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  • A panga boat carrying large bundles of marijuana was confiscated by authorities in Malibu Monday, April 7, 2014.
  • Three people were arrested after a suspected marijuana smuggling boat was confiscated in Malibu Monday.
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malibu/pacific palisades, drug cartel, los angeles news
  • U.S. Border Patrol agents discovered $6.7 million worth of cocaine during an immigration inspection on the sole occupant of a 2011 Hyundai Elantra at the 5 Freeway checkpoint near San Clemente Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.
  • Nearly 700 pounds of cocaine was found stashed in the trunk and backseat of a vehicle in San Clemente Friday.
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arrest, drug cartel, orange county news
  • Jules Benoit, 29, of Moreno Valley was arrested for manufacturing hashish, possession for sales of marijuana, possession of unregistered firearms and armed with a firearm in the commission of a felony Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.
  • Police arrested a 29-year-old man with 53 pounds of marijuana in Moreno Valley Thursday.
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arrest, drug cartel, riverside county, inland empire news
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  • A major raid targeting gang members in a Southern California drug distribution network netted 12 arrests Thursday.
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drug cartel, drug war, gang activity, arrest, los angeles news, leo stallworth
  • A drug tunnel that links a warehouse in a San Diego industrial park to a warehouse in Tijuana, Mexico, is seen in this undated file photo.
  • Federal agents have shut down a massive drug tunnel that links a warehouse in San Diego to a warehouse in Mexico.
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drug cartel, drug war, san diego, mexico, california news, amy powell
  • A map indicates the location where 28-year-old Abdolali Armen Omidfar was arrested for possession of marijuana Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013.
  • Investigators arrested a 26-year-old man with 43 grams of marijuana in Thousand Oaks Thursday.
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arrest, drug cartel, ventura county news
  • Rafael Caro Quintero was released from a Mexican prison Friday, August 9, 2013 after serving 28 years of a 40-year sentence for the death of Drug Enforcement Agent Administration agent Enrique Camarena.
  • Law enforcement officials are upset over the early release of a Mexican drug lord convicted for killing an American agent.
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mexico, drug cartel, drug war, kidnap, murder, national news
  • Zetas leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales has been captured, but the arrest is unlikely to quell violence in the country.
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arrest, drug cartel, drug war, mexico, world news
  • Authorities collected more than two pounds of marijuana that washed up on the shores of Irvine Cove Beach in Laguna Beach on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.
  • An investigation is under way after more than two pounds of marijuana washed up on the shores of Laguna Beach.
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drug cartel, orange county news
  • A map indicates the area near the 1000 block of East Mission Boulevard in Pomona where police arrested a 17-year-old juvenile after he was found to be in possession of cocaine and methamphetamine packaged for sales Friday, April, 19, 2013.
  • A 17-year-old teen is facing drug charges after he was found to be in possession of cocaine and methamphetamine.
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arrest, drug cartel, los angeles news
  • A memorial service was held in San Pedro on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, for U.S. Coast Guardsman Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne, who died in a confrontation with suspected drug smugglers.
  • A memorial service was held in San Pedro on Saturday for U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne.
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coast guard, drug cartel, drug war, los angeles news, melissa macbride
  • A reputed Mexican mafia member has been accused of directing criminal activity through his daughter while in jail.
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arrest, gang activity, drug cartel, los angeles news
  • Manuel Beltran Higuera (left) and Jose Meija Leyva were charged Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, in the killing of a U.S. Coast Guardsman Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne III, who died in a confrontation with suspected drug smugglers.
  • Two Mexican nationals were charged in the killing of a U.S. Coast Guardsman who died confronting suspected drug smugglers.
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coast guard, drug cartel, drug war, ventura county news
  • Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne III of Redondo Beach is seen in this undated photo.
  • Family and friends of a late guardsman gathered around the US Coast Guard base in San Pedro to mourn their loss.
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coast guard, drug cartel, drug war, eyewitness news
  • Maria Susana Flores Gamez, a 20-year-old Mexican beauty queen, is seen in this undated file photo. Flores Gamez died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in a gun battle between soldiers and the alleged gang of drug traffickers she was traveling with.
