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Extreme Trafficking

January 2013 Archives

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 »

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 »