Santa Cruz County Jail

legal defense, Santa Cruz County, U.S.-Mexico border, rancher, first-degree murder
Feb 13, 2023

Arizona rancher denies killing Mexican shot dead by border

The lawyer for an Arizona rancher being held on $1 million bond says her client did not shoot and kill the Mexican man whose body was found on his property last month near the U.S.-Mexico border, but earlier that day fired warning shots at smugglers carrying AK-47 rifles and big backpacks on his land.

shipping containers, border, Yuma, Ducey, Hobbs, Biden, Trump, immigration
Feb 6, 2023

Arizona rancher held on $1M bond in killing near US border

A rancher who lives near Arizona's border with Mexico is being held on a charge of first-degree murder in last week's fatal shooting of a man tentatively identified as a Mexican citizen. His bail was set at $1 million.