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Mexico finds smuggling tunnel near US border

PHOENIX (AP) – U.S. officials say Mexican authorities have found a sophisticated smuggling tunnel equipped with electricity and ventilation not far from the Nogales port of entry into Arizona.Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada in Nogales, Ariz., s…

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New narco tunnel discovered in California

Elements of the Mexican Army discovered a narco-tunnel and arrested eight suspects who worked in the excavation TECATE, The Mexican Army discovered a narco-tunnel and arrested eight suspects who worked on the excavation inside a house in the center of…

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Large Elaborate Drug Tunnel Found Along U.S. Mexico Border
Underground tunnel found on the U.S. – Mexico border
Mexican authorities found a new drug smuggling tunnel on the Arizona - Mexico border Friday, the fourth discovery in the past week. The passage was found near Nogales, Ariz., during ...
EFE: Shrine to ‘patron saint’ of drug trafficking found in border tunnel
A shrine dedicated to a possibly mythical outlaw venerated by drug traffickers as a saint was found by Mexican soldiers as they were showing reporters one of two cross-border drug ...
Unfinished border tunnel found near Nogales
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — Federal authorities have unearthed an unfinished border tunnel near Nogales making it the fourth tunnel found in a week. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Amber Cargile ...
139th Tunnel found under US-Mexican Border
The Mexican government says troops have discovered another drug smuggling tunnel beneath the U.S.- Mexico border and seized more than 40 tons of marijuana. The tunnel, beneath the Tijuana (Mexico) ...
In this undated photo provided by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, shows the tunnel shaft entrance on the U.S. side of a 240-yard, complete and fully operational drug smuggling tunnel that ran from a small business in Arizona to an ice plant on the Mexico side of the border, Thursday, July 12, 2012, in San Luis, Ariz.(AP Photo/Drug Enforcement Administration)
More US-Mexico border tunnel found
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) - Three drug smuggling tunnels equipped with lighting and ventilation _ including one with a railcar system _ have been discovered along the U.S.-Mexico border in less ...
US-Mexico border tunnel nets 40 tons of pot
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) - The Mexican army says it seized more than 40 tons of marijuana at the entry to a secret tunnel that crossed the border to the United ...
Not all tunnels are as elaborate as this one, found in Nogales in 2001. Scores of tunnels have been found in the border town in recent years.
New law could slow smuggling through border tunnels
WASHINGTON – Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada is only half-joking when he describes the problem of border-smuggling tunnels that criss-cross under the streets of Nogales. [caption id="attachment_60114" align="alignright" width="300"] Not ...
U.S. officials still fail to grasp threat posed by the cartels
Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill which allows the prosecution of anyone who conspires or attempts to build a tunnel under the U.S./Mexican border, used to ...

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