Border Patrol agents arrested three Chinese nationals hidden in the trunk of a car at a checkpoint south of Tucson, officials said.
Nearly $600,000 in methamphetamine was seized by customs officials this week in two smuggling attempts.
You arrive at the store, money in hand and ready to spend, and are confronted by an hours-long line just to get to the door. Once you reach the entrance, a security guard asks why you want to come in, where you're coming from and could she check your pockets before letting you through.
If you're visiting Mexico over the holiday weekend, remember there are restrictions on the types of food you can take into the country. Unless it comes in a can or is fresh from the ocean it's probably banned from crossing.
A detainee found guilty of felony second-degree robbery and countless convictions for prostitution and solicitation for lewd conduct was among more than 300 people Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Phoenix released in February as part of a nationwide operation to save money.
A Tucson man was arrested Tuesday after he tried to cross into Arizona with heroin wrapped around his waist and a small package of the drug tucked into his bellybutton, border officers said.
A Mexican man was arrested Tuesday at a Nogales port of entry for attempting to smuggle more than a ton of marijuana into the United States.
Customs and Border Patrol agents show off stacks of marijuana during a news conference Tuesday announcing the record seizure.
A drug cartel took a big hit when Nogales port of entry officials seized a marijuana cargo this month worth up to $12 million, the biggest pot seizure on the Arizona border and possibly the Southwest, Customs and Border Protection officials said.
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Customs and Border Protection officer Dave Pelsue looks over some papers in the seat console while searching a Mexico-bound pickup truck at the DeConcini Port in Nogales, Ariz.
A U.S. campaign to slow southbound cash that fuels the Mexican
drug wars has produced record seizures at Southwest border ports -
but it doesn't mean the cartels are going out of business.