Pima County has had overdose rate almost twice that of other Arizona counties.
Traffickers will use any means to smuggle heroin and other drugs into the United States.
Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector seized a total of about $1.1 million worth of marijuana in three incidents Thursday.
From Southern Arizona's police blotters.
Seven people were arrested and 89 pounds of white heroin were seized in Tucson as part of a DEA 11-month investigation, authorities said Tuesday.
A semi-truck driver was arrested Wednesday and about 4,450 pounds of marijuana seized at a checkpoint near Whetstone.
Border Patrol agents seized more than 4 tons of bundled marijuana worth about $2.2 million hidden in a semi-truck and livestock trailer near Whetstone on Wednesday night.
PHOENIX — Supporters of medical marijuana research have targeted a Republican state senator for recall because she is blocking a measure that could fund it.
PHOENIX — A Phoenix Republican lawmaker is using her power to singlehandedly kill a House-passed bill that could provide the necessary funds to have a study of possible beneficial effects of medical marijuana.
U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector seized $2.4 million worth of marijuana, recovered two stolen trucks and arrested 14 migrants on the Tohono O'odham Nation Tuesday.
The sound of gunfire ripped through the Sonora beach town of Rocky Point Wednesday morning during a deadly shootout between the federal police and alleged drug traffickers.
When Border Patrol agents shoot at rock throwers, some argue it’s an unnecessary, disproportionate response: Deadly force against a mild threat.
Customs and Border Protection’s recently proposed changes to training policies and its incident-tracking system are a step in the right direction, but more needs to be done to curtail reported abuses by the largest law-enforcement agency in the United States.
Border Patrol agents found nearly a ton of marijuana loaded into a highly modified pickup truck west of Tucson.
Two people in Tucson have been arrested for performing breast augmentation and liposuction procedures without medical licenses — sending two women to hospitals after they became severely ill.
Two Sierra Vista-area girls — a 14-year-old and her 5-year-old cousin — reported missing early Wednesday have been found safe, officials say.
Nearly 5,200 pounds of marijuana and three vehicles were seized by border officers in southern Arizona.
Some 1,700 pounds of marijuana, multiple two-way radios and four ATVs were seized last week in joint agency operations that focus on smuggling groups operating in southern Arizona’s west desert, border officials said in a news release.
Border Patrol agents made several large marijuana seizures over the weekend in Southern Arizona.
Tucson Border Patrol agents arrested three people, including a U.S. citizen, and seized more than $1 million worth of drugs over the weekend, a news release said.