Friday, July 10, 2015


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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities in the border city of Nogales, Arizona, believe smugglers were using an international sewage line to transport drugs into the U.S. from Mexico when the pipe became clogged, sending gallons of waste through an illegal tunnel and into a house and local businesses.
  • Elaine Espinoza, 38, of Tucson, was arrested on Tuesday by Customs
  • She had $39,000 of heroin stuffed in her underwear including her bra
  • A third package was disguised in a sanitary napkin in her groin area
  • Officers seized the drugs and turned her in to Immigration and Customs
  • 07/09/2015 12:50 PM EDT
    TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican man for allegedly attempting to smuggle more than 170 pounds of marijuana through the Port of Douglas on July 3. Officers arrested Ariel Garcia-Lopez, 24, of Agua Prieta,..
    07/09/2015 06:51 PM EDT
    TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 23-year-old Phoenix man and his 23-year-old girlfriend July 6 for allegedly attempting to smuggle nearly 40 pounds of methamphetamine and more than two pounds of heroin through...
    FLATONIA, Texas (AP) — Authorities in Fayette County have discovered $2.2 million worth of heroin during a traffic stop. According to authorities, deputies seized 22 kilograms of heroin Thursday. Fayette County Sheriff's Office said police dog Lobos smelled the drugs hidden in the frame of a trailer pulled by a pickup during a traffic stop on Interstate 10. The sheriff's office said the driver, 31-year-old Jose Flores, and passenger, 26-year-old Isela De Ita, were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance. It was not immediately clear if the suspects have an attorney