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Los Angeles

Coast Guard Sweep Brings Approximately $38.5 Million of Cocaine to Port of LA

PORT OF LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter “Ward” brought in a hefty illegal drug haul on its first counter-smuggling patrol in the eastern Pacific. Multiple drug interceptions


Two Significant Methamphetamine Seizures at the Border

WINTERHAVEN/ANDRADE BORDER – Two separate incidents at the Andrade port of entry gave U.S. Customs Border Protection Officers significant results. Inspections spiraled into large methamphetamine seizures. First, an encounter with

San Diego

Teenage Mules Carrying Fentanyl Worth Over $400,000 Stopped At The Border

Photo: drugs strapped to mule SAN YSIDRO – Three teen drug mules were apprehended at the border in three separate smuggling incidents this past weekend, according to U.S. Customs and


Snagged at the Border with $369K of Cocaine

CALEXICO – Authorities must remain constantly vigilant along the U.S./Mexico border for various infractions of the law.  Among such infractions are the numerous attempts to smuggle drugs into America. Tuesday

San Diego

Two Unsuccessful Drug Smuggling Attempts at the Border

SAN YSIDRO – U.S Customs and Border Protection officials constantly maintain a watchful eye at the US/Mexican border, keeping a watchful eye out for any infractions of the law as


Chicago Man Arrested for Carrying Nearly 14 Pounds of Narcotics across the Border in Suitcase

CALEXICO-   Discovering 11 pounds of methamphetamine and 3 pounds of cocaine in a suitcase carried by a Chicago man crossing the Calexico downtown Port of Entry, U.S. Customs and Border


Marijuana smugglers caught near Ventura County beach

Eight people were arrested near Rincon Beach on Wednesday after officers spotted them loading marijuana from a boat onto a motor home. A Ventura County Sheriff’s sergeant saw the crime

Santa Barbara

Drug Smuggling Girlfriend Makes Matters Worse

Santa Barbara – As if Anthony Solis, 29, didn’t have enough legal trouble pursuant to his alleged involvement in the March 2013 torture and murder of rival gang member Anthony Ibarra,

San Diego

$1.5M in Narcotics Seized at Border

SAN DIEGO — Border patrol officers arrested two men suspected of smuggling a combined total of $1.5 million in marijuana and heroin across the border into the States. Officials say

Santa Barbara

Man Arrested For Attempting To Smuggle A Literal Ton Of Marijuana By Panga Boat

GAVIOTA – A man has been arrested for trying to smuggle 2,000 pounds of marijuana near the Point of Conception Lighthouse around 9:45am Thursday morning. Ranch employees discovered a 30