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Pima County has had overdose rate almost twice that of other Arizona counties.
Federal authorities seize nearly $568,000 worth of drugs.
Three men were arrested and over $325,000 in drugs were seized Thursday in separate incidents at the Nogales port of entry.
An Arizona man is accused of trying to smuggle 2.5 pounds of heroin across the border at Nogales by hiding it under his shirt, officials said.
Federal officers seized drugs worth about $290,000 in two separate incidents recently at the port of Nogales.
Federal officers seized $424,000 in drugs in three separate incidents at the Nogales port of entry.
Four separate drug seizures over the weekend at the Nogales port of entry totaled an estimated worth of $1 million in methamphetamine and heroin, federal officials said Monday.
A man was arrested at the Nogales port of entry Thursday for attempting to smuggle heroin and methamphetamine into the United States.
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.
Deputies of the Pima County Sheriff's Department worked with federal authorities in a joint operation that linked 12 people to illegal drug sales in Ajo.
Four people were arrested in separate drug-related incidents Friday at the Nogales border crossing.
A Border Patrol agent looks for suspicious vehicles as people travel into Mexico through the DeConcini Port of Entry.
When it comes to comprehensive immigration reform, Washington has a laserlike focus on people crossing the border illegally.
Customs and Border Protection officer Andrew McCann probes under the bed liner of a pickup as he inspects vehicles heading into Mexico at the DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales, Ariz.
A 23-year-old female U.S. citizen concealed 4 pounds of heroin in her bra and tried to smuggle it across the border.
A 14-year-old boy tried to cross into the U.S. with nearly 6 pounds of meth and almost 6 grams of cocaine hidden inside cans of hominy.
A spare car battery in a tractor-trailer concealed 5.6 pounds of methamphetamine, valued at nearly $87,000.
A Tucson man was arrested Tuesday after he tried to cross into Arizona with heroin wrapped around his waist and a small package of the drug tucked into his bellybutton, border officers said.
A 35-year-old Tucson man was arrested Tuesday after border officers say he tried to cross into Arizona with heroin wrapped around his waist and a small package of the drug tucked into his bellybutton.