Mexico finds smuggling tunnel near US border

PHOENIX (AP) – U.S. officials say Mexican authorities have found a sophisticated smuggling tunnel equipped with electricity and ventilation not far from the Nogales port of entry into Arizona.Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada in Nogales, Ariz., s…

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CBP: Huge pot bust was fifth-largest in Nogales given that 1990

Officers at the Mariposa Port of Entry seized nearly 5,700 pounds of marijuana from a tractor-trailer carrying electronic components.

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Narcos New Pot Catapulting Cannons and JP Morgan Money Washers for Los Zetas
(Reuters) - Mexican smugglers used a new pneumatic-powered cannon to propel cans packed with 85 pounds (38kg) of marijuana into the air and over a fence at the Mexican border ...
Border Patrol agent set to appear in court on drug charges
PHOENIX –  A U.S. Border Patrol agent charged with smuggling drugs while on duty is set for a court appearance. Authorities say Aaron Anaya was on patrol Sunday evening when he ...
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Border Patrol agent shoots, kills illegal immigrant near Sasabe –
A Border Patrol agent shot and killed a suspected illegal immigrant northwest of the Sasabe port of entry early Sunday afternoon, authorities said. The shooting happened after a physical altercation, ...
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Smugglers lead Border Patrol agents to drug bunker in Starr County
Two men are behind bars after drug smugglers allegedly led authorities to a drug bunker in Starr County. U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested 45-year-old Jose Israel Gutierrez-Perez and 21-year-old Agustin Eloy ...
Arizona Border Patrol Seizes 5,00 Rounds of Ammo Heading to Mexico
  Thousands of rounds of ammunition headed for Mexico were seized Wednesday by Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Dennis DeConcini Port. CBP officers conducting routine outbound inspections referred Erik ...
U.S. Customs and Border Protection confiscate hard drugs at Nogales border
TUCSON(KGUN9-TV) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized more than 24 pounds of methamphetamine and 13 pounds of heroin at the Nogales Ports of Entry. The drugs are estimated to be ...
Border Patrol seizes 437 pounds of marijuana
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say U.S. Border Patrol agents have seized about 437 pounds of marijuana in two separate incidents southwest of Phoenix. Agents patrolling south of Gila Bend on ...
Valley Police Beat: Jeep Cherokee found on top of the border fence in sand dunes
IMPERIAL COUNTY - Yuma Sector U.S. Border Patrol agents encountered an unusual sight just after midnight Tuesday when they found a Jeep Cherokee on top of the international border fence ...

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