July 15, 2019

A firsthand look at how the Pima County Sheriff's Department seizes drugs off the streets

Lorraine Rivera rides with the department's Border Interdiction Unit.

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department works year-round to prevent illegal drugs from hitting the streets. Since January, the sheriff’s department has had a hand in seizing drugs with a street value worth nearly $3.5 million. It includes everything from heroin to meth and fentanyl pills. Lorraine Rivera saw their efforts firsthand and rode with the department’s Border Interdiction Unit.

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