Blocked on land, smugglers turn to waters off California

Posted: December 9, 2012 at 5:44 a.m.

As a result of a security crackdown along the border with Mexico, the waters off Southern California have been teeming with smugglers in the past few years, as drug cartels seek new avenues to move illicit cargo into the United States.

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Front Section, Pages 6 on 12/09/2012