Leaders with 1st Marine Division have been working with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service to carry out the arrests during a battalion-wide formation at Camp Pendleton, California, officials said in a news release.
The Marine Corps said in a news release that information gained after two Marines were arrested on human smuggling charges earlier this summer led to the arrests.
Sixteen US Marines were arrested on Thursday at their base in Southern California on suspicion of drug-related offences and the smuggling of undocumented migrants along the US-Mexico border, US military officials said. "An additional 8 Marines were taken aside to be questioned on their involvement in alleged drug offenses unrelated to today's arrests".
The Marines are being held in the Camp Pendleton brig.
Those arrested were taken into custody during a Battalion formation with 800 people at Camp Pendleton.
Johnny Clegg's memorial service
He died last week after battling pancreatic cancer. "It's like Johnny Clegg is here with us", a woman said during the ceremonies. In a post on his Instagram , Johnny's son, Jesse wrote: "I will miss you deeply, and I struggle to imagine a world without you".
U.S. judge blocks Trump administration´s new asylum rule
While the rule would impact migrants seeking asylum, "The plaintiffs before me here are not asylum seekers", the judge said. Speaking with reporters outside the White House on Wednesday, Trump said Kelly's ruling "helps us very much at the border".
The Marines said that none of the soldiers who were arrested on Thursday were part of the Department of Defense's troop deployment along the U.S. -Mexico border. Authorities said the base, cut by Interstate 5 leading to Los Angeles, sits along a well-traversed route used by migrant smugglers.
Thousands of USA troops have been sent to the Mexican border in recent months to provide "logistical and surveillance support" to Border Patrol, though they are not permitted to apprehend illegal border-crossers themselves.
The three immigrants apprehended from the back of Law's vehicle told Border Patrol agents that they had made arrangements to be smuggled into the United States and had been told via cellphone to get into Law's auto. Law and Lance Cpl. Law was driving while Salazar-Quintero was in the front passenger seat, according to a Marine account of the arrest.
The three men told the CPB agents "they are citizens of Mexico without any immigration documents that would allow them to enter or remain in the United States legally".
The Tunisian constitution calls for the parliament leader to take over temporarily in case the president is incapacitated. Essebsi served in several positions, including as speaker of parliament, while Ben Ali was still in power.
One is a toy review channel that boasts 13.6 million subscribers and the other is a 17.6-million-subscriber video blog channel. But some of Boram's content has attracted controversy in South Korea for the values it promotes.
It is now confirmed that Aamir Khan's Laal Singh Chaddha and Akshay Kumar's Bachchan Pandey will battle it out at the box-office. Yesterday, he made an announcement that something exciting is coming on the way which made fans eager to know what it is.
The Saudi-led coalition claimed the drone was intercepted and that no airports or military sites had been hit. The airstrikes have repeatedly hit sites with large numbers of civilians such as markets and weddings.
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Residents who notice an area that seems flawless for mosquito breeding should contact Maricopa County Environmental Services . The 2019 cases have already eclipsed the total for all of a year ago , when AZDHS reported 27 cases of the virus.
Leonard, 28, had been linked to the Lakers, Nets, Knicks and Raptors prior to his decision to sign with Clippers. "One of the toughest things to do is get one superstar", said Frank, "let alone two who compliment each other".
If the league doesn't take action, we could see more stars leveraging trades with multiple years remaining on contracts. It'll just lead to too many players not honoring the contracts they signed with teams, which will lead to stalemates.
In an additional move, the Golden Knights signed veteran defenseman Deryk Engelland to a one-year, $700,000 contract on Tuesday. Clarkson is retired due to injury and his contract will live on long-term injured reserve (LTIR) the entire season.
French hoverboard pioneer attempts Channel crossing
Flying at up to 140 kph (87 mph) at an altitude of between 15 to 20 meters he had hoped to reach to Dover in about 20 minutes. ET) from from Sangatte in France , was attempting to mark the 110th anniversary of the first aerial crossing of the Channel.
Anne Hathaway expecting baby number two
During an interview with Shape magazine in June, the Hollywood actress revealed that she often deals with "mommy guilt". However, she already said she is a liar, so maybe that will deter people from asking her intrusive questions.
Hugo Santillan dies from injuries sustained in the ring
He was stretchered out of the venue and taken to a nearby hospital, where he underwent emergency surgery for a clot in his brain. He was the son of fighter Hugo Alfredo Santillan and was from the same region, Santa Fe, as Marcos Rene "Chino" Maidana.
Le rappeur pose enfin sans lunettes — Gims
Alors quand le chanteur décide de faire tomber sa célèbre monture, ça devient un événement qu'il faut immortaliser. Il ne lui reste désormais plus qu'à nous montrer ses yeux.