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Vegas Kidnap Case Turns to Mexican Drug Probe

6-year-old safe after abduction linked to theft from cartel

(Newser) - Investigators intensified their search yesterday for the drug-cartel kidnappers of a 6-year-old Las Vegas boy who was found safe on a city street. Detectives have distributed flyers of suspects they believe are linked to Mexican drug kingpins who likely ordered young Cole Puffenburger kidnapped to get even with his grandfather... More »

Kidnapped Boy Found in Las Vegas

Cole picked up alive after grandpa crossed Mexican drug cartel

(Newser) - A 6-year-old Nevada boy kidnapped by men believed linked to a Mexican drug cartel has been found in “extremely good condition” walking on a Las Vegas street. Some 100 detectives had been working 12-hour shifts to find Cole Puffinburger, who was abducted from his Las Vegas home Wednesday by... More »

Drugs Linked to Boy's Kidnapping

Police target 'person of interest' as search for Cole continues

(Newser) - A 6-year-old boy’s kidnapping is tied to "significant amounts of money and drugs," the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. Police say some of the boy's family are involved in illegal drugs, and are seeking a "person of interest," the Associated Press notes, as the nationwide search... More »

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