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Juan Arjón López en una de las fotos subidas por Notiface, el medio de noticias de Facebook dirigido por su querido amigo Jesús Gutiérrez, cuando desapareció el 9 de agosto.

El periodista sonorense Juan Arjón, asesinado en agosto, ha sido objeto de una campaña de desinformación, dijeron ex-colegas, culpando a los funcionarios de la ciudad de San Luis Río Colorado, la ciudad fronteriza donde trabajaban. México es uno de los países más peligrosos para los reporteros. Read more»

George Ybarra mientras servía en el Cuerpo de Marines de los EE. UU. y cargaba a su primer hijo, George Jr.

A pesar de su servicio militar y la clara prueba de que George Ybarra era ciudadano del país por el que luchó, funcionarios estadounidenses desafiaron repetidamente su derecho a estar en el país, deportandolo una vez e intendando hacerlo una decada después. Ybarra murió la semana pasada, poco después de ganar su caso de inmigración. Read more»

George Ybarra while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, and holding his first child, George Jr.

Despite military service and clear documentation that George Ybarra was a citizen of the country he fought for, U.S. officials repeatedly challenged his right to be in the country, deporting him once and attempting to do so again a decade later. Ybarra was killed last week, not long after finally winning his immigration case. Read more»

Part of body-worn camera footage from a violent incident between TPD and 34-year-old Jaime Herrera, who fought with officers after climbing on a neighbor's roof. At one point, Herrera — who had been carrying a knife — threw a brick at an officer, and bit down on an officer's thumb as he struggled.

A 34-year-old Tucson man died at a hospital Friday afternoon, days after a violent confrontation when he fought with police officers and was repeatedly shocked with a taser. Read more»

A Phoenix-area man was arrested Monday after Customs and Border Protection officers found nearly $4.4 million in drugs — including 800 lbs. of meth, and more than 110 lbs. of fentanyl — at the border crossing in Lukeville, Ariz. Read more»

Customs and Border Protection seized a 'record-breaking' amount of methamphetamine in a semi-trailer carrying auto parts.

Customs and Border Protection officers made the largest seizure of meth in the Tucson Field's Office's history Wednesday when they found nearly 3,300 pounds worth asbout $7.7 million stashed in a shipment of auto parts. Read more»

Joaquin Archivaldo Guzmán-Loera, otherwise known as 'El Chapo' was extradited to the U.S. and was found guilty by a federal jury in Brooklyn, New York in 2019. His brother Aureliano was indicted by a federal grand jury in Tucson, according to indictments unsealed by federal officials Friday.

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»

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

A tunnel was found when agents with Homeland Security Investigations agents, a part U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, executed a search warrant in a home in Nogales, Arizona.

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»

A DEA agent in protective gear outside the mobile home where a Tohono O'odham firefighter was cooking methamphetamine for himself and his girlfriend.

A firefighter was arrested by federal agents Monday for allegedly ordering allergy pills so he could make methamphetamine for himself and his girlfriend at his home in a remote part of the Tohono O'odham Nation. Read more»

Two backpacks containing a combined 69 pounds in drugs—including 55 pounds of meth and 14 pounds of fentanyl, with a combined street value of more than $3 million.

Border Patrol agents near Lukeville, Arizona intercepted two backpacks containing $3 million worth of narcotics on Saturday and arrested one man, authorities said. Read more»

Tohono O'odham Police Officer Bryan Brown.

A Tohono O'odham Police Department officer died Thursday after a man armed with a broken bottle stole his patrol car and ran the officer down, leading to a chase involving two Border Patrol agents. Read more»

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»

Packages of cocaine seized by Yuma-sector agents after they were dropped by a drone over flying over the U.S.-Mexico border.

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»

A semi-tractor trailer carrying bell peppers and tomatoes also contained 690 pounds of methamphetamine worth around $690,000. Nogales-area Customs and Border Protection officers said the seizure was the largest in Arizona ports history.

A semi-trailer of bell peppers and tomatoes was also loaded with 690 lbs. of methamphetamine worth around $690,000, said Nogales-area Customs officers — the largest seizure of meth in Arizona ports history. Read more»

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