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Accordion meth

Accordion meth

Officers at the port of Nogales found meth hidden inside this accordion being carried by a Mexican national, officials said.

June 26, 2014 11:52 am
pot2

pot2

Packages of marijuana are found in a tire of a Chevrolet SUV at the Douglas port of entry June 14, 2014 by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers.

June 16, 2014 6:20 pm
pot1

pot1

Packages of marijuana are found underneath the hood of a Chevrolet SUV June 14,2014 by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Douglas port of entry.

June 16, 2014 6:17 pm
heroin

heroin

Federal authorities found nearly five pounds of heroin worth about $70,000 wrapped around a man's torso at the Nogales port of entry on June 5, 2014.

June 06, 2014 10:53 pm
pot

pot

Federal authorities seized 316 pounds of marijuana with an estimated value of $158,000 found in a Chevrolet truck June 5, 2014 at the Nogales port of entry.

June 06, 2014 10:47 pm
pot

pot

U.S. Border Patrol agents of the Tucson Sector found $2.2 million worth of marijuana in the upper compartments of a cattle hauler trailer at a checkpoint near Whetstone. 

June 05, 2014 9:59 pm
Phony truck

Phony truck

Border Patrol agents seized a truck designed to look like a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service vehicle along with a flatbed trailer containing more than 3,200 pounds of marijuana near Douglas on Monday.

June 03, 2014 3:46 pm
cocaine

cocaine

Nearly $300,000 worth of cocaine was found in a compartment within the frame of a tractor-trailer Tuesday at the Nogales port of entry's Mariposa Commercial facility.

May 21, 2014 9:08 pm
Pot bust

Pot bust

Agents discovered 608 pounds of marijuana hidden in a recreational vehicle crossing at Lukeville.

May 06, 2014 5:12 pm
meth

meth

Packages of methamphetamine were found in the trunk of a Toyota sedan at the Mariposa crossing of the Nogales port of entry Thursday, federal authorities said.

April 28, 2014 8:36 pm
Meth in differential

Meth in differential

Officers at the Mariposa border crossing in Nogales found nearly 41 pounds of meth, worth close to $123,000, in the rear differential of the tractor-trailer rig, according to a news release from Customs and Border Protection.

April 08, 2014 1:36 pm
meth

meth

Packages of methamphetamine worth about $81,800 was found by federal officers Sunday in a battery compartment at the Dennis DeConcini crossing at the Nogales port of entry.

April 03, 2014 3:20 pm
Morley crossing meth bust

Morley crossing meth bust

Officers at the Morley pedestrian crossing in Nogales found nearly a pound of meth on a 30-year-old man who attempted to enter the U.S.

April 01, 2014 2:16 pm
Meth bust in Nogales

Meth bust in Nogales

26 pounds of meth were found in a car trying to cross through the Dennis DeConcini Porty of Entry in Nogales.

March 18, 2014 6:34 pm
Douglas pot bust

Douglas pot bust

Officers at the Douglas port of entry found more than 400 pounds of marijuana in an SUV.

March 13, 2014 12:31 pm
Douglas pot bust

Douglas pot bust

Officers at the Douglas port of entry found more than 400 pounds of marijuana in an SUV.

March 13, 2014 12:29 pm
Douglas pot bust

Douglas pot bust

Officers at the Douglas port of entry found more than 400 pounds of marijuana in an SUV.

March 13, 2014 12:31 pm
drugs

drugs

Packages of methamphetamine worth $398,000 is found by federal officers in a Dodge SUV at the Mariposa crossing in Nogales, Ariz. Sunday. 

March 10, 2014 7:56 pm
Pot bust

Pot bust

Border Patrol agents found 1,900 pounds of marijuana in an abandoned SUV west of Tucson. The drugs have a street value of nearly $1 million.

March 07, 2014 1:32 pm
Animal hide

Animal hide

Officers at the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales seized the hide of what is believed to be an ocelot.

March 06, 2014 2:28 pm
Douglas pot bust

Douglas pot bust

Officers at the Douglas port of entry found marijuana hidden in a tire of a Ford SUV. A 33-year-old woman from Agua Prieta, Sonora, was arrested, officials said.

February 28, 2014 4:43 pm
meth

meth

Federal officers found packages of methamphetamine worth $370,000 hidden in door panels of a Chrysler van at the Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales, Ariz.

February 25, 2014 9:30 pm
Hiker rescued

Hiker rescued

Border Patrol agents and National Park Service rangers rescue a hiker who had fallen in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

February 25, 2014 1:30 pm
smuggling

smuggling

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents find two undocumented men in the trunk of a Toyota Camry during an inspection Feb. 14 at an Interstate 19 checkpoint.

February 20, 2014 5:33 pm
gun

gun

A loaded handgun is found Feb. 16 by Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents after capturing a Mexican national who attempted to run from a vehicle near Marana.

