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Extreme Trafficking

February 2013 Archives

Border Patrol Dogs Alert Authorities to 232K of Drugs Woman has Hidden in Dash

Border Patrol Dogs Alert Authorities to 232K of Drugs Woman has Hidden in Dash

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers at the Nogales Port arrested a Mexican woman today for attempting to smuggle approximately $232,400 worth of black tar heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine into the United States. Reyna Gisela Ramirez-Hernandez, 34, of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, was referred for additional inspection of her Chevrolet van continue reading »

REPORT: Sinaloa Cartel Used Private Planes from U.S. to Smuggle Coke into Australia

REPORT: Sinaloa Cartel Used Private Planes from U.S. to Smuggle Coke into Australia

Mexican drug cartels used private planes to smuggle several tons of cocaine from the United States into Australia, press reports said Monday, citing U.S. judicial documents. continue reading »

Colombian Drug Lord Arrested in Panama

Colombian Drug Lord Arrested in Panama

A man suspected of being the leader of Colombia's Oficina de Envigado gang was arrested over the weekend by the National Police in Panama, officials said. continue reading »

Border Patrol at Arizona Border Seize Cocaine, Meth Valued at $551K

Border Patrol at Arizona Border Seize Cocaine, Meth Valued at $551K

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers at the Nogales Port arrested two Mexican nationals in separate incidents Tuesday for attempting to smuggle approximately $551,000 worth of cocaine and methamphetamine into the United States. continue reading »

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

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 »

More than 4.5 Tons of Cocaine Seized by Authorities in Eastern Spain

More than 4.5 Tons of Cocaine Seized by Authorities in Eastern Spain

More than 4.5 tons of Colombian cocaine worth $327 million were seized in eastern Spain in the largest drug bust in the country since 2001, the Civil Guard said Wednesday. continue reading »

33-Foot Deep Narco Tunnel Found Near U.S. - Mexico Border, 17 Arrested

33-Foot Deep Narco Tunnel Found Near U.S. - Mexico Border, 17 Arrested

Army troops found a clandestine tunnel under construction in Tijuana, a border city in the northwestern state of Baja California, and arrested 17 people, Mexican media reported. continue reading »

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

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

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

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 »