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Border Patrol arrests 37 illegal aliens at Texas checkpoint

Laredo Sector Border Patrol conducting checkpoint operations on Interstate Highway 35 apprehended 37 subjects Tuesday evening. The incident occurred on October 16, at approximately 8:30 p.m., when agents encountered a tractor-trailer at the primary inspection area.  An immigration inspection of the driver determined he was U.S. citizen. Agents referred the vehicle for further inspection, and discovered 37 subjects concealed in ...

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Border Patrol shutters four stash houses, arrests 54 illegal aliens in Texas

U.S. Border Patrol agents and local law enforcement agencies identified four active stash houses operating in the Rio Grande Valley in the past week, resulting in the apprehension of 54 illegal aliens. On Tuesday, Rio Grande Valley Sector agents identified a stash house operating out of a hotel in Pharr, Texas. Inside, agents arrested nine illegal aliens from the countries of ...

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Border Patrol arrests 131 illegal aliens in Texas

US Border Patrol agents stationed at Weslaco Station detained two large groups of illegal aliens near Hidalgo, Texas. The arrests mark the second large group to be processed in that area in just over 24 hours bringing to total to 131 illegal aliens captured. Wednesday morning, Weslaco agents detained a group of 65 illegal immigrants made up of 25 families ...

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Honduran National Charged with Assaulting Border Patrol Agents in Texas

A Honduran national who was shot while being pursued by Border Patrol agents in Texas has been charged with assault announced the Justice Department on Wednesday. In Del Rio Texas, federal authorities filed a criminal complaint against 48–year-old Honduran National Leivin Pineda for allegedly assaulting a Border Patrol agent over the weekend near Eagle Pass reports United States Attorney John Bash ...

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Border Patrol Agents Arrest MS-13 Member, Child Sex Predators at the Arizona Border

Border Patrol agents in Arizona arrested an MS-13 member along with two previously deported child sex offenders after they attempted to illegally re-enter the U.S. in Arizona. As reported by Breitbart, Tucson Sector agents assigned to the Ajo Station arrested a 28-year-old Mexican national Friday night after he illegally crossed the border east of the Lukeville Port of Entry. According to ...

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Mexican National Arrested Attempting to Smuggle $643K Worth of Cocaine Into the U.S.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales arrested a Mexican national for attempting to smuggle cocaine into the United States Thursday, worth more than $643,000 according to a recent press release. In addition, Border Patrol agent’s seized $1,893,760.00 at a Rio Grande Valley checkpoint on Thursday. At Arizona’s Port of Nogales, CBP officers working the Dennis ...

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81-Year-Old Woman Caught With 92 Pounds of Heroin at U.S. Border

An elderly woman is accused of smuggling a massive amount of heroin into the United States from Mexico after she was stopped at a border checkpoint near San Diego, California, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. BP officers working the Tecate border crossing on the morning of August 9 encountered an 81-year-old United States citizen as she entered the ...

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Border Patrol arrests 14 illegal aliens in Texas

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents on Aug. 9 encountered two suspicious trucks inside two ranches believed to be involved in alien smuggling activity. As agents attempted to get a closer look of the first vehicle, they observed multiple subjects exiting the vehicle and absconding into the brush. Agents searched the area and subsequently arrested several illegal aliens. The ...

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Border Patrol arrests 60 illegal aliens in Texas

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WESLACO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Weslaco Border Patrol Station apprehended a group of 60 illegal aliens near Hidalgo, Texas. On Saturday, agents patrolling along the Rio Grande encountered a large group of illegal aliens consisting of 25 family units (51 total subjects), seven unaccompanied children and two adults. The group was comprised of men, women and ...

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Border Patrol arrests 46 illegal aliens in 6 busts this weekend

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This weekend, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) dismantled two stash houses and foiled four alien smuggling attempts. On Friday, Weslaco agents, alongside the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office, disrupted a stash house operation in Edinburg, Texas that resulted in the apprehension of 16 illegal aliens from Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. On Saturday, ...

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Border Patrol arrests 18, including gang members, disrupts stash house in Texas busts

Border Patrol illegal immigration stash house

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector dismantled a stash house operation and arrested 18 people involved in illegal immigration, violent gangs and sex crimes across the state. Wednesday, Border Patrol agents, working in collaboration with the Hidalgo County Constables Office Precinct 4 and the San Juan Police Department, identified a suspected stash house operating out of ...

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