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Border busts

Border busts

Officers at the Port of Douglas found more than 276 pounds of marijuana hidden throughout a Volkswagen sedan on Oct. 18, 2014. The drugs were hidden throughout the vehicle, including in a tire. The marijuana was worth about $138,000. The drugs and vehicle were seized. The 22-year-old woman d…

October 21, 2014 11:56 am
pot

pot

Federal officers found packages of marijuana within a truck's tires at the Dennis DeConcini crossing Oct. 18, 2014 at the Nogales port of entry.

October 20, 2014 8:17 pm
drugs

drugs

Federal authorities found packages of marijuana hidden within the floorboard of a Dodge truck Oct. 19, 2014 at the Dennis DeConcini port of entry in Nogales, Arizona.

October 20, 2014 8:11 pm
Border busts

Border busts

On Oct. 18, 2014, officers at the DeConcini crossing in Nogales selected a Ford truck being driven by Juan Manuel Valdez-Aranda, 45, for further inspection after authorities said a drug dog alerted to the presences of drugs. Officers found more than 99 pounds of marijuana from within all of …

October 20, 2014 7:06 pm
9 migrants found in moving truck near Tucson

9 migrants found in moving truck near Tucson

On Oct. 9, Border Patrol agents stationed at the Interstate 19 checkpoint near Tucson found nine migrants locked in a moving truck, the agency says.

October 15, 2014 10:45 am
cocaine

cocaine

Federal authorities found packages of cocaine Oct. 7, 2014 hidden in a Nissan sedan at the Dennis DeConcini crossing at the Nogales port of entry.

October 09, 2014 9:24 pm
smuggle

smuggle

Federal authorities found nearly $109,000 in unreported cash in a vehicle Sept. 22, 2014 at the Nogales port of entry.

September 23, 2014 10:23 pm
drugs

drugs

Federal officers found packages of methamphetamine and heroin underneath the rear seats of a Volkswagen vehicle Sept. 18, 2014 at the Dennis DeConcini port of entry in Nogales, Arizona.

September 22, 2014 6:37 pm
money

money

Unreported U.S. currency totaling $189,300 was seized Sept. 16, 2014 from a Cadillac Escalade at the Nogales port of entry as the driver attempted to travel into Nogales, Sonora.   

September 22, 2014 5:45 pm
Meth bust

Meth bust

Officers found 39 pounds of meth in a SUV at the Dennis Deconcini crossing in Nogales.

September 15, 2014 2:18 pm
Cocaine seizure

Cocaine seizure

Port of Nogales officers found nearly 37 pounds of cocaine, worth more than $385,000, inside a vehicle’s rocker panels.

September 15, 2014 2:16 pm
pot bundles

pot bundles

An abandoned Chevrolet Tahoe loaded with more than 1,700 pounds of marijuana was found Thursday by Border Patrol agents of the Tucson Sector near the community of Ajo. 

September 12, 2014 5:32 pm
Dope truck near Why

Dope truck near Why

This truck, stolen out of Tempe, contained 81 bundles of marijuana.

September 05, 2014 6:18 pm
Marijuana bundles near Why

Marijuana bundles near Why

Border agents found nearly $900,000 worth of marijuana near the community of Why, west of Tucson.

September 05, 2014 6:17 pm
Office of Air and Marine

Office of Air and Marine

September 05, 2014 9:48 am
Office of Air and Marine

Office of Air and Marine

September 05, 2014 9:47 am
Office of Air and Marine

Office of Air and Marine

September 05, 2014 9:43 am
Rescue beacon

Rescue beacon

A rescue beacon that illegal immigrantd in distress can use to summon help.

August 21, 2014 5:32 pm
Rescue beacons

Rescue beacons

Border Patrol agents with the help of Arizona National Guard troops install a rescue beacon in the desert west of Tucson.

August 21, 2014 5:30 pm
Immigrants found locked in rental truck near Tucson

Immigrants found locked in rental truck near Tucson

Agents at a checkpoint near Tucson found nine immigrants who were being smuggled into the country locked inside the cargo area of a rental truck.

August 20, 2014 9:21 am
Hikers rescued

Hikers rescued

Two hikers and their dog were rescued by a Customs' blackhawk crew in the Dos Cabezas Mountains near Willcox on Saturday

August 19, 2014 5:06 pm
Man busted at border with $420K in cash

Man busted at border with $420K in cash

Border agents in Nogales found $420,000 in cash hidden in a car being driven from Arizona into Sonora, Mexico.

August 19, 2014 11:22 am
Nogales tunnel

Nogales tunnel

The tunnel had a ventilation system and electrical wires.

August 18, 2014 4:21 pm
Nogales tunnel

Nogales tunnel

A water-filled cross border tunnel found in Nogales is emptied of of water.

August 18, 2014 4:19 pm
Hiker rescued

Hiker rescued

An Arizona Department of Public Safety helicopter lifts an injured hiker off of Mount Lemmon on Friday. The woman was injured in a fall and rescued by personnel from several agencies including the Pima County Sheriff's Department, Border Patrol and Southern Arizona Rescue Association.

August 15, 2014 5:13 pm
Meth found in truck

Meth found in truck

Officers found meth hidden in a Ford truck trying to cross the Dennis DeConcini crossing in Nogales.

August 13, 2014 5:48 pm
Brian Terry

Brian Terry

Brian A. Terry.

August 07, 2014 11:13 am
Fort Mustang marijuana

Fort Mustang marijuana

CBP officers found more than 173 pounds of marijuana worth nearly $87,000 in a Ford Mustang at the Douglas Port of Entry.

August 01, 2014 3:50 pm
Meth in truck

Meth in truck

Eleven pounds of meth were found hidden in a truck at the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales.

August 01, 2014 3:32 pm
drugs

drugs

Twenty packages of methamphetamine, heroin and cocaine worth an estimated $344,000 were found in a Nissan sedan July 24, 2014 and seized at the Dennis DeConcini crossing by federal authorities. 

July 25, 2014 8:00 pm
pot

pot

Packages of marijuana were found underneath a Chevrolet truck July 20, 2014 at the Douglas port of entry.

July 21, 2014 10:22 pm
AK-47s seized at border

AK-47s seized at border

Agents at the Lukeville crossing seized two AK-47s and two empty magazines from a vehicle being driven into Mexico. A resident from Ajo was arrested.

July 21, 2014 5:15 pm
Seized AK-47s

Seized AK-47s

Two AK-47 rifles were found hidden in a car crossing into Mexico at the Lukeville port of entry.

July 21, 2014 5:08 pm
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

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