AZBD Field Reports: How drug smugglers and illegal aliens try to cover their tracks.

Drug smugglers and illegal aliens have been trying to hide their tracks across the desert for years. It’s common to find foot sized pieces of carpet or blanket with rope attached littered across the Arizona desert. More recently drug smugglers and illegal aliens have been wearing shoe covers that appear to be professionally made. These shoe covers usually consist of a carpet sole with some form of fabric such as denim sewed to the carpet to create a complete cover for their shoes. Most of the shoe covers are secured to the shoe by Velcro. Below are pictures of some of these shoe covers that have been found by our Search And Rescue Team.