KGUN 9NewsBorder Watch


CBP officers confiscate AK rifles and handgun at the Nogales Port of Entry

Posted at 2:15 PM, Aug 29, 2023

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized four AK type assault rifles and a handgun hidden in a car.

This occurred on Sunday at the Nogales Port of Entry, with a person wanting to enter Mexico.

The weapons were hidden under the rear seat and in the engine compartment of the vehicle.

Bivian Contreras is a real-time editor for KGUN 9. Bivian graduated from the University of Arizona School of Journalism with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Broadcast and is currently pursuing a degree in Broadcast Operational Meteorology. Share your story ideas and important issues with Bivian by emailing or by connecting on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.