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A smuggling boat found at Vandenberg towed to Ventura Harbor

KEYT: Capt. Paul Amaral said the 28-foot fiberglass boat was damaged and capsized. His crew found a broken motor and empty gas containers in and around the hull. Homeland Security officer Dave Wales said it appears two smugglers got away before a third tried ...
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Pinal County: Smuggling investigation nets arrests; $200k of marijuana

The Pinal County Sheriff's Office says during a recent investigation, law enforcement has seized resupply vehicles and arrested individuals involved with drug and human smuggling.

Smuggling honey into NZ isn't sweet - Fed Farmers

Federated Farmers Bee Industry Group applauds the tough line taken by Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Border Staff at Auckland Airport. In deporting the couple found trying to smuggle bee products into New Zealand, not only does it underscore how serious Biosecurity is taken here, it could have prevented an economic disaster. "Auckland airport's border staff take a bow, because you may ...

Chicago corrections officer charged in pot smuggling attempt

By Fiona Ortiz CHICAGO (Reuters) - A corrections officer in Chicago's Cook County Jail was arrested on Tuesday and faces a federal criminal charge for allegedly trying to smuggle two sandwiches packed with marijuana into the jail last year, federal authorities said. Three inmates, two civilian women and a police dispatcher have also been charged by the U.S. Department of Justice in the case. In ...

Smuggling investigation nets multiple arrests, drug seizures

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) -- Pinal County authorities say a drug and human-smuggling investigation has netted nine arrests. The Sheriff's office says the two-month-long investigation also resulted in the seizure of vehicles used by smugglers, as well as 276 pounds of marijuana. During September and October of this year, the Pinal County Sheriff’s Anti-Smuggling Enforcement Unit and Homeland Security ...

Charges: Jail guard smuggled pot in sub sandwiches

Chicago Tribune: A Cook County Jail guard has been charged as part of a scheme to use submarine sandwiches and other methods to smuggle marijuana, tobacco and other contraband into a maximum-security wing of the jail, federal authorities said Tuesday. Three inmates ...

Pakistani beheaded in Saudi Arabia for heroin smuggling

Daily Times: Baz Mohammed Gul Mohammed was found guilty of attempting to smuggle a large amount of heroin by hiding it in his stomach, the ministry said that in a statement carried by SPA state news agency. He was executed in the Eastern Province city of Khobar, ...

Pinal deputies cap probe into smuggling ring with arrests, seizures

KPHO Phoenix: Phoenix police and members of the PCSO Anti-Smuggling Enforcement Unit and Home Security investigators found the rear seats of a 2006 Chevrolet van driven by Pasos had been removed and seven undocumented immigrants dressed in camouflage ...

PCSO caps probe into smuggling ring with 9 arrests, seizures

A simple traffic stop in August led to nine arrests and the seizure of several vehicles and $200,000 worth of marijuana, capping an investigation into a network of drug and human smuggling.

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Parents face court accused of smuggling son from Australia to Malaysia

ABC Online: A South Australian couple has faced court accused of smuggling their two-year-old son out of Australia and fleeing to Malaysia while they were under investigation by Families SA. The 23-year-old mother and 27-year-old father from Valley View, who ...

Parents face court accused of smuggling son from Australia to Malaysia

A South Australian couple has faced court accused of smuggling their two-year-old son out of Australia and fleeing to Malaysia while they were under investigation by Families SA.

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Ivory smuggling attempt foiled

Arab News: In another development, the Kingdom's border patrols in the Arda sector arrested 10 smugglers in three different security operations. The smugglers— six Yemenis and four Africans — were trying to smuggle hashish in small bags from Yemen across the ...

State Prison Guard Accused of Smuggling Contraband to Inmates

WTOK: Mississippi's corrections department says that, for the second time in a week, a guard at the state prison in Leakesville is accused of trying to smuggle forbidden items to inmates. A news release Friday said Thursday's arrest of 23-year-old Zackery ...

Ohio man sentenced for gun smuggling

CTV News: The Canada Border Services Agency have charged an Ohio man who was caught trying to smuggle a pistol across the border earlier this summer. Daniel E. Helton, 51, of Goshen, Ohio, was convicted of smuggling on October 15 in Lethbridge. Authorities say ...

Canadian man caught trying to smuggle 51 live turtles under his

A Canadian man taped 51 live turtles to his legs and groin and tried to hide them under sweatpants in an attempt to smuggle the reptiles over the Detroit border crossing, according to federal prosecutors in Michigan. The man ...

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NIA to take over drug smuggling case

Times of India: CHENNAI: The city police will soon transfer to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) investigation of the drug smuggling cartel exposed by the seizure of 17kg of heroin worth Rs 50 crore in the international market from a house near Poonamallee on ...

