When federal law enforcement officials last year began collecting dossiers on mostly American journalists, activists and lawyers in Tijuana involved with the migrant caravan, one part of their investigation focused on an alleged plot by a drug cartel to sell guns to protesters, according to a Federal Bureau of Investigation report. A Dec. 18, 2018, document from the FBI, … [Read more...] about Feds investigating alleged “armed disruption” attempt at U.S.-Mexico border in December: Report
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A DEA investigation led to the arrest of a Guatemalan presidential candidate in Miami, Florida. The investigators allege that he conspired to provide assistance to the Sinaloa Cartel with importing planeloads of cocaine into the United States in exchange for millions of dollars for his failing presidential campaign. The United States Attorney for the Southern District of New … [Read more...] about Guatemalan Presidential Candidate Arrested in U.S. on Cartel Cocaine Trafficking Charges
Google is partnering with government departments and pharmacies to help tackle the U.S. opioid crisis by showing drug disposal locations directly inside Google Maps. The initiative is an extension of a project Google announced last April to mark National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, when it created a locator tool to help people find places to get rid of their … [Read more...] about Google Maps responds to U.S. opioid crisis by showing drug disposal locations year-round
Phoenix — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced Thursday their biggest fentanyl bust ever, saying they captured nearly 254 pounds of the deadly synthetic opioid from a secret compartment inside a load of Mexican produce heading into Arizona. The drug was found hidden Saturday morning in a compartment under the rear floor of a tractor-trailer after a scan … [Read more...] about U.S. border agency says it’s made biggest-ever fentanyl bust
Mexican drug cartels continue to be the greatest criminal drug threat to the U.S., federal authorities stated in one of their latest reports. Federal agencies reported that drug cartels in Mexico continue to be the wholesale sources of drugs for street gangs that in turn push narcotics at the local level. The finding comes in the 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment just … [Read more...] about DEA: Mexican Cartels Remain Greatest Criminal Drug Threat to U.S.