Federal agents seized more than 2,300 pounds of marijuana and arrested three suspects Wednesday during a surveillance operation in Nogales.
Border officers at the Lukeville crossing made a big bust this week, taking down a smuggler in a “queso” cheese trafficking.
A truck with migrants headed north to the border pulls into the "tollbooth" at the south end of the washboard dirt road that is the main route between Altar, Sonora, and Sasabe. The toll is just one of the myriad ways migrants are extorted as they try to reach the U.S.
The number of people apprehended along the Southwest border is rising for a second fiscal year after an eight-year decline.
About 1,700 pounds of marijuana, several two-way radios and four ATVs were seized last week in joint agency operations that focused on smuggling groups operating in Southern Arizona's western desert, border officials said in a news release.
A 24-year-old woman was arrested Friday after border officers found 144 packages of marijuana hidden in the Dodge sedan she was driving into Douglas from Mexico, officials say.
AGUA PRIETA, Sonora - Fernando Real hated to see his mother work minimum-wage jobs and barely scrape enough to pay the $100 rent for the room they shared.
Two Border Patrol agents were found guilty of violating the civil rights of four drug smugglers in 2008.
A woman tied to a drug smuggling ring was sentenced to two years' probation Monday.
Merchants from Fronteras, Sonora, gave the man a wad of money to spend on guns and ammunition in Douglas and smuggle them back south.
Two Mexican women were arrested in separate incidents this week when border of officers in Nogales said they tried to smuggle nearly $62,000 combined.
Two people were arrested Tuesday in separate incidents at the Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry for trying to smuggle about $304,000 worth of marijuana into the United States, a federal official said.
Border agents used to intercepting massive loads of drugs and piles of money busted a woman with unusual contraband — chicharrones.
A woman was arrested this week at the Nogales border crossing with eight pounds of heroin wrapped around her midriff, officials say.
Mexican authorities have found a sophisticated smuggling tunnel equipped with electricity and ventilation not far from the Nogales port of entry, U.S. officials say.
YUMA — Smugglers have come up with yet another creative way to get drugs in the country — a cannon.
Dance teacher arrested in sex case
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.
An exotic dancer from Tucson was arrested Friday night on suspicion of human smuggling.