It began with a conjugal visit, and ended with a bold attempt at a prison break.
Nineteen-year-old Maria del Mar Arjona used the privacy of the conjugal visit room in a Mexican prison to stuff her common law husband Juan Ramirez Tijerina — who is serving a 20-year sentence for a 2007 conviction for illegal weapons possession — in a suitcase.
Acting on tips from informants, soldiers in Colombia have seized a 99-foot fully submersible submarine that was intended to be used for drug smuggling.
The fiberglass boat had enough room for eight tons of drugs and a crew of six, and enough power to make the eight-or- nine-day trip from Columbia to Mexico totally underwater.
It hasn’t been uncommon for Colombian authorities to catch narco-traffic