Rise in gold smuggling after import duty hike

Times of India: Guwahati: The northeastern states have seen a sp urt in smuggling of gold from Myanmar and Bangladesh with repeated seizures in the last few months. Gold smuggling has been reported in the past also but the increase of import duty on gold has led to a ...

Chartered flight security manager nabbed for Rs 3.5 crore gold smuggling

Times of India: MUMBAI: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has unearthed a gold smuggling racket thriving with the connivance of staff of service providers at Mumbai airport. Officials seized 13kg gold worth Rs3.5 crore from two passengers in two instances ...

SC rakes up animal smuggling

Times of India: Kamal Mehrotra, director, state animal husbandry department, said, "The responsibility to curb the menace of animal smuggling lies with the police. They need to nab the culprits. However, as the Supreme Court has taken serious note of the issue, I will ...

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Customs Officials Put on Alert to Check Gold Smuggling: Report

NDTV: Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and customs department have registered at least 1,780 cases of gold being smuggled into the country between April and August. Total value of gold seized in these cases is Rs 470 crore, official ...

Customs officials put on alert to check gold smuggling

Economic Times: Officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and customs department have registered at least 1,780 cases of gold being smuggled into the country between April and August. The total value of gold seized in these cases is Rs 470 crore ...

Ohio man sentenced for smuggling loaded gun into southern Alberta

Calgary Herald: An Ohio man was sentenced for smuggling a gun into the country at the port of Carway in southern Alberta this summer. Daniel E. Helton, 51, of Goshen, Ohio, was convicted of smuggling under the Customs Act and handed a $6,000 fine, a 10-year weapons ...

Arms smuggling attempts foiled

Border Guard patrols foiled multiple attempts to smuggle weapons into the country through the Kingdom's porous border with Yemen. Maj. Hasan Al-Qusaiby, deputy spokesman for the Border Guards, said the patrol teams seized more than 100 firearms, 116 rounds of ammunition and a large amount of money and stolen cars in a series of operations.© Copyright 2014 The Saudi Gazette. All Rights Reserved ...

Two Nigerians and an Isreali arrested for smuggling $9.3m into SA

South African police are currently investigating two Nigerians and an Israeli citizen who tried to smuggle $9.3 million in cash into the country on September 5th. According to South Africa's City Press newspaper, the money ...

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With seizures up, Indian gold smuggling loses its shine

Reuters: After being caught off guard by a jump in smuggling on the back of a hike in import duty last year, government agencies have stepped up seizures to the extent that couriers are demanding more money to carry in gold, according to customs intelligence ...

Customs officials put on alert to check gold smuggling

The move comes following a three-fold jump in the cases of gold smuggling since the beginning of this fiscal compared to approximately the same period last year.

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Aspiring Playboy Model, Pilot Arrested In Drug Smuggling

Krista Boseley, 30, and Gilles Lapointe, 61, who are both Canadian citizens, were arrested in California after a tip from a seperate investigation said "that the aircraft or its occupants may be involved in smuggling of narcotics or currency." The pair ...

Third sentence handed down in Argentina-Kelowna drug smuggling bust

Globalnews.ca: KELOWNA — The courts have now sentenced the third man convicted of importing a huge amount of cocaine into the Okanagan. In October 2010, RCMP seized an industrial fruit grinder that had been shipped from Argentina to Kelowna. The machine ...

Krista Boseley, Canadian Model, Arrested In U.S. For Alleged Drug Smuggling

Acting on a tip from a separate investigation “that the aircraft or its occupants may be involved in smuggling of narcotics or currency,” officials met the pair when they landed at the John Wayne Airport in Orange County last week. The two Canadian ...

5 drug smuggling attempts foiled at Soekarno-Hatta

Jakarta Post: The Customs and Excise Agency has announced it has foiled five drug smuggling attempts during the first week of this month, arresting eight people comprising a Nigerian, two Taiwanese and five Indonesians, and confiscated 9.5 kilograms of crystal ...

Aramark overseer: Sex with inmates, drug smuggling, maggots in

Ed Buss, the corrections official hired to oversee the scandal-ridden for-profit prison food vendor Aramark has figured out what caused Aramark employees to engage in sex acts with inmates, smuggle heroin, cocaine, and ...

Prison Worker Arrested In Drug Smuggling Case After Inmates

LANSING (WWJ/AP) - Authorities say a food worker at a Michigan prison has been arrested in connection to smuggling drugs after five inmates at the St. Louis Correctional Facility were found with heroin, cocaine, marijuana ...

Child Crossings Down, Mexican Drug Smuggling Continues

The number of Central American children crossing the Texas border may be down, but DPS said Mexican cartels are still smuggling drugs and people into the Rio Grande Valley. Related: Governor Perry Undeterred By ...

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