Mexican authorities in the border state of Sonora are awaiting a U.S. extradition order for a man wanted in the murder of his wife and four daughters in New Mexico.
The suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Tucson last week.
Federal agents are investigating a Yuma area shooting.
Part 5: Over the last three years, tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have fled Central America for the U.S. At least 19 have wound up in the hands of labor traffickers.
Part 4: In the last two years, more than 10,000 child migrants have faced deportation proceedings without ever finding a lawyer to help them. Thousands more children face the same fate despite government efforts to fund more free lawyers.
Part 3: The border Mexico shares with Guatemala has changed since Mexico began its southern border plan in 2014. A town that once symbolized the migrant trail is now emblematic of how migration routes have splintered and become more dangerous.
Part 1: Refugees from Central America are pouring into the United States, a trend from 2014 that seems to be growing along the U.S.-Mexico border again this year. Many of them are children, sent here alone.
Herold Demes was sentenced to one year probation and ordered to pay about $3,500 in penalties after he sold parts from Border Patrol vehicles on eBay.
Herold Demes was a mechanic employed by the Border Patrol in Tucson. Last May, a federal grand jury indicted him on a government theft charge.
The May 31 hearing follows a searing contempt ruling U.S. District Judge Murray Snow issued earlier this month, finding the sheriff intentionally violated court orders in a longstanding racial profiling case.