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  • Mexican cartel pot site busted near Galice, OR

    09/04/2010 11:10:37 AM PDT · by hiram569 · 24 replies · 1+ views
    KTVL ^ | September 03, 2010 | Katie Conner / KTVL.com
    GALICE, Ore. – Police uprooted another marijuana grow site in Galice. According to Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilberston, authorities found a huge amount of marijuana in the area of Galice. Gilbertson says the grow is linked to the Mexican Drug Cartel. So far, police have put 18 people in jail. Gilbertson says the grow is massive but he cannot release the total amount of plants because the case is still under investigation. Galice Resident Cole Smith says he is frustrated with police. Authorities have been parked in front of his house for a week and won’t explain why they are...
  • Eight arrested with suspected links to Selma marijuana grows

    09/02/2010 12:28:36 PM PDT · by AuntB · 16 replies · 1+ views
    Medford Mail Tribune ^ | Sept. 1, 2010 | Anita Burke
    A multi-day eradication effort by the Southern Oregon Multi-Agency Marijuana Eradication Team.... removed more than 40,000 pot plants estimated to be worth as much as $120 million. ....on Aug. 23, Josephine County sheriff's detectives stopped a vehicle with five Hispanic men in it on Forest Road 4105, which wends into the hills above the Sixmile recreation site toward the roughly 5-acre marijuana garden. Four of the men inside the vehicle wore camouflage clothing... The driver, David Barragan-Salazar,told investigators that he was paid $500 to take men to the growing operation in the forest. All are suspected of being in the...
  • Signs in Arizona warn of smuggler dangers--Drivers advised to travel north

    09/01/2010 9:17:51 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 44 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | August 31, 2010 | Jerry Seper and Matthew Cella
    The federal government has posted signs along a major interstate highway in Arizona, more than 100 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, warning travelers the area is unsafe because of drug and alien smugglers, and a local sheriff says Mexican drug cartels now control some parts of the state. The signs were posted by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) along a 60-mile stretch of Interstate 8 between Casa Grande and Gila Bend, a major east-west corridor linking Tucson and Phoenix with San Diego. They warn travelers that they are entering an "active drug and human smuggling area" and they...
  • Mexico Confirms Car Had Explosive Device Aboard (Second Cartel Car Bomb)

    08/06/2010 3:56:24 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 8/6/2010 | Yahoo News
    MEXICO CITY – Investigators said Friday there was an explosive device aboard a car that blew up outside police headquarters in the border state of Tamaulipas, the second car-bomb attack against law enforcement in less than a month. Authorities are still working to determine what explosives were used, who planted the bomb and how it was detonated, according to a state police spokesman who was not authorized to be quoted by name. No one was hurt by Thursday's blast in a parking lot outside a police station near Ciudad Victoria, the state capital, but two police vehicles were damaged. On...
  • BREAKING: Multiple Ranches in Laredo Texas Taken Over By Los Zetas (HOAX)

    07/24/2010 8:46:47 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 282 replies · 11+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 07/24/2010 | Digger
    ... The ranches are said to be "near Mines Rd. and Minerales Rd. about 10 miles NW of I-35". Whether it is lone members or squads is not certain. Anonymous sources in law enforcement in the Laredo area tonight have passed on word that US law enforcement agencies are in the area and are weighing their options regarding the ranches. The media has been silent on this incident and some law enforcement in the area says that they are furious that the media is not reporting the whole story of the continued violence along the border. Their frustrations are understandable...
  • Census: Minorities grow to 35% of U.S. population