Border beat: Sheriff Dever raising cash to unblock 1070; Nogales cash seizurePosted: Updated:
Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever is looking to raise $60,000 to unblock SB 1070.
The Border Sheriff's Association wants to file a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on Dever's behalf, asking the justices to hear Governor Jan Brewer's appeal of a lower court ruling preventing implementation of key parts of the controversial law.
The right-wing group has raised $29,000 so far.
And there were a pair of sizable cash seizures for U.S. Customs in Nogales, nearly $900,000.
In each case officers found the currency in hidden compartments built into a vehicle headed out of the country.
They arrested both drivers, identified as Mexican citizens.