Skip to comments.DEA Boss: Mexican Drug Cartels Deeply Embedded in Chicago, We Operate Like We‘re ’On the Border’
Posted on 09/27/2012 7:29:21 AM PDT by opentalk
The city may be nearly 2,000 miles from Mexico, but the countrys drug cartels are so deeply embedded in Chicago that local and federal law enforcement are forced to operate as if they are on the border, according to Jack Riley, special agent in charge for the Chicago Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
Because of Chicagos location in the heart of the United States, its large Mexican population and its abundance of street gang activity, drug cartels have designated the city as one of its main hubs of operation in America, Riley told TheBlaze in an exclusive interview. Inevitably, the increasing presence of cartels has also contributed to the Windy Citys skyrocketing violent crime rates, the DEA boss revealed.
My opinion is, right now, a number of the Mexican cartels are probably the most organized, well-funded, vicious criminal organizations that weve ever seen, said Riley.
Right now, at least three major Mexican cartels are fighting for control of billions of dollars worth of marijuana, cocaine and heroin in Chicago. That includes the ruthless Zetas and the powerful Sinaloa cartel, run by Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, arguably the most wanted man in North America, and perhaps the entire world.
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DEA Boss: Mexican Drug Cartels Are So Deeply Embedded in Chicago, We Have to Operate Like Were On the Border
did the community organizer have a hand in this?
Gun Crime laws in Cook County are very lax. That helps too.
Glenn Beck just finished talking about this on his radio program.
Do they supply the candy to mac daddy?
Fast and Furious armed drug cartels and Islamic terrorists that will attack our country.
The One belongs in prison. What do our senators and representatives know that keep them from taking action against this criminal administration?
” did the community organizer have a hand in this?”
Of course. The dealers help destabilize the country.
Hey, now we know why Obama and Holder were sending guns to Mexican gangs in project fast and furious.
Mexican gangs in Chicago already had all they needed.
Deal Allegedly Gave Sinaloa Bosses Immunity in Exchange for Providing Info on Rival Drug Organizations
...The son of a heavy hitter in a powerful Mexican drug trafficking organization has filed explosive legal pleadings in federal court in Chicago accusing the US government of cutting a deal with the the Sinaloa Cartel that gave its leadership carte blanche to continue to smuggle tons of illicit drugs into Chicago and the rest of the United States.
The source of that allegation is Jesus Vicente Zambada Niebla, the son of Ismael El Mayo Zambada Garcia, one of the purported top leaders of the Sinaloa drug-trafficking organization
Makes sense in that Chicago has always had a corrupt city government. I imagine many of the local politicians and police are on the cartel’s payroll.
We Have to Operate Like Were On the Border
Does that mean they are arming the gangs in Chicago? Wouldn’t surprise me in the least.
“did the community organizer have a hand in this?”
Well, yes, he did. Where do you think a good chunk of the money comes from that fuels the drug trade? Yep, it’s from us, in the form of “transfer payments” that we pay in taxes. We are being taxed to finance the drug cartels that are destroying us, thanks to our community organizers making sure that the “poor” receive their handouts.
You want to end illegal immigration? End Welfare. Don’t reform it, END it. And also end the minimum wage law. Then you will find Americans really are willing to do those jobs Americans aren’t willing to do.
This drug war really is doing wonders for our country, isn’t it? /s
End Welfare, and give a few of the inevitable complainers a whiff of the grape, "pour encourager les autres", and you'll find Americans begging to do those jobs Americans aren't willing to do.
They know if they do take action against Zippo every city in the country will be in flames and just like the “video riots” overseas the riots will be a pretext to terrorist attacks.
Overall, police records indicate Chicagos murder rate is up 31 percent from 2011
(old) Media ignores it.
There was talk of the ATF conducting a Fast & Furious operation in Indiana, supplying arms into the Chicago area, wonder if it’s related.
given the level of criminal turmoil at the Mexican border I take his statement that he is admitting the feds are not doing much to control drug cartel crime in Chicago
Population of Chicago: 2,707,120 - Jul 2011 (Source: U.S. Census Bureau). Why the hyperbole?
This just tickles my little pea pickin’ heart! Let the games begin!
” Overall, police records indicate Chicagos murder rate is up 31 percent from 2011
(old) Media ignores it. “
Thanks, War On Drugs, for hyperinflating drug profits and restricting them to criminal hands so sociopathically violent Mexican cartels have the means and motive to wage war in our streets.
And it took them HOW LONG to figure this out and say something??? I could have told you that YEARS ago - before anyone even KNEW there was a man named Obama...
Thanks. I live in Chicago.
Classic example of the Frog and scorpion story...
The chicago political crime machine will eventually be replaced by the worst kind of crime machine...
Could not happen to more deserving bunch of thugs...
Could many of the guns be coming from Chicago?