Tag: Homeland Security

The National Butterfly Center to File Suit against DHS for work done “Without Permission” on their Property

Authorities at the National Butterfly Center have proposed to file a lawsuit against homeland security. Fox News cameras were rolling as the owners of the center, located next to the Rio Grande River, confronted Border Patrol about their work in preparation for the Border Wall. According to Marian Trevino Wright, the director of the center, this is not the first encounter her employees have had with federal authorities. “Late July we found the contractor on the property and they were cutting down trees and widening our road and we had no communication regarding the work being done here,” Wright...

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60 Immigrants found in trailer

Falfurrias (KFXV) – The border patrol agents find 60 undocumented immigrants locked inside a refrigerated trailer carry the border patrol agents find 60 undocumented immigrants locked inside a refrigerated trailer carrying vegetables. Agents say they discovered the large group when a K-9 alerted them. The immigrants were laying on top of a pallet of broccoli with a sheet of ice. The temperature inside the trailer measured 49 degrees Fahrenheit. The group consisted of Guatemalans Mexicans and Salvadorans and Hondurans, who all declined medical attention. Agents arrested the driver, a Guatemalan national, who faces federal charges. Homeland security is...

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CBP Agents in Brownsville Seize $270k in Cocaine

Agents at Matamoros International Bridge made of cocaine seizure valued at more than $270,000. According to us customs officials, a 22-year-old american female from San Benito, attempted to cross 15 packages containing more than 36 lb of cocaine hidden inside her vehicle as she re-entered the country. Agents discovered the narcotics and arrested her, seized the vehicle, and handed the case over to Homeland Security for further...

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Customs Agents Make Cocaine Bust

Brownsville (KFXV) — Officials at the Gateway International Bridge seized more than $150,000 in cocaine. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, their agents stopped a 41-year-old Mexican citizen — residing in Matamoros — as he attempted to cross into the United States. Inside his vehicle, they found eight packages hidden, containing more than 20 pounds of cocaine. The man, along with his vehicle and the narcotics were handed over to Homeland Security for further...

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Over $201,000 worth of Drugs Seized at International Bridge

Pharr (KFXV) — Over $201,000 worth of drugs are seized at the international bridge. Customs and Border Protection Agents seized 26 pounds of cocaine in 11 packages at the Pharr International Bridge after running a secondary inspection on a 2010 Jeep Compass. The vehicle was driven by 19-year-old male from Alamo. Agents seized the narcotics along with the vehicle, arrested the driver, and turned him over to the custody of Homeland Security for further...

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