Friday Apr 26
Man, woman attempt to smuggle drugs in underwear, bra
Two people were arrested this week for attempting to smuggle 5 pounds of narcotics inside their undergarments.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Teen girls detained for allegedly smuggling heroin
Border agents say they found heroin tucked into the four girls' waistbands. Agents seized 7.75 pounds of heroin valued at an estimated $90,000. Four teen-aged girls were taken into custody Monday after agents at the Border Patrol checkpoint south of Amado say they caught them allegedly trying to smuggle heroin.
Thu Jan 10, 2013
Phoenix New Times
Daren Rucker of Tucson Says He Parked Car in Nogales, Arizona, Ended...
Don't you hate when you park near Mexico for a few minutes and end up with 35 pounds of weed in your car's spare tire? When Rucker pulled up at the northbound U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint on Interstate 19 near Amado, a drug-sniffing dog alerted to his Chevy pickup truck's spare tire.
Sun Nov 18, 2012
Burn off those holiday calories and hike to Agua Caliente Saddle
The trail to Agua Caliente Saddle in the Santa Rita Mountains, south of Tucson, is a challenging trail, so if you are looking to work off those post Thanksgiving calories, don your hiking gear and head out.
Fri Nov 16, 2012
Wholesum Harvest starts Amado greenhouse production
Wholesum Family Farms Inc. started November with its first harvest of organic tomatoes on the vine from a new 12-acre greenhouse site in Amado, Ariz.