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Serafin Zambada Ortiz, the 27-year-old son of Sinaloa cartel chief Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, was sentenced to five and half years in a US prison on March 20. In letters to the court, Serafin, a US citizen born in San Diego, outlined his upbringing among some of Mexico's most powerful drug traffickers, describing ...
Sinaloa Cartel figures including Ismael "Mayo" Zambada Garcia, Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera, Ivan Archivaldo Guzman Salazar, Ismael "Mayito Flaco" Zambada Sicairos, Vicente "Vicentillo" Zambada Niebla, Serafin Zambada Ortiz, Alfonso "Aquiles" Arzate Garcia. (Courtesy of U.S. Attorney's Office).

Last week, Motherboard reported that the FBI had arrested the CEO of Phantom Secure, a company allegedly providing custom, security-focused BlackBerry phones to the Sinaloa drug cartel, among other criminal groups. But the feds aren't only going after Phantom's owner: on Thursday, the Department ...
They say it makes sense for Sinaloa to keep its clocks synchronized with Sonora, Arizona and New Mexico because all four are part of an international vegetable trade network. Ninety per cent of Sinaloa exports enter the United States via the Sonora-Arizona corridor. Supporters also say springing ...
He is accused of supervising a network of operatives that transferred millions to Sinaloa drug suppliers south of the border. Lopez-Albarran is among 40 alleged drug operatives arrested in San Diego, some of them not publicly identified. Another 35 people have been targeted in other U.S. cities for ... Chicago
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After his dogs have been killed, a farmer goes in search of the underage culprits in the underworld of the Mexican state of Sinaloa in this Berlinale Forum title. Searching for Selfie might have been a more eye-catching title for the Mexican drama The Weak Ones (Los debiles), the fiction debut from directorial ...
A fentanyl kingpin with direct links to Mexico's vicious Sinaloa drug cartel was busted by Boston police and DEA agents before dawn this morning, authorities said. "Operation High Hopes has taken down one of the Boston area's top traffickers of fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, and opiate painkillers," Suffolk ...
This 6-month investigation took more than 33 pounds of cartel-sourced fentanyl off the street -- a staggering amount of a substance that can kill in just milligrams. TY to our Narcotics Unit & all our law enforcement partners, who very likely saved lives w/ this investigation. Courtesy of the Suffolk County DAs ...
MEXICO CITY, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- Mexican troops shot four armed men dead during a firefight in the northwestern state of Sinaloa Wednesday morning, local authorities said. Cristobal Castaneda, Sinaloa's undersecretary for public security, told a press conference that police received reports of gunshots at ...
Luis Bracamontes is locked in a holding cell watching his death penalty trial on a video feed, but the confessed cop killer's threats and profanity were still echoing in the courtroom Wednesday. Jailers who interacted with Bracamontes while he was awaiting trial testified for the prosecution Wednesday ...
OAKLAND — A man who authorities say worked with others to distribute large amounts of cocaine and methamphetamine from Sinaloa, Mexico to the Bay Area accepted a federal prison sentence Friday. At the center of the ring are two San Leandro stores: Acapulco Liquors and Acapulco Records, which ...
The U.S. State Department has issued severe travel warnings for the Mexican states of Sinaloa and Sonora. Sinaloa is at the highest alert — a Level 4, "do not travel to" warning — and Sonora is now at a Level 3, the second-highest warning. Mexico has seen a jump in the murder rate from this same time ...
The State Department's newest travel advisory for Mexico included “do not travel” warnings for the northeastern border state of Tamaulipas and the Pacific coast states of Colima, Guerrero, Michoacan and Sinaloa. The advisory, released Wednesday, gave the states its highest-risk Category 4 warning, the ...
Las autoridades investigan hoy la posible presencia de mexicanos miembros del Cartel de Sinaloa en una convulsa zona del departamento del Cauca, en donde fueron halladas siete personas muertas luego de un enfrentamiento entre bandas delincuenciales. Archivo. "Hay un trabajo que se lleva a ...
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Victor Manuel Felix-Felix, the alleged leader of a Mexican money laundering and cocaine trafficking organization, was extradited to the United States by Mexico Monday and made his first appearance in federal court this afternoon. Felix-Felix was a close associate of Joaquin “Chapo” ...
With Rodriguez's arrest, state police said they also found a direct link to one of the most dangerous criminal organizations in the world: the Sinaloa cartel. It's a drug empire whose product kills more than 1,000 New Jerseyans annually, including more than100 people at the Shore. Rodriguez represents a ...

