Dozens Arrested in Oregon Pot Bust
Today, the Drug Enforcement Administration announced the arrest of dozens of persons who are suspected to be involved in a sophisticated drug trafficking network. The arrests took place after an eight month investigation which culminated in the service of numerous federal search and arrest warrants in and around the Eugene, Oregon area.
During the course of the investigation, Federal and State authorities identified a sophisticated drug trafficking organization that was importing and distributing heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine in Oregon, California, and Washington. The criminal organization directed the importation of the illicit drugs from Mexico and then arranged for its transportation and eventual distribution in Oregon and elsewhere.
...participating agencies include the Oregon State Police; Springfield Police Department; Eugene Police Department; Lane County Sheriff’s Office; Linn County Sheriff’s Office; Immigration & Customs Enforcement; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms; United States Marshal’s Service; Junction City Police Department; Corvallis Police Department; Benton County Sheriff’s Office; and the Cottage Grove Police Department.
This is coming on the heels of another major bust in Oregon. Is NAFTA/CAFTA here to make sure that Mexico/Central America can import drugs with impunity? Why is it that every few days we here about a "huge" find of yet another "sophisticated" drug ring that is bringing drugs from Mexico to the west coast?
I've done the post several times but the DEA's official site for Oregon says that we get most of our drugs from Mexico. "Mexican drug trafficking organizations dominate the illicit drug market in Oregon."
How about we stop letting the mules come here, hiding in a sea of other criminal aliens, and make this state a little less drug friendly.