Some 1,700 pounds of marijuana, multiple two-way radios and four ATVs were seized last week in joint agency operations that focus on smuggling groups operating in southern Arizona’s west desert, border officials said in a news release.
Border Patrol agents made several large marijuana seizures over the weekend in Southern Arizona.
Tucson Border Patrol agents arrested three people, including a U.S. citizen, and seized more than $1 million worth of drugs over the weekend, a news release said.
An 18-year-old shuttle van passenger was arrested on suspicion of smuggling drugs after Border Patrol agents at a checkpoint south of Tucson found her carrying methamphetamine.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized nearly 4,500 pounds of marijuana worth about $2.25 million in two separate incidents Friday, officials said.
A dozen drug smugglers carrying 1,250 pounds of marijuana were arrested Tuesday night by Border Patrol agents southwest of Tucson.
PHOENIX — State and county officials cannot refuse to process applications for medical marijuana dispensaries just because the drug remains illegal under federal law, a trial judge ruled today.
NOGALES, Ariz. — A Mexican woman has been arrested at the southern Arizona border for allegedly possessing animal tranquilizers often used in the commission of “date rape” sexual assaults.
SEATTLE — Federal data shows the number of live marijuana plants eradicated in outdoor and indoor grow operations has dropped in most states over the past three years, while the amount of bulk processed marijuana seized has doubled in that time.
This is the entrance to the tunnel discovered Saturday in a vacant strip mall storefront in San Luis.
Two drug-smuggling tunnels outfitted with lighting and ventilation systems have been discovered along the Mexican border, the latest signs that cartels are building sophisticated passages to escape heightened surveillance on land.
Authorities say they have discovered a major cross-border drug tunnel that is linked to a commercial building in San Luis.
TEMPE — An elaborate drug trafficking cell in Tempe that is linked to the deadly Sinaloa Cartel from Mexico has been busted, officials say.
Border Patrol agents in Nogales have seized a big rig with more than 1,700 pounds of marijuana hidden within a shipment of produce.
SAN DIEGO — A college student who was picked up in a drug raid and was forgotten in a holding cell says he had hallucinations of Japanese-style cartoon characters that told him to dig into the walls to find water.
More than 180 pounds of hard narcotics has been seized at Nogales, border agents say.
Border agents working in the southwestern Arizona desert
recovered $1.2 million worth of marijuana.
TEMPE - Arizona authorities have arrested some 200 people, and
seized $7.8 million in cash and more than 1,200 pounds of drugs
following an investigation they say has dismantled an "extensive"
drug trafficking cell tied to the powerful Sinaloa cartel, federal
and state authorities announced …
DETROIT — An 87-year-old Indiana man arrested in Michigan with
104 bricks of cocaine in his pickup truck has told a judge he was
forced at “gunpoint” to carry the load.
TEMPE — The Drug Enforcement Administration raided a
medical-marijuana clinic in Tempe and arrested the clinic’s owner
and his girlfriend.