  • A 20-year-old Mexican beauty queen was killed in a shootout between military troops and drug traffickers in Mocoritos.
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shooting, drug cartel, drug war, mexico, world news
  • Jose Joe Luis Saenz, an L.A. gang member wanted for multiple murders, kidnapping, and rape was arrested in Mexico on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.
  • One of the FBI's most wanted has been captured in Mexico following a joint operation with the Mexican government.
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mexico, arrest, drug cartel, murder, sexual assault, kidnap, los angeles news
  • An Oxnard man is facing drug charges after sheriffs discovered rock cocaine packaged for sales in his vehicle and home.
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arrest, drug cartel, ventura county news
  • This Google Maps image indicates the location where a marijuana growing operation was discovered in Thousand Oaks on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012.
  • Two men were arrested and more than 30 pounds of marijuana seized Wednesday in a drug bust in Thousand Oaks.
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arrest, drug cartel, ventura county news
  • The body of a Mexican drug lord was stolen from a funeral home by a group of armed men early Monday, officials said.
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mexico, drug cartel, world news
  • Mexican authorities are seen in a standoff in this file photo.
  • Mexico's presidential election is Sunday, and one filmmaker says the vote could be critical to ending drug violence.
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election, drug war, drug cartel, mexico, world news, robert holguin
  • Mexican authorities are seen in a standoff in this file photo.
  • Mexico's presidential election is Sunday, and one filmmaker says the vote could be critical to ending drug violence.
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election, drug war, drug cartel, mexico, eyewitness news
  • An undated court drawing shows three employees of Woody Toys who have been accused of laundering millions in drug money from Mexico and Colombia.
  • Co-owners and three employees of a local toy company are accused of laundering drug money from Mexico and Colombia.
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court case, drug cartel, los angeles news
  • Two sisters who ran an L.A. toy company will go to prison for helping drug cartels launder nearly $9 million.
  • Two sisters who ran an L.A. toy company will go to prison for helping drug cartels launder nearly $9 million.
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court case, drug cartel, sentencing, los angeles news
  • Charlie Minn is a filmmaker on a mission to let people know about crime in Mexico with his documentary, 8 Murders a Day.
  • Charlie Minn is a filmmaker on a mission to let people know about crime in Mexico with his documentary, '8 Murders a Day.'
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mexico, drug cartel, movie news, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio
  • Charlie Minn is a filmmaker on a mission to let people know about crime in Mexico with his documentary, 8 Murders a Day.
  • Charlie Minn is a filmmaker on a mission to let people know about crime in Mexico with his documentary, '8 Murders a Day.'
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drug cartel, mexico, movie news, entertainment
  • A car exploded in Monterrey, Mexico in an area thats seen a spike in violence.
  • A car exploded in Monterrey, Mexico in an area that's seen a spike in violence.
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drug war, drug cartel, world news
  • KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.
  • A damaged boat used in an apparent drug-smuggling operation was found along the Ventura County shore, officials said.
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drug cartel, beach, ventura county news
  • Mexican police arrested five people suspected of setting a Monterrey casino fire that killed 52 people last week.
  • Mexican police arrested five people suspected of setting a Monterrey casino fire that killed 52 people last week.
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drug war, drug cartel, fire, mexico, world news
  • Police say gunmen dowsed a casino in Monterrey, Mexico, with gasoline and set it on fire, killing 52 people inside.
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drug war, drug cartel, fire, mexico, world news
  • KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.
  • Officials busted a drug trafficking ring involving Mexico's most powerful cartel and members of an Iraqi immigrant community.
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drug cartel, drug war, arrest, mexico, national news
  • An alleged Mexican drug lord who police say confessed to more than 600 murders was arrested during an overnight raid.
  • An alleged Mexican drug lord who police say confessed to more than 600 murders was arrested during an overnight raid.
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drug cartel, drug war, arrest, mexico, world news
  • A 14-year-old boy from San Diego was arrested in Mexico, accused of carrying out murders for Mexican drug cartels.
  • A 14-year-old San Diego-born boy was sentenced Tuesday for committing murders as a hitman for a Mexican drug cartel.
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drug cartel, world news
  • KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.
  • An Ontario man is sought in a San Luis Obispo drug trafficking operation, after four arrests were made Wednesday.
