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US Agents Break Up Drug Smuggling Ring Inside Puerto Rico Airport

Posted June 6th, 2012 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. federal drug agents swept through Puerto Rico’s main airport Wednesday and arrested more than 30 people suspected of smuggling millions of dollars of cocaine into the United States aboard commercial passenger airline flights. Three other people were arrested at the Miami and Dallas airports. Suspects include baggage handlers and employees with American Airlines, which […]

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Panamanian Police Arrest 80 People in Major Drug Bust

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 6:56 am (UTC-5)
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Panama’s drug prosecutor says a series of raids has disrupted a major trafficking ring that moved cocaine from Colombia to Panama and further north to the United States. Javier Caraballo says 80 Panamanians and Colombians were arrested in Monday’s raids. Authorities believe the traffickers used gangs associated with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia . […]

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Mexican Officials Seize 840 Tons of Drug-Making Chemicals

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The Mexican army has seized about 840 metric tons of chemicals used for making methamphetamines, in one of the largest such seizures in Mexico to date. Mexico’s Defense Department says soldiers found sacks of the materials piled high in a warehouse in the north-central state of Queretaro. One security expert says the size of the […]

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US Justice Department Busts Ethnic Albanian Drug Syndicate

Posted July 13th, 2011 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Justice Department says it has “effectively ended” the operations of a drug gang responsible for trafficking massive quantities of marijuana, cocaine and other drugs. An indictment unsealed in federal court in New York City Wednesday charges 37 alleged members and associates of an international syndicate. U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch said the syndicate, led […]

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