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Blog del Narco: Police Dismantle 4 Drug Labs in Durango

Blog del Narco: Police Dismantle 4 Drug Labs in Durango

The state office of the Attorney General's Office (PGR), in coordination with the Ministerial Federal Police and Mexican Army, was dismantled four clandestine laboratories in the town of Tamazula. The labs were designed to process precursor chemicals for the manufacture of methamphetamine; approximately five tons were confiscated. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Bishop of Apatzigan in Protective Custody After Cartel Threatens

Blog del Narco: Bishop of Apatzigan in Protective Custody After Cartel Threatens

The Bishop of Apatzingán, Miguel Patino Velazquez, has left the state of Michoacán for security reasons and is currently on a spiritual retreat, confirmed Wednesday the Mexican Episcopal Conference (CEM). continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Los Zeta Drug Cartels Seized Stallion Sells for $1.7 Million

This week the U.S. government sold a year old horse- Tempting Dash_ for $ 1.7 million. The horse was part of confiscated goods the US has that belong to the to money laundering operation of the Los Zetas cartel. The ranch is in Oklahoma City. The stallion was seized by the U.S. Marshal's office in July 2012 during the investigation of a training operation and racing of Quarter Horses that it is believed the organized crime group was laundered money. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Second Teacher Found Beheaded in Veracruz (Picture Warning)

Blog del Narco: Second Teacher Found Beheaded in Veracruz (Picture Warning)

Last Friday authorities found two decapitated bodies in the trunk of a taxi. One was the taxi driver and the other was a teacher at Rancho El Dorado. On the road Coatzacoalcos, Villahermosa, yesterday the body of a second teacher was continue reading »

Tamaulipas Mexico Gets Bloodier, Multiple Shootouts Leaves 13 Dead

Tamaulipas Mexico Gets Bloodier, Multiple Shootouts Leaves 13 Dead

Thirteen people died in three shootouts involving marines and gunmen in Tamaulipas, a state in northeastern Mexico, state officials said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Violence Going Strong In Mexico

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Violence Going Strong In Mexico

Last Saturday and Sunday after gas stations were targeted in Michoacán by Molotov cocktail attacks, the same thing happened Tuesday in Quinta Roo, when two radio stations were attacked. continue reading »

Blog del Narco- Policeman Sacked for Having Sex on the Job

Blog del Narco- Policeman Sacked for Having Sex on the Job

A young woman, dressed in denim shorts and blue blouse, left her home, located a short distance from the prison and met one of the officers of the van number 2037 of the police unit's continue reading »

MEXICO: Alleged Drug Traffickers Killed by Michoacan Vigilantes

MEXICO: Alleged Drug Traffickers Killed by Michoacan Vigilantes

Five suspected members of the Los Caballeros Templarios drug cartel were gunned down over the weekend by vigilantes in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, prosecutors said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: “The Horse” Founder of Tijuana Cartel Captured

Blog del Narco: “The Horse” Founder of Tijuana Cartel Captured

One of the founders of the once dreaded "Tijuana Cartel" was finally captured. Manuel Aguirre Galindo, alias "El Caballo", who since 2003 has had an arrest warrant for extradition to the United States. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Businessman Hiding in Plain Sight

Blog del Narco: Drug Cartel Businessman Hiding in Plain Sight

Expensive Cars, exotic animals, beautiful women and sophisticated weapons are the tastes that abound among members of Mexico's Drug Cartels. Moreover, they have also served to highlight the narco entrepreneurs in Mexico. Different individuals and Mexican companies have been investigated by the U.S. Justice Department. They have determined in many cases to take legal action to prevent the money of illicit origin to enter the formal economy in the US. continue reading »