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drug cartel, arrest, inland empire news
  • As an alleged drug kingpin is extradited from Mexico to the U.S., officials say smugglers are using ultralight planes to transport drugs across the border.
  • As an alleged drug kingpin is brought to the U.S., officials say smugglers are using 'ultralights' to transport drugs.
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drug cartel, mexico, california news
  • A 14-year-old boy from San Diego was arrested in Mexico, accused of carrying out murders for Mexican drug cartels.
  • A 14-year-old boy from San Diego was arrested in Mexico, accused of carrying out murders for Mexican drug cartels.
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drug cartel, world news, amy powell
  • ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.
  • U.S. officials confirmed that a teenager who allegedly had been killing for drug cartels since he was 11 is a U.S. citizen.
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drug cartel, world news
  • A 14-year-old boy from San Diego was arrested in Mexico, accused of carrying out murders for Mexican drug cartels.
  • A 14-year-old boy from San Diego was arrested in Mexico, accused of carrying out murders for Mexican drug cartels.
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drug cartel, murder, eyewitness news
  • ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.
  • Ventura County officials said 14 people were indicted on drug trafficking and money laundering charges on Friday.
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drug cartel, ventura county news
  • The man accused of being Mexicos King of Heroin says the charges against him are lies.
  • The man accused of being Mexico's 'King of Heroin' says the charges against him are 'lies.'
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drug cartel, drug war, court case, legal, ventura county news
  • Marisol Valles Garcia, 20, the new police chief of a drug town, is being called both na´ve and the bravest woman in Mexico.
  • Marisol Valles Garcia, 20, the new police chief of a drug town, is being called both na´ve and the bravest woman in Mexico.
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drug cartel, drug war, world news
  • Hundreds of police and federal agents launched a major crackdown on drugs and gangs across Southern California on Thursday.
  • Hundreds of police and federal agents launched a major crackdown on drugs and gangs across Southern California on Thursday.
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drug war, arrest, drug cartel, gang activity, los angeles news, john gregory
  • Hundreds of police and federal agents launched a major crackdown on drugs and gangs across Southern California on Thursday.
  • Thirty-five suspects were arrested as part of a three-year investigation of weapons and drug trafficking in L.A.
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arrest, drug cartel, drug war, gang activity, eyewitness news
  • Hundreds of police and federal agents launched a major crackdown on drugs and gangs across Southern California on Thursday.
  • Hundreds of police and federal agents launched a major crackdown on drugs and gangs across Southern California on Thursday.
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arrest, drug cartel, drug war, gang activity, eyewitness news
  • Marisol Valles Garcia, 20, the new police chief of a drug town, is being called both na´ve and the bravest woman in Mexico.
  • Marisol Valles Garcia, 20, the new police chief of a drug town, is being called both na´ve and the bravest woman in Mexico.
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drug cartel, drug war, eyewitness news
  • The man Mexico's president calls 'one of the most wanted criminals in the world' is now behind bars.
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mexico, drug war, drug cartel, arrest, world news
  • Two cars exploded early Friday, in front of the offices of a major Mexican television station and a transit police station.
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mexico, body found, drug cartel, drug war, murder, eyewitness news
  • The U.S. Coast Guard is waging a battle against miniature subs, being used to smuggle drugs into the country.
  • The U.S. Coast Guard is waging a battle against miniature subs, being used to smuggle drugs into the country.
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drug cartel, drug war, san diego, coast guard, california news, robert holguin
  • The U.S. Coast Guard is waging a battle against miniature subs, being used to smuggle drugs into the country.
  • The U.S. Coast Guard is waging a battle against miniature subs, being used to smuggle drugs into the country.
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drug cartel, drug war, san diego, coast guard, eyewitness news
  • Two seperate drug busts in Southern California netted more than 100 pounds of methamphetamine and 85 pounds of heroin.
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drug cartel, los angeles news
  • Ten suspects were arrested in Los Angeles and the Inland Empire Thursday in connection with a Mexican drug ring.
  • Twelve suspects were arrested in Los Angeles and the Inland Empire Thursday in connection with a Mexican drug ring.
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drug war, drug cartel, arrest, los angeles news