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Border busts

Border busts

A Customs and Border Protection drug-sniffing dog at the Port of Nogales alerted to marijuana within the floor of a Chevrolet sedan Sept. 21, 2013. As a result, officers arrested a 42-year-old Tucson woman and seized 22 packages of marijuana weighing more than 102 pounds. The weed had an est…

October 03, 2013 11:37 am
Border busts

Border busts

A Customs and Border Protection drug-sniffing dog at the Port of Nogales alerted to marijuana within the floor of a Chevrolet sedan Sept. 21, 2013. As a result, officers arrested a 42-year-old Tucson woman and seized 22 packages of marijuana weighing more than 102 pounds. The weed had an est…

October 03, 2013 11:36 am
Border busts

Border busts

A 22-year-old Douglas man trying to cross the Mariposa port-of-entry Sept. 24, 2013, was arrested after a drug sniffing dog detected marijuana in his vehicle. Customs and Border Protection officers found about 224 pounds of marijuana worth more than $100,000 hidden in the diesel fuel tank of…

October 03, 2013 11:35 am
Border busts

Border busts

A 31-year-old Mexican man was arrested Sept. 21, 2013, when he attempted to enter the United States with more than 31 pounds of methamphetamine in his vehicle. The drugs were located within the doors of his Nissan sedan. The drugs, valued at nearly $485,000, were detected by a Customs and Bo…

October 03, 2013 11:26 am
Border busts

Border busts

A 31-year-old Mexican man was arrested Sept. 21, 2013, when he attempted to enter the United States with more than 31 pounds of methamphetamine in his vehicle. The drugs were located within the doors of his Nissan sedan. The drugs, valued at nearly $485,000, were detected by a Customs and Bo…

October 03, 2013 11:25 am
Border busts

Border busts

Nearly 55 pounds of methamphetamine, with an estimated street value of more than $846,000, was found Sept. 21, 2013, by Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales. It was in the bumper of a Chevrolet sedan being driven by a 24-year-old Mexican man.

October 03, 2013 11:24 am
Border busts

Border busts

A 36-year-old Tucson woman, who was also a SENTRI trusted traveler, was arrested Sept. 20, 2013, after Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales found nearly 17 pounds of cocaine and more than a pound of methamphetamine within compartments inside of a Ford SUV. The combin…

October 03, 2013 11:23 am
Border busts

Border busts

A 36-year-old Tucson woman, who was also a SENTRI trusted traveler, was arrested Sept. 20, 2013, after Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales found nearly 17 pounds of cocaine and more than a pound of methamphetamine within compartments inside of a Ford SUV. The combin…

October 03, 2013 11:22 am
Border busts

Border busts

A 33-year-old woman from Sells was arrested Sept. 25, 2013, on charges she attempted to smuggle more than 180 pounds of marijuana into the United States through the Port of Naco. Customs and Border Protection officers apprehended the woman after a CBP drug dog alerted to the presence of drug…

September 27, 2013 11:36 am
Border busts

Border busts

Nearly 23 pounds of cocaine with an estimated street value of $207,200, was found in an SUV at the San Luis port-of-entry Sept. 19, 2013.

September 26, 2013 1:50 pm
Border busts

Border busts

A 24-year-old woman from Mexico was arrested at the border Sept. 19, 2013, trying to smuggle more than $200,000 worth of cocaine into Arizona. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Luis port-of-entry found nearly 23 pounds of cocaine stashed behind a speaker box in the woman’s Li…

September 26, 2013 1:48 pm
More than $200K in cocaine found at Arizona port-of-entry

More than $200K in cocaine found at Arizona port-of-entry

Nearly 23 pounds of cocaine was found stashed behind a speaker box in a Lincoln SUV driven by a 24-year-old woman from Mexico.

September 21, 2013 7:03 pm
More than $200K in cocaine found at Arizona port-of-entry

More than $200K in cocaine found at Arizona port-of-entry

Nine packages of cocaine with a street value of more than $207,200 were found in an SUV at the San Luis port-of-entry Thursday.

