TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Jose Manuel Marino-Najera was hiding behind brush in the southern Arizona desert with a nearly 50-pound load of marijuana when a U.S. Border Patrol K-9 found him.
Last week, US Customs and Border Protection officers found a ton of marijuana stored within a commercial shipment of fresh limes from Mexico. The seized weed is reportedly worth an estimated $2,065,000.
The Department of Homeland Security and the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s office are investigating the suspicious death of 58-year-old Steven Keith. Mr. Keith was arrested on Christmas Eve and later collapsed in a US Border Patrol holding cell. ...