Making a lot of noise with rockets is one way to celebrate New Year's, but firing guns into the air is another — though not quite as safe. ADVERTISEMENT. At least four people were wounded by stray bullets during celebrations Sunday night in Sinaloa after firearms were discharged. Three people were hurt ...
Lawmakers in Sinaloa are calling for an investigation after incidents in which suspected criminals were publicly stripped naked and beaten in several Sinaloa municipalities. ADVERTISEMENT. The most recent was on Monday of last week when four armed and masked men stepped out of a truck along with ...
With Rodriguez's arrest, state police said they also found a direct link to one of the most dangerous criminal organizations in the world: the Sinaloa cartel. It's a drug empire whose product kills more than 1,000 New Jerseyans annually, including more than100 people at the Shore. Rodriguez represents a ...
CHICAGO (AP) — A high-ranking operative in Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel appeared in a federal court in Chicago to face conspiracy charges. Guadalupe Fernandez Valencia is accused of coordinating the distribution of thousands of pounds of narcotics across the United States. The 57-year-old Valencia ...
One of the highest ranking female operatives under infamous Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, just extradited from Mexico, appeared in a Chicago courtroom Wednesday to face sweeping conspiracy charges alleging she coordinated the distribution of thousands of pounds of narcotics in ...
A heroin "cook" in northern Sinaloa state told Rio Doce production had increased dramatically. "Before I cooked some 40 kilos a year," he said. "But now I'm cooking like some 30 kilos a month," making both black-tar and white-powder heroin, a sign Mexican producers are drawing on Colombian methods.
A top lieutenant in El Chapo's Sinaloa Cartel-and key figure in the druglord's Chicago case-has been found tortured and killed, the I-Team has ...
Members of the Juarez Cartel, Sinaloa Cartel and Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion can all be found in this West Texas city, according to the ...
El Chapo's Sinaloa Cartel took another major hit early Thursday as Mexican police captured the drug kingpin's chief financial officer. Cops say ...
Cerca del poblado Cinco en el Valle del Carrizo, en el municipio de Ahome, un grupo de mujeres rastreadoras reportaron el hallazgo de restos ...
The Novato Police Department received information at 3:26 p.m. Tuesday that a threat had been made against students and staff at Sinaloa ...
Shortly after the Guadalajara cartel collapsed in the late 1980s, tensions began to flare among its successor organizations — the Sinaloa cartel, ...
Debido a los hechos de violencia y a la incertidumbre que se vive en el municipio de Concordia, Sinaloa, en las comunidades de El Coco y La ...
The brother of a jailed former leader of the Sinaloa Cartel has been arrested by US authorities, raising further questions about the future of the ...
The brother of a leader of the powerful Sinaloa cartel was indicted on drug smuggling charges Friday, a day after he was arrested at the border ...
SAN DIEGO — The brother of a Sinaloa cartel leader has been arrested at an Arizona border crossing, less than a month after his nephew ...
But he is known to have been born into a poor family in a rural community in La Tuna, a town in Sinaloa. With no real job prospects and a ...
After starting his career with the Sinaloa cartel roughly 30 years ago, Flores Hernandez followed the leaders of the Beltran Leyva Organization ...
The case follows the violent fracturing of the Sinaloa cartel since its former leader, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, was extradited to the United ...
SAN DIEGO -- The son of a leader of Mexico's Sinaloa cartel has been indicted on drug smuggling charges in the United States and pleaded ...
SAN DIEGO -- The son of a leader of Mexico's Sinaloa cartel has been indicted on drug smuggling charges in the United States and pleaded ...
"Nobody wants to get involved with the death," said Juan Carlos Ayala, a professor at the Autonomous University of Sinaloa who has spent 40 ...
The Sinaloa cartel has reportedly made a pact with a Romanian crime gang who have control over goods lorries, allowing the cartel to operate ...
Mexico City — Mexican authorities say a small propeller plane has crashed in the northern state of Sinaloa, killing the pilot and six passengers.
The sowing of citrus and particularly Persian lime is becoming increasingly important for the agricultural producers of Sinaloa, who see this ...
PHOENIX - Phoenix Police arrested a husband and wife who they say purchased a .50 caliber sniper rifle with the intention of exporting it to Mexico and the Sinaloa Cartel. According to court paperwork, on March 20 just after 6:00 p.m., Erica ...
On March 17, suspected Mexican drug trafficker Juan Jose Esparragoza Monzon busted out of a prison in northwest Mexico, accompanied by four other men.
PGR reitera su compromiso de combatir los delitos federales.
This Feb. 22, 2014 file photo shows Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, being escorted to a helicopter in Mexico City following his capture.
MEXICO CITY: The son of one of Mexico's most notorious drug lords is missing from prison in the capital of the northwestern state of Sinaloa and is presumed to have escaped, local media reported on Thursday. Juan Jose Esparragoza Monzon was missing ...
Ernesto Martinez, a 20-year veteran of the Sinaloa crime beat known affectionately as Pepis (peh-peace), tells me that there has been a gun battle in a residential neighbourhood not too far from where I am staying.
"La Barracuda" picks up with Sinaloa (Sophie Reid, "Game Of Thrones"), the secret British daughter, making the trek to the United States and showing up on the door of her half-sister Merle (an outstanding Allison Tolman from FX's "Fargo") in Austin ...
Riley told the website the Sinaloa cartel likely had the strongest presence in Chicago out of all Mexican drug cartels. The cartels have made Chicago one of their main hubs due to its location, large Mexican population and high street gang activity ...


 

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