Despite the beauty that is San Diego, it is not free from the perils of crime. Due to location and accessibility, San Diego is often home to a plethora of drug crimes. The article referenced below is a great example of the threat that drug crimes pose. A total of 13 individuals have been arrested by federal officials and as a result, a drug ring that was bringing methamphetamine and cocaine into San Diego County was stopped.
According to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the drug ring was profiting highly from the drug ring. Out of the 12 suspects that were arrested on Wednesday, 7 are from Vista and two from San Marcos. The rest are believed to be from Spring Valley, Los Angeles, and Oceanside. The arrests are a result of a year-long investigation.