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Malaysia Customs seize RM2m worth of methamphetamine at KLIA

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Customs Department seized methamphetamine worth a total of RM2 million in two separate busts this month at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2). KLIA Customs director Datuk Chik Omar Chik Lim told a press conference today that the drugs were seized from both airports on July 5 and July ... Read More »

Australian police arrest 6 men with smuggled 1,060 pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine

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CANBERRA: Australian police have arrested six men in Sydney with smuggled 1,060 pounds of cocaine and methamphetamine. Australian police and customs officers found 230 kilograms (507 pounds) of liquid methamphetamine worth 156 million Australian dollars ($122 million) hidden in 20,000 bottles of lemonade at a Sydney warehouse in December, a joint statement by four Australian law enforcement agencies said. The ... Read More »

Australian Federal Police arrest 2 men for smuggling 16kg methamphetamine

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CANBERRA: Australian Federal Police arrested a Perth man who tried to import 16kg of methamphetamine from China in a shipment concealed in the steel framing of two treadmills. The 37-year-old and an Adelaide man, 27, will face court in South Australia charged over their alleged roles in facilitating the importation. Authorities launched an investigation in December after Customs officers allegedly ... Read More »

Australian Federal Police arrest 2 men for smuggling 16kg methamphetamine

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CANBERRA: Australian Federal Police arrested a Perth man who tried to import 16kg of methamphetamine from China in a shipment concealed in the steel framing of two treadmills. The 37-year-old and an Adelaide man, 27, will face court in South Australia charged over their alleged roles in facilitating the importation. Authorities launched an investigation in December after Customs officers allegedly ... Read More »

US customs arrest man with 23 pound meth at checkpoint

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SAN CLEMENTE:  US Border Patrol agents arrested a man at the I-5 Checkpoint who had more than 23 pounds of methamphetamine hidden under the rear seat of his SUV. A 25-year-old male Mexican national arrived at the I-5 checkpoint driving a 1994 white Jeep Grand Cherokee.  The man was referred to secondary inspection, where a K-9 sniff of the Jeep ... Read More »

US customs arrest man with 23 pound meth at checkpoint

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SAN CLEMENTE:  US Border Patrol agents arrested a man at the I-5 Checkpoint who had more than 23 pounds of methamphetamine hidden under the rear seat of his SUV. A 25-year-old male Mexican national arrived at the I-5 checkpoint driving a 1994 white Jeep Grand Cherokee.  The man was referred to secondary inspection, where a K-9 sniff of the Jeep ... Read More »

Seizure of ‘ice’ goes triple at Hong Kong customs

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HONG KONG: Hong Kong is becoming a transportation center for the smuggling of illegal drug methamphetamine as the seizures of ice drug have gone triple than before which is a threat for Hong Kong’s reputation. But the government has always rejected claims that Hong Kong is among the world’s major places for the transit of drugs. Statistics released by customs ... Read More »

US customs arrest man with 23 pound meth at checkpoint

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SAN CLEMENTE:  US Border Patrol agents arrested a man at the I-5 Checkpoint who had more than 23 pounds of methamphetamine hidden under the rear seat of his SUV. A 25-year-old male Mexican national arrived at the I-5 checkpoint driving a 1994 white Jeep Grand Cherokee.  The man was referred to secondary inspection, where a K-9 sniff of the Jeep ... Read More »

Drone loaded with meth crashes near US-Mexico border

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MEXICO CITY: A drone loaded with illicit methamphetamine got crashed  into the supermarket parking lot in Mexican border city, informed the Mexican police. Tijuana police spokesman Jorge Morrua said authorities were alerted after the drone fell Tuesday night near the San Ysidro crossing at Mexico’s border with California. Six packets of the drug, weighing more than six pounds, were taped ... Read More »

US customs seizes 63pc of all nationwide meth in San Diego

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CALIFORNIA: The amount of methamphetamine seized by US customs during the fiscal year 2014 has climbed over the expectations because the strict laws imposed by the US government has been impossible for it to be manufactured in the country. Meth seized by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s San Diego field office accounted for nearly two-thirds — 63 percent — ... Read More »

