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TitleAlleged Drug Cartel Member Pleads Not Guilty
News Organization10 News San Diego

10 News San Diego -- David Shirk, a University of San Diego professor and a director of the Trans-Border Institute, said, "There's a new tentacle to the serpent operating in Baja California -- the Sinaloa cartel. Ten years ago, there were four major cartels operating -- the Gulf cartel, the Tijuana cartel, the Sinaloa cartel and the Jurez cartel. Now down to one, Sinaloa … fighting against a new organization that used to work for Gulf, called the Zetas, a paramilitary organization." (Full Story