Operation Stonegarden partnership leads to arrest near Gold Canyon of dangerous fugitive

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assisted Pinal County Sheriff’s Office deputies in arresting a dangerous fugitive that fled into a remote desert area west of Gold Canyon on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 5. “Agents patrolling aboard a Pinal County Sheriff’s Office helicopter, operating under Operation Stonegarden, received a request for support from PCSO deputies […]

Apache Junction man arrested, 174 pounds of marijuana seized by Border Patrol

Nogales Station Border Patrol agents working at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint Tuesday night found almost 174 pounds of marijuana in the trunk of a Chrysler Concorde during a secondary inspection and arrested the driver. “Agents referred the male driver, later identified as a 34-year-old U.S. citizen from Apache Junction, for an additional inspection. During […]