September 21, 2013 7:01 pm
Border busts

Border busts

Border Protection officers referred a 28-year-old Mexican woman for additional inspection of her Dodge van Sept. 15, 2013, after a narcotics dog alerted to the presence of drugs. Officers found 127 packages of marijuana in the van’s interior roof space, side door, dashboard and bumper. The d…

September 20, 2013 10:20 am
Border busts

Border busts

Border Protection officers referred a 28-year-old Mexican woman for additional inspection of her Dodge van Sept. 15, 2013, after a narcotics dog alerted to the presence of drugs. Officers found 127 packages of marijuana in the van’s interior roof space, side door, dashboard and bumper. The d…

September 20, 2013 10:19 am
Border busts

Border busts

On Sept. 14, 2013, Border Protection officers arrested a 20-year-old Douglas man at the Douglas port-of-entry after a Border Patrol dog alerted to drugs throughout his Chrysler coupe. Officers removed 166 packages of marijuana, weighing more than 236 pounds and valued at more than $106,000, …

September 20, 2013 10:18 am
Border busts

Border busts

On Sept. 14, 2013, Border Protection officers arrested a 20-year-old Douglas man at the Douglas port-of-entry after a Border Patrol dog alerted to drugs throughout his Chrysler coupe. Officers removed 166 packages of marijuana, weighing more than 236 pounds and valued at more than $106,000, …

September 20, 2013 10:17 am
Border busts

Border busts

On Sept. 14, 2013, Border Protection officers arrested a 20-year-old Douglas man at the Douglas port-of-entry after a Border Patrol dog alerted to drugs throughout his Chrysler coupe. Officers removed 166 packages of marijuana, weighing more than 236 pounds and valued at more than $106,000, …

September 20, 2013 10:17 am
Border busts

Border busts

On Sept. 14, 2013, Border Protection officers arrested a 20-year-old Douglas man at the Douglas port-of-entry after a Border Patrol dog alerted to drugs throughout his Chrysler coupe. Officers removed 166 packages of marijuana, weighing more than 236 pounds and valued at more than $106,000, …

September 20, 2013 10:16 am
Border busts

Border busts

An 18-year-old Mexican man was arrested Sept. 13, 2013, at the Douglas port-of-entry after a narcotics dog detected drugs in his Dodge pickup truck. Officers found 25 packages of marijuana weighing 176 pounds hidden underneath the hood and within the vehicles’ spare tire. The street value wa…

September 20, 2013 10:14 am
Border busts

Border busts

An 18-year-old Mexican man was arrested Sept. 13, 2013, at the Douglas port-of-entry after a narcotics dog detected drugs in his Dodge pickup truck. Officers found 25 packages of marijuana weighing 176 pounds hidden underneath the hood and within the vehicles’ spare tire. The street value wa…

September 20, 2013 10:14 am
Border busts

Border busts

A 57-year-old Mexican man was arrested Sept. 13, 2013 at the Nogales port-of-entry after a narcotic detection dog alerted to the presence of drugs within the rear and spare tires. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found 22 packages of meth weighing 34 pounds and worth more than $536,000.

September 20, 2013 10:12 am
Border busts

Border busts

A 24-year-old Mexican man and his 45-year-old father, also of Mexico, were arrested after they tried to cross the border at the San Luis port-of-entry Sept. 12, 2013, with 13 packages of cocaine weighing 34 pounds in the front fenders of the Jeep SUV they were driving. The drugs had a street…

September 20, 2013 9:45 am
Border Busts

Border Busts

A 51-year-old Mexican man was stopped Sept. 11, 2013, at the San Luis port-of-entry for an additional inspection after a narcotics dog detected the presence of drugs in his Ford SUV. Border Protection officers found 13 packages of methamphetamine from the vehicles’ transfer case. The drugs w…

September 20, 2013 9:44 am
Border Busts

Border Busts

A 42-year-old man and a 52-year-old woman, both from Nogales, Sonora, were arrested Sept. 12, 2013, at the Nogales port-of-entry after Border Protection officers found 10 pounds of cocaine divided into six packages hidden in the heater core of the Dodge pickup truck they were attempting to d…

September 20, 2013 9:37 am
Border Busts

Border Busts

A 42-year-old man and a 52-year-old woman, both from Nogales, Sonora, were arrested Sept. 12, 2013, at the Nogales port-of-entry after Border Protection officers found 10 pounds of cocaine divided into six packages hidden in the heater core of the Dodge pickup truck they were attempting to d…

September 20, 2013 9:35 am
$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

Sunday afternoon, a 28-year-old Mexican woman was arrested after Border Protection officers found more than $116,000 worth of marijuana in her Dodge van as she tried to cross the Douglas port-of-entry.

