AP Exclusive: Inside massive DEA raid targeting drug cartel

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MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — In the darkness, the team suits up quietly, putting on their helmets and tactical gear. Federal agents lug battering rams, bolt cutters and heavy weaponry by foot up a hill on a residential California street that's softly aglow from street lamps. Then the agents turn onto the walkway of their target's home. "Police! Search warrant!" one officer yells as agents bang on the front door. "Police search warrant!" And then three thunderous bangs as the task force breaks down the front door. Moments later, a reputed member of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, known as CJNG, is walked out in handcuffs. In early-morning raids Wednesday, agents fanned out across the United States, culminating a six-month investigation with the primary g
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