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Border Patrol arrests three, seizes bundles of meth

Originally published 6-11-20 by U.S. Customs & Border Patrol _____________________________________ “SAN DIEGO — U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested three people on Wednesday during two separate incidents.  Both vehicles had bundles of


Border Patrol Encounters Smuggler’s Endangered Cargo: 21 Illegal Aliens

SALTON CITY – A driver of a tractor-trailer is being held in federal custody pending criminal charges for attempting to surreptitiously convey 21 persons on the morning of 04/30/2020. One


USBP: Border Patrol Seizes Dangerous Drugs at Checkpoint

PHOTO: U.S. Customs & Border Protection Originally published May 4, 2020 by U.S. Customs & Border Protection: “SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration

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Report: Border Patrol finds bundles of meth in woman’s car at Pine Valley checkpoint

PHOTO: USBP Originally published 4-14-20 by U.S. Customs & Border Protection: “PINE VALLEY, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a woman at the I-8 checkpoint near Pine Valley on Monday

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ReCom’s Air, Land, and Sea Collaboration Squelches Smuggling Attempt at the Border

SAN DIEGO – A three-way collaboration on the land, the sea, and in the air brought the Regional Coordinating Mechanism (ReCoM) the results needed to prevent an attempted maritime smuggling


Tractor trailer driver tries to smuggle 26 illegals across the border

SALTON CITY – On the evening of February 12, a man was arrested at the checkpoint at Highway 86, attempting to smuggle 26 illegal immigrants into the U.S. The tractor


Drugs confiscated before they got to the jail

Photo: confiscated drugs Here is a brief about a drug seizure from the Amador County Sheriff’s Office – “Our corrections officers did a great job and seized these drugs before

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Authorities discover 2,400 pounds of marijuana smuggled in furniture

SAN DIEGO — A cargo facility in Tecate was the scene on December 10 of a seizure of 2,400 pounds of marijuana. The contraband was “comingled in a shipment of

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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

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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