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Narco Blog: Lawyer Executed After Demanding 5 Million Pesos Ransom (Warning Gruesome Photos)

Daniel Jaime Nunez, 48-year-old lawyer was located in the entrance of the community of El Plum with a bullet in the forehead with his hands tied back, and with a banner that said " this is going to happen to all the kidnappers and extortionists. " continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Over 200 Pounds of Pot Hidden in Religious Statues Seized

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Hidalgo port of entry on Saturday seized marijuana valued at more than $233,000 during a routine vehicle inspection. continue reading »

Narco Blog: 5 Police left Dead as Cartel Attempts Rescue Mission

Six killed, including five policemen was the outcome of a shooting that occurred in the municipality of Ixtapaluca in the State of Mexico. There were two injured victims taken to a hospital in Chalco. According to official reports, the police had arrested a subject in possession of an assault rifle that was intended for the exclusive use of the Army. As they prepared to move to the Police municipal headquarters continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  756 Pounds of Pot Found Stashed in Frame of Flatbed Trailer

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa cargo port of entry Thursday stopped a tractor-trailer with 756 pounds of marijuana hidden in the frame. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Mexican Police Arrest a Sinaloa Cartel Boss

A Sinaloa cartel boss wanted in the United States in connection with the deaths of 11 migrants in 2009 was arrested by the Federal Police, the Mexican Public Safety Secretariat said. Fidel Mancinas Franco, who ran the cartel's operations in the northern border state of Sonora, was detained on Saturday, the secretariat said. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Young Man left Brutalized and Murdered in Tamaulipas ( Warning Graphic Photos)

Strangers left the body of a young man at the base of the monument to Benito Juarez, the city of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. The young victim showed brutal signs of torture, his hand was cut and skull crushed. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Gunmen Kill 8, Wound at least 20 at Guatemala Disco

At least eight people were killed and more than 20 others wounded when gunmen armed with assault rifles opened fire at a disco in Villa Nueva, a city in the southern part of the Guatemala City metropolitan area, a National Civilian Police, or PNC, spokesman said Sunday. Three unidentified men were pronounced dead at the scene and two others died after arrival at a hospital emergency room. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Man Executed in Sinaloa

During Thursday night, a man was gunned down on a dirt road, located in the area known as La Guamuchilera, in Sinaloa. The subject was in a truck, nearing his home in the village of El Zapote, when an armed group attacked him. continue reading »

Narco Blog: 5 Killed in Gangland Violence in Northern Mexico

A police officer and four civilians were killed by gunmen in two separate incidents in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua, authorities said Thursday. Here in Ciudad Juarez, a crime-wracked metropolis just across the border from El Paso, Texas, assailants in several vehicles opened fire on municipal cops responding to what turned out to be a false report of a road accident. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Police Stop Recruiting Women due to Cartel Infiltration

Organized crime has infiltrated the municipal police of Guadalupe , through the new women officers. Once the Police Departments attempted sabotage was detected, female recruiting was immediately stopped. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Mexico Arrests Key Gun Smuggler “Lalo”  for Powerful Sinaloa Cartel

Federal police have arrested a man suspected of being one of Mexico's leading smugglers of firearms, ammunition and explosives, the Public Safety Secretariat said Thursday. In a statement, it said the authorities arrested 34-year-old Eduardo Avila Ojeda Wednesday in the northwestern city of Culiacan, capital of Sinaloa state, as part of an investigation launched after the Dec. 30 continue reading »

HS News Narco Blog: Murder Victims Dumped in Mexican Port City

Four people were found dead in a vacant lot in this port city on Mexico's Gulf coast, authorities said. The bodies were wrapped in plastic, police sources said. Marines and army troops were quickly deployed to the Dos Caminos district of Veracruz to search for the killers, but their efforts were unsuccessful. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Mexican Cartels Moving Drugs in Armored Vehicles like in “Mad Max”

Mexican drug cartels are using improvised armored vehicles known as "monsters" to protect their narcotics shipments from rival gangs, a military officer who spoke on condition of anonymity told Efe. The officer is assigned to the 8th Military Zone based in the northeastern border state of Tamaulipas, where troops have seized around 110 armored cars, including more than 20 monsters that evoke scenes from the 1979 film "Mad Max." continue reading »

Narco Blog: 15 Year old boy Brutally Executed in Acapulco (Photo Warning)

The body of a young minor was found in the colony Vicente Guerrero, in the port of Acapulco, Guerrero this week.The boy, a minor, was found in the trunk of a Nissan car that was operating as a taxi. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Mexican Navy Recovers Yacht Stolen in Florida

The Mexican navy tracked down a yacht that was reported stolen last month from a marina in Florida, authorities said. The vessel was found docked on Isla Mujeres, near the Caribbean resort of Cancun, after the headquarters of the 5th Naval Region received an anonymous telephone tip, the navy department said. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Policeman Killed in Loma Linda (Warning- Graphic Photos)

Saturday afternoon, an officer of the State Police was killed in the city of Culiacan, Sinaloa. The incident occurred in the colony of Loma Linda, located south of the city. The policeman was in the company of an unknown person when witnesses said the officer began arguing with the man. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Journalist ~New President Will Change Mexico’s Anti-Drug-Policy

The winner of the July 1 presidential election will change Mexico's anti-drug strategy, British journalist Ioan Grillo said in an interview with Efe. Grillo, whose book "El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency" continue reading »

HS Narco News: Regional Boss for Zetas Drug Cartel Arrested in Monterrey

A high-ranking member of the Los Zetas drug cartel captured near the border between the northern states of Nuevo Leon and Coahuila is linked to more than 50 murders, including that of a U.S. agent, the Mexican government said Friday. During the presentation of Jesus Sarabia Ramon to the media, Defense Secretariat spokesman Ricardo Trevilla said the suspect had ordered his henchmen to kill 50 people and kidnap and extort at least 20 businessmen. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Judge Blocks Bid to Extradite Mexico’s Sandra Avila “Queen of the Pacific”- Again

A Mexican federal judge has blocked a second attempt to extradite alleged drug trafficker Sandra Avila Beltran, known as the "Queen of the Pacific," to the United States. Judge Jesus Alberto Chavez Hernandez said in his ruling Thursday that Mexican law prohibits the extradition of citizens for trial on crimes for which they have already been prosecuted at home. continue reading »

Narco Blog: Children Witness Execution in Ciudad Juarez

Armed assailants gunned down a man inside an elementary school in this northern border city, Mexico's murder capital, local authorities said. The victim had sought refuge from the gunmen inside the school, where he was shot dead Thursday and his body left on a soccer field, municipal police spokesman Adrian Sanchez told Efe. continue reading »