Skip to comments.Another Day, Another Otay Mesa Drug Tunnel
Posted on 04/24/2016 12:57:01 AM PDT by nickcarraway
But this one led to over a ton of coke and was 800 yards long
Federal officials announced today (April 20) that they made arrests related to what is believed to be the longest cross-border drug transportation tunnel (800 yards in length), stretching from a house in Tijuana to a commercial lot in an Otay Mesa industrial park.
Following an investigation that began on April 12, authorities seized 2242 pounds of cocaine and more than 14,000 pounds of marijuana. The cocaine stash is believed to be the largest ever seized from a tunnel.
Six men (believed to be of Mexican descent, judging by their last names) were arrested and charged on April 15. The news release from the United States Attorney's office did not give the name of the industrial park. Thus far, the Reader has not been able to reach officials who know.
The tunnel was equipped with lights, rail and ventilation systems, and an elevator that goes from the tunnel to a closet in the Tijuana home. The exit in the industrial park was covered with a large-sized industrial dumpster.
A cautious system of transferring the product from truck to truck was employed, including the use of a tarp so as to conceal exactly what was going on as the transfers were made. San Diego County sheriff's deputies stopped a truck carrying most of the drugs on April 13, which is when the scheme unravelled for the traffickers.
Seems to me drones flying over mexico could / would pick up signs of dirt being moved
But wouldn’t Israel be on the cutting edge of that? and there are still tunnels over there all the time? any chance they didn’t THINK of that? You should email them :)
also...2242 pounds of cocaine and more than 14,000 pounds of marijuana...
For someone who really knows, is this a big hit to a cartel, medium, or they don’t care?
I know I would care :)
Supposed to be a new drug out now that's called krokadile or something and it's injection site develops MERSA like responses
A new wave of heroin (so they say) also entering the American drug market
Now, I've done just about every drug that was available (until the late 70's) and survived (God had His hand on me) ... but heroin had, by THAT time, started to slide in popularity and in the last 20 or so years had been relegated to a historical footnote
When I started seeing heroin headlines, I scratched my head ... wtf ?
As with any business you have to account for ‘’shrinkage’’.
Krokadile has been running rampant in Russia for some few years now. It is wicked stuff. Literally melts away skin tissue.
krokadile, I think, is big among eastern European immigrants. but I could be wrong.
Only time I got high besides a few times with pot, was when I took 6 mgs of klonopin (script) to fall asleep. Had kind of a warm, safe feeling.
Almost never take more than daily dosage now. It felt too damn good and I got scared.
I was beginning to enjoy my own thoughts outside of whacko drug musings ... especially the green mind sweepers I met doing acid ... they look like hedgehogs doing Stomp Out Loud rhythms with push brooms
So much for the theory if marijuana was legal it would stop the cartels 14,000 pounds of marijuana how many times a day does that happen?.
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