Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Human Smuggling and Drugs stopped by CBP Officers and texas Law Enforcement

Mexican model busted smuggling $134K worth of cocaine into U.S.
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Mexican model Anett Pikula was recently busted attempting to smuggle $134,000 worth of cocaine into the U.S., and Border Patrol agents say her excessive flirting is what tipped them off that something was up:
Border agents found $134,000 worth of cocaine hidden inside 39-year-old Anett Pikula’s 2006 gold Mercedes Benz at a Lukeville, Arizona border crossing.
According to the Associated Press, federal officials said Pikula was “overly talkative” during the primary inspection and they became suspicious.
07/27/2015 06:54 PM EDT
TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 40-year-old Douglas woman during a failed smuggling incident Wednesday (July 22) at the Port of Douglas. During an inspection of her Mercury van, officers discovered more than 258...
07/27/2015 04:53 PM EDT
YUMA, Ariz. – Wednesday morning (July 22), Border Patrol agents intercepted an attempt to smuggle illegal immigrants through Dome Valley in an effort to circumvent the Wellton Station Border Patrol checkpoint on Interstate 8.  Agents arrested the...
07/27/2015 05:13 PM EDT
YUMA, Ariz. – Separate incidents Thursday morning (July 23) included a second smuggling attempt this week through Dome Valley and the seizure of nearly a quarter million dollars. Border Patrol agents foiled yet another attempt to smuggle illegal...
177 pounds of marijuana seized in Fayette County
LA GRANGE, Texas (AP) — Fayette County authorities have seized approximately 177 pounds of marijuana after a traffic stop. According to the Fayette County sheriff's office, deputies pulled over a vehicle Friday on Interstate 10 for an unspecified traffic violation and a deputy asked the driver, 42-year-old Javier Rodriguez, for permission to search the car. A police K-9 alerted officers to the trunk of the vehicle where authorities found the drugs. Rodriguez was arrested and has been charged with possession of marijuana. It was not immediately clear if he has an attorney.