Grensamptenare ontdek dwelmhandel tonnel wat van Mexiko na Kalifornië loop

Binnelandse veiligheid ondersoeke, 'n onderafdeling van ICE, ontdek die 183 voet lange tonnel in Mexicali, Baja Kalifornië, rondom 22 voet onder die grond naby die internasionale grens. Werk saam met Mexikaanse owerhede, HIS San Diego Task Force agents determined that a drug trafficking organization dug the tunnel.

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These types of tunnels enable drug traffickers to conduct illicit activities virtually undetected across the U.S.–Mexico border,” said Cardell T. Morant, special agent in charge of HSI San Diego. “Discovering and shutting down these tunnels deals a major blow to drug trafficking organizations because it denies them the ability to smuggle drugs, weapons and people across the border.