Yuma, Arizona - Over a recent period, 11 individuals appearing before the magistrate judge recently were charged and convicted of “re-entry after deportation.”  All 11 had been previously deported for illegally entering the United States and had lengthy criminal histories.

Naco, Arizona - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Field Operations officers at the Port of Naco arrested a 33-year-old Bisbee woman June 30 after finding almost 174 pounds of marijuana hidden throughout her Volvo sedan.

Del Rio, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, at the Del Rio Port of Entry, seized more than 200 pounds of alleged cocaine concealed in a commercial shipment.

San Luis, Arizona - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of San Luis arrested a Mexican national July 1 in connection with a failed smuggling attempt involving nearly 380 pounds of marijuana valued at approximately $190,000.

Nogales, Arizona - Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 14-year-old male from Nogales, Arizona, for an alleged attempt to smuggle nearly 2 pounds of heroin, worth an estimated $34,000, through the Port of Nogales on Monday.