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A sketch of Yongda Huang Harris, 28, as he appears in federal court. (credit: Mona Edwards)

Feds: Boston Man Transported Biohazard Suit, Body Bags And Weapons In Luggage On Flight From Japan

A body armor-clad Boston man arriving at Los Angeles International Airport on a flight from Japan appeared in federal court Tuesday after being arrested on suspicion of transporting weapons, biohazard suits and body bags in his luggage.


A photo of the elephant weevil that was found in a shipment of Australian oranges. (credit: Customs and Border Protection)

Rare Pest Elephant Weevil Found In Shipment Of Australian Oranges

A rare and dangerous pest known as the elephant weevil was found at the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport recently, hitching a ride on some fresh oranges from Australia.


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Opium Hidden In Rice Cooker Found In Luggage At LAX

Several pounds of opium concealed in a rice cooker and a jar, plus nearly 2,000 prescription pills were seized during a baggage inspection at Los Angeles International Airport, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials.


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20 Stolen Luxury Cars Worth $1.5M Headed For Asia Seized At Los Angeles-Long Beach Ports

A shipment of 20 stolen luxury cars, including a $200,000 Ferrari, was seized by Customs and Border Protection officials before they could be shipped off to Hong Kong and Vietnam.


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Former Korean Law Enforcement Officer Charged With Smuggling $700K Worth Of Phony Erectile Dysfunction Pills

Federal authorities say a former Korean law enforcement officer was arrested Wednesday for trying to smuggle nearly 40,000 counterfeit erectile dysfunction pills through Los Angeles International Airport.


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$500K Worth Of Cocaine Found Hidden In Refrigerated Shipping Container

Sixty-four pounds of cocaine worth more than half a million dollars were found hidden in the panels of an empty refrigerated container at the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport complex, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.


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Mother, Daughter Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Cocaine Through LAX

A 54-year-old woman and her 22-year-old daughter have been arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggling more than 10 pounds of cocaine through Los Angeles International Airport.


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Crates From Germany Seized After Timber Pest Infestation Detected

A wooden crate from Germany was seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents because it was found to be infested with larva of the horntail wasp.


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Fake NFL Jerseys Worth $847K Seized At LAX, Ontario Airports

Thousands of counterfeit NFL jerseys have been seized at Los Angeles International Airport since the NFL season kicked off in September, authorities said Thursday.