A woman from Ciudad Juárez traveling through the El Paso port of entry said the only items she had to declare were framed photos of Jesus Christ. Yet a sniffing dog uncovered what was really behind the Son of God – 30 pounds of pot.
A U.S. citizen was arrested for smuggling five pounds of marijuana under the seat of a wheelchair at the San Ysidro port of entry.
A man attempting to smuggle himself into the U.S. was found by a K-9 team at a checkpoint in Jamul, CA. He was wedged between a truck’s customized gas tank and undercarriage.
$1.8 million of marijuana was packed in a shipment of lettuce crossing the Otay Mesa cargo facility near San Diego. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said a K-9 uncovered 136 packages of marijuana, weighing over 3,000 pounds in the back of a tractor-trailer.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection made one spicy discovery - $1.4 million worth of marijuana in boxes of hot sauce, weighing 2,330 pounds.
A 23-year-old Mexican man was inspected on a commercial bus traveling on an interstate to San Diego last October. In his luggage, a Border Patrol K-9 team uncovered $45,890 of heroin hidden inside his shoes.
Here is how you get your prison stripes white: Just a couple of months ago two U.S. Citizens made an attempt to smuggle cocaine in boxes of laundry detergent at the San Ysidro port of entry. Port officers searched the car and seized 12 packages of cocaine, valued at $294,000.
When there are no waves, surfers usually stay home. Maybe that's why the Border Patrol agents became suspicious when they spotted the drug-surf smuggler 200 yards offshore of Imperial Beach near San Diego. Shortly after they entered the water to question the man, a duffel bag with almost 25 pounds of marijuana washed ashore.
What appeared to be a man heading home from the grocery store turned out to be a major meth bust when a K-9 unit sniffed out cans of vegetables filled not with green beans but with crystal methamphetamine.
One woman crossing at California’s San Clemente Border Patrol checkpoint thought she could cram in six bundles of cocaine to her baby bag.
Fox News Latino talks to Border Agents about bizarre ways smugglers try to get drugs and people into the country.