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CBP: Driver found smuggling meth with children in the car

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - United States Customs and Border Patrol recently found 120 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a car driving through Gila Bend on June 16. According to a news release, agents at the Ajo Station were patrolling in Gila Bend when they stopped a gold Honda Odyssey around 8 p.m. with several people inside, including the driver and four children younger than seven years old.
TUCSON, AZ
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Tucson Border Patrol Agents Disrupt Methamphetamine Smuggling near Gila Bend, AZ

Gila Bend, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol Agents (BPA) from Tucson Sector interdicted over 120 pounds methamphetamine concealed in the rear of a vehicle. On June 16, 2022, agents of the Ajo Station were conducting roving patrols around Gila Bend, AZ at the junction of...
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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument is one-of-a-kind desert spectacle

NEAR AJO, AZ (Arizona Highways TV) -- Along State Route 85 in southern Arizona is a small former mining town with a huge backyard. Ajo is completely surrounded by the beauty of the Sonoran Desert, and its historic plaza in the center of town is the place to sit and take it all in. From here, you can admire Spanish colonial revival architecture, listen to the birds while you eat your lunch, and take advantage of the photo ops.
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One of the Strangest Tombstones in the US

One of the Strangest Tombstones in the United States is in a sleepy mining town in Southern Arizona called Ajo . The Tombstone speaks of time travel and the fact we use only a third of our brain . Louis Conde "the great Lahissa" was a great prophet or maybe a greater conman . He worked out of Chicago and for some reason right before his death he traveled to Ajo Arizona. No one knows why he chose Ajo because he had never been there . Upon dying his model type secretary had him laid to rest there and was instructed to have the copper epitaph built as a headstone . The 400 letter monument has an interesting prophecy for all .
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Curtis Lee Thomas Hightower

Curtis Lee Thomas Hightower, “Curt”, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, at his home in Kearny, AZ. Curt was born on April 18, 1962, in Ajo Arizona to Terry Thomas and Dorothy Hightower. He was later lovingly adopted by Bob Hightower. Curt graduated from Ajo High School...
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Air and Marine Operations find 2 migrants lost in the desert

AJO, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - United States Customs and Border Protection with the help of Air and Marine Operations were able to locate two migrants left in the desert. On Friday evening, while a Yuma Air Branch AS350 (ASTAR) aircrew was on the field, they reported a group of migrants on a remote east side of the Sierra Pinta Mountains between Wellton and the Ajo Border Patrol Station.
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Air and Marine Operations ASTAR finds a Pair of Migrants Abandoned in the West Desert

Ajo, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) located a pair of migrants abandoned in the desert. Friday evening, while responding to a reported group of migrants on the east side of the Sierra Pinta Mountains, a remote area between the Wellton and Ajo Border Patrol Stations, a Yuma Air Branch (YAB) AS350 (ASTAR) aircrew saw a small light in an area that normally does not have lights. Suspecting someone was in trouble and needed help, the aircrew diverted to the light and upon descending determined there were two individuals who were in distress trying to signal the aircraft with a fire. The aircrew used the public address system to tell the subjects to stay where they were and that an agent would come pick them up. The aircrew notified the Ajo Border Patrol Station, and an agent was directed to the location. Due to the extended travel time to the extremely remote area, the aircrew landed to assess the subjects, give them water, and provide them some comfort, until Border Patrol agents arrived.
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Cops: Man arrested after ambulance theft wanted to 'go home'

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — A 46-year-old Pima County man accused of crashing an ambulance after stealing it from outside a hospital in a Phoenix suburb reportedly told authorities he wanted to go home. The Buckeye Valley Fire Department ambulance was stolen Sunday from outside the emergency room of a hospital...
GOODYEAR, AZ
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Ajo man steals ambulance in Goodyear trying to get home, police say

GOODYEAR, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- Court documents have revealed more details about what prompted a man to allegedly take an ambulance in Goodyear over the weekend. Goodyear police say, Christopher Sauls, 46, took a Buckeye Valley ambulance from Abrazo Health in Goodyear on Sunday. He reportedly ran a red light and crashed into a car at the intersection of Bullard and McDowell, just a short distance away from the medical center. Court documents say he was speeding at the time of the crash. He ran off, but police could find it abandoned in a dirt field near the I-10 and Verado Way. Court paperwork says surveillance video showed that the man walked past the ambulance bay before the ambulance was seen being driven away. At some point, he also allegedly hit a sign in the hospital parking lot.
GOODYEAR, AZ
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Baby Found Abandoned Under a Bush in Arizona Desert

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents found a baby wrapped in camouflage under a bush in the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument on Wednesday, Feb 16. Border patrol agents at the Ajo station reported they had obtained a Guatemalan woman about 40 minutes prior to finding the infant. It was...
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Check out these homes for sale in Ajo now

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: NEW LISTING! 2BR/1ba ready for your finishing touches. This would be a great winter home. Eat in kitchen, small den, great back patio with
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Check out these Ajo homes on the market

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: Fix up single family on the main road in Ajo.<p><strong>For open house information, contact Timothy W Schutt, Legendary Properties at 800-795-0121</strong></p><nbtemplate data-id="PublisherFooter" data-content="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"></nbtemplate> Take
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PCSD: Cellular service outage in Ajo resolved

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Pima County Sheriff’s Department confirmed a cell tower issue in Ajo has been resolved. Officials say people can now dial 911 in case of an emergency, or text 911 if a person is unable to call. Copyright 2021 KOLD News 13. All...
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On the hunt for a home in Ajo? These houses are on the market

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: Approximately 1/3 of the property has a chained-link fence surrounding the home, garage, and carport. There is also a stuccoed wall - adding
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Check out these homes on the Ajo market now

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: Wonderful ranch style home and game room/guest house all on one large lot. Perfect for winter visitor or used for mother in-law home, or
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