Mexican Federal Police in Sonora sized 1,067 pounds of methamphetamine concealed inside a tractor-trailer on Wednesday in the municipality of Carbó. Mexican authorities announced the seizure of roughly a half-ton of methamphetamine, according to local reports. Federal Police patrolling Highway 1040 Hermosillo-Nogales stopped a tractor semi-trailer for an unsafe lane change violation. Agents asked the driver for corresponding documentation for his cargo. The documentation indicated 600 sacks of sugar weighing approximately 30,000 kilograms (66,138 pounds). An inspection by federal agents discovered a total of 597 sacks, 585 which contained sugar. A total of 12 of the sacks contained a granular substance consistent with the characteristics of methamphetamine or “cristal.” The total weight of the methamphetamine was 1,067 pounds.The driver was then arrested and handed over to the Federal Public Ministry of the Federal Attorney General’s Office, along with the seized … [Read more...] about Mexican Federal Police Seize Half-Ton of Meth Bound for U.S.
Beth LeBlanc The Detroit News Published 5:34 PM EDT Oct 3, 2018 Police seized clergy misconduct records from all of Michigan's Catholic dioceses after serving several search warrants across the state within an hour of each other Wednesday morning. Diocesan officials in Lansing, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Saginaw, Marquette, Kalamazoo and Gaylord confirmed the searches took place Wednesday as part of the Attorney General's Office investigation into the dioceses' handling of clergy sexual abuse of minors. The dioceses said they cooperated fully with authorities. A warrant was served at around 9 a.m. to the Archdiocese of Detroit for clergy files, according to a statement from the Archdiocese. Law enforcement officials accessed clergy misconduct files at the chancery; the St. Joan of Arc Parish office of Monsignor Michael Bugarin, who is the Archbishop's Delegate for Clergy Misconduct; an Archdiocesan building at Sacred Heart … [Read more...] about Police seize misconduct records from Michigan’s Catholic dioceses
Elaine Ganley, Associated Press Updated 7:46 am CDT, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Hooded police officers stands in front of the Centre Zahra headquarters during a search operation in Grande-Synthe near Dunkirk, France, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 2018. About 200 police officers are searching a dozen homes and the headquarters of an association based outside the port city of Dunkirk in northern France in an anti-terror operation. less Hooded police officers stands in front of the Centre Zahra headquarters during a search operation in Grande-Synthe near Dunkirk, France, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 2018. About 200 police officers are searching a ... more Photo: AP Photo: AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Hooded police officers stands in front of the Centre Zahra headquarters during a search operation in Grande-Synthe near … [Read more...] about French police seize weapons, detain 3 in anti-terror raids
PUBLISHED: 11:59 18 September 2018 | UPDATED: 11:59 18 September 2018 The van seized by police at Wereham Picture: Norfolk Constabulary Archant Police seized a van when they found it being driven around the Fens with no insurance. Officers stopped the vehicle for routine checks on the A134 at Wereham, near Downham Market, on Monday afternoon.One tweeted: “Van reported to be acting suspiciously on farms, stopped and found to be carrying scrap, no insurance and no licence to cover it. Vehicle seized.”No arrests were made. Police said the owner of the vehicle came from Cambridgeshire. … [Read more...] about Police seize van near Downham Market
Mexican Federal Police seized 550 pounds of methamphetamine Wednesday, adding to the number of significant busts in the last 30 days throughout the northern border region of Baja California. The most recent seizure took place on September 12 at approximately 4:25 pm, when the State Preventative Police (PEP) of Baja California and the Federal Police (PF) responded the Central de Abastos Los Álamos neighborhood in Tijuana to check on a lead regarding drugs stored in a warehouse. Investigators observed a male standing next to a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta parked in front of the location in question. Officials noticed the male was holding a transparent bag consistent with the type to store drugs. When the male realized he was being watched, he attempted to flee on foot but was captured a short distance away, according to local media. The suspect was later identified as José Miguel “N,” 36, from Navolato, Sinaloa.Upon returning to the vehicle, investigators inspected the … [Read more...] about Mexican Federal Police Seize 550 Pounds of Meth in Tijuana