Nogales Border NewsSelected News from the Planet of Nogales
Nogales Border News
Some news items of interest from the border city of Nogales, Sonora and the border town of Nogales, Arizona.
Lots of things happen on the Nogales international border, from the massive border drug busts to local stories of interest on both sides of the border. And if you are thinking about making a visit to Nogales, you should review the latest information about what is happening in the area.
We don’t cover the information of interest only to citizens of the local community, our perspective will be broader and deeper – what are border trends, what are the potential implications of events that happen here, how does what happens in Nogales have an impact on other border areas and the two countries as a whole.
Brunch, Music and a Sunday Drive in Mexico March 3, 2017 Have you ever wondered what Nogales looks like, beyond the dentists offices, pharmacies and curio shops? You will get the chance on Sunday, March 12. Ambos Tours of Arizona has organized a four-hour trip...read more
35 Pounds of Meth Seized with Passenger Vehicle February 7, 2017 Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials stopped a suspected drug smuggler on Saturday, February 4 and seized a large amount of methamphetamine that was hidden in his vehicle. A 33-year-old Mexican...read more
February 4, 2017 UPDATE: Shortly after publishing this, we received reports that once again there are two lines at the turnstiles to enter the DeConcini Border Crossing; seniors to the right and everyone else to the left. After having previously reported that senior...read more
Video of Calle Internacional in Nogales, Mexico, where the body of American Richard Miller was found. Source: Hiram Gonzalez Machi Body Found Near...read more
120 Pounds of Coke, Meth and Heroin Seized February 1, 2017 From Friday through Sunday of last week, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials stopped two U.S. citizens and one Mexican national accused of smuggling illegal hard drugs in their vehicles at the...read more
Major Nogales Commercial Port Busts and Vehicular Seizures January 28, 2017 From December 20 to 23, four Nogales international Customs and Border Protection (CBP) border drug interdictions resulted in seizures of 2,433 pounds of drugs valued at $4,689,000. The first...read more
184 Pounds of Heroin, Coke, Meth and Marijuana January 27, 2017 From Sunday, December 11 to Friday, December 16, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized a combined 184 pounds of drugs with a total estimated value of approximately $923,000. On December 11, CBP...read more
Meth and Marijuana Seized at Nogales International Ports January 27, 2017 In a three-day period during the first full week of December 2016, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) intercepted quantities of methamphetamine and marijuana with a combined value of nearly...read more
80 Pounds of Meth, Coke and Heroin January 27, 2017 Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers started the month of December 2016 with three drug seizures at the Mariposa and DeConcini Nogales international ports of entry. The drug interdictions netted nearly 80...read more
Marijuana and Methamphetamine worth $1.86 Million January 27, 2017 After two weeks of no reported border drug seizures at Nogales international ports of entry, two Mexican commercial truck drivers were arrested during the fourth week of November 2016 in separate...read more