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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.

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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
Feds say St. Clair County drug scandal investigation is "wide-open"

Feds say St. Clair County drug scandal investigation is "wide-open"

U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton said Tuesday that the investigation extends beyond the county courthouse.

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St. Clair County court drug scandal widens to probation worker

St. Clair County court drug scandal widens to probation worker

Officials say James K. Fogarty admitted supplying drugs to Judges Michael Cook, who has been charged, and Joseph Christ, who died.

May 25, 2013 1:15 am Photos

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St. Clair County judge held pending drug charge

St. Clair County judge held pending drug charge

Scrutiny of Michael Cook spreads to overdose death of another judge, Joseph Christ.

May 24, 2013 6:30 am Photos

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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

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