Tag Archives: drug smuggling

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Drones in Our Future On our border with Mexico, both drug smugglers and the CBP use them.

From nationalreview.com: As multi-billion-dollar international conglomerates intent on smuggling drugs, people, and other contraband across America’s southern border, drug cartels are always looking for the newest and best technology to…

Drug seizures decline along U.S.-Mexico border as migrant flow rises

From themonitor.com: McALLEN — With the Border Patrol distracted by a surge of Central American migrants crossing into south Texas, Mexican cartels have had an easier time smuggling illegal drugs…

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Cartel lookouts give go-head from Arizona hilltops

AZBD Note: This isn’t just something that happens in Pinal county. There are spotters all over the desert in the heavily trafficked areas. From azstarnet.com: TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Men…

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US Gangs, Mexico Cartels Partner: Sign of the Future?

From insightcrime.org: Drug cartels in Mexico are working with California street gangs to sell drugs and settle scores, according to a new report that highlights an increasing trend of cooperation…

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2 men arrested on drug charges after being stopped by dairy worker and cow

From kvoa.com: PINAL COUNTY – A Casa Grande man and a Mexican National are arrested after a chase through Pinal County that involved drugs, a run-in with a cow and…

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Arizona drug-smuggling suspect deported 11 prior times, authorities say

From foxnews.com: A drug smuggling suspect whose alleged accomplice was arrested in Arizona with 220 pounds of marijuana has been deported to Mexico 11 times in the past three years,…

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Ruthless Mexican drug cartel recruiting in U.S.; Los Zetas looks to prisons, street gangs

From washingtontimes.com: A Mexican drug cartel known for kidnapping random civilians and beheading its rivals has expanded its operations into the U.S. The gang known as Los Zetas is recruiting…