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Tag Results for "Extreme Trafficking"

Tijuana Police Find Drug Tunnel at US-Mexico Border, $12M in Pot Recovered

Police from the northwestern Mexican border city of Tijuana and army troops found a tunnel running under the U.S.-Mexican border that apparently held several tons of drugs, officials said. continue reading »

UPDATE:  Colombian Narcos Made Us Do It Say European Women Arrested in Peru with Kilos of Coke

Perú is one of the cocaine-producing heavyweights of the world. The question is: did Melissa Reid and Michaella McCollum become two more victims of the system? Or knowingly contribute to it? Reid and McCollum, from Scotland and Northern Ireland, respectively, were detained at a Lima airport August 6 after security discovered around 24 pounds of cocaine in their luggage. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking: “Narco Shoes” Holding $64,000 in Coke Seized by Border Patrol

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station apprehended a suspected narcotics smuggler yesterday at the Highway 86 checkpoint and seized over two pounds of cocaine hidden in shoes. continue reading »

High Speed Boat Chase near Miami Beach Results in $35 Million Cocaine Seizure

The Coast Guard is reporting the seizure of 2,300 pounds of cocaine, with a street value of $35 million, after a high-speed boat chase on the Caribbean Sea near Miami Beach. continue reading »

Italy’s Top Narco Caught in Colombia, Friendly with Mexican Cartels

Italy’s biggest narco, Roberto Pannunzi, has been caught in Colombia after a daring escape from justice in 2010. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Burglars Break-Into House Leading Cops to 3,700 Pounds of Pot Inside

Sunday night alert neighbors in the Mission, Texas area of Cimarron Country Club reported seeing two Hispanic men breaking into a home. 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 »

600 Pounds of Pot Found in Buddha, St. Jude and Other Religious Statutes

Border Protection agents confiscated nearly 600 pounds of pot inside a shipment of religious figures at the El Paso border checkpoint. continue reading »

Mexican Cartels Set Goals to Infiltrate European Drug Market

The European Police Office said Friday that Mexican criminal gangs are trying to establish themselves as major players in Europe's drug market and reportedly have been involved in the region in cases of weapons and human trafficking. continue reading »

CBP Seizes $120,000 Worth of Meth in California

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico downtown port of entry arrested a U.S. citizen after discovering $120,000 worth of methamphetamine hidden in his vehicle. continue reading »

Russia, Nicaraguan Navy Seize Large Quantity of Cocaine in Caribbean

Nicaraguan naval forces and Russian drug enforcement agents seized 100 packages of cocaine on the high seas, state media reported, citing military spokesmen. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking: Latino Doctor Arrested for Illegally Trafficking $10M Worth of Oxycodone in NYC

Dr. Hector Castro and Patricia Rodriguez were arrested for illegally trafficking oxycodone through the Itzama Medical Center in New York to the tune of $10 million. 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 »

Extreme Trafficking: Ultra Light Aircraft from MX Drops 230 Pounds of Pot into U.S.

Yesterday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio station seized 230 pounds of marijuana that was dropped by an ultra-light aircraft. 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 »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Six Pounds of Meth Found in Buckets of Chicken by Border Patrol

During a routine border stop two females were found to have six bags of meth inside two buckets of carry-out chicken. The meth was valued at $58,700. Both women were arrested. continue reading »

Border Patrol Seizes 30 Pounds of Meth Valued at Nearly $1 Million

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio station apprehended a suspected narcotics smuggler at the Highway 86 checkpoint and seized approximately 30 pounds of methamphetamine. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: $850,000 Worth of Pot Found Near Border in Military Duffel Bags

U.S. Border Patrol agents throughout Del Rio sector seized more than 1,050 pounds of marijuana, with an estimated value of $850,025. continue reading »

Alleged Child Smuggler Arrested at Hidalgo Bridge at Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a woman from Pasadena for allegedly attempting to smuggle a Mexican-born infant into the United States. 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 »