Homeland Security

United States District Court Orders Forfeiture of Real Estate Purchased by Mexican Cartel Leader Rafael Caro Quintero with Proceeds of his Drug Trafficking Organization

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BROOKLYN, NY –Today, in federal court in Brooklyn, United States District Judge Eric N. Vitaliano entered a Default Judgment and Partial Decree of Forfeiture authorizing the seizure and forfeiture of five pieces of real property located in and around Guadalajara, Mexico.

Odessa Area Methamphetamine Ring Members Sentenced to Federal Prison

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MIDLAND, Texas - A federal judge sentenced the last of six defendants who were operating a methamphetamine distribution ring throughout the Odessa area. The judge sentenced 42-year-old Jeremy David Farley, aka “Biker,” to 30 years in federal prison for conspiring to distribute approximately 27 kilograms of methamphetamine throughout the Odessa area, announced U.S. Attorney Ashley C. Hoff, Odessa Police Chief Mike Gerke and DEA Special Agent in Charge Kyle Williamson, El Paso Division.

DEA to hold 20th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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HOUSTON – With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration is holding its 20th Take Back Day on Saturday, April 24th. DEA’s October 2020 Take Back Day brought in a record-high amount of expired, unused prescription medications, with the public turning in close to 500 tons of unwanted drugs. Over the 10-year span of Take Back Day, DEA has brought in more than 6,800 tons of prescription drugs.

ICE removes Guatemalan man wanted for robbery, murder

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Ismael Sanchez-Alvarado, 28, was removed from the U.S. by way of an ICE Air Operations charter flight and was transferred into the custody of Guatemalan law enforcement authorities. Sanchez-Alvarado was the subject of an Interpol Red Notice and considered a Fugitive Alien Removal (FAR) case.


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