Deputy Chief Raul Ortiz told Fox News the South Texas region is the area with the highest threat in the United States. Tactic groups from the U.S. Department of Defense were deployed to our border a few weeks back.
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According to representatives from the Laredo Border Patrol Sector , the COVID-19 pandemic has halted human smuggling attempts. Agents say the Interstate 35 checkpoint is a hot spot for this type of activity since smugglers want to take advantage of the busy traffic. “I think the smugglers are just trying to beat the numbers, Trying […]
Border Patrol throughout the Rio Grande Valley continues disrupting human smuggling attempts. On Tuesday, agents rescued six undocumented immigrants from a stash house in Pharr. The next day, federal agents in Roma responded to a human smuggling attempt. Click on video to view full story
Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez and a group of migrants crossed into the United States and arrived in the city of Rio Bravo on May 23, 2018. According to the lawsuit, a border patrol agent came in contact with the group. Claudia and another person stayed behind in a vacant lot as everyone else scattered. Documents […]
Border patrol agents seize over 400 pounds of marijuana along the South Texas border. On Monday, agents were called out to Bentsen State Park after reports of someone on a motorcycle crossing the Rio Grande River.As they arrived, the man on the motorcycle took off only to be found later and arrested. 180 pounds of […]
The National Border Patrol Council is accusing chief Felix Chavez of not following safety measures to protect agents from COVID-19. Chavez claims his agents are safe. Union leaders representing the federal agents in the Laredo sector went public with their concerns. They say they have met privately with chief Chavez to discuss their issues, and […]
The Laredo Border Patrol sector confirming one of their agents tested positive for COVID-19. Officials say they don’t know exactly how the agent got the virus but believe it is a result of community transmission. Click video for full story.
La Joya, Texas– Two individuals are now in custody after leading police on a chase during a traffic stop.
The Laredo police department together with border patrol, arrest three people in connection to a human smuggling investigation.
Border patrol is implementing new safety measures after a spike in the number of Chinese nationals trying to enter the Rio Grande Valley
South Texas– Border Patrol Agents continue disrupting human smuggling attempts.
Laredo, Texas– Zapata county officials have denied the ‘Rights of Entry’ to border patrol for environmental studies for the construction of the border wall, but — landowners know the fight’s not over.
Kingsville, Texas– The south texas climate conditions have claimed the lives of two undocumented immigrants.
South Texas– Agents in Roma arrested a Salvadoran man with alleged ties to the MS-13 gang. During a records check it was determined he had an extensive criminal record.
Laredo, Texas– Local and federal authorities respond to two human smuggling cases. Both cases took place the same day but are not related. In one situation, a joint effort between the Border Patrol and the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Laredo, Texas– Police say this incident started with a traffic call in south Laredo and ended with the rescue of 36 undocumented immigrants.
Laredo, Texas– Border patrol in a joint effort with other law enforcement agencies detained 31 undocumented immigrants inside a stash house.
South Texas– Federal agents continue to intercept large amounts of narcotics. On both Friday and Saturday, agents confiscated a hundred pounds of methamphetamine and cocaine and four different instances.