DEA, Police bust drug operation linked to Cartel

DURANGO, COLO. (KRQE) – More than a dozen people have been arrested in a drug operation in southern Colorado linked to Mexican drug cartels.

After a long investigation, several agencies, including the DEA, Durango police, and drug task force from San Juan County, seized about ten pounds of meth, suspected stolen guns, and money.

Investigators say the suspects had connections to Las Vegas, Nevada, California and Mexico. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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