Law enforcement say a stakeout of a suspected drug house led to the discovery of an elaborate smuggling tunnel and multiple arrests.
Authorities allege a FARC dissident group ran the drug-trafficking operation.
British businessman Chris Cleave was shot dead while driving with his teenage daughter near Playa del Carmen on Saturday.
Officers have seized 27 firearms, 1,877 rounds of ammunition, marijuana, cocaine, other illegal drugs and $34,439 in cash so far.
Around 54,500 pounds of cocaine and nearly 16,000 pounds of marijuana were confiscated by the Coast Guard.
The former president, who was arrested for drug trafficking charges on Tuesday, oversaw a government that has been called a "narco-dictatorship."
In addition to finding what they believe may be marijuana, police claim to have found suspected methamphetamine and two handguns.
The 32-year-old woman had been named as a co-conspirator in the Sinaloa Cartel and also faces a violation of the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act.
Convicted drug trafficker Justino Cordovilla had disappeared two months before the severed foot was found.
"I'd like to say to this honorable judge and court how much I apologize for this mistake," Juan Carlos Dávila-Bonilla said.
"My message to you is simple: There is no dark internet. We can and we will shine a light," Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said.
The majority of online recruitment in active sex trafficking cases last year took place on Facebook, according to the Human Trafficking Institute, with perpetrators using strategies like fake identities or phony job listings to identify and recruit vulnerable users.
Omar Yacob Bamadhaj said he was coerced into confessing for fear that authorities would also hang his father who was in the car with him.
"We need to deal with the violence, dismantle the transnational criminal organizations and focus on prevention," a joint statement said.
A report from the inspector general found that the Drug Enforcement Administration failed to learn from its many well-publicized prior scandals.
The two cops face up to life sentences, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Ohio.
In the last year alone, the gang is believed to have scammed 10 million euros in profit, according to Europol.
"During the roadside investigation detectives observed Methamphetamine in plain view in the front seat of the vehicle.
"This prosecution confirms that no person–even a judge–is above the law," said Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite Jr.
Head Hunter Taranaki "Ardie" Fuimaono, 43, passed away in the early hours of the morning on Sunday. His death is currently under investigation.
Nearly 2 tons of South American cocaine worth over $113 million USD has been discovered along a local shoreline.
Emma Coronel Aispuro was charged with conspiracy to illegally import and distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana.
Two German men and one British man have been arrested under suspicion of leading an international arms ring that sold guns to drug traffickers along the Costa del Sol in southern Spain.
The USS Gabrielle Giffords intercepted an alleged narco sub containing a massive haul of suspected cocaine and three suspected drug traffickers.
A senior administration official told Newsweek that the drug trade "can contribute to the spread of the virus," but a senior Pentagon official said the recent mission "has nothing to do with the virus."
During his tenure, Jose Irizarry worked out of the DEA's Miami field office, Washington, D.C., bureau, and an official outpost in Cartagena, Colombia.
"We will not sit idly if they continue to interfere with our process as a sovereign state," Salvador Panelo, a spokesperson for the country's president, said.
Placencia told authorities he knew nothing about the drugs and was planning on eating the goat's intestines which he had allegedly purchased from a California rancher for $140.
Austin lawyer Jamie Balagia, known as "DWI Dude" thanks to his history of defending people charged with drunken driving, was convicted on federal corruption charges for his plan to scam Colombian drug traffickers out of money.