Wednesday, February 11, 2015



Note: The AZMEX border continues to be active, some samples follow:

Note: Even 10 tons of "medical" marijuana seems to be not enough.

21 are arrested, $688,500 in pot is seized
Posted: Monday, February 9, 2015 8:52 pm |
Updated: 9:00 pm, Mon Feb 9, 2015.
From Staff Reports
Posted on Feb 9, 2015by Amy Crawford

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents seized 1,377 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $688,500, over the weekend. There were 21 suspects arrested as a result.

Seven individuals were arrested west of Gila Bend on Thursday evening, carrying backpacks of marijuana weighing a combined 190 pounds, with a value of $95,000. All seven also admitted to entering the U.S. without authorization.

On Friday, agents found four men with three large backpacks in another incident around Gila Bend. The group dropped their backpacks and attempted to flee the agents as they approached. All four suspects were apprehended and the seized backpacks held 131 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $65,500.

In another incident on Friday at the Cabeza Prieta Wildlife Refuge, agents found four abandoned bundles of marijuana weighing a combined 168 pounds, worth approximately $84,000. Later that evening, agents tracking suspects in the same area found seven abandoned backpacks filled with 321 pounds of marijuana, valued at $160,500.

At Cabeza Prieta Wildlife Refuge on Sunday night, agents located and arrested 10 individuals carrying 567 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated $283,500.


Note: Health concerns still with us also.

Authorities maintain campaign against dengue and chikungunya
Details Published on Tuesday February 10, 2015,
Written by Marco A. Manriquez / El Diario

The heat is coming and with it the proliferation of mosquitoes that transmit these viruses.
The Ministry of Health, through the Health jurisdiction. 2 and the Municipal Government of Caborca, are working proactively to prevent an outbreak of Dengue and Chikungunya in the town.

Therefore, two weeks ago, and taking advantage of it's still cold and these mosquitoes are not yet active they are handing out leaflets among citizens, explaining the symptoms of those suffering from this disease or may be, if being infected, that are addressed promptly.

Symptoms of a person infected with dengue appear between 3 and 14 days after being bitten by a mosquito and major signs are: severe headache, high fever, pain behind the eyes, muscle pain and joints as well such as nausea and vomiting.

Symptoms of people infected with Chikungunya fever are: sudden onset of fever (over 38C degrees) accompanied by debilitating joint pain. Also headache, conjunctivitis, vomiting and nausea, diffuse back pain and skin disorders.

There should be a comprehensive prevention with the help of the general public, keeping the spaces where they live, and their environments, completely hygienic.
Example: Do not throw trash in containers or patios, terraces, streets and vacant lots where water can accumulate; Keeping the courtyards and gardens without weeds, uncovering storm drains, ceilings.


Parking Meter sinks and locate narcotúnel at the International Avenue
Details Published on Tuesday February 10, 2015,
Written by Cesar Barragan / El Diario

A narcotúnel construction was discovered by the authorities of this city after collapsing a meter located on the International Avenue in Colonia Centro.
The finding was reported around 11:00 hours, when a Municipal Transit police agent for parking meters realized that one of the meters had collapsed, revealing an excavation within the lot.
Therefore he notified the federal and military authorities, who came to the place realizing that the excavation had a depth of 4 meters in the direction of the United States.
These authorities presume that was due to poor ground excavation suspected drug traffickers that the meter sank exposing said "narcotúnel".
Agents of the Federal Police and Mexican Army troops maintained communication that federal agents neighbor checking that the tunnel was short of the American side.
It is noteworthy that federal authorities ordered the excavation was covered again.


Seize half a million dollars
Details Published on Tuesday February 10, 2015,
Written by Staff / El Diario

A total of $ 550,000 were seized by Mexican Army personnel at the customs checkpoint San Emeterio, located in Sonoyta, together with SAT staff.
Authorities, through a review of Gama rays detected irregularities aboard a passenger bus, which upon closer inspection located 18 packages wrapped in paper, containing $ 550,000.
The bus driver was arrested and cash made available to the appropriate authorities.


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