Judging quality in science. (Editorial)

first_imgThe joint inspection report by Australia, Peru and the United Kingdom, presented at the last ATCM in Stockholm, contained an unusual recommendation. On the basis of the science that they had seen at the research stations the inspection team had concluded that there was both very good science and very poor science being undertaken. They apparently believed that this pattern was probably true of the whole continent but needed a more expert examination. Their recommendation was that SCAR should undertake an in situ assessment of all scientific research in the Antarctic.last_img

South Indiana prosecutors help take down huge drug cartel run out of Tijuana Mexico

first_img Facebook Pinterest Google+ Twitter Twitter IndianaLocalNews Pinterest By Jon Zimney – September 16, 2020 1 559 Google+ (“Cuffs4” by banspy, Attribution 2.0 Generic) A drug cartel run out of Tijuana, Mexico has been dismantled but federal investigators in southern Indiana.U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler said Tuesday a grand jury that sits in Evansville has indicted nine people from across the country on charges to distribute meth and fentanyl in America’s heartland.“This group threw the kitchen sink at this drug cartel,” said Minkler. “Their goal was to disrupt and dismantle this organization. The seizures in the case have been impressive. As impressive as any case ever prosecuted in this district.”Minkler said 123 pounds of methamphetamine is now off the streets along with 114 fentanyl pills, which carry over 769 grams of the potent drug. He said that equates to 384,500 lethal does of fentanyl. 500 oxycodone pills and 345 grams of heroin were also seized.Those arrested include:– Juan Tellez, 44, Phoenix, AZ– Alexus Ortiz, 21, Clarksville, TN– Rayvin Yates, Aka “Ray,”26, Dayton, OH– Cesar Castro, 45, San Diego, CA– Jovanny Contreas-Vazquez, 30, Los Angeles, CA– Maria Castaneda-Villabolos, 33, Los Angeles, CA– Ruby Hernandez, 37, Federal Way, WA– Tania Gervacio, 30, El Cajon, CA– Angelique McCleary, 31, Carlsbad, CATwo others involved in the drug cartel, Rudolfo Ibarra-Hernandez, 48, and Juan Guzman 33 are still fugitives and believed to be in Mexico. Minkler said those who are in custody will be extradited to Evansville where they will be prosecuted.Everyone indicted in the case faces between ten years to life in prison if convicted, according to Minkler. WhatsApp WhatsApp South Indiana prosecutors help take down huge drug cartel run out of Tijuana Mexico Facebook Previous articleNotre Dame Police develop equity statementNext articleFootball Fridays tailgate event to take place on the Gridiron in DTSB Jon ZimneyJon Zimney is the News and Programming Director for News/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel and host of the Fries With That podcast. Follow him on Twitter @jzimney.last_img read more