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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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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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Agents Find Unexploded WWII-Era Ordnance Near U.S. Border

TUCSON, Ariz. – A Border Patrol agent assigned to the Brian A. Terry Station in Bisbee reported finding an unexploded  MK2 37mm ordnance round from World War II near the international boundary fence Friday afternoon. While patrolling near the international border, an agent reported finding what appeared to be an unexploded explosive round of ammunition. Cochise County Sheriff’s deputies provided agents with ...

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Mexican National Faces Federal Drug Charge Following Ten Pound Methamphetamine Seizure

On Monday,  a U.S. Magistrate Judge sitting in Las Cruces, N.M., found probable cause to support a criminal complaint charging Mario Javier Jauregui-Alvidrez, 43, a Mexican national, with a methamphetamine trafficking offense arising out of the seizure of ten pounds of methamphetamine at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint in southern New Mexico on July 16, 2018.  Jauregui-Alvidrez was remanded into ...

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Border Patrol Citizens Academy to Start this summer in Buffalo, N.Y.

Border Patrol Citizens academy class of 2016

The U. S. Border Patrol Buffalo Station is accepting applications for its upcoming Citizens Academy beginning August 25, 2018, located at 600 Colvin Woods Parkway, Tonawanda, N.Y. The Citizens Academy is a community outreach program designed to provide local residents the opportunity to learn more about the U.S. Border Patrol and its role in protecting the Nation’s Borders. “Our Citizens ...

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