Friday, January 8, 2016



Note: preliminary news.

President Peña Nieto informs recapture 'El Chapo'
"Mission accomplished: we have him," wrote President Enrique Peña Nieto through social networks

EDITORIAL 01/08/2016 12:27

"Mission accomplished. I have I want to inform Mexicans that Joaquin Guzman Loera has been arrested," the president tweeted.

President Enrique Peña Nieto informed through social networks recapture of "El Chapo" Guzman.

Guzman, the most wanted drug trafficker Mexico and the United States, had escaped in July last year for the second time from a maximum security prison.

Six people arrested as an element of the Navy' is injured by alleged members of the Pacific cartel reported. (GO TO FULL STORY)

A confrontation was reported in the city of Los Mochis; an element of the Navy was injured. (GO TO FULL STORY)



Casa Grande teen among group arrested for smuggling meth at border
Posted: Thursday, January 7, 2016 2:08 pm
Staff Reports

NOGALES, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested four U.S. citizens, including a Casa Grande teen, and one Mexican national for alleged attempts to smuggle almost 3,400 pounds of marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine through the Port of Nogales in the last week.

Officers at the Dennis DeConcini crossing referred Billy Morgan, 28, of Inglewood, California, for further inspection of his Ford Mustang on Sunday. A CBP narcotics-detection canine alerted to the presence of drugs that turned out to be nearly 29 pounds of meth worth approximately $86,000.

Earlier that day, officers at the DeConcini crossing referred Alexandra Renee Cox, 18, of Casa Grande, for further inspection of her Buick sedan. After a CBP canine alerted to the presence of drugs behind the vehicle's rear bumper, officers found nearly 6.5 pounds of meth worth close to $19,000.

On Saturday officers at the Mariposa Cargo Facility referred a tractor-trailer, driven by Allan Raul Hernandez-Herrera, 22, of Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, for further inspection of a shipment of wooden furniture. A canine team then led officers to the discovery of more than 3,300 pounds of marijuana worth about $1.65 million.

On New Year's Eve, officers at the DeConcini crossing referred a Mitsubishi SUV for further inspection and, using a canine team, found more than 44 pounds of cocaine worth in excess of $465,000 and more than five pounds of meth valued in excess of $15,000. Officers arrested the driver, Jacob Richard Mendez, 34, of Phoenix, and his passenger, Carolina Enriquez-Amaro, 32, a legal permanent resident alien also living in Phoenix.

On Dec. 29, officers at the DeConcini crossing were checking vehicles when a canine team alerted to a Saturn SUV driven by Janiel Eduardo DeLaCruz, 18, of Nogales, Arizona. Officers searched the vehicle and found almost nine pounds of meth, worth approximately $26,000, and more than 3.6 pounds of cocaine valued at close to $38,000, all in the spare tire.


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