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Nogales CBP officers seize 13,000 rounds destined for assault rifles in Mexico

A U.S. citizen was arrested last week after Nogales-area U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found 13,000 rounds of ammunition meant for assault rifles, along with 16 magazines, stashed in his pickup. ... Read more»

Federal background checks on ammunition sales pushed by Democrats

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida and Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut on Tuesday reintroduced legislation that would require instant background checks to prevent individuals with a criminal record from illegally purchasing ammunition.... Read more»

U.S. citizen arrested for smuggling ammunition into Mexico

Customs and Border Protection officers seized hundreds of rounds of ammunition destined for Mexico at a Nogales border crossing Wednesday, authorities said. ... Read more»1

Smart v. Stupid

Ted Nugent’s dirty little secret

Smart v. Stupid: Ted Nugent sounds crazy -- until you understand who he's working for. He has a very important reason to get himself in the news; he’s launching his own line of Ted Nugent brand ammunition.... Read more»1

PCSO seizes weapons, ammo

Pinal County Sheriff's deputies seized three AK-47s and ammunition Tuesday morning following a traffic stop attempt in Stanfield.... Read more»

BP seizes pot, weapons, ammo

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized 1,861 pounds of marijuana, two firearms, more than 200 rounds of ammunition, radios and cell phones in five incidents over the weekend, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Monday.... Read more»

17 arrested, pot and weapons seized in Pinal sting

A multi-agency investigation resulted Thursday in the arrests of 17 suspected drug smugglers and the seizure of more than 935 pounds of marijuana, weapons, ammunition and cash, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said.... Read more»

Border Patrol wrapup: 5 felons apprehended

In separate incidents, Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended five men for illegal entry who had felony convictions.... Read more»

Woman arrested for trying to smuggle ammo into Mexico

An American woman attempting to cross into Mexico with two children was arrested Wednesday after U.S. Customs and Border Protection discovered she was carrying ammunition and high-caliber magazine cartridges concealed in a duffel bag, according to the agency.... Read more»

Center for Biological Diversity

Wildlife groups slam EPA for not banning lead ammunition

The Environmental Protection Agency is shirking its responsibilities and contributing to the deaths of animals by failing to ban the use of lead-based ammunition, according to a coalition of wildlife advocacy groups.... Read more»1