Category Archives: Border News

Border Patrol seizes 9 tons of pot at San Clemente checkpoint

latimes.com Border Patrol seizes 9 tons of pot at San Clemente checkpoint By Carla Rivera August 31, 2013, 11:20 a.m.   U.S. Border Patrol agents seized marijuana valued at more…

Assault on NPS employee highlights danger along U.S.-Mexico border

eenews.net Assault on NPS employee highlights danger along U.S.-Mexico border Federal and local law enforcement are still trying to determine whether an assault on a uniformed maintenance worker at Chiricahua…

Iran Aggressively Recruiting ‘Invisible Army’ of Latin American Converts to Infiltrate U.S. Through ‘Soft Belly’ of the Southern Border

From theblaze.com: Iran is recruiting an “invisible army” of revolutionary sympathizers in Latin America to infiltrate the U.S. through the “soft belly” of the southern border, U.S. officials and national…

More photos released in attack on Arizona park service employee

From azstarnet.com: The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about men who were seen at Chiricahua National Monument in the days leading up to an attack on a park…

Along border, preparing to live with the real-world consequences of immigration debate

From washingtonpost.com: IN SOCORRO, Tex. — There are 36 congressional districts in Texas, but the 23rd is a geographic monster that swallows up almost a quarter of the state, stretching…

Property owners livid after feds seize their private land

From kgun9.com: NOGALES, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) -The feds’ are exercising eminent domain along the Mexico border– buying up property- but paying very little for it. Landowners in Santa Cruz county are…

Illicit narcotics discovered near Salton Sea, strapped to ultralight

mydesert.com Illicit narcotics discovered near Salton Sea, strapped to ultralight NILAND — Authorities found about 200 pounds of drugs attached to an ultralight aircraft near the Salton Sea Wednesday morning….

Multiple border busts yield $1.38M in cash, drugs

kvoa.com Multiple border busts yield $1.38M in cash, drugs Six people were arrested recently in multiple smuggling attempts here involving local residents and Mexican nationals.   U.S. Customs and Border…

San Diego CBP Officers Find Cache of Hard Narcotics in Gas Tank Valued at $900,000

cbp.gov/ San Diego CBP Officers Find Cache of Hard Narcotics in Gas Tank Valued at $900,000 Otay Mesa, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa…

Border Patrol agents seize nearly 8,400 pounds of marijuana

kveo.com Border Patrol agents seize nearly 8,400 pounds of marijuana RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more…

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…