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Man Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years for Fatal Attempt to Smuggle Drainage Pipe

Photo via Pixabay A man who guided more than a dozen migrants through an underground drainage pipe at the US-Mexico border during a rainstorm that resulted in the drowning death of his brother was sentenced Monday to nearly four years in prison. Leobardo Soto-Toledo pleaded guilty earlier this year to …

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Punjab DGP calls on authorities to crack down on smugglers and smuggling in border districts

Punjab Police Director General (DGP) Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota on Saturday ordered all SSPs in border districts to maintain strict surveillance and regularly monitor the activities of all identified smugglers. The DGP also instructed the respective Police Commissioners / SSP to prepare the files of the gangsters / traffickers and …

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3 men charged with smuggling immigrants arrested following prosecution in Kerr, Kendall counties

KERRVILLE, Texas – Three men charged with immigrant smuggling were arrested Tuesday following a 40-mile high-speed chase through Kendall and Kerr counties. According to the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office, a special units investigator intercepted four eastbound vehicles on Interstate 10 west of Kerrville that allegedly transported undocumented migrants from Mexico …

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Hong Kong police arrest suspected smuggler ring, seize 5 speedboats at Lantau site

Hong Kong police arrested the suspected head of a cross-border smugglers union on Wednesday and seized five powerful speedboats hidden nearby in a remote location on Lantau Island. Chief Inspector Yu Pok-hon, of the New Southern Territories anti-triad team, said intelligence services led officers to the coastal site near Tai …

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Czech model acquitted in drug trafficking case

LAHORE: A bench in the Lahore High Court on Monday allowed an appeal from Czech model Tereza Hluskova and acquitted her in a drug trafficking case. The judiciary composed of Judge Ali Baqar Najafi and Judge Sardar Muhammad Sarfraz Dogar announced a short-term order on the foreign national’s appeal. On …

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Australia drug smuggling case: Bukit Aman doesn’t rule out Malaysian links

JOHOR BAHRU (October 31): Police did not rule out the possibility that other people in the country were linked to the case of a Malaysian who was arrested for allegedly smuggling 450 kilograms (kg) of heroin from worth 431.8 million RM in Australia recently. Bukit Aman’s Department of Criminal Narcotics …

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Aryan Brotherhood associate pleads guilty to drug trafficking

A 53-year-old associate of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang has pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to bring drugs into Salinas Valley State Prison. Todd Morgan admitted to a conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and heroin on Thursday in Eastern United States District …

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Laos reports seizing huge amounts of methamphetamine | New

BANGKOK (AP) – Police in Southeast Asian Laos have made one of the largest drug seizures in Asia, seizing more than 55.6 million methamphetamine pills in a single raid. The drugs were found in the northern province of Bokeo, state newspaper Vientiane Times reported Thursday. The drugs were found in …

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Truck driver convicted of smuggling over 100 migrants

A truck driver has pleaded guilty to transporting more than 100 migrants to Webb County, court documents show. Michael Warren McCoy pleaded guilty on October 25 to conspiring to transport migrants within the United States. Sentencing is set for January 24 at 2 p.m. before US District Judge Marina Garcia …

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