Dayton Beasley has been accused of supplying contraband to inmates at the Wayne County Jail in Georgia.
The discovery in Laredo comes just days after dozens of attempted human smuggling efforts were found at nearby checkpoints.
After "an x-ray revealed suspicious anomalies" in a shipment of peanuts, officers found that crystal meth had been carefully stuffed into individual shells.
A rare McLaren, a Lotus race car and a Bentley Flying Spur were among the cars, trucks and SUVs that the government of the Philippines destroyed with a backhoe this week.
At least 19 bodies were recovered along a dirt road in northern Mexico on Friday after residents reported a burning vehicle across the Rio Grande from Texas. Investigators believe the victims had been shot before they were set on fire.
"This smuggler was knowingly trying to avoid detection," said Louisville Port Director Thomas Mahn in a statement released Friday.
"This interdiction and drug seizure was a big win for our Navy and Coast Guard team," said U.S.S. Preble Commanding Officer Commander Leonardo Giovannelli.
Mexican authorities took hold of 158 crates filled with live turtles, including endangered species, before they were shipped to China
Europeans enjoyed sniggering at Tiger King—but the continent's treatment of big cats is dismal.
Joseph Maldonado-Passage, better known as "Joe Exotic," has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in various crimes of animal abuse and attempted murder for hire.
President Donald Trump has retained a small U.S. force in the east of Syria to guard oil fields there against remaining Islamic State elements.
Saskatchewan police apprehended a man and a woman near the Saskatoon Provincial Correctional Centre on suspicion of using a potato cannon to send contraband over the fence.
A Florida man arrested for meth possession was allegedly found with a small bag of methamphetamine lodged in his "belly button cavity" when police searched him Saturday.
Trump has repeatedly called on China to do more to stem the flow of fentanyl into the U.S., where it is helping drive the opioid crisis.
Foreign ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said the international community had the right to question the U.S. policy.
Once I came out [of jail], all my insurance collapsed, my credit was destroyed—I lost my job, everything," says Leon Haughton. "They just left me a mess."
Colombia is the world's biggest producer of cocaine, accounting for around 70 percent of global supply.
"Cleaning the streets of criminals," read a tweet from police in Sao Paolo after more than 110 pounds of cocaine was uncovered in boxes of Tixan Ypê detergent.
Spain's national police said the suspect had attracted their attention "due to his notable nervousness and the disproportionate size of the toupee he wore." He was detained in Barcelona last month.
The ring sent teams on two cruise ships traveling from South America to Australia, each carrying large amounts of cocaine.
Matthew Harrison Kail, 31, was sentenced to one year in prison on Tuesday for playing a key role in the reptile smuggling operation which involved shipping turtles from South Carolina to Hong Kong.
The drugs had a street value estimated at more than $2 million, police said.
Almost 350 pounds of heroin, methaphetamine, cocaine and a substance suspected to be fentanyl were confiscated in three seizures.
Officials discovered 540 separate packages of cocaine hidden among the fruit.
In one brothel in the Colombian border town of Cúcuta, 58 of the 60 women were from neighboring Venezuela.
Denise Marie Woodrum claims she was duped into the crime by a man she met online, despite some suspicious text messages.