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Narcotics Smuggling Attempts Thwarted at Ports of Entry in Two Counties

Ports of entry in the San Diego and Imperial Valley Counties were the scenes of two major drug smuggling attempts, this past weekend. More than 280 LBS of dangerous drugs

San Diego

Husband-and-Wife Scientists Plead Guilty to Illegally Importing Potentially Toxic Lab Chemicals and Illegally Forwarding Confidential mRNA Vaccine Research to China

SAN DIEGO – What appeared to be a married couple doing chemical and medical research in both the U.S. and China – illegalities abounded. Customs and Border Protection stopped poisonous


Kings County Sheriff: Recently booked inmate dies of overdose after having swallowed baggie of meth

***NOTE: Graphic photo below*** Originally published 2-18-22 via Facebook by the Kings County Sheriff’s Office: “On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at approximately 0130 hours, a Kings County Deputy Sheriff conducted


K-9 Thwarts Smuggling Attempt – Alerts to Liquid-Meth Drip Under Truck

Photo: Border Patrol K-9  SALTON CITY – The wonders of Science and how substances behave was at the fore when the USBP K-9 team stepped in to alert of an


Arrested at the Border – Smuggling-Event Suspect Discovered Wanted for Homicide

PLASTER CITY – When El Centro Border Agents travelled behind a navy-blue Chevy Silverado truck at around 3:51 PM on May 17th, a reason to take a closer look became

Del Norte

Another arrest in Del Norte Jail smuggling case

Photo: Robert Sinnott Originally published as a Crescent City Police Department Facebook post –  “Through further investigation conducted by CCPD Officer Tyler Balch and Sgt. Justin Gill we have identified

Del Norte

Attempted Jail Smuggling Case

Photo: Roman Cromwell and Stephanie Bourgeois  Originally published as a Crescent City Police Department Facebook post –  “Roman Cromwell (age 28) and Stephanie Bourgeois (age 38) were arrested and booked in


El Centro Sector Agents Arrest 34 in Two Separate Smuggling Events

The US Borders and Customs Protection report the arrest of 34 people in two different operations – “IMPERIAL – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two men suspected of smuggling 32


Twice in One Night – CBP Thwarts Two Meth-Smuggling Attempts at the Border

Photo: scene from the second incident CALEXICO, CA. – The CBP – El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents intercepted two narcotics-smuggling attempts in two separate events on the night of

San Diego

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