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Sheriff: Cartel lookouts busted in Pinal County

Sheriff: Cartel lookouts busted in Pinal County

Authorities say they have captured and prosecuted a group of "scouts" paid by Mexican drug cartels to be lookouts for drug and human smugglers on Arizona hilltops. The Pinal County sheriff's and county attorney's offices say they arrested 8 cartel members who were paid to spend numerous day…

June 16, 2014 12:12 pmLoading…
Narco Cultura

Narco Cultura

The band Buknas de Culiacan has made its mark with narcocorridos, ballads glorifying drug kingpins.

December 02, 2013 3:56 pm

Mexican cartel leader's son to appear in Tucson courtroom

The son of one of Mexico's most wanted drug lords has been arrested on drug trafficking charges while entering the United States through Nogales, the U.S. attorney's office in San Diego says.

November 22, 2013 12:04 pmLoading…

Suit in deadly Arivaca attack dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the FBI by a former Arivaca woman who lost her youngest daughter and husband during a May 2009 home invasion.

February 05, 2013 12:00 am
Massive pot shipment seized at Nogales

Massive pot shipment seized at Nogales

Customs and Border Patrol agents show off stacks of marijuana during a news conference Tuesday announcing the record seizure.

January 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Massive pot shipment seized at Nogales

Massive pot shipment seized at Nogales

Guadalupe Ramirez

January 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Massive pot shipment seized at Nogales

Massive pot shipment seized at Nogales

A drug cartel took a big hit when Nogales port of entry officials seized a marijuana cargo this month worth up to $12 million, the biggest pot seizure on the Arizona border and possibly the Southwest, Customs and Border Protection officials said.

January 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Suspected top Sonoran trafficker tied to several killings is arrested

Mexican soldiers have arrested a suspected trafficker who has been key to the drug wars in Sonora and is accused of killing a human-rights activist.

November 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Report: Mexico seized 68,000 guns from US since 2006

Report: Mexico seized 68,000 guns from US since 2006

WASHINGTON  — The government says that 68,000 guns recovered by Mexican authorities in the past five years have been traced back to the United States.

April 26, 2012 11:39 amLoading…

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