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Government updates Mexico travel warning

Government updates Mexico travel warning

The advisory for Rocky Point appears to have been toned down slightly.

August 16, 2014 5:10 pmLoading…
Law and order briefs

Law and order briefs

Incidents from Tucson and Southern Arizona.

July 22, 2014 12:00 am

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
Travel warning lifted for Rocky Point

Travel warning lifted for Rocky Point

Rocky Point is no longer under the travel warning issued by the U.S. State Department; instead the government only recommends U.S. citizens use the Lukeville border crossing in order to limit driving through Mexico.

August 27, 2013 4:05 pmLoading…
Border officers: Arizona man had $11,000 stuffed in shoes

Border officers: Arizona man had $11,000 stuffed in shoes

Border officers say they found nearly $11,000 stuffed into the shoes of a Phoenix man trying to walk into Mexico at the Lukeville port of entry.

April 11, 2013 10:17 am Related
Arizona border agents find pot stashed in coolers of sea food

Arizona border agents find pot stashed in coolers of sea food

Two men were arrested in separate incidents this weekend at the Lukeville border crossing after agents said they found marijuana hidden in coolers filled with seafood.

October 10, 2012 4:41 pm
Home invasion on Rocky Point tourists prompts new U.S. warning

Home invasion on Rocky Point tourists prompts new U.S. warning

A shocking home invasion targeting a group of American tourists in Puerto Peñasco preceded the July 19 shootout there, prompting the U.S. consulate to issue a new advisory to travelers.

July 31, 2012 12:31 pm Related Loading…

Fed travel warning again includes Rocky Point

As spring break approaches, Arizonans are urged to avoid Nogales, Mexico, and the beach areas of Puerto Peñasco, also known as Rocky Point.

February 10, 2012 12:02 pmLoading…

Arizona border agents find $1.2M of pot

Border agents working in the southwestern Arizona desert recovered $1.2 million worth of marijuana.

February 08, 2012 2:02 pm

AZ border agents recover over 1 ton of pot

More than a ton of marijuana, estimated at $1.1 million, has been seized along with a stolen vehicle in separate incidents in southern Arizona, the Border Patrol says.

September 22, 2011 10:00 am

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