His eyes peeled out the car window, Bill Beaver spied his objective and instructed the driver to pull off Rio Rico Drive and onto Quail Court.
Officer Pete Molera of the Nogales Police Department was charged with two counts of DUI following an off-duty, non-injury traffic collision on Ruby Road on June 24, 2017.
Ramon "Rudy" Acevedo, a former Nogales Police Department chief and state livestock inspector who friends and family described as a cowboy with a generous disposition, died at his Nogales home on Friday. He was 71.
Juan Fernando Barajas, a former U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer based in Nogales, was sentenced to five years of federal probation and ordered to pay $12,411 in penalties and restitution for using CBP credit cards to fuel up his personal vehicles.
A discussion about whether to fill a vacant lieutenant’s position at the Sheriff’s Office devolved into a fierce debate between County Supervisor Manuel Ruiz and Sheriff Antonio Estrada about staffing levels and a spate of recent resignations from the department.
Vixen, a K-9 trained to sniff out drugs, circled heavy-lifting equipment at a warehouse in Nogales last week with single-minded fervor. Then, catching a whiff of the scent she was looking for, she sat down and stared at her handler, waiting for a reward.
A researcher at the University of Arizona has received a multi-million-dollar grant to partner with Mariposa Community Health Center in Nogales to study sleep health, stress, and risk of diabetes, heart disease and stroke among adults living on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Lizbeth Cruz and Mia Rodriguez were teammates the past two seasons on the Rio Rico High School girls basketball team. Next year, they’re poised to compete against each other in the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference.
Three graduating JROTC students from Santa Cruz County were recently awarded scholarships by the Green Valley Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).