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Border Patrol wrapup

Gang members arrested, human skull found

A summary of Border Patrol activities in the Tucson Sector over the past 24 hours, provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.


Sonoita Station agents apprehended a Mexican man Wednesday for illegally entering the United States. The man admitted to having ties with the MS 13 street gang. He also had a prior removal and faces possible federal charges.

Ajo Station agents apprehended a man from Mexico accused of trying to smuggle 87 pounds of marijuana into the United States. He admitted to being a member of the Sureño 13 gang. He faces federal drug charges.


Tucson Station agents found a human skull in the desert Wednesday. Pima County Sheriff’s Department took over the investigation.

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