US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — Law enforcement agencies in the US have found the 600-meter tunnel smugglers, leading to the border with Mexico to San Diego, and seized drugs worth almost 30 million dollars, according to a press release published on the website Immigration and Customs Police USA.
The find was made on March 19 as a result of a joint operation of Mexican and American services.
The tunnel entrances were located on the territory of two warehouses, one of which is located in the American San Diego, the other in the Mexican city of Tijuana.
According to experts, the tunnel was used for several months and was well equipped. Some parts of the walls were reinforced, and a ventilation and lighting system was used inside, and rails were laid.
According to a press release, law enforcement officials found almost 590 kilograms of cocaine, 39 kilograms of methamphetamine, almost 8 kilograms of heroin, more than 1.3 tons of marijuana and almost a kilogram of fentanyl in the tunnel.
“The first case in the history of San Diego, when five different types of drugs were discovered in the tunnel. The total amount of drugs seized is estimated at $ 29.6 million,” the report said.
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