Three held

A Pima County Sheriff's deputy walks the scene Thursday night in Sahuarita.

Sahuarita Police, Border Patrol agents and Pima County Sheriff's deputies swarmed a neighborhood in southern Sahuarita Thursday evening and apprehended three people suspected of hauling drugs.

A Sheriff's spokesman said a vehicle was stopped on  Interstate 19 and three people bailed out and ran into the La Joya Verde neighborhood near Abrego Drive and Calle Vivaz.

At least a dozen law enforcement vehicles and a helicopter were on the scene about 10 p.m. The suspects were apprehended and nobody was injured, according to a Sheriff's spokesman.


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