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Extreme Trafficking

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

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 »

LATINO BLOTTER: Sons of Border Police Authorities Arrested, Suspected of Stealing Drugs from Narcos

LATINO BLOTTER: Sons of Border Police Authorities Arrested, Suspected of Stealing Drugs from Narcos

A federal corruption probe prompted by stolen drugs from criminal suspects has ended in arrests of border police officers. The sons of two border police authorities were arrested; both men worked in local drug task forces. continue reading »

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

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 »

HSBC “We Accept Responsibility” for Washing Nearly $1Billion in Narco Money

HSBC “We Accept Responsibility” for Washing Nearly $1Billion in Narco Money

DEA, FBI and other federal officials announced today that HSBC Holdings plc – a United Kingdom corporation headquartered in London – and HSBC Bank USA have agreed to forfeit $1.256 billion and enter into a deferred prosecution agreement with the Justice Department. continue reading »

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

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 »

Costa Rican Authorities Seize More a Kilo of Cocaine

Costa Rican Authorities Seize More a Kilo of Cocaine

Costa Rican authorities announced Thursday the seizure of 1,068 kilos (2,352 pounds) of cocaine aboard a fishing boat off the country's Pacific coast. The Costa Rican-flagged vessel was intercepted Wednesday b continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking: Border Agents Seize $4.5 Million of Cocaine

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 »

500 Pounds of Pot Found on Texas School Bus Transporting H.S. Basketball Team

500 Pounds of Pot Found on Texas School Bus Transporting H.S. Basketball Team

The parents of students at the local high school in Van Horn, Texas are worried drug smugglers are using local school buses to transport illegal drugs after 500 pounds of pot was found recently. continue reading »

Cuban Arrested at Border for Carrying $1.5 Million Worth of Pot in Truck

Cuban Arrested at Border for Carrying $1.5 Million Worth of Pot in Truck

On November 10, Laredo North agents assigned to the Border Patrol Checkpoint located on Interstate Highway 35 encountered a 2001 Blue Freightliner tractor-trailer driven by a 41- year old from Cuba continue reading »

Arizona Border Patrol Seizes 5,00 Rounds of Ammo Heading to Mexico

Arizona Border Patrol Seizes 5,00 Rounds of Ammo Heading to Mexico

Thousands of rounds of ammunition headed for Mexico were seized Wednesday by Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Dennis DeConcini Port. continue reading »