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Colombian Police Arrest Mexican Couple Smuggling Heroin While Traveling with Baby

A Mexican couple traveling with their 20-month-old daughter was arrested by drug enforcement agents at Bogota's El Dorado International Airport for allegedly trying to smuggle heroin out of Colombia, the National Police said. continue reading »

Car Chase in Texas Leads to 800 lbs of Pot and Driver Swimming to Mexico

In another incredible ‘Extreme Trafficking’ incident a car chase led to a large drug seizure with the alleged narco-trafficker swimming to Mexico. continue reading »

Border Protection Officers Find 48 lbs of Cocaine in Gas Tank

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Andrade port of entry yesterday discovered 48 pounds of cocaine concealed in the gas tank of a vehicle. continue reading »

Colombian Arrested at Mexico Airport, Cocaine Found in Luggage

A Colombian man who was trying to smuggle 4.5 kilos of cocaine was arrested on drug charges at the Mexico City International Airport, the Federal Police said. Wilson Javier Moreno Sanchez "appeared extremely continue reading »

Peruvian Drug Enforcement Agents Allegedly Shipped Drugs to Mexican Police

Ten Peruvian Drug Enforcement Agency, or Dirandro, agents assigned to the international airport in Lima are being charged by prosecutors for allegedly shipping cocaine to Mexican police officers on the payroll of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel, the La Republica newspaper reported Sunday. continue reading »

Customs and Border Patrol Agents Seize $90 Million in Cocaine in the Pacific

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Air and Marine (OAM) and its interagency partners disrupted two separate maritime smuggling attempts, March 8 and March 9, resulting in the interdiction of more than 1,300 pounds of cocaine with a street value of more than $90 million. continue reading »

Mexican Girl, 18, Arrested for Smuggling Heroin

A female Mexican national was arrested Wednesday for attempting to smuggle nearly a pound of heroin through the Dennis DeConcini Port. Customs and Border Protection officers selected Selena Andrea Perez-Cruz continue reading »

CBP Disrupts 2 Attempts to Move Cocaine

Trackers spot boats in Pacific, Caribbean waters - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and its interagency partners disrupted two separate maritime smuggling attempts, continue reading »

Drug Tunnel Discovered at Arizona-Mexico Border

The U.S. federal government has dismantled 26 drug-smuggling tunnels in this town on the border with Mexico over the past three years, the most recent of which was discovered this week. Federal authorities on Wednesday found a cross-bord continue reading »

Troops in Mexico Find Another Drug Tunnel into U.S.

Mexican army soldiers discovered a drug-smuggling tunnel in the northern border city of Nogales, media outlets said. The passage, which extends 56 meters (184 feet), is equipped with water and ventilation systems continue reading »

Arizona Border: Deaths of Undocumented Mar 2012

The violence in neighboring Mexico and the deaths of undocumented immigrants at the hands of U.S. Border Patrol agents once more marred the situation along the Arizona border in 2012. continue reading »

Panama Will Not Retrieve Sunken Narco-Sub

A cocaine-laden semi-submersible vessel that sank early this month in Panama's Caribbean waters will not be refloated due to the cost and possible risks of the operation, the country's chief narcotics prosecutor said. continue reading »

Authorities Seize a Ton of Opium Seeds in Mexico

Mexican authorities seized a ton of opium seeds they found aboard a ship in the Gulf coast port of Veracruz, the government said Wednesday. continue reading »

Smugglers Attempt to Drive Over U.S.-Mexico Border Fence, SUV Gets Stuck

Two people tried to drive over the U.S.-Mexico border fence in an SUV earlier this week in Arizona, but the vehicle got stuck on top of the barrier, media reports said. continue reading »

Texas Couple Sentenced to 5 Years for Conspiring to Bribe a Border Patrol Agent

A federal judge in Las Cruces, New Mexico sentenced Debbie Ayala, 26, of San Elizardo, Texas, and David Rogelio Leyva, 27, of Socorro, Texas, to five-year prison terms for conspiring to bribe a public official, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth J. Gonzales. Ayala and Leyva will be on supervised release for three years after they complete their prison sentences. continue reading »

Mexican Indians Being Used by Cartels to Smuggle Drugs Across the Border

The Raramuri Indians of Chihuahua state, renowned for their ability to cover long distances on foot, are being used by Mexican drug traffickers to smuggle narcotics into the United States. continue reading »

Colorado Busts Mexican Drug Ring Earning $6 M Per Month

Ten Mexican nationals were arrested on changes of transporting large quantities of cocaine to Colorado for sale in the Denver metropolitan area. continue reading »

70 Pounds of Liquid Cocaine Seized at U.S.-Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry this week discovered 71 pounds of liquid cocaine, with a street value of $710,000. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Guatemalan Tries to Smuggle Heroin Lollipops Through Orlando Airport

Friday, a Guatemalan man was arrested at Florida’s Orlando airport after inspectors checked the clearly anxious man’s luggage and found a number of heroin lollipops. continue reading »

Three Texas Siblings Apprehended Smuggling Drugs at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the El Paso port of entry seized 130 pounds of marijuana in one seizure Tuesday. Three El Paso siblings who were in the vehicle in which the drugs were discovered drugs were taken into custody. continue reading »