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Border agents rescue 10 from desert, find 3 bodies

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents rescued several people found dehydrated in the West Desert this week and discovered a stash of ammunition and a pistol near San Miguel.... Read more»

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Agents seize $1.1M worth of marijuana

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than $1.1 million in marijuana that was found stuffed inside an abandoned vehicle Thursday south of Sonoita.... Read more»

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BP seizes $1.6M in pot

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents broke up a suspected drug smuggling operation and seized more than 3,200 pounds of marijuana Saturday.... Read more»

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BP arrests 30, seizes $3.4M in drugs

Border agents arrested 30 suspected drug smugglers and seized nearly $3.4 million worth of marijuana, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine since Tuesday.... Read more»

BP finds more than 1,400 lbs of abandoned pot

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than 1,400 pounds of marijuana in two incidents since Thursday.... Read more»

12 arrested in alleged drug-smuggling ring

Twelve people were arrested after being charged with participating in a drug-trafficking organization that allegedly smuggled as much as $15 million in marijuana and cocaine into the country over the past year.... Read more»

More drones patrolling U.S.-Mexico border

Fear is growing that Mexico's drug war violence will spill over onto American soil and some officials are hoping that an increased reliance on unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, will help stem the tide.... Read more»

4 arrested for human smuggling

Four people were arrested and three vehicles seized Tuesday near Douglas after they tried to smuggle 13 illegal immigrants into the United States, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.... Read more»

Border Patrol wrapup

Gang members, convicted rapist apprehended

Over the weekend, Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two admitted gang members and a man convicted of rape in California.... Read more»

Border Patrol wrapup

Human remains found in desert

Border Patrol agents working in the West Desert on Monday discovered three sets of human remains in separate incidents.... Read more»

Border Patrol seizes nearly 1 ton of pot, vehicles

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized nearly a ton of marijuana, a pickup, two all-terrain vehicles, and a handgun with 13 rounds of ammunition in two separate incidents Tuesday, the agency said. ... Read more»