Hong Kong customs seizes methamphetamine worth $42 million

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HONG KONG: About 104 kilograms of suspected methamphetamine has been seized by Hong Kong Customs at Hong Kong International Airport, which was worth $42 million. The suspected methamphetamine was detected in five transit express cargo consignments from the Mainland to Malaysia via Hong Kong. The consignments were declared to contain water filters. In the course of examination, Customs officers observed ... Read More »

Hong Kong Customs arrests woman with methamphetamine worth $1.2m

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HONG KONG: Hong Kong Customs arrested a 43-year old woman who was found with three kilograms of suspected methamphetamine at Lo Wu Control Point. The drugs worth $1.2 million market value. Customs officers intercepted an incoming passenger at Lo Wu Control Point yesterday morning and found the drugs concealed inside the bedding carried by the arrested woman. The arrested woman, ... Read More »

US customs officers seize 21 pounds meth worth $125,000

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TUCSON:  Customs and Border Protection officers arrest a 28 year old man at the Port of Nogales’ DeConcini crossing seized nearly 21 pounds of methamphetamine worth an estimated $125,400. Rachel Christine Chadwell, a 28-year-old U.S. citizen, was arrested after CBP narcotics detection canine confirmed there were drugs within the rear seats of her 2003 Pontiac sedan. Officers seized the drugs ... Read More »

Texas DPS seizes 111 pounds of marijuana, methamphetamine worth $491,000

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AMARILLO: The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has conducted a traffic stop on here the other day, and stopped the car on traffic violation during the checking DPS seized 100 pounds of marijuana valued at over $360,000 and 11 pounds of methamphetamine valued at over $131,000. At approximately 11:15 am here the other day, a DPS trooper conducted a ... Read More »

Malaysian HC sentences death to Thai maid for drugs smuggling

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SHAH ALAM: Malaysian High Court has sentenced to death penalty a Thai woman who was founded guilty of trafficking drugs, here the other day. Duangchit Khonthokhonbari, 33, who had been working in Malaysia as a maid, was caught with 2.81 kilogrammes (6.2 pounds) of methamphetamine at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in March last year. Anyone with at least 50 grams ... Read More »

Court charges 51yr-old Australian woman in 1.5kg meth smuggling case

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SEPANG: A 51 year old Australian woman Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto, has been charged in the Sessions Court here with smuggling in 1.5kg of methamphetamine at KL International Airport early this month. She is charged under Section 39B(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 and faces the death sentence, if found guilty. Exposto, who has four children, nodded her head ... Read More »

Ratio of drug smuggling through foreigners increases by 34pc in Korea

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SEOUL: The cases of drug smuggled in Korea by foreigners’ increases by 34% this year. In which the high proportion has been taken up by language instructors. The Incheon Airport Customs said it detected 284 instances of drug smuggling in the first 11 months of the year, with a total of 30 kilograms of narcotics confiscated. Of the total, 63 ... Read More »

China delays case hearing of Kiwi smuggler

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WELLINGTON: The New Zealand man Peter Gardner, 25 has been detained in Guangzhou, China, accused of smuggling 30kg of methamphetamine out of China may have to wait longer than thought to learn his fate. Gardner’s detention exceeds 37day, which is the longest amount of time Chinese authorities kept a person without releasing or charging them. But New Zealand’s Ministry of ... Read More »

Russian woman may face death penalty on smuggling drugs in Indonesia

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BALI: A young Russian woman, who arrived on a flight from Hong Kong, has been arrested in Bali for allegedly attempting to smuggle crystal methamphetamine into the resort island may faced the death penalty , said customs officer. Aleksandra Magnaeva, 26, was detained Sunday after arriving in Bali on a flight from Hong Kong with 2.1 kilograms (4.6 pounds) of ... Read More »

ANF seizes Rs2,326m drugs including 303kg heroin as regional heads meet

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RAWALPINDI: Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) has held Force Commander Conference at its Headquarters, which was chaired by ANF DG Major General Khawar Hanif. The conference was attended by Commanders of all Regional Directorates and Senior Staff Officers. At the onset of conference, review of the ANF performance was analysed and futuristic targets were set forth. During the conference, aspects of enforcement, ... Read More »