Tag: border patrol

Border Patrol Captures Sex Offenders and Zeta Member

Border patrol agents captured a number of sex offenders and a member of the Zeta cartel, all of whom escaped from a mexican prison. According to border patrol, Agents working near Roma were called to take custody of an undocumented person. During their investigation, they discovered a warrant issued by the Mexican Government for illegal possession of a firearm, for escaping prison in 2013, and confirmed him as a member of “Los Zetas” In a separate incident, agents also arrested “Several” Mexican Nationals with various sex offenses that include: indecency with a child, criminal sexual conduct with a child and child...

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Border Patrol Simulate Dangers Faced When Smuggled Into Country

Falfurrias (KFXV) — Over the weekend, eight people were found dead and 30 others rescued from a big rig trailer parked outside a Wal-Mart in San Antonio. All of them: Victims of human smuggling. While the death toll rises at 10, at least a dozen remain in critical condition. Monday, border patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley sector, hosting a demonstration. Brooks County Sheriff, Benny Martinez, says the Falfurrias checkpoint is the main corridor in the nation for human and drug smuggling. The methods vary but, all of them include endangering the lives of undocumented immigrants who are...

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13-year-old Rescued after 15 hour of search

Falfurrias (KFXV) — After 15 hours of searching, U.S. border patrol agents located a mission 13-year-old Honduran girl lost in the brush near Falfurrias. The agency reported this afternoon that their officers stopped a group of undocumented immigrants, and were informed by a teenager his sister had been separated from the group while they were smuggled through Brooks County. An Air and Marine Operations helicopter assisted agents in the extensive search, finally rescuing the 13-year-old, and reuniting her with her...

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BP Agents Net 5 After Pursuit Near Premont; Discover Abandoned Marijuana

BROWNSVILLE (KFXV) — Late last night, border patrol agents stopped a group of undocumented immigrants and made a separate lucky discovery when tracking a group near Brownsville. According to Border Patrol, when searching for a group of undocumented people, agents found six bundles of marijuana totalling more than 300 pounds, abandoned near the border wall. No arrests were made. In a separate incident, agents arrested five men who attempted to flee during a traffic stop in Premont, Texas. The vehicle carrying the immigrants drove through a ranch fence before coming to a stop. Agents there were able to arrest...

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BP Agents Arrest Wanted Men at Checkpoint

FALFURRIAS (KFXV) — Agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint were able to arrest two men as they attempted to cross the checkpoint. Both have previous criminal histories. border patrol is reporting that a registered sex offender tried crossing an undocumented person. When running his information, agents discovered the man had a criminal history out of Minnesota and Harlingen, and had an outstanding warrant on drug charges. border patrol agents found a second man — and Mexican citizen — hiding inside an air dam of a tractor-trailer. The man had an active warrant out of Illinois for negligent manslaughter. Both were...

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