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CBP: Meth found hidden in accordion

CBP: Meth found hidden in accordion

Mexican national arrested at the Port of Nogales.

June 26, 2014 12:25 pmLoading…
Complaint against Homeland Security alleges abuse of immigrant children

Complaint against Homeland Security alleges abuse of immigrant children

Five organizations today filed a complaint to the Department of Homeland Security on behalf of 116 unaccompanied immigrant children.

June 11, 2014 8:55 amLoading…

Arizona's fifth trusted-traveler enrollment center opens

The Tucson International Airport is the latest addition to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection enrollment centers for low-risk international travelers.

June 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
2 Arizona men face charges in drug smuggling attempts

2 Arizona men face charges in drug smuggling attempts

Two Arizona men were arrested in separate drug smuggling incidents Monday on the border, federal officials said.

May 06, 2014 5:02 pm Photos

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660 pounds of marijuana seized from RV at U.S.-Mexico border

A 51-year-old man was arrested Sunday after officers found more than 660 pounds of marijuana in the RV he was driving at the Port of Lukeville.

March 03, 2014 5:21 pm Related
Nearly $4M in pot found in shipment of tomatoes at Nogales port

Nearly $4M in pot found in shipment of tomatoes at Nogales port

Nearly $4 million worth of marijuana was seized in a shipment of tomatoes on Wednesday at the Nogales commercial port of entry, officials said.

January 23, 2014 12:16 pm Photos

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Congress seeks to meet with Border Patrol over use-of-force policies

Congress seeks to meet with Border Patrol over use-of-force policies

Members of Congress want to meet with the chief of Customs and Border Protection to talk about the agency’s use-of-force policies after it chose not to implement key conduct reforms.

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Naco port officers seize pot from vehicle's tires

Naco port officers seize pot from vehicle's tires

A 33-year-old woman from Sells was arrested Wednesday on charges she attempted to smuggle more than 180 pounds of marijuana into the United States through the Port of Naco.

September 26, 2013 1:40 pmLoading…

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

4 arrested at Douglas port in smuggling attempts

Four Phoenix area residents were arrested for attempting to smuggle more than $52,000 worth of marijuana through the Douglas port of entry.

July 22, 2013 1:03 pm Related
Border officers: Man tried to smuggle $236K out of Arizona

Border officers: Man tried to smuggle $236K out of Arizona

A Mexican man is in custody for allegedly trying to smuggle nearly $236,000 in undeclared cash out of southern Arizona, federal authorities say.

June 20, 2013 5:35 pm Related
Nogales port officers find $1.6M hidden in truck

Nogales port officers find $1.6M hidden in truck

Two Mexican nationals were arrested in separate weekend incidents for trying to smuggle more than $1.6 million in unreported U.S. currency into Mexico through Nogales ports of entry.

June 10, 2013 3:41 pm Photos

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Border officers find $1.6M worth of pot in cans of jalapenos

Border officers find $1.6M worth of pot in cans of jalapenos

Border officers at a Nogales port of entry discovered $1.6 million worth of marijuana hidden inside cans of jalapenos.

May 28, 2013 4:26 pm Photos

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Officers in Nogales find $1M worth of pot hidden in bags of charcoal

Officers in Nogales find $1M worth of pot hidden in bags of charcoal

More than $1 million worth of marijuana hidden in a shipment of charcoal was seized at a Nogales port of entry on Friday, officials said.

May 20, 2013 3:26 pm Related

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
Nogales port officers find $1M worth of pot in bell peppers

Nogales port officers find $1M worth of pot in bell peppers

A Mexican man was arrested Tuesday at a Nogales port of entry for attempting to smuggle more than a ton of marijuana into the United States.  

March 13, 2013 3:14 pm
Arizona border agents find 108 packages of pot in VW car

Arizona border agents find 108 packages of pot in VW car

A dad traveling with his two kids was arrested at the Douglas border crossing after agents sat they found 108 packages of marijuana stashed in his Volkswagen sedan.

October 15, 2012 4:32 pm

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