Liberia To Burn $4 Million Worth Of Marijuana, Smuggled In Via Presidential Motorcade

LIBERIA: Liberia’s Drug Enforcement Agency has arrested the head of the presidential motorcade for allegedly using an official vehicle to smuggle 654 pounds of marijuana into Liberia from neighboring Sierra Leone, officials said Monday.

The motorcade commander, Perry Dolo, was arrested over the weekend along with three other men after crossing from Sierra Leone via the town of Bo Waterside, said DEA Director Anthony Souh. The other three men were a Liberian official, a Guinean and a Sierra Leonean believed to be a member of the armed forces, Souh said. He did not provide further details about the men. [Read more…]

3,000 Pounds of Marijuana Found in Jalapeno Cans

CALIFORNIA: Marijuana smugglers must have thought they had a hot idea – packing pot into pepper cans. Customs and Border Protection officials say 3,000 pounds of marijuana were found packed into jalapeno cans Tuesday night at the Southern California-Mexico border crossing in Otay Mesa. [Read more…]