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18 Arrested In Silicon Valley Drug Ring Investigation Tied To Mexican Cartel

Prosecutors in Silicon Valley say authorities have arrested 18 people and seized methamphetamine, cocaine and drug labs as part of an investigation into a major drug distribution ring with ties to a Mexican cartel.

04/24/2014

Jose Manuel Martinez is accused of being a contract killer for a Mexican cartel. (Source: Tulare County Sheriff's Department)

Accused Central Valley Contract Killer Confesses To Killing 40 People

Authorities say that a man charged with carrying out nine contract killings in Central California has confessed that he actually killed 40 people over several decades.

04/10/2014

Police Sirens

Authorities Say Santa Clara County Is Heroin Hub For Mexican Cartels

The land of high tech has also become ground zero for the distribution of heroin and other narcotics to the rest of the nation, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday.

05/17/2012

Mexico Captures Reported Drug Lord

MEXICO CITY (AP) _ A Texas-born fugitive known as “the Barbie” who allegedly led a violent smuggling network grinned as he was paraded in handcuffs before reporters on Tuesday _ the third suspected drug lord […]

08/31/2010

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