Category Archives: Border News

Border Patrol seizes 1,881 pounds of marijuana

ivpressonline.com Border Patrol seizes 1,881 pounds of marijuana OCOTILLO – U.S. Border Patrol agents seized $1.5 million dollars worth of marijuana after stopping two vehicles traveling north from the international…

Calexico CBP Officers Discover Methamphetamine in Hidden Compartment

cbp.gov Calexico CBP Officers Discover Methamphetamine in Hidden Compartment Calexico, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico downtown port of entry Monday discovered approximately $110,000…

U.S. Border Patrol arrests man swimming from Mexico with bundles of marijuana

gsnmagazine.com U.S. Border Patrol arrests man swimming from Mexico with bundles of marijuana Border Patrol agents responded on September 19 to the sighting of a man swimming northbound in the…

Boise County authorities seize 40,000 marijuana plants in illegal grow operation; 5 arrested

therepublic.com Boise County authorities seize 40,000 marijuana plants in illegal grow operation; 5 arrested BOISE, Idaho — State and federal authorities say they have destroyed more than 40,000 marijuana plants…

Two vehicle pursuits tied to drug smuggling

kgun9.com Two vehicle pursuits tied to drug smuggling FLORENCE, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) – The Pinal County Sheriff’s Department pursued two vehicles early morning on Thursday, Sept. 13, all within 90 minutes…

Muddy footprints lead agents to marijuana stash house

valleycentral.com Muddy footprints lead agents to marijuana stash house U.S. Border Patrol agents seized bundles of marijuana after following footprints, which lead them to an open window. The abandoned residence…

Despite Attacks, Border Patrol Agents Save Lives Over The Weekend

krwg.org Despite Attacks, Border Patrol Agents Save Lives Over The Weekend El Paso Sector U.S. Border Patrol Agents came under assault while trying to apprehend eight udocumented immigrants in the…

Border Patrol Union Condemns Use of Cameras on Agents

From freebeacon.com: The border patrol union is condemning the decision announced yesterday by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) that video cameras will be tested to monitor agents to…

Border Audio – Significant Incident- BP agents pursing a group of Chinese Illegal Aliens – Nogales, AZ

— 09/16/13 – 1700 – Border Patrol Agents in Nogales, AZ pursue a group of Chinese Illegal Aliens, just north of the International Boundary on city streets. This area and…

Video may record border agents’ actions as complaints rise

From washingtontimes.com: The federal agency that oversees the U.S. borders said Wednesday it will begin testing the use of video cameras, possibly on agents’ and officers’ uniforms, as the Obama…

Rising Immigrant Deaths Become Burden For Texan Border County

From latino.foxnews.com: FALFURRIAS, Texas –  By the time the woman perished, she had probably slogged 25 miles through dry ranch lands in her quest to enter the United States. She…

Farmer: DPS detained, then released illegal immigrants

From brownsvilleherald.com: McCOOK – Texas Department of Public Safety troopers briefly detained and then released about 20 people suspected of being in the country illegally Saturday morning on a farmer’s…

Uvalde Border Patrol Checkpoint Nets $336,000 Cocaine Cache

cbp.gov Uvalde Border Patrol Checkpoint Nets $336,000 Cocaine Cache Del Rio, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Uvalde Station seized $336,000 worth of cocaine Saturday after finding…

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found 30 packages of methamphetamine hidden in a vehicle gas tank

ivpressonline.com U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found 30 packages of methamphetamine hidden in a vehicle gas tank More than $645,000 worth of meth found in gas tank U.S. Customs…

Border Patrol Stops Smugglers at I-19 Checkpoint

cbp.gov Border Patrol Stops Smugglers at I-19 Checkpoint Tucson, Ariz. – Multiple arrests were made recently when Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents stopped smugglers from bringing meth, marijuana and illegal…

USVI CBP Intercept Barrels Loaded with Marijuana

cbp.gov USVI CBP Intercept Barrels Loaded with Marijuana St. Thomas, USVI – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized Thursday nearly 62 kilos (136 pounds) of marijuana concealed in…

Border Patrol Apprehends Man with $648K Worth of Meth at California Checkpoint

cbp.gov Border Patrol Apprehends Man with $648K Worth of Meth at California Checkpoint San Clemente, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents thwarted a methamphetamine smuggling attempt at the San Clemente, Calif. checkpoint…

Border Volunteers Patrolling Private Ranches In South Texas

cbslocal.com Border Volunteers Patrolling Private Ranches In South Texas Not content with the way the federal government is securing the border or with sitting by and doing nothing about it,…

Arizona Ranchers Say Mexican Drug Lords Rule in U.S. Border Regions: ‘We’re Living By the Law Of the Cartels’

From theblaze,com: American ranchers living along Arizona’s southwest border are living in a war zone. They are fed up with a federal government that has failed them and warn that…

Immigrants from India surge across Arizona border

From azcentral.com: On a recent Friday night in Phoenix, an unmarked white Department of Homeland Security bus pulls up to a curb near the Greyhound bus station. The door swings…