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July 22, 2014 12:00 am

Lukeville crossing unsettlingly close to killing of 7 in Sonora

HERMOSILLO, Mexico — The shooting deaths of seven men near the Mexico-Arizona border dramatize what appears to be an escalating use of the once-calm stretch of border as a drug trafficking corridor.

March 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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Sonora police: 7 killed near Arizona border

March 21, 2014 12:10 am Related

Sonora police: 7 killed near Arizona border

Mexican authorities are investigating the killing of seven people near the Arizona border.

March 20, 2014 5:42 pm

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
Gunbattle leaves at least 5 dead in Rocky Point

Gunbattle leaves at least 5 dead in Rocky Point

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.

December 19, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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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…
Cheese smuggler intercepted at Arizona border

Cheese smuggler intercepted at Arizona border

Border officers at the Lukeville crossing made a big bust this week, taking down a smuggler in a “queso” cheese trafficking.

May 16, 2013 3:50 pm Related Loading…
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

Fitz Blog: Mexico

     The U.S. Consulate in Nogales, Sonora, issued a new warning Tuesday to Americans visiting Rocky Point to kiss the old Mexico adios. It’s a new day south of the border, full of romance, and excitement!

August 01, 2012 9:16 amLoading…

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