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People Smuggling

Human trafficker given 15 years in deadly wreck near Tucson

A man who admitted smuggling people into Arizona from Mexico was sentenced to prison this week after pleading guilty to charges stemming from a deadly crash southeast of Tucson last April.

January 23, 2014 3:00 pm

7 arrested in Cochise County in attempted human-smuggling plot

Arizona border officials have apprehended seven people in a human-smuggling case that involved the use of at least one single-engine plane.

May 23, 2013 1:05 pm Related

2nd victim in illegal immigrant ambush ID'd

Deputies have identified the second man killed in an ambush on a truck carrying illegal immigrants last week near Eloy.

April 17, 2012 10:38 am

Man killed in immigrant-smuggling truck ambush ID'd

Officials have identified one of two men killed in an ambush on a truckload of illegal border crossers in Eloy earlier this week.

April 11, 2012 2:25 pm

Truck carrying crossers fired on; 2 bodies found

Two men in a truck carrying illegal immigrants were killed Sunday night near Eloy when the vehicle was ambushed, officials said.

April 10, 2012 12:00 am

Man convicted in Tucson of human trafficking

A Mexican man has been convicted in a human smuggling case in Arizona.

February 03, 2012 9:02 am

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