Tag: Drug Trafficking

Police Seize $900 Million in Meth Hidden In Bra

Australian authorities said on Monday they seized more than $900 million worth of methamphetamine concealed in gel bra inserts in Sydney. The 160 gallons of liquid meth was intercepted in a shipment from Hong Kong. The liquid could have made 1,100 pounds of crystal meth, according to Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commander Chris Sheehan. A…

‘El Chapo’ Extradition Process Begins [VIDEO]

The Mexican government launched the process of extraditing Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States, according to a statement from the country’s attorney general’s office Sunday. Interpol Mexico agents served two arrest warrants to Guzman, who is wanted on federal charges of drug trafficking in San Diego; Brooklyn, New York; El Paso, Texas; Miami;…

Drug Trafficker Joaquin El Chapo Guzman Escapes Prison [VIDEO]

Top Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman, known as El Chapo or “Shorty”, has escaped from a maximum security prison for a second time, officials say. In a statement, Mexico’s National Security Commission said Guzman was last seen in the showers of the Altiplano jail late on Saturday night. He was the leader of the Sinaloa…

Teen Son Of Canadian Consul Arrested, Brother Killed In Drug Deal [VIDEO]

Police arrested the son of the Canadian Consul General in Miami after they say he was involved in a marijuana deal that ended in gunfire and claimed the life of his older brother and another man. Police think 15-year-old Marc Wabafiyebazu and his 17-year old brother Jean Wabafiyebazu — both equipped with guns — prepared…

FBI Arrests Alleged ‘Silk Road 2.0’ Operator Blake Benthall [VIDEO]

FBI agents arrested alleged “Silk Road 2.0” owner and operator Blake Benthall in San Francisco on Wednesday, the bureau’s New York field office announced Thursday. The FBI is accusing Benthall, 26, of running the online “black-market bazaar” where anonymous users can trade illegal goods and services. The hidden marketplace operates on what’s called the “Deep…

Drug trafficking suspected on jet missing in Dominican Republic

U.S. Aeronautics security agencies in Miami determined that the plane reported missing after takeoff from Las Americas International Airport headed to Punta Cana changed course toward Venezuela, and to Honduras from there. Although information is still sketchy the aircraft is suspected of heading towards Venezuela to pick up drugs, fly to Honduras and then Mexico,…

[VIDEO] 4 arrested in connection with drugs in Hoffman’s apartment

Four people thought to be connected to the drugs found in Philip Seymour Hoffman’s apartment were arrested late Tuesday night, law enforcement officials told CNN. During the raid that led to the arrest of the three men and one woman, police recovered 350 glassine-type bags of what is believed to be heroin, the officials said.…

NY Police Jail Drug And Prostitution Ring Ready For Super Bowl Week

The 18 operators of a high-end escort service allegedly banking on Super Bowl week to deliver “party packs” of cocaine and prostitutes have been charged with drug and sex trafficking, New York authorities said Thursday. The nearly year-long undercover investigation discovered that in addition to selling the “party packs,” the ring allegedly laundered the illegal…

Blue meth found in New Mexico, feds say

Methamphetamine tinted blue is showing up in the Four Corners region of the US, the same area where blue meth was made infamous in the fictional AMC TV series ‘Breaking Bad.’ A Department of Homeland Security official says distributors are tinting the drug with chemicals in order to advertise and brand their product, although the…

$270 Million Worth Of Cocaine Found On Air France Flight

There was something odd about the 30 suitcases that showed up on a flight from Venezuela. The colorful bags weren’t registered to any of the passengers on the plane. When French officials them up, they discovered why — 1.3 tons of pure cocaine were stuffed inside the anonymous bags. The street value of the stash?…