February 20, 2014 5:36 pm
busts

busts

Nearly 112 pounds of marijuana is found hidden in a Chevrolet sedan during inspection at the Douglas port of entry Saturday. 

February 19, 2014 8:06 pm
Marijuana bust

Marijuana bust

Bundles of marijuana were found hidden in boxes of aircraft parts that were in a tractor-trailer rig trying to cross the border in Nogales.

February 13, 2014 4:44 pm
Heroin seized

Heroin seized

Agents at the Marioposa Port of Entry found two packages of heroin inside a computer case. A 71-year-old man was arrested.

February 13, 2014 4:22 pm
Nogales border tunnel

Nogales border tunnel

Three men were arrested and a 481-foot drug tunnel in Nogales was shut down by federal authorities Monday night.

February 11, 2014 7:03 pm
bust

bust

Douglas Border Patrol agents find marijuana worth nearly $82,000, a loaded .44-caliber Magnum revolver and six bullets in this Chevrolet Tahoe.

February 10, 2014 6:09 pm
pot

pot

Marijuana packages are found affixed to the undercarriage of a Nissan truck by federal authorities at the Douglas port of entry.

February 06, 2014 7:01 pm
pot trucks

pot trucks

U.S. Border Patrol agents find two abandoned trucks carrying a total of 3,583 pounds of marijuana near Pisinemo on the Tohono O'odham Nation Tuesday.

February 05, 2014 5:21 pm
Meth seized

Meth seized

Border Patrol agents found packaged meth hidden around the waist and groin area of a man stopped at the I-19 checkpoint near Tubac.

February 03, 2014 4:12 pm
pot hood

pot hood

Federal authorities find packages of marijuana throughout this SUV, including under the hood, at the Douglas port of entry on Thursday.  

January 31, 2014 6:06 pm
Sleep mask

Sleep mask

A mask covered in chicken feathers and blood was seized by officers at a Nogales border crossing on Tuesday. The mask's owner said it was designed by a curandero to help with insomonia. 

January 22, 2014 12:23 pm
Nogales tunnel

Nogales tunnel

Federal officers in Arizona and Mexico discovered a cross-border tunnel west of the DeConcini Port of Entry on Wednesday.

January 09, 2014 2:28 pm
Officers find Thai woman in suitcase at border

Officers find Thai woman in suitcase at border

Customs officers found a Thai woman inside a suitcase while inspecting a Honda SUV at the border last week. 

January 07, 2014 10:42 am
money1

money1

Federal agents seize nearly $301,000 hidden in a wheel-well of a vehicle at the Nogales port of entry.

January 06, 2014 9:05 pm
money2

money2

Federal agents seize $108,000 hidden in a console of a vehicle at the Douglas port of entry. 

January 06, 2014 9:07 pm
money2

money2

Federal agents seize U.S. currency hidden in a console of a vehicle at the Douglas port of entry. The money totaled $108,000.

January 06, 2014 9:00 pm
money1

money1

Federal agents seized unreported U.S. currency totaling nearly $301,000 from the wheel-well of a vehicle at the Nogales port of entry.

January 06, 2014 8:56 pm
Tahoe with marijuana bundles

Tahoe with marijuana bundles

A vehicle with a fictitious government license plate was found loaded with 86 bundles of marijuana by Border Patrol agents in Nogales.

December 26, 2013 5:09 pm
Tahoe

Tahoe

This white Chevrolet Tahoe was found abandoned in the Nogales-area loaded with marijuana bundles worth an estimated $827,000, officials said. The vehicle was found with a fictitious government license plate.

December 26, 2013 4:53 pm
Meth in gas tank

Meth in gas tank

Two women were arrested Saturday for attempting to smuggle about 41 pounds of meth across the border, in the gas tank of their SUV.

December 17, 2013 5:06 pm
Checkpoint meth

Checkpoint meth

Border Patrol agents at the checkpoint on Interstate 19 on Monday night arrested one woman and seized nearly 30 pounds of methamphetamine valued at more than $460,000.

December 17, 2013 4:49 pm
Drugs in watermelons

Drugs in watermelons

Officers found 200 bundles of marijuana worth about $924,000 hidden among a shipment of watermelons.

December 13, 2013 4:48 pm
Pot bundles

Pot bundles

Border Patrol agents found bundles of marijuana in the desert west of Tucson., six illegal immigrants, seized four ATVs and 5,000 pound 

December 06, 2013 11:56 am
Nogales heroin bust

Nogales heroin bust

Officers find packages of meth and heroin in the dashboard of a car trying to cross into the United States in Nogales.

November 15, 2013 2:25 pm
Douglas pot bust

Douglas pot bust

Officers at the Douglas port of entry seized 187 pounds of marijuana found hidden in a Ford van.

November 14, 2013 1:15 pm
Douglas port of entry

Douglas port of entry

Officers at the Douglas port of entry seized 187 pounds of marijuana found hidden in a Ford van occupied by two female Mexican nationals Wednesday.

November 14, 2013 1:16 pm

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