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Border Patrol Continues To See Human Smuggling Activity

Border Patrol Continues To See Human Smuggling Activity

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 […]

Federal Agents Continue Disrupting Human Smuggling Attempts

Federal Agents Continue Disrupting Human Smuggling Attempts

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

Migrant Family Sues Federal Agency For Daughter’s Death

Migrant Family Sues Federal Agency For Daughter’s Death

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 […]

Smuggler Attempts to Cross Narcotics on Motorcycle

Smuggler Attempts to Cross Narcotics on Motorcycle

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 […]

Border Patrol Union Alleges Agents Are Not Safe From COVID-19

Border Patrol Union Alleges Agents Are Not Safe From COVID-19

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 […]

Border Patrol Enforces COVID-19 Safety Measures

Border Patrol Enforces COVID-19 Safety Measures

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.

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Two Human Smuggling Cases Reported

Two Human Smuggling Cases Reported

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.