Last of Mexican drug trafficking group sentenced
Prosecutors say they have slammed the door on a Mexican drug cartel that operated with impunity for years on an Arizona tribal reservation, using “scouts” to avoid detection and “resuppliers” to keep their marijuana flowing into the U.S.
In one incident, a gang member nearly shoved a border officer off a 20-foot cliff on the Tohono O'odham Reservation in southern Arizona and smashed his radio so that he could not get help.
Arturo Tellez-Berrelleza, a 32-year-old Mexican citizen, was the last of at least 18 members of the organization to be sentenced, according to the U.S. Attorney's... read more
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