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Mexico Cracks Down on “Narco-Miners”

Mexico Cracks Down on “Narco-Miners”

Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office (Procuraduría General de la República, PGR) this month has frozen the finances of the Coahuila-based mining company Materiales Industrializados, an alleged narco-miner continue reading »

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

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:  Over $300,000 Unreported Cash Found Inside Car’s Roof at Border

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  Over $300,000 Unreported Cash Found Inside Car’s Roof at Border

A 54-year-old male Mexican national was arrested Saturday for attempting to smuggle $302,800 in unreported U.S. currency into Mexico through the Dennis DeConcini Port. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Another Woman Attempts to Smuggle Drugs into US in her “Lady Purse”

LATINO BLOTTER: Another Woman Attempts to Smuggle Drugs into US in her “Lady Purse”

Customs and Border Protection agents at the U.S.-Mexico Border say they arrested a woman attempting to cross into the U.S. with drugs hidden in her vaginal cavity. continue reading »

One of Puerto Rico’s ’10 Most Wanted’ Captured in New York

One of Puerto Rico’s ’10 Most Wanted’ Captured in New York

The U.S. Marshals Service New York/New Jersey Fugitive Task Force, acting on information provided by the U.S. Marshals Service Violent Offenders Task Force out of the district of Puerto Rico, arrested Justo Bermudez Stevens in the Bronx today. continue reading »

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

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: 7 Tons of Pot Valued at $12 Million Seized at Border

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: 7 Tons of Pot Valued at $12 Million Seized at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the local port of entry cargo inspection facility intercepted a shipment of marijuana last week worth up to $12 million. continue reading »

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

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 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 »

Border Patrol Seize Coke and Meth Along California Interstate

Border Patrol Seize Coke and Meth Along California Interstate

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to duties on Interstate 5 in Southern California prevented two narcotic smuggling attempts Tuesday near San Clemente. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  12 Narco Smugglers Caught with 1,250 Pounds of Pot in Arizona Desert

Extreme Trafficking:  12 Narco Smugglers Caught with 1,250 Pounds of Pot in Arizona Desert

A dozen drug smugglers carrying 1,250 pounds of marijuana were arrested Tuesday night by Ajo Station Border Patrol agents patrolling near Pia Oik, Ariz. continue reading »

Extreme Trafficking:  Large Narco Cash Seizure Made in Chicago

Extreme Trafficking:  Large Narco Cash Seizure Made in Chicago

Gang Enforcement Officers working in Chicago arrested two offenders for marijuana offenses last night. Further investigation by the officers led to the discovery and subsequent seizure of over $1 million in cash. continue reading »

Smugglers’ Strategy: Abandon Dope ( Border Patrol Seizes $2.2 Million in Pot)

Smugglers’ Strategy: Abandon Dope ( Border Patrol Seizes $2.2 Million in Pot)

Ajo Station agents seized 4,585 pounds of abandoned marijuana during three separate incidents in the West Desert yesterday. Ajo Station agents assigned to the all-terrain unit were patrolling near Why, Ariz., Monday morning when they discovered an abandoned Chevy Suburban loaded with 85 bundles of marijuana continue reading »

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

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 »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: 310 Pounds of Pot Found Hidden Among Frozen Carrots

EXTREME TRAFFICKING: 310 Pounds of Pot Found Hidden Among Frozen Carrots

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials saw a drug smuggler was attempting to transport hundreds of pounds of marijuana into the U.S. by covering is with bags of frozen carrots. continue reading »