Nearly $600,000 in methamphetamine was seized by customs officials this week in two smuggling attempts.
A man and woman were apprehended at an Arizona border crossing this week with about 10 pounds of methamphetamine taped to their bodies, officials say.
PHOENIX - A doctor surgically removed a 1-pound package of methamphetamine from a woman's pelvic area after she tried to smuggle the drugs into Arizona from Mexico, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokeswoman said Friday.
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.
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A California man was arrested at the Douglas border crossing Friday after agents say they found $1 million worth of liquid meth in his car’s fuel tank, officials said.
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A motorcyclist was killed early Friday when he crashed into a truck on Tucson's south side.
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New research shows methamphetamine is most potent near the border and that laws limiting the purchase of meth-making chemicals are working. Those are among the findings of James Cunningham, a social epidemiologist and a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Arizona.