When Border Patrol agents shoot at rock throwers, some argue it’s an unnecessary, disproportionate response: Deadly force against a mild threat.
Customs and Border Protection’s recently proposed changes to training policies and its incident-tracking system are a step in the right direction, but more needs to be done to curtail reported abuses by the largest law-enforcement agency in the United States.
Border Patrol agents found nearly a ton of marijuana loaded into a highly modified pickup truck west of Tucson.
Two people in Tucson have been arrested for performing breast augmentation and liposuction procedures without medical licenses — sending two women to hospitals after they became severely ill.
Two Sierra Vista-area girls — a 14-year-old and her 5-year-old cousin — reported missing early Wednesday have been found safe, officials say.
Nearly 5,200 pounds of marijuana and three vehicles were seized by border officers in southern Arizona.
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.