1st Battalion 6th Marines and DEA Agents bust drug kingpin.

By buseman · Jun 4, 2010 ·
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    An Afghan Counter Narcotic National policeman holds the Afghan government's primary drug kingpin in Marjah, Afghanistan, May 18.

    The mission, a team effort between the Marines, Drug Enforcement Administration and Counter Narcotic Police of Afghanistan, nabbed high-level drug traffickers.

    A Drug Enforcement Administration special agent and Cpl. Michael Zarate, 22, from Chula Vista, Calif., and his patrol drug-detection dog, Roy, search a building for drugs and anyone evading arrest at the compound of a known Taliban commander and drug trafficker in Marjah, Afghanistan, May 18.

    Counter Narcotic Police of Afghanistan, Drug Enforcement Administration and Marines make final plans before executing an arrest-and-search warrant on the Afghan government?s primary drug and terrorist target in Marjah, Afghanistan, May 18.

    The team got their man, who is facing a 10-year sentence in the Afghan judicial system for drug trafficking.

    Sgt. Patrick Main, (left) squad leader, 2nd Platoon, Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, makes final checks with his Marines, as a Drug Enforcement Administration special agent checks his watch, minutes before serving an arrest warrant on the Afghan government's primary drug and terrorist target in Marjah, Afghanistan, May 18.

    Main's squad caught the drug trafficker as he attempted to escape the compound after the Counter Narcotic Police of Afghanistan, DEA and a Marine with his patrol drug detection canine forced their way into the compound.

    Counter Narcotic Police of Afghanistan, a Drug Enforcement Administration special agent and Marines prepare to enter a compound of a known Taliban commander and drug trafficker to serve an arrest warrant for him in Marjah, Afghanistan, May 18.

    The team successfully arrested the Afghan governments primary drug and terrorist target in Marjah.
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    03/06/2010
    http://snafu-solomon.blogspot.com/2010/06/1st-battalion-6th-marines-and-dea.html

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