Saturday, May 16, 2015

Drugs Seized on Texas-Arizona Borders in One Day

05/15/2015 01:39 PM EDT
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 19-year-old woman May 12 for allegedly attempting to smuggle more than 40 pounds of cocaine through the Port of San Luis. Officers referred Elidia Margarita Espero-Obeso, of...
05/15/2015 01:34 PM EDT
TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a male Mexican national Wednesday for allegedly attempting to smuggle more than $172,000-worth of methamphetamine and heroin through the Port of Nogales. Officers at the Dennis...
05/15/2015 01:31 PM EDT
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of Douglas arrested a Douglas woman and a Mexican man during separate marijuana seizures May 12. Officers arrested a 37-year-old man from Cananea, Sonora, Mexico after...
05/15/2015 02:38 PM EDT
YUMA, Ariz. – A pickup truck breached a section of the border fence along the Colorado River on Thursday afternoon (May 14) and was quickly detected by Border Patrol agents who attempted to pull the truck over.  When Border Patrol agents activated...
05/15/2015 02:05 PM EDT
YUMA, Ariz. – Wellton Border Patrol agents arrested two marijuana smugglers Monday night travelling on an ATV south of Interstate 8, between Wellton and Gila Bend. Agents assisted by Office of Air and Marine, Yuma Air Branch, pilots apprehended the...
05/15/2015 11:54 AM EDT
DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents, working in the Del Rio Sector, seized more than 1,200 pounds of marijuana, with an estimated value of $960,000 in four different incidents, in recent weeks. On April 17, at approximately 11 p.m., agents...
05/15/2015 05:41 PM EDT
BROWNSVILLE, Texas—Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville arrested two persons from Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico in connection with two separate,...

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