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BP agents arrest 20 men for smuggling marijuana near Gila Bend

Border Patrol agents arrested 20 men, dressed in camouflage and carrying backpacks loaded with marijuana, in the desert west of Gila Bend on Tuesday night. The men were carrying a combined 300 pounds of marijuana, worth around $150,000, officials said. ... Read more»

$4M in pot seized near Douglas

Federal officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement seized more than four tons of marijuana worth more than $4 million near Douglas on Monday and arrested four men. ... Read more»

BP agents rescue three over weekend

Border Patrol agents rescued three men from the Arizona desert in three separate incidents over the weekend, authorities said. ... Read more»

ACLU sues BP over 'roving patrols,' property damage

Citing problems with the use of "roving patrols" by the Border Patrol and repeated trespassing on private property, the ACLU has filed a formal complaint against the agency on behalf of a Southern Arizona woman. ... Read more»

CBP agents rescue man in Baboquivari Mountains

Border Patrol agents, with help from an Arizona National Guard helicopter crew, rescued a Mexican man injured from a fall in the Baboquivari mountains Thursday, according to a release from CBP. ... Read more»

Helicopter crews, agents on ground find 1,600 lbs of pot near Ajo

Border Patrol agents and aircrews with the Office of Air and Marine netted more than 1,600 pounds of marijuana worth around $810,000 in two seizures near Ajo a week ago, authorities said.... Read more»

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Woman arrested with pot, 6-year-old in vehicle

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a woman traveling with a 6-year-old girl after CBP said they found 10 bricks of marijuana stuffed into the front bumper of the vehicle she was driving.... Read more»