“ICE Plant”… Guess..Just Take a Guess..

Feds uncover drug tunnel from Mexico to Arizona

By Alan Duke, CNN
updated 9:16 AM EDT, Fri July 13, 2012

Federal drug agents discovered a 240-yard tunnel linking buildings in Mexico and Arizona.
Federal drug agents discovered a 240-yard tunnel linking buildings in Mexico and Arizona.


  • “Sophisticated drug smuggling tunnel” runs from an ice plant in Mexico, the DEA says
  • Arizona police traced 39 pounds of methamphetamine in a truck to the tunnel, agents say
  • Three unnamed suspects are in custody

(CNN) — Federal drug agents discovered a 240-yard-long tunnel underneath the U.S.-Mexico border, and they suspect it was used to smuggle drugs into Arizona for sale in the United States, officials said Thursday.

The “sophisticated drug smuggling tunnel,” which runs 55 feet below ground, begins in an ice plant in San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico, and ends inside a one-story, nondescript building in San Luis, Arizona, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Report: Focus on cops, not military

Investigators started watching the building in January “after observing possible suspicious activity that indicated the site was being used as a potential stash location,” the DEA said.

Watch this video

Smuggling drugs through parking spaces

Arizona police found 39 pounds of methamphetamine inside a pickup truck stopped on Interstate 95 on July 6, which led them back to the San Luis, Arizona, building, the DEA said. They got a search warrant with that information.

Police in Arizona arrest 20, dismantle drug trafficking cell of Sinaloa Cartel

No drugs were found in the search of the ice plant or the building on the U.S. side, just bags and barrels of dirt, the DEA said.

Three unnamed suspects have been arrested in connection with the tunnel, the DEA said.

Interior Border Patrol stations closed

“The recent discovery of this sophisticated drug smuggling tunnel is yet another reminder of how desperate these criminal organizations are and the extent they will go to further their drug dealing operations and endanger the security of our citizens,” said Doug Coleman, the special agent in charge of the DEA’s Phoenix, Arizona, office.


About giftedoneusa

No Buying And Selling Of Federal Government Property If You Commit The Crime...You Do The Prison Time! Child Pornography Human Trafficking Racketeering Cell Phone Sex Rings Male Or Female Prostitution Polygamy (Cult Members) Recruiting Child Soldiers Cyber Criminals Craigslist.com Dangerous Sex Criminals Child Exploitation Cyber Bullying Espionage Sabotage Of Another's Website Sending Bomb Threats Mafia Ignorance (Arranging Hits On People,Places,Things)
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s