A detainee who had a felony second degree robbery and countless convictions for prostitution and solicitation for lewd conduct was among more than 300 people Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Phoenix released in February as part of a nationwide operation to save money.
Border officers found more than 30 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in the rear bumper of a car been driven across the Nogales border crossing Sunday, officials say.
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 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.
A Sonora man was arrested Sunday after border officers say they found $951,000 worth of methamphetamine hidden in his car.
A Mexican man is accused of trying to smuggle nearly 80 fraudulent credit cards out of southern Arizona, federal authorities say.
Border officers say they found nearly $11,000 stuffed into the shoes of a Phoenix man trying to walk into Mexico at the Lukeville port of entry.
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.
A 54-year-old Mexican woman was arrested Wednesday after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Naco Port of Entry said they found about 150 pounds of assorted drugs.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement released 342 illegal immigrants being detained in Arizona last month on the basis of anticipated budget cuts, officials confirmed today.
A Mexican man was arrested Tuesday at a Nogales port of entry for attempting to smuggle more than a ton of marijuana into the United States.
WASHINGTON — The Associated Press has learned that the Homeland Security Department released more than 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation from immigration jails in recent weeks because of looming budget cuts. It also planned to release 3,000 more during March.
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.
Media coverage of a man wanted for questioning in an unsolved case of child pornography led to an arrest in Tucson Friday.
More than 200 people were arrested worldwide, including three in Arizona, during a month-long international child-porn investigation called “Operation Sunflower.”
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.
A Douglas woman was arrested while trying to drive into Arizona when border agents say they found 199 packages of marijuana hidden in the car she was driving.
Agents at the Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales intercepted about $1.15 million worth of methamphetamine in three separate incidents Wednesday, officials said.
MESA — The driver of a truck carrying 18 people was killed Friday when the vehicle crashed into a pole following a high-speed chase, police said.
Two people were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of trying to smuggle more than $420,000 worth of cocaine and methamphetamine through a Nogales, Ariz., port, officials said.