drug smuggling

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Witness: N.M. Ex-Police Chief On Cartel’s Payroll

A former police chief in a New Mexico border town collected more than $2,000 a month from the Juarez Cartel in exchange for protection and help with smuggling drugs and guns, a former town official testified Wednesday.

09/26/2013

View of the Female Penitentiary in Culiacan, Sinaloa State, Mexico (Photo: ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images)

US Woman Facing Drug Charge Released In Mexico

An Arizona woman held in a Mexico jail for a week on a drug-smuggling charge was freed after a court reviewed her case, including key security footage, and dismissed the allegations.

05/31/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Lawyer: Mom Of 7 Jailed In Mexico Prison On Drug-Smuggling Charge ‘Depressed’

An Arizona mother locked up in a Mexico prison on a drug-smuggling charge is depressed and upset about the situation, but hopeful a judge will throw out the case after realizing there is no basis to the charges, her lawyer said.

05/30/2013

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Court Gives Man Chance To Prove Money Is His

A man will have a chance to prove he’s the legal owner of nearly one-million dollars seized from his rental car.

12/11/2012

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US Border Patrol Under Human Rights Scrutiny After Teenager’s Death

A pair of Mexican drug smugglers in camouflage pants, bundles of marijuana strapped to their backs, scaled a 25 foot-high fence in the middle of the night, slipped quietly into the United States and dashed into the darkness.

11/14/2012

File photo of a mock drug lab. (Photo by TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Meth Into Ariz.

A Mexican man has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle more than 15 pound of methamphetamine into southern Arizona.

11/07/2012

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