drug smugglers

Feb 7, 2019

Five reasons Trump should build the wall himself

Abraham Lincoln famously observed that “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” Well, neither can a house without walls.

Former GoDaddy CEO and Arizona gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones (Photo by Ryan Cook/RJ Cook Photography)
Jun 23, 2014

Jones says she’ll deploy National Guard to border

Christine Jones said she’ll deploy 1,200 Arizona National Guard troops to the Mexican border and build fencing along key smuggling routes if elected governor.

In this Jan. 18, 2009 file photo, a U.S. Border Patrol vehicle sits parked in front of a crowd of people peering through the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Border Field State Park in San Diego. At one time, before the enhanced border fence in the area, the San Diego area held the most popular routes for illegal immigrants heading into the U.S. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
Aug 22, 2013

County won’t prosecute border agent in shooting

A U.S. Border Patrol agent won't be prosecuted by Cochise County for the 2011 fatal shooting of a man who was climbing over the fence into Mexico from southeastern Arizona, authorities said.

Oct 11, 2012

Pinal County sheriff plans posse targeting smugglers

Pinal County's sheriff plans to create an armed, all-volunteer posse to help spot drug smugglers and do intelligence support.

Oct 11, 2012

Border Patrol agent in Arizona fires at rock-throwers in Mexico

A U.S. Border Patrol agent opened fire on a group of people throwing rocks from across the Mexican border, possibly shooting one person, the agency said Thursday.

Mar 16, 2011

Pinal sheriff seeks $5 million to fight smugglers

Sheriff Paul Babeu is pushing the state to give Pinal County $5 million for fighting drug smugglers.