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CBP confiscates marijuana found in shipments of jalapeño peppers

PHOTOS: U.S. Customs & Border Protection SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced the confiscation of a large amount of packaged marijuana hidden inside shipments of jalapeño

San Diego

Two big methamphetamine busts at the border in two days

Photo: confiscated meth from August 1 SAN DIEGO – U.S. Border Patrol recently agents made two big methamphetamine busts in two days. In the first incident on July 31st, agents


Border Patrol Canine Detection Team Discovers Meth-Smuggling Attempt

Photo: confiscated meth SALTON CITY – A brazen meth-smuggling attempt was thwarted at the border when a Border Patrol canine detection team alerted to a 2012 black Jeep Wrangler driven


Border Patrol Takes One Down – 99 Bundles of Meth in the Car

Photo: confiscated meth EL CENTRO SECTOR BORDER – Thanks to the acute sense of smell of the El Centro Sector Border Patrol’s canine detection team, a 23-year-old U.S. citizen was

San Diego

Drug, Illegal Alien Smuggling Stopped Near The Border

BORDER – JACUMBA, CA: Another day at the U.S./Mexico border, another smuggling arrest – of both drugs and humans. This time, a 41-year-old man was arrested after San Diego Sector


Meth-Smuggling Suspects Arrested at the Border

SALTON CITY – El Centro Border Patrol Agents encountered two female suspected methamphetamine-smugglers. At approximately 8:30 PM last Friday, a passenger bus approached agents working at the Highway 86 immigration

California News

Arraignment For Orange County Executive Allegedly Supplying Syrian Rebels With Combat Gear

Example of a boresighter SANTA ANA – The CEO of an Orange County check cashing business, Rasheed Al Jikali (56) of Walnut, faces a potential 50 years in prison after


Another Unsuccessful Attempt to Smuggle Drugs into Prison

CALIPATRIA – Your boyfriend is in prison and what are you going to do?  He needs his weed, so you try to smuggle 4 ounces of it into prison. Such


Illegal Gift for Inmate Gets Woman Christmas Jail Time

CALIPATRIA- Attempting to smuggle heroin and methamphetamine into Calipatria State Prison got a woman arrested on Christmas Day. On Wednesday during prison visiting hours, staff noticed that Lisa Salas Harper,


More than $1.5 Million in Drugs Seized at Border

CALEXICO- Over the weekend in four separate seizures, U.S. Customs and Border Protections officers seized more than $1.5 million worth of hard narcotics at the Andrade and Calexico Ports of