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Man arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs at border

Man arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs at border

Methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine were estimated to be worth $344,000.

July 25, 2014 7:45 pm
2 Arizona men face charges in drug smuggling attempts

2 Arizona men face charges in drug smuggling attempts

Two Arizona men were arrested in separate drug smuggling incidents Monday on the border, federal officials said.

May 06, 2014 5:02 pm Photos

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Mask covered in chicken blood seized at border

Mask covered in chicken blood seized at border

A mask covered with chicken blood and feathers was seized at the Nogales border crossing this week, officials say.

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Unfinished tunnel found in Nogales

Unfinished tunnel found in Nogales

Federal officers in Arizona and Mexico discovered a cross-border tunnel in Nogales on Wednesday, officials said.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Douglas man arrested for attempt to smuggle marijuana

Douglas man arrested for attempt to smuggle marijuana

A Douglas man was arrested Wednesday for attempting to smuggle more than 220 pounds of marijuana, federal authorities said.

September 13, 2013 5:45 pm
Border officers in Nogales seize $77,000 worth of meth

Border officers in Nogales seize $77,000 worth of meth

A Nogales, Sonora, man was arrested Thursday on charges of trying to smuggle more than 5 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States.

September 06, 2013 2:45 pm Photos

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2 arrested at Nogales port in smuggling attempts

Two people were arrested in separate incidents at the Nogales Port of Entry last week in connection with trying to smuggle drugs across the border.

August 26, 2013 4:00 pm
Three arrested in Douglas for attempted pot smuggling

Three arrested in Douglas for attempted pot smuggling

Three people were arresed in two separate incidents Wednesday for attempting to smuggle marijuana through the Douglas port of entry.

August 16, 2013 5:59 pm

Feds: 19 years for ex-border officer in Arizona drug case

A former Customs and Border Protection officer convicted on charges that he let marijuana be smuggled from Mexico into southeastern Arizona should be sentenced to 19 years in prison, prosecutors say.

August 14, 2013 9:07 am

4 arrested at Douglas port in smuggling attempts

Four Phoenix area residents were arrested for attempting to smuggle more than $52,000 worth of marijuana through the Douglas port of entry.

July 22, 2013 1:03 pm Related

Border drug-smuggling tunnel shut down in Nogales

A cross-border drug-smuggling tunnel that was under construction was discovered Tuesday during a routine, bi-national inspection of the main storm drain system in Nogales and was shut down by authorities on both sides of the border, according to a news release.

June 27, 2013 3:44 pm
Border officers find $1.6M worth of pot in cans of jalapenos

Border officers find $1.6M worth of pot in cans of jalapenos

Border officers at a Nogales port of entry discovered $1.6 million worth of marijuana hidden inside cans of jalapenos.

May 28, 2013 4:26 pm Photos

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Officers in Nogales find $1M worth of pot hidden in bags of charcoal

Officers in Nogales find $1M worth of pot hidden in bags of charcoal

More than $1 million worth of marijuana hidden in a shipment of charcoal was seized at a Nogales port of entry on Friday, officials said.

May 20, 2013 3:26 pm Related
Douglas border officers find 200 pounds of pot in car

Douglas border officers find 200 pounds of pot in car

A 24-year-old woman was arrested Friday after border officers found 144 packages of marijuana hidden in the Dodge sedan she was driving into Douglas from Mexico, officials say.

April 30, 2013 10:02 am Related
Nogales border officers arrest 2 with meth, heroin

Nogales border officers arrest 2 with meth, heroin

A Sonora man was arrested Sunday after border officers say they found $951,000 worth of methamphetamine hidden in his car.

April 29, 2013 4:41 pm Related
Border officers in Nogales find heroin, meth in spare tire

Border officers in Nogales find heroin, meth in spare tire

A 21-year-old Nogales, Sonora man was arrested Wednesday after border officers say he was caught with black tar heroin and methamphetamine as he tried to drive into Arizona.

April 04, 2013 5:11 pm Related
2 arrested in separate border pot-smuggling incidents

2 arrested in separate border pot-smuggling incidents

Two people were arrested Tuesday in separate incidents at the Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry for trying to smuggle about $304,000 worth of marijuana into the United States, a federal official said.

April 03, 2013 4:24 pm
Border agents find $62K under woman’s clothes

Border agents find $62K under woman’s clothes

A Nogales, Sonora woman arrested for trying to smuggle money into Mexico

April 03, 2013 12:18 pm
Woman accused of trying to smuggle chicharrones across border

Woman accused of trying to smuggle chicharrones across border

Border agents used to intercepting massive loads of drugs and piles of money busted a woman with unusual contraband — chicharrones.

April 03, 2013 12:22 pm Related
Border officers find drug assortment in Mexican woman’s pickup truck

Border officers find drug assortment in Mexican woman’s pickup truck

A 54-year-old Mexican woman was arrested Wednesday after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Naco Port of Entry said they found about 150 pounds of assorted drugs.

March 21, 2013 4:40 pm Related

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