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.
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.
Four people were arrested in separate drug-related incidents Friday at the Nogales border crossing.
A Border Patrol agent looks for suspicious vehicles as people travel into Mexico through the DeConcini Port of Entry.
When it comes to comprehensive immigration reform, Washington has a laserlike focus on people crossing the border illegally.
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.
A 23-year-old female U.S. citizen concealed 4 pounds of heroin in her bra and tried to smuggle it across the border.
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.
A spare car battery in a tractor-trailer concealed 5.6 pounds of methamphetamine, valued at nearly $87,000.
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 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.
A Sonora man was arrested Sunday after border officers say they found $951,000 worth of methamphetamine hidden in his car.
Two people trying to smuggle drugs inside their underwear were arrested by border officers this week in separate incidents.
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.
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.
A woman was arrested this week at the Nogales border crossing with eight pounds of heroin wrapped around her midriff, officials say.
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.
A 28-year-old California woman was arrested at the Douglas Port of Entry Tuesday after authorities say she attempted to smuggle heroin into the country.
A Tucson man who is serving four years for killing a man was sentenced Monday to 6.5 years in prison for delivering $60 worth of heroin.
State Child Protective Services had a previous report of neglect involving the 18-month-old who died in February after being given a fatal dose of methadone by his mother Donna Smith.