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Tag Results for "Extreme Trafficking"

Border Patrol Seized $4 Million Worth of Pot at 2:30 a.m. at Scenic Carlsbad Beach

U.S. Border Patrol agents intercepted a maritime smuggling attempt at a southern California beach early this morning and confiscated nearly 3,000 pounds of marijuana. continue reading »

Women Arrested in Panama for Stashing $31,000 in Cash Inside Her Stomach

An unidentified Guatemalan woman has been arrested in Panama for attempting to smuggle unclaimed money inside her stomach. continue reading »

Narco Smugglers Nabbed with Over $2 Million in Pot and Bath Salts – All in One Day

U.S. Border Patrol agents in two separate events seized illicit drugs valued at more than two million dollars on Monday, Feb. 4. continue reading »

62-Year-Old Narco Smuggler Caught with $541,000 Worth of Coke

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville discovered cocaine valued at approximately $540,800 hidden within a GMC Sierra. continue reading »

Senior Citizen Narco Smuggler Stopped with Over 300 Pounds of Pot

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Columbus port of entry seized 362 pounds of marijuana on Friday, Feb. 1. A 63-year-old man was arrested. The seizure was largest of six made by CBP officers working at area ports this weekend. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  More than $2 Million Worth of Pot Found in Watermelon Shipment

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) on Friday discovered and seized a substantial load of alleged marijuana weighing more than 2,500 pounds at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility in Texas. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Nearly 3,000 Pounds of Pot Mixed in With Cucumber Shipment

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico cargo facility arrested a man after they discovered 2,791 pounds of marijuana co-mingled within a shipment of cucumbers. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking: Border Protection Seizes Over $500,000 in Coke and Meth

A Mexican man was arrested Monday at the Port of San Luis for attempting to smuggle 45.6 pounds of cocaine into the U.S. continue reading »

Spanish Authorities Break Up Coke Smuggling Ring from Latin America

Spanish police arrested seven people who were trying to smuggle 93 kilograms of cocaine into the country hidden in blocks of stone, which had been seized by Chilean customs authorities before they could be shipped to Spain. continue reading »

621 lb of Pot Found After Driver Asks Patrol Border for Directions

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a suspected drug smuggler and seized hundreds of pounds of marijuana concealed in a false compartment after he stopped to ask for directions. continue reading »

16-Yr-Old Attempts to Enter Country with Almost 8 Lbs of Pot in Her Backpack

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Columbus port of entry seized 7.9 pounds of marijuana this morning. The drugs were hidden in a backpack carried by a 16-year-old female who attempted to enter the country as a pedestrian. continue reading »

Eleven Gold Bars Valued at $1.7 MIllion Seized as Contraband at Puerto Rico Airport

Several courier packages were seized this week by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the Rafael Hernandez International Airport containing 11 gold bars arriving from Curacao, Netherlands Antilles. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  $3 Million in Heroin and Undeclared Bulk Currency Seized at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge discovered heroin valued at approximately $3,090,000 allegedly being smuggled into the country by a man driving a Ford F250 continue reading »

Narco Blog:  Narco Sub with Capacity for Crew of 4 Captured by Colombian Navy

The Colombian navy reported Tuesday that it seized a small submarine used to smuggle cocaine off the country's southwestern coast. continue reading »

Two Dominican Drug Smugglers Arrested with $29 Million Worth of Cocaine on High Seas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as part of the Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities, seized over 2,600 pounds of cocaine, a go-fast vessel and detained two Dominican smugglers during an at-sea interdiction Sunday in the Caribbean Sea. continue reading »

Spanish Authorities Bust-Up Major Heroin Smuggling Ring

Drug traffickers arrested in Spain with 64 kilos (141 pounds) of high-purity heroin from Afganistan planned to distribute the drug throughout Europe, police officials said Monday. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  $1.4 Million of Brown Heroin Found in Clothing Hamper

Officers with Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge seized $1,433,000 worth of brown heroin and arrested a man from Edinburg, Texas on this weekend. continue reading »

California – Mexico Border Patrol Seize $4 Million in Drugs and Cash this Past Weekend

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers along the California/Mexico border over the weekend seized more than $4 million in narcotics and unreported currency. continue reading »

440-Foot Long ‘Narco’ Tunnel Found in Mexico Near Border

Mexican army soldiers found a suspected "narcotunnel" under construction in a northwestern border city, military officials said. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking: Border Agents Seize $4.5 Million of Cocaine

Customs and Border Protection officers at Anzalduas International Bridge seized $4,446,000 worth of alleged cocaine in two separate, unrelated incidents this weekend and arrested two Mexican national men and one female associated with the alleged narcotic smuggling violations. continue reading »