Police Bust 'Sophisticated' Drug Tunnel in San Diego
It's the second such discovery in the region this month
By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
Posted Nov 26, 2010 8:51 AM CST
An image of the first clandestine tunnel discovered this month that connects warehouses on either side of California's border with Mexico is shown in Tijuana, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010.   (AP Photo/Guillermo Arias)

(Newser) – Just weeks after uncovering a drug smuggling tunnel some six football fields long, officials in San Diego have busted a second such passageway. The half-mile tunnel runs from a home in Tijuana to a San Diego warehouse—which happens to be located near the building that housed the entrance to the other tunnel found earlier this month. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement called the new find "sophisticated," reports Sign on San Diego. Officials arrested several suspects and seized an undetermined amount of marijuana contained in a tractor trailer; they believe there is more in the tunnel. Click here for more on the passage found earlier this month.

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Nov 27, 2010 2:51 AM CST
the should have flooded it with phosgene first...then sealed the entrance
Nov 26, 2010 11:28 AM CST
A chicken in every pot, and pot in every chicken!
Nov 26, 2010 9:56 AM CST
Legalize them and just let them be transported above ground. If we're going to keep pot illegal, then make alcohol and cigarettes illegal. They kill many many more people then pot since no has ever died from smoking pot. <:-)