Drug Cartel

File photo of courtroom.(Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

Witness: N.M. Ex-Police Chief On Cartel’s Payroll

A former police chief in a New Mexico border town collected more than $2,000 a month from the Juarez Cartel in exchange for protection and help with smuggling drugs and guns, a former town official testified Wednesday.

09/26/2013

Puffinburger 385

Week Three Of Puffinburger Trial

A witness testified that he started a false rumor about the kidnapping of 6-year-old Cole Puffinburger two months before the boy’s October 2008 disappearance. Shayne Skougardlived with the Puffinburgers at the time.  He told jurors he […]

02/13/2011

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