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Drug Lord Confiscations

AMAZING pics of items confiscated by DEA and International Agents.

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    A handgun covered with gold and money sized to alleged financial agent of the drug "Cartel del Golfo", Manuel Alquisires Garcia, aka "El Meme" and also know as Agustin Sanchez Morua, are shown during his presentation to the press on September 12, 2011 in Mexico City. Garcia was arrested on September 10 in Tamaulipas during a military operation. AFP PHOTO/YURI CORTEZ (Photo credit should read YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

    © YURI CORTEZ / 2011 AFP
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    A gold-plated AK-47 rifle seized to alleged leader of "The Resistance" drugs cartel, Ramiro Pozos Gonzalez, aka "El Molca", is presented to the press in Mexico City, on September 12, 2012. Pozos Gonzalez was arrested on the eve in the state of Mexico. AFP PHOTO/RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/GettyImages)

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    A cat smells packages of marijuana seized in the municipality of Tulua, and displayed in Cali for a press conference on February 15, 2012. Colombian National Police confiscated 3.6 tons of marijuana belonging to criminal gangs. AFP PHOTO/Luis ROBAYO (Photo credit should read LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Colombia' s National Police exposes confiscated weapons that were seized from presumed drug lord Hernan Rendon aka Don Mario on April 7, 2008 in Bogota. 147 rifles were confiscated during the "Colombia 10" operation in north Colombia. AFPPHOTO/Inaldo PEREZ (Photo credit should read INALDO PEREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

    © INALDO PEREZ / 2008 AFP
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    Part of the arsenal and personal things of alleged financial agent of the drug "Cartel del Golfo", Manuel Alquisires Garcia, aka "El Meme" and also know as Agustin Sanchez Morua, are shown during his presentation to the press on September 12, 2011 in Mexico City. Garcia was arrested on September 10 in Tamaulipas during a military operation. AFP PHOTO/YURI CORTEZ (Photo credit should read YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

    © YURI CORTEZ / 2011 AFP
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    Part of the arsenal and personal things of alleged financial agent of the drug "Cartel del Golfo", Manuel Alquisires Garcia, aka "El Meme" and also know as Agustin Sanchez Morua, are shown during his presentation to the press on September 12, 2011 in Mexico City. Garcia was arrested on September 10 in Tamaulipas during a military operation. AFP PHOTO/YURI CORTEZ (Photo credit should read YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

    © YURI CORTEZ / 2011 AFP
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    Mexican army soldiers stand by a seizure of more than 15 million US dolars during a presentation to the press on November 22, 2011 in Mexico City. The money was sized to alleged members of the Guzman Loera drug cartel, led byf Joaquin "El Chapo Guzman", during the regional "Operation Fox" in Tijuana last November 18. AFP PHOTO/ Yuri CORTEZ (Photo credit should read YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

    © YURI CORTEZ / 2011 AFP
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    Thousands of guns are destroyed in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua State, Mexico on February 16, 2012. At least 6000 rifles and pistols seized to drugs cartels were destroyed by members of the Mexican Army. AFP PHOTO/JESUS ALCAZAR (Photo credit should read Jesus Alcazar/AFP/Getty Images)

    © JESUS ALCAZAR / 2012 AFP
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    Thousands of guns lie on the ground before their destruction in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua State, Mexico on February 16, 2012. At least 6000 rifles and pistols seized to drugs cartels were destroyed by members of the Mexican Army. AFP PHOTO/JESUS ALCAZAR (Photo credit should read Jesus Alcazar/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Automatic weapons, part of an arsenal seized to the leader of the drug cartel "Cartel de Jalisco Nueva Generacion", Erick Valencia Salazar, are presented to the press on March 12, 2012 in Mexico City. Salazar, aka "El 85", was arrested during a military operation in Guadalajara last March 9 with an arsenal or war weapons. AFP PHOTO/ Yuri CORTEZ (Photo credit should read YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

    © YURI CORTEZ / 2012 AFP
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    Part of the arsenal and personal things of alleged financial agent of the drug "Cartel del Golfo", Manuel Alquisires Garcia, aka "El Meme" and also know as Agustin Sanchez Morua, are shown during his presentation to the press on September 12, 2011 in Mexico City. Garcia was arrested on September 10 in Tamaulipas during a military operation. AFP PHOTO/YURI CORTEZ (Photo credit should read YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

    © YURI CORTEZ / 2011 AFP
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    A Colombian policeman from an anti-drug unit walks with a sniffer dog amidst marijuana packages on display for the press on August 24, 2012, at the anti-drug air base in Tulua, department of Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Four tons of marijuana "red dot" type allegedly belonging to the Sixth Front of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) were seized from a truck in the town of Buga, Valle del Cauca department, while being transported from the town of Corinto bound for the department of Norte de Sant

