Amado, Arizona - Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station apprehend an armed 29-year-old Tucson man at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint near Amado, for smuggling three Mexican nationals Wednesday evening.

Ajo, Arizona - Border Patrol agents rescued five undocumented aliens in distress this week thanks to the activation of three rescue beacons in the desert outside of Ajo.

Tucson, Arizona - Border Patrol agents from the Tucson Station apprehended a Mexican man Tuesday morning for illegally entering the United States and later discovered he is a convicted felon and sex offender.

Yuma, Arizona - Border Patrol agents from Yuma Sector’s Special Operations Detachment (SOD) apprehended eight illegal aliens Monday night and seized more than 350 pounds of marijuana, valued in excess of $175,000.

Nogales, Arizona - Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales arrested four individuals during separate smuggling attempts involving almost $840,000 worth of methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana.