Tag: Arizona Department of Public Safety

Border Patrol K-9 with Meth load

Border Patrol Agents Bust Drug Smugglers with Marijuana, Meth

Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector assisted Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers in stopping a fleeing suspect later determined to be smuggling marijuana. The agents helped track down the suspects who fled on foot following a high-speed chase on Friday afternoon. In a separate incident, agents assigned to the Interstate 19 checkpoint stopped a teenager who allegedly attempted to smuggle 59 pounds of methamphetamine through.

border strike force

Arizona DPS Ready to Launch Border Strike Force

After months of planning, the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) is ready to roll out its new Border Strike Force as part of Governor Doug Ducey’s plan to target smuggling along the Arizona border.

Shooting ABC 15

Drivers Beware: 9 Shootings in 10 Days on Interstate Near Downtown Phoenix

There have been nine shootings from an unidentified person or persons on I-10 in Phoenix over the past 10 days, and ABC 15 is currently investigating what appears to be a September 9 shooting that will bring the total to 10 shootings if police confirm it is tied to the string of incidents that preceded it.