    © GUILLERMO LEGARIA / 2012 AFP
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    An arsenal belonging to drug lords is displayed after being confiscated by the General Attorney Office in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state, Mexico on April 23, 2007. Mexico is being whipped by a war among drug cartels disputing their place and the trafficking to the United States with unusual ferocity and sophisticated arms on June 11, 2008. Executed, beheaded, tied and tortured bodies with messages against rival bands, or threatened police and street announcements are part of the geography of violence

    © OMAR TORRES / 2008 AFP
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    An arsenal belonging to drug lords is displayed after being confiscated by the General Attorney Office in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state, Mexico on April 23, 2007. Mexico is being whipped by a war among drug cartels disputing their place and the trafficking to the United States with unusual ferocity and sophisticated arms on June 11, 2008. Executed, beheaded, tied and tortured bodies with messages against rival bands, or threatened police and street announcements are part of the geography of violence

    © OMAR TORRES / 2008 AFP
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    An arsenal belonging to drug lords is displayed after being confiscated by the General Attorney Office in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state, Mexico on April 23, 2007. Mexico is being whipped by a war among drug cartels disputing their place and the trafficking to the United States with unusual ferocity and sophisticated arms on June 11, 2008. Executed, beheaded, tied and tortured bodies with messages against rival bands, or threatened police and street announcements are part of the geography of violence

    © OMAR TORRES / 2008 AFP
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    A member of the Army watches the incineration of fourteen tons of drug in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico on December 2, 2008. Mexico will reinforce the fight against drug trafficking with new military and police contingents in Ciudad Juarez, in the border with the United States, where the war among drug cartels has acquired unusual levels of violence in the last year. AFP PHOTO/J. Guadalupe Perez (Photo credit should read J. Guadalupe PEREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

    © J. GUADALUPE PEREZ / 2009 AFP
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    Mexican Federal Police officers show April 14, 2009 to the press at their Command Center in Mexico City, a woman arrested on the eve with an arsenal at a house in Sonora, northern Mexico, near the US border. Police also found a grenade launcher, five shotguns, a hand grenade, and scores of magazines and cartridges. AFP PHOTO/Alfredo ESTRELLA (Photo credit should read ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

    © ALFREDO ESTRELLA / 2009 AFP
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    Mexican Federal Police officers show April 14, 2009 to the press at their Command Center in Mexico City an arsenal seized at a house in Sonora, northern Mexico, near the US border. Police also found a grenade launcher, five shotguns, a hand grenade, and scores of magazines and cartridges. AFP PHOTO/Alfredo ESTRELLA (Photo credit should read ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Different types of guns confiscated after clashes with members of the organized crime are seen at the Forensic Medical Service (SEMEFO) of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua state, Mexico, on June 24, 2009. The ballistics area in the SEMEFO, similar to a store of sophisticated arms supplied with the latest models, is just a sample of the arsenal of cartels which stock up arms with few restrictions in the United States. AFP PHOTO/Omar Torres (Photo credit should read OMAR TORRES/AFP/Getty Images

    © OMAR TORRES / 2009 AFP
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    Alleged drug traffiker Armando Quintero Guerra, aka "El Licenciado" (2-L), and other members of the La Familia cartel, are presented to the press at the headquarters of the Federal Police in Mexico City, on July 29, 2009. Mexican police detained two suspected finance operatives of the La Familia cartel and four others involved in money laundering and drug traffic to the United States, officials said Wednesday. Quintero Guerra is the suspected financier of one of the powerful cartel's leaders, Servando 'La T

    © OCTAVIO NAVA / 2009 AFP
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    Members of the drug gang "El Cartel del Golfo" are shown to the press before a hangar of the Mexican Navy in Mexico City on September 29, 2010. Thirty members of the gang were detained in Tamaulipas State on Tuesday. AFP PHOTO/Alfredo Estrella (Photo credit should read ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

    © ALFREDO ESTRELLA / 2010 AFP
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    Mexican soldiers stand guard in front to arsenal in Cuitlhauac Veracruz State on March 14, 2011. Mexican soldiers found an arsenal and a training camp armed underground in the state of Veracruz. The site, located in the village Cuitlhuac - about 26,300 people - soldiers discovered trenches and an arsenal composed of 12,344 cartridge of different calibers, 191 magazines, 28 grenades, over a dozen guns, including AK- 47, according to Mexican navy. AFP PHOTO/Sergio Hernandez (Photo credit should read SERGIO HE

    © SERGIO HERNANDEZ / 2011 AFP