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2019-12-05 -Lurid Crime Tales-
Marine arrested for alleged human smuggling after Chinese woman found in car trunk
[FOX] A Marine stationed in Southern California was arrested Monday on suspicion of attempting to smuggle two Chinese women in the trunk of a car across the U.S.-Mexico border.

The unidentified junior-enlisted Marine was taken into custody at the San Ysidro port of entry near San Diego around 1:30 p.m., Marine spokesman Lt. Cameron Edinburgh said in a statement to Fox News.

The 20-year-old is assigned to the 1st Marine Division’s headquarters battalion at Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Customs officials found the two women in the trunk of a 2007 Ford Mustang when the Marine was pulled aside for additional screening. Customs and Border Patrol officials are investigating the incident.

"The Marine is currently being held in civilian custody.," Edinburgh said."The determination as to the adjudicating authority has not yet been made."

The Marine is expected to face federal charges, a CBP spokesperson said.

Edinburgh said the Marine has not served in the Southwest Border Support Mission, where U.S. troops are assisting border agents on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Monday's arrest comes as several other Marines stationed at Camp Pendleton are facing human trafficking charges. Six out of two dozen Marines recently pled guilty to human trafficking and drug charges at military court-martials.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-12-05 06:19|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6521 views ]  Top

#1 Looks like they caught the final part of a sex trafficking ring.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2019-12-05 06:57||   2019-12-05 06:57|| Front Page Top

#2 ...its cheaper and smaller on Amazon, and probably made in China as well. Though you might not want to take it through TSA at the airport either.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-12-05 08:43||   2019-12-05 08:43|| Front Page Top

#3 Simper what?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-12-05 08:45||   2019-12-05 08:45|| Front Page Top

#4 Sic transit Gloria (and Ming)
Posted by Lex 2019-12-05 10:08||   2019-12-05 10:08|| Front Page Top

#5 Really. I thought the trunk on a Mustang was mostly decoration.
Posted by swksvolFF 2019-12-05 10:49||   2019-12-05 10:49|| Front Page Top

#6 Couldn't he say that it's for personal use?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-12-05 15:24||   2019-12-05 15:24|| Front Page Top

#7 I always carry a spare!
Posted by AlmostAnonymous5839 2019-12-05 20:16||   2019-12-05 20:16|| Front Page Top

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