Drug Tunnel Found in Toy Warehouse, 73-Year-Old Woman Arrested

NBC NEWS — An anti-drug task force found two sophisticated tunnels under the border between Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego this week, including one with electric lighting and a rail system that emerged in a toy warehouse, the latest in two miles of cross-border tunnels they’ve found in the San Diego area in just the past two years. A tunnel found Tuesday was 70 feet underground and stretched 600 yards from Mexico to 101045 Via de la Amistad in the Otay Mesa neighborhood of San Diego, just yards from the international border. Equipped with lighting, a rail system and a pulley to hoist contraband to the surface, the tunnel’s U.S. entrance was in a warehouse filled with televisions and children’s toys, including plastic three-wheelers. [Read More]