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Federal officers seize drugs totaling $584,000 in busts

Federal officers seize drugs totaling $584,000 in busts

The busts were made at Southern Arizona ports of entry.

November 13, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Tucson man detained; drugs seized at border

Tucson man detained; drugs seized at border

An estimated $275,000 worth of cocaine found in car.

October 09, 2014 9:15 pm
Deputy finds various drugs in Tucson man's car during traffic stop

Deputy finds various drugs in Tucson man's car during traffic stop

A Tucson man was arrested last week in Pinal County after deputies found cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a gun in his car during a traffic stop. 

April 21, 2014 8:56 am

Arizona doctor gets probation in medicinal cocaine theft

PHOENIX — A plastic surgeon who admitted stealing medicinal cocaine from a Scottsdale surgery center was sentenced Monday to three years of probation for his theft and drug convictions. Dr. Paul Kenneth Holden stole five vials of the drug in the middle of the night July 10 from a surgery ce…

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Federal officers seize $424,000 in drugs at Nogales port

Federal officers seize $424,000 in drugs at Nogales port

Federal officers seized $424,000 in drugs in three separate incidents at the Nogales port of entry.

April 02, 2014 10:00 pm Related

Trial for drug kingpin's son moved to California

The son of a reputed Mexican drug boss will be tried in federal court in California on charges he conspired to smuggle drugs into the United States.

November 25, 2013 5:00 pmLoading…
Federal authorities seize $1.38 million in drugs in Nogales

Federal authorities seize $1.38 million in drugs in Nogales

Five people were arrested in separate weekend smuggling attempts involving local residents and Mexican nationals at the Nogales port of entry, authorities said.


November 04, 2013 8:15 pm Photos

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2 arrested at Nogales port in smuggling attempts

Two people were arrested in separate incidents at the Nogales Port of Entry last week in connection with trying to smuggle drugs across the border.

August 26, 2013 4:00 pm
Man caught on video ditching pickup truck, and other local news

Man caught on video ditching pickup truck, and other local news

Man seen ditching stolen pickup truck

July 11, 2013 12:00 am
Nogales border officers: Cocaine taped to woman's butt

Nogales border officers: Cocaine taped to woman's butt

A Phoenix woman is facing drug charges after border officers in Nogales say they found three pounds of cocaine taped to her butt.

July 10, 2013 6:58 pm Related

Tucson man sentenced on Mass. drug charges

A sergeant in the Arizona National Guard who served in Iraq has been sentenced to three years in a Massachusetts prison after pleading guilty to his role in a scheme to move $1 million worth of cocaine from Mexico to Canada.

June 18, 2013 3:21 pm
Border agents seize 26 lbs. of cocaine at Nogales port

Border agents seize 26 lbs. of cocaine at Nogales port

A 29-year-old man was arrested Wednesday for attempting to smuggle 26 pounds of cocaine into the United States through the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, Ariz, officials said.

April 18, 2013 5:31 pm Related
Border officers find drug assortment in Mexican woman’s pickup truck

Border officers find drug assortment in Mexican woman’s pickup truck

A 54-year-old Mexican woman was arrested Wednesday after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Naco Port of Entry said they found about 150 pounds of assorted drugs.

March 21, 2013 4:40 pm Related

Couple killed in Nogales, Sonora

Two people were shot to death Monday night in Nogales, Sonora, according to police reports.

March 12, 2013 3:57 pm

Whitney Houston’s mother has words for Bobby Brown

NEW YORK — Cissy Houston has a few words, and a few more, for Bobby Brown.

January 28, 2013 9:03 pmLoading…

Jail time for 'cure' involving ozone

A Tucson construction worker was sentenced to one year in jail Wednesday by a judge who said she was unwilling to risk the safety of any probation officer who might be assigned to his case.

October 25, 2012 12:00 am
Border officers find cocaine in transmission of Tucson man’s truck

Border officers find cocaine in transmission of Tucson man’s truck

A Mexican man living in Tucson was arrested Sunday at the Dennis DeConcini Port in Nogales after officials say they found about five pounds of cocaine stuffed into the transmission of the car he was driving.

September 24, 2012 1:03 pm

Man linked to slaying in 2000 gets 16 years

A Tucson man linked to a murder by a cellphone seven years after the fact was sentenced Friday to 16 years in prison on a second-degree murder charge.

August 25, 2012 12:00 am

Port officers in Nogales seize 27 lbs. of cocaine, arrest man

A 66-year-old Mexican national was arrested in Nogales on Saturday for attempting to smuggle more than 27 pounds of cocaine into the United States through the Dennis DeConcini Port, officials said.

July 16, 2012 4:53 pm

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