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 […]

Apache Junction planning commission seeks names of medical-marijuana business owners

A new medical marijuana business must provide a list of the names of its owners, management company and board of directors before a request for a six-month extension to open will be considered, Apache Junction’s planning commission decided recently. A public hearing and consideration of a conditional use permit amendment for the approved non-profit medical […]

Apache Junction medical marijuana business has new owner, to open in March

A medical marijuana business approved to be at West Apache Trail and South Palo Verde Drive has a new owner seeking a six-month extension to open in March 2019. A public hearing and consideration of a conditional use permit amendment for the approved non-profit medical marijuana dispensary at 1985 W. Apache Trail Suite No. 4 […]

PCSO K-9 Deputy sniffs out, seizes nearly 100 pounds of marijuana

A Pinal County Sheriff’s Office K-9 deputy sniffs out and helps seize nearly 100 pounds of marijuana on a traffic stop conducted Tuesday, April 3. Just before 4 p.m., a blue Chevrolet HHR was stopped for a moving violation on Interstate 10 near mile marker 215, according to a press release, identifying Juan Espinoza, 59, […]