DEA Busts Aryan Brotherhood Drug Ring in Midland 6/27/13
MIDLAND - On June 26, 2013, the DEA Midland Resident Office (MRO) and Midland Police Department concluded a 15 month operation targeting methamphetamine distributors operating in West Texas.
The investigation was initiated in early 2012 and targeted members of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas (ABT). Throughout this investigation it was determined that members of the ABT were traveling to Dallas, Texas and purchasing methamphetamine from fellow ABT members and members of the Mexican Mafia for distribution in the Permian Basin.
MRO and MPD were able to successfully arrest 43 individuals from the Midland/Odessa, Texas area to Dallas, Texas and seize approximately $72,121.00 USC in assets; 12 firearms; 4.6 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine; 167 grams of clandestine methamphetamine; 104 grams of cocaine; and 244.8 grams of marijuana.