Jose Martinez-Meza (Photo: USCBP)
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Tucson Border Patrol Arrests Previously Deported Kidnapper

TUCSON – On Monday, U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported illegal alien with a felony criminal record after he reentered the United States illegally. Tucson Sector agents patrolling west of Sells, Arizona, encountered Jose Martinez-Meza. During processing, agents discovered the 31-year-old Mexican national had been convicted of kidnapping by Maricopa County, Arizona, on Read more

Smugglers attempted to hide packages of drugs within the rear seats of a smuggling vehicle. (Photo USCBP)
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Border Patrol Officers Arrest Meth Smugglers at Arizona Port

Smugglers attempted to hide packages of drugs within the rear seats of a smuggling vehicle. (Photo: USCBP) TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers arrested 3 U.S. citizens for separate alleged attempts to smuggle methamphetamine through the Port of San Luis since the beginning of the month, worth a Read more

Construction crews complete a temporary housing facility June 26, 2019 in Yuma, Ariz. as part of an ongoing response to the current border security and humanitarian crisis along the Southwest border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (Photo: Jerry Glaser)
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Border Patrol to Open Temporary Facility in for Family Units in Yuma, AZ

Construction crews complete a temporary housing facility June 26, 2019 in Yuma, Ariz. as part of an ongoing response to the current border security and humanitarian crisis along the Southwest border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (Photo: Jerry Glaser) Yuma, Ariz. — U.S. Border Patrol agents in Yuma hosted tours of a new temporary facility Read more

Agents discovered 26.4 pounds of methamphetamine concealed in the spare tire and door panels of the vehicle. (Photo: USCBP)
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Yuma Border Patrol Checkpoints Seize $94K in Meth and Arrest Nine

Agents discovered 26.4 pounds of methamphetamine concealed in the spare tire and door panels of the vehicle. (Photo: USCBP) YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working the Highway 78 and Highway 95 immigration checkpoints seized 31.4 pounds of methamphetamine, and apprehended nine people in multiple smuggling events Tuesday. At approximately 2:50 p.m., Blythe Read more

Officers discovered the drugs within the dashboard of a smuggling vehicle. (Photo: USCBP)
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Nogales Border Patrol Officers Seize $157K of Methamphetamine

Officers discovered the drugs within the dashboard of a smuggling vehicle. (Photo: USCBP) TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers at the Port of Nogales seized just more than 52 pounds of methamphetamine Tuesday. CBP Officers at the Mariposa Crossing referred a 22-year-old Tucson man for further inspection of Read more

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel provide direction and oversight of placement of new 30-foot tall steel bollard barrier sections on the Yuma sector, June 13. (Photo: Sara Goodeyon)
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First Panels for the Tecate Border Wall Project Installed

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel provide direction and oversight of placement of new 30-foot tall steel bollard barrier sections, June 13. (Photo: Sara Goodeyon) TECATE, Calif. –U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), began construction on June 11, 2019, of approximately 15 miles of new Read more