FBI busts sophisticated Mexican drug trafficking operation in Denver, Aurora

Article CAIRCO note: 
This is not a new phenomenon.  November 2016 - "Two Mexican-based drug trafficking organizations headed by Yael Osuna-Navarro and Efren Ruelas-Avila operated mostly out of Denver..."
Article author: 
Shelly Bradbury
Article publisher: 
Denver Post
Article date: 
19 February 2020
Article category: 
Colorado News
Article Body: 

Authorities last week arrested 24 members of a Mexican drug trafficking organization based in Denver and Aurora that distributed cocaine, fentanyl and methamphetamine throughout the state ...

An Aurora woman, Candelaria Vallejo-Gallo, was charged with running the operation, which FBI Special Agent in Charge Dean Phillips called a “sophisticated” group with numerous international and interstate ties that has been operating in the Denver region for several years ...

CAIRCO Research

Denver woman who laundered money for drug cartels sentenced, Denver Post, November 25, 2016.