Drug Smuggling

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2 Plead Guilty To Smuggling Heroin From Mexico By Drone

Two California men have pleaded guilty to using drones to smuggle nearly 30 pounds of heroin from Mexico to the United States.


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Police: Drug-Laden Drone Crashes Near U.S.-Mexico Border

Police in a Mexican border city said Wednesday that a drone overloaded with illicit methamphetamine crashed into a supermarket parking lot.


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Former TSA Officers To Plead Guilty To Smuggling Drug-Laden Luggage Through LAX For Cash

Two former TSA officers who worked at Los Angeles International Airport have agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to smuggle narcotics-laden luggage through security checkpoints.


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3 Men Detained For Allegedly Smuggling Drugs Aboard Panga Boat

Three men were in custody Wednesday for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs into the United States aboard a panga boat.

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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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Indictment: Deputy Smuggled Drugs In Burrito Into Courthouse Lockup

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy used a bean-and-cheese burrito to smuggle heroin into a courthouse lockup, according to a grand jury indictment.


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AP: LA Doctor, 14 Others Arrested In Prescription Drug Case

A Los Angeles-area doctor and 14 others have been charged in a conspiracy to smuggle prescription drugs from California to Mexico, authorities said Friday.



Alleged ‘King of Heroin’ Enters Not Guilty Plea

The man accused of being Mexicos “King of Heroin” has pleaded not guilty in Ventura County to a drug smuggling charge.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/23/2010