LAPD Officer Arrested For Trying To Smuggle Immigrants Across BorderHe was caught at a Border Patrol checkpoint with two illegal immigrants in his car, federal prosecutors said.
Smugglers Caught Trafficking Thousands Of Poached California SucculentsRare and native plants were pulled from the sea cliffs and shipped overseas, in an international smuggling ring that was trafficking not in guns or drugs, but native California succulent plants called Dudleyas.
3 Men, 2 Companies Indicted In Live Coral Smuggling OperationThree men were indicted on federal charges of smuggling live corals that are protected by an international treaty but are frequently used to decorate aquariums in Pringles chips cans.
3 Live King Cobras Found Hidden In Potato Chip CanistersA Monterey Park man faces charges Wednesday of smuggling three live king cobras hidden in potato chip canisters into the country from Hong Kong.
Couple Gets 6 Months In Prison For Smuggling Sea Turtle EggsA Southern California couple convicted of smuggling more than 900 endangered sea turtle eggs into the United States from Mexico has been sentenced to six months in prison.
Feds To Share $20.5M In Seized Assets With Chinese In Smuggled Clothing ProbeAn investigation originally launched by the former U.S. Customs Service in 2000 has uncovered what is believed to be the largest commercial fraud scheme ever uncovered on the West Coast.
Hemet Couple Accused Of Smuggling Endangered Sea Turtle Eggs From MexicoFederal officials say a Hemet couple has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling more than 900 endangered and threatened sea turtle eggs into the U.S. from Mexico.
Man Charged In Florida Plot That Smuggled Yasiel Puig Out Of CubaA South Florida man has been arrested for his alleged role in a smuggling venture that brought Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba, according to court records.
Nurse, 35, Accused Of Having Unlawful Sex With Inmate, Contraband SmugglingMichelle Jaren Hayashi was arrested at the jail without incident, authorities said.
Boy, 11, Believed To Be Victim Of Human Traffickers Located In MexicoDuring a call on April 28, the man told Blanca Hernandez he would deliver her son on May 1.
Dismissal Hearing Set In Dodgers' Puig LawsuitA hearing has been set on a motion by attorneys for Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Cuban man blaming the player for his imprisonment and torture on the communist island.
Article Alleges Dodgers Star Yasiel Puig Dealt With Smugglers, Drug Cartel In Escape From CubaThe security of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig may be in question after an article emerged with a number of surprising claims regarding his escape from Cuba to the United States.
Secret Drug Tunnel Uncovered Along U.S. Border Near San DiegoA sophisticated, secret drug tunnel has been uncovered along the San Diego-Tijuana border, U.S. officials said Thursday.
18 Arrested In Alleged Drug Smuggling Ring At SoCal Truck YardsOver a dozen people working at two Southland truck yards have been arrested in connection with three Mexican drug smuggling operations, prosecutors said Thursday.
Report IDs Range Of Abuses By Calif. Prison StaffOne prison employee was accused of bearing an inmate's child. Another was alleged to have sent nude photos of herself to an inmate's contraband cellphone.