Apache Junction police arrest suspects on narcotics violations

During the last several months, the Apache Junction Police Department’s criminal investigation division and community resource enforcement unit have made numerous narcotics arrests. “Many of these cases involved long-term enforcement operations and further utilized the assistance of AJPD’s SWAT operators and Drug Enforcement Administration agents,” according to a release. Suspects arrested, according to the release, […]

Meth found in vehicle at Yuma checkpoint, Apache Junction driver arrested

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton Station Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint arrested an Apache Junction man in a recent suspected drug-smuggling incident. Agents sent a gray 2006 Ford Fusion to the secondary inspection area at approximately 7:11 a.m. July 1 after a Border Patrol canine positively alerted to an odor it was trained […]

PCSO arrests two women transporting drugs

Pinal County Sheriff’s Office officials have announced the arrest of two women suspected of trafficking more than $32,000 worth of heroin. Just before 7 p.m. on Friday, June 1, a Pinal County Sheriff’s K9 deputy was conducting traffic enforcement on Interstate 10 when he noticed a 2015 Chrysler with “extremely dark” tinted windows, according to […]