Archive for the 'Drugs' Category


Friday, August 19th, 2005

According to figures from U.S. Bureau of International Narcotics & Law Enforcement Affairs, the annual budget for security programs based out of the American Embassy in Mexico City have grown from $12 million in fiscal year 2002 to $40 million in fiscal year 2005.
U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Tony Garza said the increased funds also […]

Carlsbad Town Hall Meeting DVD featuring Congressman Tom Tancredo $5.99

Monday, August 15th, 2005

This DVD is of the well publicized town hall meeting in Carlsbad, California presented by CA Senator Bill Morrow. The event on 8/11/2005 was emceed by former San Diego Mayor and KOGO AM600 radio personality Roger Hedgecock.
Here are the speakers in order of appearance:
Introduction by Senator Bill Morrow
Emcee Roger Hedgecock
Madeleine Cosman ? Author, Medical […]

Corruption in Jacumba, CA

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2005

James Chase, the CA Minutemen organizer has a good read on thier website.

There is a major drug war going on just south of the border for control of the flow through the area we are working. July 31, 2005, for example. the Minuteman area to our front lit up with rifle and […]

Mexican mercenaries expand base into U.S.

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2005

I’m sure there are many on the U.S. side of the border with thier hands out, looking the other way, allowing the traffickers to do their business.
A renegade band of Mexican military deserters, offering $50,000 bounties for the assassination of U.S. law-enforcement officers, has expanded its base of operations into the United […]

U.S. shuts consulate in chaotic Mexican border city

Saturday, July 30th, 2005

Sat Jul 30,12:43 AM ET
The United States is closing temporarily its consulate in this lawless Mexican border city after rival drug gangs clashed with bazookas, hand grenades and heavy machine-gun fire.
“A violent battle involving unusually advanced weaponry took place between armed criminal factions last night in Nuevo Laredo,” U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Tony Garza said […]

U.S. Military stops drug trafficking. (1989)

Monday, July 25th, 2005

This is an excerpt from an interview with a retired Border Patrol Agent.

?The U.S. Border Patrol made 8,041 apprehensions in Arivaca and Amado and seized 14,854 pounds of marijuana from January 1 to February 23, 2004,? Slagle said. ?Armed encounters with narcotics smugglers have been an on-going law enforcement problem since 1989 when […]

Feds: Illegal Immigration Fuels N. Georgia Gang Activity

Thursday, July 14th, 2005

Summit Seeks Solution to Problem
ATLANTA — Illegal immigration is contributing to a growth in gang activity in north Georgia, U.S. Attorney David Nahmias said Wednesday after a law enforcement summit addressing the problem.
Nahmias, federal prosecutor for the Northern District of Georgia, said the past few years have seen a “serious increase in our gang problem.” […]

Deputies raid Castle Rock pot farm

Thursday, July 14th, 2005

Sentinel staff writer
CASTLE ROCK ? Deputies raided a 1-acre marijuana garden Tuesday that State Parks rangers stumbled across last month while scouting new trail sites.
Santa Cruz County Sheriff?s detectives believe the site and its 1,947 marijuana plants, valued at $250,000 to $500,000, are evidence of a Mexican drug cartel, according to Sgt. Steve […]

Green Cards and Gangs

Thursday, July 14th, 2005

They come from Mexico for jobs by way of a document called a ?green card?. Such immigrants are termed ?legal permanent Residents? with many of the same rights as US citizens outlined here:
Today Siskiyou county Sheriff Rick Riggins and Captain Mike Murphy presented a slide show and details of Marijuana growing operations on federal forest […]

Gang land

Thursday, July 14th, 2005

By Michelle Malkin
First Lady Laura Bush is leading a new initiative “to help America’s youth overcome the danger of gang influence and involvement.” With all due respect to the first lady, this is a job best left to law enforcement professionals willing to get tough, get dirty and crack heads. From the suburbs to our […]

Border Agents Ambushed

Wednesday, July 6th, 2005

By Jerry Seper
July 6, 2005
Two U.S. Border Patrol agents wounded last week near Nogales, Ariz., were shot by assailants dressed in black commando-type clothing in what law-enforcement authorities say was a planned ambush by drug smugglers a mile north of the U.S.-Mexico border.
More than 50 rounds were fired at the agents after […]

The first day on the job and you’re dead.

Thursday, June 9th, 2005

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico - Gunmen shot Nuevo Laredo?s new police chief dozens of times and killed him Wednesday, hours after he took the post. The position of police chief stood vacant for weeks after Jose Valdez left to take another municipal position. The city had a hard time finding applicants who weren?t afraid to […]

Seduced by Drug Money

Thursday, June 9th, 2005

“Seventy-five percent of all narcotics consumed in the United States cross over the southwest border. That creates a huge economic incentive that lends itself to corruption”
At least three drug graft cases have been recorded in southeast Texas this year. In one last month, a senior Border Patrol agent from Laredo admitted taking […]