Chad Wolf is resigning as the acting secretary of Homeland Security, he said in a letter to the department Monday obtained by CNN. FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor will be the new acting secretary, taking over in the wake of the US Capitol attack and as the national security apparatus prepares for possible violence leading up […]
President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit the Rio Grande Valley one week after Customs and Border Protection officials celebrated the construction of 450th mile of the border wall. Air Force One is expected to land at Valley International Airport in Harlingen Tuesday afternoon. This is the second presidential visit to the Rio Grande Valley […]
Border patrol agents say individuals continue crossing over despite being in the middle of a pandemic. Officials say this is a health risk not only for the community but also for the agents.
Several Rio Grande Valley law enforcement agencies working together stopped six human smuggling attempts, apprehending 64 subjects in these events alone and all occurring in less than 48 hours during the Christmas holidays. On December 23, Border Patrol agents stopped four human smuggling attempts stemming from a stash house investigation, and three checkpoint interdictions […]
At around 4:30 pm Tuesday evening, the Starr County Sheriffs Office received a call about a 4-year-old boy that had fallen into a water well on a ranch along FM 649 in La Rosita.
Customs and Border Protection officers say the COVID-19 pandemic did not put an end to the smuggling of narcotics and weapons at several ports of entry.
Air and Marine Operations has several different types of aircrafts. During this ride-along, we boarded a black hawk. With five agents on board, this branch was ready to assist border patrol agents with their operations.