After a CBP narcotics detection canine alerted to a scent it was trained to detect coming from the vehicle’s roof, a search led to the discovery of packages that weighed more than 70 pounds, and have an estimated value of almost $211,000.
In Pima County Over the last four years, 50,000 people have been kicked out of their homes and those are just the ones that made it to court. Last year alone, more than 13,000 evictions were filed and according to local leaders a lack of affordable housing is making the problem worse.
It’s one of the many challenges facing Roy Villareal, the new chief agent of the Border Patrol Tucson Sector, “It’s pushed us to a breaking point,” he said on Thursday, while addressing this shift in immigration.
An Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper stopped the car for a traffic violation at 22nd Street and 9th Avenue. That trooper than requested the Tucson Sector Border Patrol to come to the scene and investigate.