Amtrak Southwest Chief stops to pick up passengers. Those already on board have a short time to disembark fior a cigerette or some fresh air.

DEA Agents Ambush Amtrak Passengers With Controversial Searches and Seizures

A previous International Narcotics Interdiction Association’s Agent/Officer of the Year, Special Agent Perry with the Drug Enforcement Administration is behind as many as 1,600 criminal cases against drug couriers, according to court documents touting his credibility as a star government witness. His secret weapons are a train and bus depot in his district that seem to attract an inordinate amount of drug trafficking, and a capacious interpretation of the Constitution’s tolerance for stops and searches.

His secret weapons are a train station in his district that seem to attract an inordinate amount of drug trafficking, and a capacious interpretation of the Constitution’s tolerance for stops and searches.

read more at https://theintercept.com/2019/08/31/dea-amtrak-passenger-search-albuquerque/

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