Seven Decapitated Bodies Left in Morelos

Seven decapitated bodies were found Thursday in the central Mexican town of Jojutla, the Morelos state Attorney General's Office said. The bodies were inside a pick-up truck abandoned next to a gas station, while the severed heads were left nearby. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: 4 Bus Drivers Killed in Acapulco

Four bus drivers were killed by gun shots to the head, beside the bodies were found narco- messages. The incident occurred at four points in the port of Acapulco. The first incident took place about noon on Ruiz Avenue and Sixth Street Cortínez January, in Colonia La Laja, where a compact car pursued the pairing of Pedro Alvarez Loaeza 38-year-old Victoria Reyes Solis 44 years old, both received at least two shots to the head. continue reading »

Blog del Narco- Drug Cartel Murder Posted on Facebook ( WARNING: VERY EXPLICIT PHOTOS)

The terror of the drug trade in Mexico has come to Facebook. A woman was brutally attacked by unknown assailants, but then the murderers went into the woman's Facebook account and posted about the killing. In a Facebook profile under the name of Lucy Herrera Aleman Valdes (The Silky) from Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Blog del Narco saw the tragic story, as the killing of the owner was shown on her own account. continue reading »

Colombian Navy, Air Force, Police Work Together in One Ton Drug Bust

Colombia's navy, air force and police collaborated Tuesday in the confiscation of 1,000 kilos (2,202 pounds) of cocaine, authorities said. continue reading »

One Ton of Cocaine Seized in Costa Rica

Costa Rican authorities seized a ton of of cocaine and arrested five people in connection with the consignment, Security Minister Mario Zamora told a press conference. continue reading »