September 19, 2013 11:04 am
$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

Border Protection officers at the Douglas port-of-entry, Sunday, found nearly 258 pounds of marijuana in the interior roof space, side door, dashboard and bumper of a Dodge van.

September 19, 2013 11:02 am
$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

A 20-year-old Douglas man was arrested Saturday after a Border Patrol dog alerted to drugs throughout his Chrysler coupe. Officers found 236 pounds of marijuana.

September 19, 2013 10:56 am
$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

Border Protection officers removed 166 packages of marijuana, weighing more than 236 pounds and valued at more than $106,000, from throughout a Chrysler coupe Saturday.

September 19, 2013 10:43 am
$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

More than 236 pounds of marijuana was found in the back seats as well as the dashboard, doors, floor and trunk of a Chrysler coupe Saturday at the Douglas port-of-entry.

September 19, 2013 10:45 am
$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

Friday a narcotic detection dog alerted to the presence of drugs within the rear and spare tires of a vehicle trying to cross into the U.S. at the Nogales port-of-entry. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found 22 packages of meth worth more than $536,000.

September 19, 2013 10:38 am
$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

Saturday, officers arrested a 20-year-old Douglas man after a Border Patrol dog alerted to drugs throughout his Chrysler coupe, including the dashboard, doors, back seats, floor, and the trunk.

September 19, 2013 10:40 am
$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

Marijuana was found Friday in the spare tire and under the hood of a Dodge pickup truck at the Douglas port-of-entry. All total, they found 176 pounds of pot with a street value of $88,000.

September 19, 2013 10:34 am
$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

$840K-plus in drugs discovered at Arizona ports-of-entry in 3 days

At the Douglas port officers found 25 packages of marijuana weighing 176 pounds hidden underneath the hood of a Dodge pickup truck and within the vehicles’ spare tire. The street value was estimated at $88,000.

September 19, 2013 10:31 am
More than $716K in drugs seized at Arizona border in 2 days

More than $716K in drugs seized at Arizona border in 2 days

The six packages of cocaine being smuggled into the U.S. by a 42-year-old man and a 52-year-old woman, both from Nogales, Sonora, had an estimated street value of $93,293.

September 14, 2013 6:33 pm
More than $716K in drugs seized at Arizona border in 2 days

More than $716K in drugs seized at Arizona border in 2 days

Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Luis Port-of-Entry found 13 packages of cocaine, weighing more than 34 pounds in a Jeep SUV. The cocaine was worth more than $310,000.

September 14, 2013 6:28 pm
More than $716K in drugs seized at Arizona border in 2 days

More than $716K in drugs seized at Arizona border in 2 days

Customs and Border Protection officers at the Nogales Port-of-Entry found six packages of cocaine, weighing a total of 10 pounds, in the engines heater core. The stash was worth more than $93,000.

September 14, 2013 6:31 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

An estimated 14 tons of marijuana were seized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Nov. 16, 2011 after the discovery of a cross-border tunnel that authorities said was one of the most significant secret drug smuggling passages ever found on the U.S.-Mexico border. Captain America labe…

March 13, 2013 2:00 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

A Department of Homeland Security official arranges bundles of marijuana to form a backdrop for a news conference in front of a warehouse along the border Nov. 16, 2011, in San Diego. An estimated 14 tons of marijuana were seized after the discovery of a cross-border tunnel that authorities …

March 13, 2013 1:57 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

An estimated 14 tons of marijuana were seized after the Nov. 15, 2011 discovery of this cross-border drug tunnel near Otay Mesa, Calif. At the time it one of the most significant secret drug smuggling passages ever found on the U.S.-Mexico border.

March 13, 2013 12:39 pm
Border Busts

Border Busts

Agents from the Department of Homeland Security peer into the entrance to a tunnel discovered Nov. 15, 2011 near Otay Mesa, Calif. An estimated 14 tons of marijuana were seized after the discovery of this cross-border tunnel. At the time it one of the most significant secret drug smuggling p…

March 13, 2013 12:30 pm
Heroin sneakers

Heroin sneakers

A teen tried to smuggle $36,000 in heroin into the U.S. Thursday by hiding the drugs in the soles of his sneakers.

January 30, 2013 8:52 am
Border Busts

Border Busts

A teen tried to smuggle $36,000 in heroin into the U.S. in late January 2013 by hiding the drugs in the soles of his sneakers.

January 30, 2013 8:52 am

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