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Authorities: Man Smuggled Guns From Michigan To His Native Lebanon

Authorities say a 54-year-old western Michigan man used his import-export business to smuggle handguns from the U.S. to his native Lebanon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2015

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2 Metro Detroit Women Jailed In Texas; Police Say $716K In Marijuana Destined For Dearborn

Two Michigan women have been arrested in Texas and accused of trying to smuggle about 118 pounds of marijuana from Arizona.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2015

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Detroit Zoo Takes In Turtles That Were Smuggled Over U.S.-Canadian Border

“The conditions of the turtles vary. It isn’t surprising that some are not doing well given the way they were being smuggled,” DZS chief life sciences officer Scott Carter said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2014

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Man Caught With 50 Turtles Strapped To Body At Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Charged With Smuggling

A Canadian man has been charged after border agents at the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel found more than 50 turtles strapped to his body and hidden between his legs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2014

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Father, Daughter Caught With Suitcase Full Of Cash At Metro Airport

The father and daughter duo flew into Detroit Metro Airport from Amman, Jordan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2013

Jesse James Thomas Zunti (Booking photo)

Scuba Diver Caught Smuggling Drugs Across U.S.-Canada Border

Agents waiting on the ground when the man finished his swim found a large, watertight PVC cylinder holding over eight pounds of marijuana.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2013

Amy Rebecca Gatica (Booking photo)

County Jail Deputy Faces Drug, Smuggling Case

A Genesee County jail deputy has been charged with obtaining drugs illegally and smuggling contraband into the facility.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/08/2013

3 From Mich. Arrested In Multi-State Drug Ring Bust

A pair of brothers and 18 other people from Indiana, Michigan and Ohio have been indicted on charges they ran a major operation that smuggled cocaine and methamphetamine from Mexico, federal prosecutors said Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2013

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Analysis: High Cigarette Taxes Contribute To Increased Smuggling Rates In Michigan

More than 29 percent of Michigan’s total cigarette consumption in 2011 was smuggled into the state, according to The Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2013

Tobacco Shipments To Resume To Soldiers Overseas

The U.S. Postal Service said Thursday that it plans to resume shipping care packages with cigarettes and other tobacco to Michigan National Guard and other soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

08/12/2010