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EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Heroin Found in Shipment of Flowers from Colombia

Last week U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Miami International Airport seized .25 Kg of Heroin found in a cargo of flowers. The seizure took place during a routine examination of cargo coming from Bogota, Colombia. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  700 Pounds of Cocaine Found inside Fake Rocks in Chile

Customs agents discovered 350 kilograms of cocaine hidden in fake rocks packed into a container coming from Bolivia that was scheduled to be shipped to Spain from the port of Arica, in northern Chine, officials said. 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 »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  120 Pounds of Meth Seized at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge seized over $1,500,000 worth of methamphetamine and arrested a Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico man last week. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER:  Sniffer Dog Finds Drugs Hidden in Rectum

Malone the drug-sniffing dog that works the U.S.-Mexico border at El Paso abilities are now legendary. continue reading »

Eleven Detained in Rhode Island for Trafficking Heroin for Mexican Narcos

Eleven individuals were arrested on Thursday and Friday and ordered detained on drug and firearms charges resulting from an eight-month federal law enforcement investigation into the trafficking of heroin into Rhode Island by an alleged Dominican organization with ties to Mexican drug cartels. continue reading »

Over 300 Pounds of Cocaine Seized Near Northern Coast of Puerto Rico

Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) law enforcement authorities, working in support of the Caribbean Corridor Strike Force (CCSF), arrested 2 smugglers, seizing a boat and a drug shipment of approximately 154 kilos (339.5 pounds) of cocaine during a maritime interdiction early Friday evening off the northern coast of Dorado, Puerto Rico. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Guatemalan Tries to Smuggle Cocaine Chocolate Bars into Country

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Washington Dulles International Airport seized more than four pounds of cocaine hidden inside chocolate bars and drink boxes in a Guatemalan woman’s luggage shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Seized Drug-Stuffed Toilets Donated to Habitat for Humanity

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that 192 commercial toilets seized during a drug bust at Laredo Port of Entry would find a more appropriate home with Habitat for Humanity of Laredo-Webb County. continue reading »

Latino Blotter: Texas Man Admits to Smoking 170 Joints a Day to Justify a Ton of Pot in His Basement

Michael Sepulveda of Rio Grande City, Texas is not only a prolific pot smoker he is a quick thinker. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: In 24-Hour Period Close to $1 Billion Worth of Cocaine Seized

In two separate incidents in a 24-hour period, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operating out of Corpus Christi, Texas, detected two go-fast vessels carrying more than 10,000 pounds of cocaine with a combined value of more than $779 million. continue reading »

Mexican Family of Five, Including 3 Minor Children, Found with $800,000 of Coke & Meth at Border

A 29-year-old Mexican national from Nogales, Sonora, traveling with his 26-year-old wife and three minor children, was arrested yesterday for attempting to smuggle more than $800,000 worth of cocaine and methamphetamines into the United States through the Dennis DeConcini Port. 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 »

Cocaine Found on JetBlue Plane Coming in From Dominican Republic

On Feb. 9, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Logan International Airport seized approximately 8.9 kilograms of cocaine that was discovered on a JetBlue flight that originated in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  384 lb of Pot Found Hidden Inside Concrete Barriers

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Otay Mesa cargo facility last Friday morning discovered 384 pounds of marijuana hidden inside of concrete barriers. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  104 lbs of Marijuana Hidden in Quinceanera Party Decorations

Border Protection agents discovered bundles of marijuana stashed inside wood-framed and mirrored Quinceanara plaques. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Over 200 Pounds of Pot Hidden in Religious Statues Seized

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Hidalgo port of entry on Saturday seized marijuana valued at more than $233,000 during a routine vehicle inspection. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  756 Pounds of Pot Found Stashed in Frame of Flatbed Trailer

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa cargo port of entry Thursday stopped a tractor-trailer with 756 pounds of marijuana hidden in the frame. continue reading »

Charges in Panamanian Drug Ring that Hid Coke and Heroin in Hair Weaves and Wigs

Twelve individuals from the Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland – and the country of Panama – have been charged in a 20-count indictment alleging international drug trafficking. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: Spanish Model Uses Fake Implants to Transport Cocaine from Brazil to Rome

A model heading to Rome from Brazil has been arrested after it was discovered that the fake implants she was carrying had cocaine stashed inside them. continue reading »