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CBP chopper crew rescues Guatemalan man near Three Points

A helicopter crew with U.S. Customs and Border Protection airlifted a 19-year-old Guatemalan man with a broken ankle from a mountainside near Three Points, about 20 miles southwest of Tucson, authorities said. ... Read more»

BP agent nearly stabbed in confrontation near Three Points

A Border Patrol agent working near Three Points, west of Tucson, said a man tried to stab him during a confrontation Tuesday night. Instead, the knife hit the agent's handheld radio. ... Read more»

Human smuggler gets 11 years for crash that killed 80-year-old woman

William Ken Huebbe, 31, was sentenced in federal court on Monday for illegally transporting two Mexican men into the United States. During the smuggling attempt, Huebbe panicked when he saw a Border Patrol vehicle and fled at a high rate of speed, swerving into oncoming traffic and slamming into a white station wagon, killing an 80-year old woman from Three Points. ... 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»

Missing migrant rescued by Pima County deputies

Members of the Pima County Sheriff's Department Search and Rescue Unit rescued a migrant lost in the desert near Three Points after he was reported missing by his brother. ... Read more»

Border agents rescue migrants, seize drugs, arrest sex offender

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents responded to three different kinds of incidents last week, rescuing two men who crossed the border, seizing more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana and apprehending a Mexican national previously convicted of statutory rape and sexual battery, officials 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»

Man arrested for fatal shooting of Three Points man found in well

A Three Points man, found dead in an abandoned well with a gunshot wound to the stomach Wednesday, has been identified, and another man charged with first degree murder, authorities said.... Read more»

BP says drug mule tried to conceal footprints

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a Mexican man Thursday who was carrying bundles of marijuana in a burlap backpack and wearing booties made of carpet over his shoes to conceal his footprints, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday.... Read more»

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Update: $2.4M in pot seized; suspect in killing arrested

Border Patrol agents seized more than 2 tons of marijuana, a gun and a stolen vehicle, and apprehended a man wanted for first degree murder in four incidents in two incidents since Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.... Read more»

Border Patrol wrapup: Man found dead near Three Points

Border Patrol agents working near Three Points found a man's body on Wednesday.... Read more»