The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a new, two-count indictment against a Mexican man for smuggling methamphetamine into the United States from Mexico.
The individual was charged one count of Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and one count of Importation of Methamphetamine into the United States from Mexico.
Monday, Casa Grande police seized approximately 500,000 Fentanyl pills from two Arizona women after a traffic stop.
Lopez, 31, and Solis, 30, were arrested and booked for charges involving narcotic drugs, weapon dismantlement, and child endangerment. Authorities placed the two juveniles in the custody of the Department of Child Safety.
A joint law enforcement operation between the United States and Mexico is targeting human traffickers at the U.S.’s southern border.
According to a release from the Department of Justice, the task force is aiming to stop a human trafficking operation that has moved hundreds of individuals from Mexico, Central America, and South America into Arizona.