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Man busted at border with $420K in cash

Man busted at border with $420K in cash

Agents found cash hidden under the car's rear seats and in the trunk.

August 19, 2014 11:19 am Related
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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Mask covered in chicken blood seized at border

Mask covered in chicken blood seized at border

A mask covered with chicken blood and feathers was seized at the Nogales border crossing this week, officials say.

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Officers seize heroin, meth at Nogales crossing; Tucson woman arrested

Officers seize heroin, meth at Nogales crossing; Tucson woman arrested

A Tucson woman was arrested Thursday in Nogales on suspicion of trying to smuggle nearly 21 pounds of heroin and methamphetamine into the United States.

November 15, 2013 2:18 pm Photos

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Cash hidden in laundry soap seized at Nogales crossing

Cash hidden in laundry soap seized at Nogales crossing

A California woman was arrested Saturday for trying to smuggle $100,000 in cash into Mexico in a laundry detergent box, officials said.

July 22, 2013 1:54 pm Photos

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Border drug-smuggling tunnel shut down in Nogales

A cross-border drug-smuggling tunnel that was under construction was discovered Tuesday during a routine, bi-national inspection of the main storm drain system in Nogales and was shut down by authorities on both sides of the border, according to a news release.

June 27, 2013 3:44 pm
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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Nogales border officers arrest 2 with meth, heroin

Nogales border officers arrest 2 with meth, heroin

A Sonora man was arrested Sunday after border officers say they found $951,000 worth of methamphetamine hidden in his car.

April 29, 2013 4:41 pm Related
Woman with heroin in bra among pair of border busts

Woman with heroin in bra among pair of border busts

Two people trying to smuggle drugs inside their underwear were arrested by border officers this week in separate incidents.

April 26, 2013 4:16 pm Related
$90K in cash seized at border in Nogales

$90K in cash seized at border in Nogales

A 34-year-old Mexican national from Nogales, Sonora, was arrested Tuesday for attempting to smuggle $90,000 in unreported U.S. currency into Mexico through the Dennis DeConcini Port in Nogales, Ariz.

April 18, 2013 5:17 pm
Border officers seize fraudulent credit cards at Nogales crossing

Border officers seize fraudulent credit cards at Nogales crossing

A Mexican man is accused of trying to smuggle nearly 80 fraudulent credit cards out of southern Arizona, federal authorities say.

April 15, 2013 3:21 pm Related
Border agents in Nogales intercept meth worth $1.1M in 3 incidents

Border agents in Nogales intercept meth worth $1.1M in 3 incidents

Agents at the Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales intercepted about $1.15 million worth of methamphetamine in three separate incidents Wednesday, officials said.

October 25, 2012 5:21 pm
Woman arrested in heroin smuggling attempt in Nogales

Woman arrested in heroin smuggling attempt in Nogales

A Mexican national was arrested Friday for attempting to smuggle more than $77,000 worth of heroin through the Dennis DeConcini Port in Nogales.

October 22, 2012 12:05 pm Photos

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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 busted with pot, meth at Nogales border crossing

Federal authorities say a Mexican man is in custody after allegedly trying to smuggle about $183,000 worth of narcotics into southern Arizona.

August 03, 2012 8:20 am
Arizona border agents find cocaine in man's wheelchair seat

Arizona border agents find cocaine in man's wheelchair seat

Just over 7 pounds of cocaine was found hidden in the cushion of a wheelchair of a man crossing the border into Arizona this weekend, officials said.

May 15, 2012 12:03 pm Photos

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41 pounds of cocaine seized in Nogales

A Mexican man has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle nearly 41 pounds of cocaine into Arizona, federal authorities say.

April 26, 2012 3:15 pm

Undeclared $125K seized at Nogales border

Customs and Border Protection officers say they’ve seized nearly $125,000 in undeclared U.S. currency from a couple headed for Mexico through southern Arizona.

January 25, 2012 4:02 pm

$92K in undeclared cash seized at Nogales border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say they’ve seized $92,000 in undeclared U.S. currency from a woman headed for Mexico aboard a commercial bus.

January 13, 2012 4:06 pm

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