Category Archives: Border News

Calexico CBP Officers Intercept $205,000 worth of Hard Narcotics, Capture Homicide Suspect

cbp.gov Calexico CBP Officers Intercept $205,000 worth of Hard Narcotics, Capture Homicide Suspect Calexico, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the downtown Calexico port of entry over…

Pot farms in forests a growing problem

policeone.com Pot farms in forests a growing problem CHEQUAMEGON-NICOLET, Wis. — Visits to Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Wisconsin come with a warning these days. It’s not ticks that forest officials…

Agents shocked as cartel boss involved in torture death of DEA colleague slips away

foxnews.com Agents shocked as cartel boss involved in torture death of DEA colleague slips away Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/08/27/drug-agents-shocked-release/#ixzz2dZBjssQU WASHINGTON –  Mexican and U.S. authorities are scrambling to find a 60-year-old…

U.S. Fighting Mexican Cartels with Privatized Manned Aerial Surveillance

From breitbart.com: It has long been known that U.S. authorities use unmanned aerial drones to patrol the nearly 2,000-mile U.S./Mexico border. However, a recent report by FOX News’ William La…

Marco Rubio heckled by conservatives over immigration push

yahoo.com Marco Rubio heckled by conservatives over immigration push ORLANDO, Fla. – A small but loud group booed and heckled Florida Sen. Marco Rubio while he tried to give a…

Half of Mexicans say drug violence worse under Pena Nieto: poll

yahoo.com Half of Mexicans say drug violence worse under Pena Nieto: poll MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Nearly half of Mexicans feel drug-related violence has increased since President Enrique Pena Nieto…

New technology promises border security

From svherald.com: Technology used to find pockets of oil can be used to secure the U.S. Border with Mexico, Mike King said. On Tuesday, he along with others demonstrated how…

Mexico migrant train derailment kills 6, injures 22

yahoo.com Mexico migrant train derailment kills 6, injures 22 A cargo train carrying US-bound migrants derailed in a remote and swampy area of southeastern Mexico on Sunday, killing at least…

More than 6,100 pounds of pot seized in Arizona

wsoctv.com More than 6,100 pounds of pot seized in Arizona TUCSON, Ariz. — Federal authorities say they’ve seized more than 6,100 pounds of marijuana in two separate incidents in southern…

Valley Police Beat: Nine pounds of meth found in car battery, El Centro woman arrested

ivpressonline.com Valley Police Beat: Nine pounds of meth found in car battery, El Centro woman arrested CALEXICO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found more than nine pounds of…

Seven arrested, 10 pounds of meth seized in federal raids today

orovillemr.com Seven arrested, 10 pounds of meth seized in federal raids today OROVILLE — Seven people were arrested on federal charges and 10 pounds of methamphetamine were seized during raids…

Fourth Man Pleads Guilty In 2009 Border Patrol Agent Shooting

foxnews.com Fourth Man Pleads Guilty In 2009 Border Patrol Agent Shooting Read more: http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2013/08/22/fourth-man-pleads-guilty-in-200-border-patrol-agent– shooting/#ixzz2cqSfNuDf A fourth suspect has pleaded guilty in connection with the 2009 killing of a U.S….

Captures bring more fear than relief at Mexico border

yahoo.com Captures bring more fear than relief at Mexico border Instead of bringing relief, the recent capture of drug lords in northern Mexico has raised fears of new turf wars…

Border Patrol seizes 9 tons of marijuana in 2 days

ketknbc.com Border Patrol seizes 9 tons of marijuana in 2 days RGV KVEO (NEWSCENTER 23) — Nine tons of marijuana was intercepted in the Valley during August 15th and 16th….

CBP at the Pharr International Bridge Seize $1.5 Million Worth of Marijuana

cbp.gov CBP at the Pharr International Bridge Seize $1.5 Million Worth of Marijuana Pharr, Texas — Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the Pharr International Bridge seized…

MCSO: AZ Minuteman points AR-15 rifle at sheriff’s deputy

From kpho.com: GILA BEND, AZ (CBS5) – An Arizona Minuteman scouting for drug runners and undocumented immigrants allegedly pointed his rifle at a Maricopa County sheriff’s deputy after he mistook…

War on the Border

From nytimes.com: THREE generations of Loews have worked the family’s 63 acres in Amado, Ariz. In the last 20 years, the Loew family harvested thousands of pounds of onions, garlic…

San Luis CBP Intercepts Nearly $200K in Meth

cbp.gov San Luis CBP Intercepts Nearly $200K in Meth San Luis, Ariz. – A Mexican national was arrested yesterday following a failed attempt to smuggle nearly 13 pounds of meth…

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize 7.27 Pounds of Methamphetamine

cbp.gov Del Rio Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize 7.27 Pounds of Methamphetamine Del Rio, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working in Eagle Pass seized more than 7 pounds of…

Nogales CBP Officers Seize Nearly $591K in Coke

cbp.gov Nogales CBP Officers Seize Nearly $591K in Coke Nogales, Ariz. — A Mexican national was arrested yesterday at the Port of Nogales for attempting to smuggle nearly 65 pounds…