Major Arrests, Extraditions, or Convictions - 2009

 DEC 18, 2009 Three Al Qaeda Associates Arrested on Drug and Terrorism Charges
 DEC 17, 2009 Leaders of Colombian Narco-Terrorist Organization Plead Guilty in U.S. District Court to Conspiring to Import Tons of Cocaine into the United States
 NOV 24, 2009 Alleged La Familia Mexican Drug Cartel Members and Associates Indicted in Federal Court
 OCT 22, 2009 DEA Announces Largest Single U.S. Strike Against Mexican Drug Cartels
 OCT 06, 2009 Georgetown Man Admits to Shooting Men He Believed Were Federal Informants
 OCT 01, 2009 Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Attorney, and Other Federal and Local Officials Unveil New OCDETF Strike Force Site, Highlight Successes of Phoenix Operation
 SEP 29, 2009 Colombian Narcotics Trafficker Planning Airdrop of Cocaine Arrives in New York from Dominican Republic
 SEP 22, 2009 DEA, Partners Attack Notorious L.A. Avenues Gang
 SEP 22, 2009 DEA Busts Puerto Rico's Top Drug Trafficker
 SEP 03, 2009 Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Extradition of Leader of International Drug-Trafficking and Money Laundering Organization
 AUG 11, 2009 Leader of Colombian Drug Cartel and Former FBI Top-Ten Fugitive Pleads Guilty to Drug, Murder and Racketeering Charges
 JUL 23, 2009 New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty to Murder of DEA Agent
 JUL 21, 2009 Fifteen Arrested on Drug Charges in St. Louis Area
 JUL 07, 2009 International Drug Ring Charged
 JUL 02, 2009 Puget Sound Mexican Drug Ring Dismantled
 JUN 12, 2009 Five Arrested in Plot to Murder U.S. Federal Agent in Colombia
 MAY 28, 2009 73 Arrested in Texas Steroid Bust
 MAY 21, 2009 Massive Racketeering Case Targets Gang that Controlled Criminal Activity in Los Angeles Area Community
 MAY 19, 2009 NYPD Officer Arrested in Plot to Rob Manhattan Apartment to Obtain Hidden Drug Money
 MAY 5, 2009 Drug-Dealing Victim of Hostage-Taking Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years in Prison
 APR 16, 2009 24 Individuals Associated with the "Black Guerilla Family" Gang Indicted on Federal Drug and Gun Charges
 APR 09, 2009 DEA Task Force Targets Lancaster Street Gang
 MAR 18, 2009 Associate of International Arms Dealer Monzer Al Kassar Found Guilty of Terrorism Offenses
 MAR 13, 2009 Charges Filed in Anna Nicole Smith Case
 MAR 5, 2009 Colombian Paramilitary Leader Extradited to The United States to Face U.S. Drug Charges
 FEB 25, 2009 International Arms Trafficker Monzer Al Kassar and Associate Sentenced on Terrorism Charges