May 7, 2008
By Michael Webster: Investigative Reporter
In a recent drug bust at the San Diego State University Federal agents and SDSU police culminated a yearlong investigation into drug dealing around campus and found it to be more sophisticated, more pervasive and more dangerous and far reaching than they expected or have seen before. These arrests coincided with the first anniversary of a female student freshman's cocaine-related death.
SDSU President Stephen Weber spoke Tuesday at a news conference in which authorities said 96 suspects were arrested on drug-related charges. Among the items seized were 4 pounds of cocaine, 50 pounds of marijuana and three handguns.
According to local newspaper reports ninety-six suspects, including 75 SDSU students, have been arrested on drug-related charges as a result of the undercover operation, launched after Jenny Poliakoff, 19, was found dead in her off-campus apartment after a night of celebration.
One of the main suspects in this international drug investigation is illegal alien Omar Castaneda, a gang member from Pomona with ties to the Mexican Tijuana drug cartels, officials said.
Castaneda, 36, after his arrest he was arraigned in San Diego Superior Court on charges of possession of cocaine for sale. He is suspected of being a major link between drugs flowing into California from Tijuana and sales at SDSU and other California campuses...................................
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Mexican Drug Cartels infiltrating colleges and high school campuses in America