September 17, 2008 -- DEA agents arrested 175 alleged Gulf Cartel members, seized $60 million and over 40 tons of illegal drugs as part of Project Reckoning. Above, law enforcement officials cut into a safe seized at one of the residences implicated in the massive international operation that has resulted in over 500 total arrests in the U.S., Mexico, and Italy.

September 17, 2008 -- DEA agents arrested 175 alleged Gulf Cartel members, seized $60 million and over 40 tons of illegal drugs as part of Project Reckoning. Above, law enforcement officials cut into a safe seized at one of the residences implicated in the massive international operation that has resulted in over 500 total arrests in the U.S., Mexico, and Italy.