DEA links Mexican cartels to drugs in Colorado

Mar 12, 2024 | Headlines

Agents from U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s Rocky Mountain Field Division on Thursday seized more than 50,000 pills of fentanyl and more than 50 pounds of methamphetamine in metro Denver, one of the biggest drug busts this year so far.

Little else is known about the details of the operation.

What authorities told The Denver Gazette, however, is they’re confident the drugs can be traced back to one of two major Mexican cartels operating in Colorado.

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