Border to Border

Border To Border Drugs, Part Four
8:56 am
Thu October 10, 2013

Law Enforcement, Truckers Try To Keep Ahead Of Smugglers

Nicholas McVicker

Originally published on Tue September 17, 2013 3:31 pm

For drug smugglers, getting a truckload of illegal narcotics past border authorities means potentially huge profits.

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Border To Border Drugs, Part Three
11:41 am
Wed October 9, 2013

San Diego Is Biggest Entry Point For Mexican Meth

Jill Replogle Fronteras

Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 4:22 pm

More than 70 percent of methamphetamine illegally trafficked into the U.S. passes through U.S.-Mexico border crossings in the San Diego area. That’s despite laws in both countries designed to crack down on the drug.

Customs and Border Protection agents at the San Ysidro Port of Entry face a tough balancing act. Facilitating international trade and travel on the one hand. On the other, trying to stop drugs and other illegal cargo from getting into the U.S.

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Border To Border Drugs, Part Two
9:00 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Drug Cartels Thrive On Ultimate Consumers: Addicts

Chris Lehman Northwest News Network

Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 3:20 pm

Drug cartels are doing big business up and down the West Coast. When you go by freeway, you’re driving a Silk Road of sorts for heroin, meth and cocaine.

This export industry is evolving. Drug experts say heroin is back on the rise, fueled in part by prescription drug abuse. And while the supply side of the business may change, the demand remains strong.

"I was in love with it from the very beginning"

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Border To Border Drugs, Part One
3:50 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Drugs, Guns And Money: Anatomy Of A West Coast Trafficking Ring

Court Exhibit: US v. Anchondo

Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 4:23 pm

Mexican drug cartels operate an illicit export business that depends on freeways that run from California and Arizona to Canada. 

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