U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Federal officials are reporting a record seizure of marijuana at an Arizona crossing on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Authorities say an immigrant suspected of entering the country illegally attempted to make his journey in an unusual but hot place — a shipment of red chile.
Authorities in Santa Teresa, N.M., say they arrested a 19-year-old Denver woman trying to smuggle marijuana across the border with her 2-year-old son and another young passenger in the car.
Federal authorities have arrested a Mexican man who allegedly tried to smuggle nearly 65 pounds of cocaine into southern Arizona in a vehicle’s side headlights.
Arizona took center stage in the national immigration debate Tuesday as Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano toured the state’s border with Mexico and Sen. John McCain defended his proposed immigration overhaul to an angry crowd in suburban Phoenix.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers turned up more than 700 pounds of marijuana during a weekend stop at the Santa Teresa port of entry.