Tag: Daniel Tirado

Border Patrol Raids Motel, 11 Immigrants Detained

MISSION – According to U.S. border patrol spokesperson, Daniel Tirado, a total of 11 undocumented immigrants were found inside a stash house near mil 7 and Bentsen Palm Drive, north of Mission. So far, authorities did not confirm if any human smugglers were taken into custody. The group is being processed by federal agents for...

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Body Recovered From Rio Grande River

The body of a man, believed to be an illegal immigrant, was recovered from the Rio Grande River yesterday. U.S. border patrol agents located the body around 5 o’clock in Abram. Federal agents were able to remove the body from the water with the assistance of Palmview fire fighters and Hidalgo County sheriffs deputies. Border patrol spokesperson, Daniel Tirado tells Fox 2 news, the person did not have an identification on him and is believed to have drowned in a failed attempt to cross into the United...

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30 Found Inside Stash House

A human smuggling operation was shut down by authorities this afternoon in Lopezville, a community located north of San Juan. With the assistance of local police officers, u.s. Border patrol agents responded to a home near the 700 block of Church St. around 3 o’clock this afternoon. A total of 28 people, believed to be in the country illegally– were found inside the stash house. U.S. Border Patrol Spokesperson, Daniel Tirado tells FOX 2 NEWS, the immigrants were from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Two alleged human smugglers were also taken into custody....

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Shots Fired South Of Falfurrias Checkpoint

Federal agents are investigating a shooting involving a U.S. Border patrol agent who was forced to discharge his government issued weapon. According to U.S. Border patrol spokesperson, Daniel Tirado, shots were fired after a struggle occurred between an agent and another individual around 9:30am, near the area of Encino – south of the Falfurrias border patrol checkpoint. FOX 2 NEWS has learned that both the agent and the individual sustained minor injuries. The agency plans to conduct an internal...

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48 Immigrants Found Inside Stash House In Hargill

An HICE investigation lead to the discovery of a stash house in Edinburg this evening. This happened around 6 pm at a home located near FM 2812 in the community of Hargill. U.S. border patrol spokesperson, Daniel Tirado, tells Fox 2 news, the RGV sector agents assisted in the removal of 48 undocumented immigrants found inside the home. The group, which included several women and minors, were from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El...

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