War On Drugs
A federal crackdown on synthetic marijuana – or “spice” – has honed in on Dallas: A local smoke shop chain and its owner are among 28 accused of drug trafficking.
A spike in K2 or “spice” overdoses in marijuana-restrictive states such as Texas has sparked everything from investigation to legislation.
Members of the Texas National Guard are in Dallas today, taking the “war on drugs” to the streets as part of Operation Crackdown, a mission they have been carrying out since 1993.
The suspect allegedly ran the Sinaloa cartel’s operation in Juarez, Mexico — right across the border from El Paso.
Members of a task force made up of federal and local authorities found about 50,000 rounds of ammunition beneath the bed of a pickup that was awaiting export to Mexico from Brownsville.