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The heroin blues: A story about love, addiction and loss

The heroin blues: A story about love, addiction and loss

In the sordid, voyeuristic details to emerge from the presumed heroin overdose death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, I hear echoes from my own recent life.

April 16, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Federal officers seize $424,000 in drugs at Nogales port

Federal officers seize $424,000 in drugs at Nogales port

Federal officers seized $424,000 in drugs in three separate incidents at the Nogales port of entry.

April 02, 2014 10:00 pm Related
4 Nogales seizures total $1 million in meth, heroin

4 Nogales seizures total $1 million in meth, heroin

Four separate drug seizures over the weekend at the Nogales port of entry totaled an estimated worth of $1 million in methamphetamine and heroin, federal officials said Monday.

March 10, 2014 8:00 pm Related

Man arrested in Nogales for attempt to smuggle drugs

A man was arrested at the Nogales port of entry Thursday for attempting to smuggle heroin and methamphetamine into the United States.

March 07, 2014 7:45 pm Related
Officers seize heroin, meth at Nogales crossing; Tucson woman arrested

Officers seize heroin, meth at Nogales crossing; Tucson woman arrested

A Tucson woman was arrested Thursday in Nogales on suspicion of trying to smuggle nearly 21 pounds of heroin and methamphetamine into the United States.

November 15, 2013 2:18 pm Photos

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12 linked to illegal drug sales in Ajo

12 linked to illegal drug sales in Ajo

Deputies of the Pima County Sheriff's Department worked with federal authorities in a joint operation that linked 12 people to illegal drug sales in Ajo.

September 11, 2013 9:30 pm Photos

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Drug busts keep Nogales border officers busy

Four people were arrested in separate drug-related incidents Friday at the Nogales border crossing.

July 08, 2013 5:33 pm Related
Border security talk incomplete

Border security talk incomplete

A Border Patrol agent looks for suspicious vehicles as people travel into Mexico through the DeConcini Port of Entry.

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Border security talk incomplete

Border security talk incomplete

When it comes to comprehensive immigration reform, Washington has a laserlike focus on people crossing the border illegally.

June 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Border security talk incomplete

Border security talk incomplete

Customs and Border Protection officer Andrew McCann probes under the bed liner of a pickup as he inspects vehicles heading into Mexico at the DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales, Ariz.

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Border security talk incomplete

Border security talk incomplete

A 23-year-old female U.S. citizen concealed 4 pounds of heroin in her bra and tried to smuggle it across the border.

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Border security talk incomplete

Border security talk incomplete

A 14-year-old boy tried to cross into the U.S. with nearly 6 pounds of meth and almost 6 grams of cocaine hidden inside cans of hominy.

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Border security talk incomplete

Border security talk incomplete

A spare car battery in a tractor-trailer concealed 5.6 pounds of methamphetamine, valued at nearly $87,000.

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Man's bellybutton stuffed with heroin, border officers say

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.

May 10, 2013 12:00 am
Border officers: Tucson man hid heroin in bellybutton

Border officers: Tucson man hid heroin in bellybutton

A 35-year-old Tucson man was arrested Tuesday after border officers say he tried to cross into Arizona with heroin wrapped around his waist and a small package of the drug tucked into his bellybutton.

May 09, 2013 12:02 pm Related
Nogales border officers arrest 2 with meth, heroin

Nogales border officers arrest 2 with meth, heroin

A Sonora man was arrested Sunday after border officers say they found $951,000 worth of methamphetamine hidden in his car.

April 29, 2013 4:41 pm Related
Woman with heroin in bra among pair of border busts

Woman with heroin in bra among pair of border busts

Two people trying to smuggle drugs inside their underwear were arrested by border officers this week in separate incidents.

April 26, 2013 4:16 pm Related
Border officers in Nogales find heroin, meth in spare tire

Border officers in Nogales find heroin, meth in spare tire

A 21-year-old Nogales, Sonora man was arrested Wednesday after border officers say he was caught with black tar heroin and methamphetamine as he tried to drive into Arizona.

April 04, 2013 5:11 pm Related
Border agents nab more women packing heroin under bra

Border agents nab more women packing heroin under bra

An 18-year-old Mexican woman was arrested Wednesday after border agents in Nogales say she tried to walk into Arizona with heroin duct-taped to her midriff.

March 01, 2013 10:41 am Photos

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Border agents in Nogales bust woman with heroin duct-taped under her bra

Border agents in Nogales bust woman with heroin duct-taped under her bra

A woman was arrested this week at the Nogales border crossing with eight pounds of heroin wrapped around her midriff, officials say.

February 27, 2013 1:39 pm Photos

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