Border crisis

Border patrol: More than 300,000 apprehensions, gotaways in December – The Center Square

CBP releases data on 2-year anniversary of border being ‘turned over to cartel thugs,’ Border Patrol Union says  At least 225,797 people were apprehended entering the U.S. illegally nationwide in December, according to official U.S. Customs and Border Protection data released late Friday. Combining official apprehension data with preliminary Border Patrol reported gotaway data obtained by The


Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit and PANT Detectives Confiscate 53lbs of Meth, 120,000 Fentanyl pills During Traffic Stop

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office K9 deputies conducted a vehicle traffic stop northbound on Interstate 17 in Cordes Lakes yesterday evening and found 53 pounds of methamphetamine, 36 pounds of multicolored m-30 fentanyl pills, and 5 kilograms of cocaine. When deputies approached the vehicle, the driver, Ryan Ellman (33) of Tulsa Oklahoma, was showing obvious


Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Provides Year to Date Drug Seizure Statistics

The illegal narcotics epidemic shows no sign of slowing down, but neither are the efforts of the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, including the operations of the Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) and the YCSO K9 Interdiction Division. The two units have removed hundreds of pounds of narcotics off the streets of not only Yavapai County,


Drug Dealers Busted and Taken Off Yavapai County Streets

Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) are ridding the streets of deadly narcotics. First, PANT Detectives received information that Becky Comstock, 39, of Chino Valley was involved in the ongoing sale of fentanyl in the area. On April 11, 2022, during investigations, Ms. Comstock was stopped by Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office K-9 units near Dewey. The