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16 Marines arrested on human smuggling, drug charges at Camp Pendleton

July 26, 2019



3 TAKE OTSMILITARY AUTHORITIES ARRESTED 16 MARINES THIS MORNING AT CAMP PENDLETON IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.THE MARINES ARE NOW BEING HELD IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED HUMAN SMUGGLING OPERATION. MARINES WERE ALSO QUESTIONED ABOUT REPORTED DRUG OFFENSES. NBC'S DAN SCHENEMAN REPORTS. 3 TAKE: PKGOUTCUE: STD DURATION:1:10AS MARINES AT CAMP PENDLETON TOOK PART IN MORNING FORMATION LIKE THIS ONE…AUTHORITIES MOVED IN. "NCIS came into the area and pulled those 16 Marines and they were arrested at that point"OFFICIALS HAVE CONFIRMED THE ARRESTS CAME AFTER "INFORMATION GAINED FROM A PREVIOUS HUMAN SMUGGLING INVESTIGATION."TWO MARINES WERE CHARGED EARLIER THIS MONTH WITH "TRANSPORTATION OF CERTAIN ALIENS FOR FINANCIAL GAIN"….INVESTIGATORS SAY THE MARINES WERE PAID 8-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO TRANSPORT THREE MEXICAN CITIZENS."As those investigations were ongoing they identified those 16 Marines as potentially being associated with or connected with those allegations or those charges with those first two marines "AUTHORITIES ALSO CONFIRMED… "AN ADDITIONAL 8 MARINES WERE TAKEN ASIDE TO BE QUESTIONED ON THEIR INVOLVEMENT IN ALLEGED DRUG OFFENSES UNRELATED TO TODAY'S ARREST."THE MARINES SAY THOSE ARRESTED ARE "JUNIOR ENLISTED" "If this is true than we as an institution need to work together to fix it "THE ARRESTED MARINES ARE IN THE CUSTODY OF NCIS INVESTIGATORS. DS NBC NEWS. 3 TAKE: OPEN 3 Neal Barton:YOU SHOULD KNOW— IF YOU WERE AFFECTED BY THE

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