- Associated Press - Friday, January 29, 2016

LUKEVILLE, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it has helped the Mexican government in a cross-border arrest operation near the Arizona border.

Spokeswoman Gillian M. Christensen says ICE and several other law enforcement agencies in both Arizona and Mexico participated in an arrest operation in Sonoyta, Mexico. Sonoyta sits on the border with Lukeville, Arizona, and is the throughway to Puerto Peñasco, a beach destination for many Americans that is also known as Rocky Point.

Christensen said ICE was assisting Mexican authorities in an operation targeting criminal organizations in and around Sonoyta, but she would not release any information about whether an arrest was actually made.

She said this was an ongoing investigation.

Media reported several American helicopters going between Lukeville and Mexico and a heavy law enforcement presence.

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