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Border Patrol Seizes Nearly $3 Million of Cocaine in Rio Grande Valley

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents seized nearly $3M worth of cocaine at the immigration checkpoints. On Saturday, Kingsville agents working at the Sarita Checkpoint arrested a United States citizen after locating 33 bundles of cocaine concealed inside of a tractor trailer. The cocaine weighed over 80 pounds is worth an estimated $2.7M. Similarly on Monday, Falfurrias agents working ...

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Border Agents Arrest 103 Illegal Aliens. Lack of a Proper Border Barrier an Issue

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo Station, detained 103 illegal aliens from Central America, Monday morning after they illegally entered the United States west of Lukeville, Arizona. Agents operating mobile surveillance technology first spotted the group in the early morning hours as they walked through the anti-vehicle post-and-rail fence that delineates the U.S./Mexico border. This ...

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More than 300 Illegal Aliens Taken into Custody by Border Patrol Agents in New Mexico

Sunland Park, N.M. – As large groups of illegal aliens continue to cross through the Lordsburg area near the Antelope Wells, New Mexico, Port of Entry, U.S. Border Patrol Agents from the Santa Teresa Station discover a group of over 300 illegal crossers entering at Sunland Park, New Mexico. On Monday, February 11, 2019, shortly before midnight, Border Patrol Agents ...

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Large Groups of Aliens Continue to Illegally Enter at Antelope Wells

ANTELOPE WELLS, N.M. – One minute past midnight on Monday, February 11, 2019, another large group of 330 illegal aliens were taken into custody by Border Patrol Agents working at Camp Bounds Forward Operating Base at the Antelope Wells Port of Entry. This group, like others before, is comprised primarily of Central American families and unaccompanied juveniles.  Border Patrol EMT’s ...

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Border Patrol Seizes nearly $1M worth of Marijuana in the Rio Grande Valley

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents disrupted six separate narcotic smuggling attempts and seized over 1200 pounds of marijuana. Monday, agents working at the Falfurrias checkpoint referred a commercial passenger bus to for secondary inspection. At secondary, a K-9 inspection revealed 33 pounds of marijuana in two unclaimed suitcases. The marijuana has an estimated value of $26K. A few ...

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U.S Border Patrol and New Mexico National Guard Team Up To Stop Drug Smugglers

LORDSBURG, N.M. – Border Patrol Agents working in conjunction with New Mexico National Guard seize more than $100,000 worth of marijuana as it was being smuggled though southern New Mexico near Playas. On January 29, 2019, at approximately 9:30 p.m., a Lordsburg Border Patrol Agent operating infrared surveillance equipment observed four subjects walking northbound near the smelter on Highway 1113, ...

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Border Patrol Seizes Over 1,500 Pounds of Marijuana in the Rio Grande Valley

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents continue to encounter narcotic smuggling attempts in the nation’s busiest sector. Late Sunday evening, McAllen Border Patrol agents working near Havana, Texas, responded to a report of several subjects carrying bundles of narcotics along the Mexican riverbank. Agents continued to watch the smugglers as they crossed illegally into the United States. Shortly after ...

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Border Patrol Discovers Liquid Methamphetamine in Gas Tank

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents of the Indio Station assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint arrested a man suspected of smuggling liquid methamphetamine hidden inside one of his pickup’s gas tanks yesterday.   The arrest occurred at approximately 8:50 a.m., when Rene Elizalde, a 22-year-old man approached the Border Patrol checkpoint in a 1997 Ford ...

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Agents Seize Cocaine, Meth in Single Smuggling Attempt

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint arrested a man suspected of smuggling methamphetamine and cocaine concealed in an aftermarket floor compartment underneath the driver and passenger seats Sunday afternoon.   The arrest occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. when a 35-year-old Mexican national approached the Border Patrol checkpoint in a brown ...

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Del Rio Border Patrol Agents Arrest Two Sex Offenders Over the Weekend

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Carrizo Springs and Brackettville stations apprehended two convicted sex offenders in separate incidents over the weekend. “Apprehensions like these highlight our commitment to the safety and security of our communities,” said Del Rio Sector Acting Chief Patrol Agent Matthew J. Hudak. “Our agents work diligently every day to prevent ...

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Border Agent Tells CBS That This Is The Worst Immigration Crisis He Has Ever Seen

Customs and Border Protection agent Fernando Grijalva told CBS News this is the worst immigration crisis he’s ever witnessed in his entire career. CBS evening news interviewed Grijalva in Arizona Thursday, after agents apprehended 180 migrants attempting to gain access to the U.S. He said the area has become a popular spot for illegal border crossings in recent months. “I’ve ...

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400 Migrants Overwhelmed US Border In Yuma Sector During Week-Long Period

Nearly 400 migrants traveled underground Monday through a series of tunnels built by smugglers before turning themselves in to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in what appears to be the largest single group of migrants ever attempting to seek asylum. Smugglers dug a series of seven holes just a few feet beneath the steel border near San Luis, Arizona, ABC ...

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