drugsmuggling

  • Former KFC found to have a drug smuggling tunnel to Mexico!

    At a press conference on August 22, federal authorities said they’d discovered a tunnel that was used for drug smuggling between a house in Mexico and a former KFC restaurant in Arizona. The announcement came after the San Luis Police Department pulled over Ivan Lopez on August 13. The tunnel, which is 22 feet...
  • Airline employees busted in alleged drug smuggling ring

    Ten airline employees at a Texas airport have been indicted for their role in allegedly trafficking nearly 150 pounds of what the defendants believed was methamphetamine. Nine of the 10 employees have been arrested in the undercover operation at Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport, FBI officials said at a press conference in...
  • Man tried to smuggle drugs in jail with prosthetic leg

    This Florida suspect was just trying to give himself a leg up. Police say William Conley, 53, tried to smuggle heroin into jail last week by hiding it in his prosthetic leg, CBS 12 reported. Authorities had initially arrested Conley on a warrant for failure to appear for driving with...
  • NC prison working to prevent smuggled drugs and cell phones through staff

    Weeks after the Observer published an investigation into widespread corruption in North Carolina’s prisons, state officials have begun testing new ways to prevent employees from smuggling drugs, cellphones and other contraband to inmates. At Lanesboro Correctional Institution, 45 miles southeast of Charlotte, workers reporting for duty now must take...