Murder suspects apprehended at the Arizona-Sonora border

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PhotoNogales Port of Entry

NOGALES, SONORA.- The Pima County Sheriff’s Department says United States Customs and Border Protection officers apprehended Zachary Connor, the sixth and final suspect linked to the murder of a 16-year-old boy, on Saturday, August 27th at the Nogales Port of Entry.

Deputies responded to the 3500 block of Silver Buckle Place in Catalina at 11:30 p.m. June 21 after receiving a call from someone claiming his friend had been shot at a park.

The victim, later identified as 16-year-old James Sanchez, was pronounced dead a couple of days later.

On Thursday, law enforcement officers arrested the following suspects:


  • 21-year-old Joseph Nolan
  • 19-year-old Drake Nolan
  • 18-year-old Paul Rodriguez
  • 16-year-old William Marley
  • 19-year-old Richard Miller

All six have been charged with first-degree murder, aggravated assault, and armed robbery.

Source: AZ Central

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