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Claytoonz: 7-37 Republican sex party

There are a lot of places and events I want to stay away from. Papa John’s Pizza, another Trump rally, a Nickelback concert, Sturgis, Mar-a-Lago, Cats the musical or movie, renaissance fairs — and now we can add cocaine-fueled Republican orgies to the list.... Read more»

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El Chapo's brother indicted in Tucson for drug trafficking, U.S. offers $5M reward

Federal officials in Tucson unsealed two indictments against Aureliano Guzmán-Loera — the brother of the notorious drug kingpin known as El Chapo — charging him and other high-ranking members of the Sinaloa Cartel with international drug trafficking.... Read more»

Los cárteles contrabandean cada vez más fentanilo a través de la frontera

Aunque la marihuana ha sido la fuente de ingresos más rentable para los cárteles mexicanos, la legalización del cannabis en los estados de EE. UU., a provocado un cambio de rumbo: el fentanilo es más rentable, con un gramo que cuesta entre $150 y $200 en la calle, en comparación con aproximadamente $15 por gramo de marihuana.... Read more»

As marijuana profits fade, cartels increasingly smuggle fentanyl

Although marijuana has been one of the most profitable cash cows for Mexican cartels, legalization of cannabis in the U.S. has prompted a change - fentanyl is more profitable, with a gram going for $150 to $200 on the street, compared with about $15 for a gram of weed.... Read more»

Fentanyl overdoses leading cause of death among young people in Pima County

Fentanyl overdoses are now the leading cause of death among kids and teenagers 19 and under in Pima County, putting the county on pace to set a record for overdose deaths for the third consecutive year. ... Read more»1

Nogales man gets 41 months in prison for cross-border drug tunnel

A Nogales-area man was sentenced in federal court to 41 months in prison for his role in the construction and use of a drug-smuggling tunnel to move narcotics through a cross-border sewer system. ... Read more»

Border Patrol agent arrested for smuggling coke, heroin after exchange at Phx airport

A Border Patrol agent stationed in Ajo has been charged with attempted drug smuggling, including cocaine and heroin, after he and an alleged co-conspirator were arrested after an exchange at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. ... Read more»

'Alarming increase': Fentanyl passes meth as cause of OD deaths in Pima County

A "sustained increase" in the number of overdose deaths related to fentanyl — which are numbering more than a decreasing number of fatal meth ODs — has Pima County officials issuing an alert to healthcare providers.... Read more»

Drones buzz $300k in coke, meth over border near Yuma

Yuma-area Border Patrol agents seized more than $300,000 in cocaine and meth dropped by drones flown from Mexico last week, authorities said. ... Read more»

As suicide rates climb, 'Arizona model' leads nation in crisis care

Other states are starting to emulate what has become known as the “Arizona model” for crisis care, in which suicide hotlines, mobile crisis units and crisis facilities are electronically linked, creating a comprehensive system of services to address the first 24 hours of a person’s psychiatric emergency. ... Read more»

Cross-border drug tunnel found beneath Nogales home

A cross-border tunnel was discovered late Tuesday night in Nogales, Arizona, and border agents arrested two men and seized more than 200 pounds of narcotics, including methamphetamine. ... Read more»

From prison to dean’s list: How Danielle Metz got an education after incarceration

Danielle Metz stared down three life terms of a mandatory minimum sentence. Now she's a college graduate in her own home looking a whole new future.... Read more»

As the opioid crisis peaks, meth and cocaine deaths explode

It turns out that the same lethal drug that has been driving the nation’s spiraling opioid epidemic, fentanyl, is also causing an historic surge in overdose deaths among cocaine users. ... Read more»

Training, new tactics can reduce dangers to police handling drugs

The case of two Phoenix police officers who were hospitalized this week after accidentally being exposed to a white powder comes as police departments are training officers and changing their policies on how to handle suspicious substances.... Read more»

Trump’s anti-immigration rhetoric deters families, not drug smugglers

The number of apprehensions of undocumented immigrants on the southern border has decreased, but the smuggling of hard drugs such as cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine has increased.... Read more»

Will Trump’s wall stop drug smuggling?

President Donald Trump says that his proposed wall along the Mexico border “will stop much of the drugs from pouring into this country.” We cannot predict the future, but the fact is that most illicit drugs pass undetected through legal ports of entry.... Read more»

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