4/28/15, "Illegal border tunnel found leading from Mexico," AP, San Diego
"U.S. Border Patrol agents have found a suspected drug tunnel with
lighting and a rail-car system that connected to a home across the
border in Tijuana, Mexico.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Lauren Mack said
agents patrolling west of the San Ysidro port of entry Tuesday morning
found a sinkhole close to the U.S. border fence that opened up into the
Mack says the tunnel was about 220 yards in length, had a cart inside
and the walls shored up. But it was still under construction.
Macks says no drugs were found, and no arrests have been made.
Drug cartels have increasingly turned to tunnels to smuggle their
loads into the United States. More than 75 tunnels have been discovered
along the border since 2008."