Category Archives: Border News

Arizona drug-smuggling suspect deported 11 prior times, authorities say

From foxnews.com: A drug smuggling suspect whose alleged accomplice was arrested in Arizona with 220 pounds of marijuana has been deported to Mexico 11 times in the past three years,…

Leader of Mexico’s Zetas drug cartel captured

From azcentral.com: MEXICO CITY — Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, the notoriously brutal leader of the feared Zetas drug cartel, has been captured in the first major blow against an organized…

CBP Officers at Tecate, Calif. Discover More Than $150,000 of Heroin Hidden in Fire Extinguishers

From cbp.gov: CBP Officers at Tecate, Calif. Discover More Than $150,000 of Heroin Hidden in Fire Extinguishers (Wednesday, July 10, 2013)       CBP officers at the Tecate port…

Two Months Later, Renewed focus On U.S. Marine’s Kidnapping In Mexico

From foxnews.com: The kidnapping of a U.S. Marine corporal and Iraq War veteran has received scant attention since he was taken from a Mexican ranch with his father and uncle…

SBI – Border Audio – 07/13/13 – 18 Groups, 65 Bodies

From secureborderintel.org: NEW ! Daily “Border Audio”  Archives now up at this link. 07/13/13 – 0000~2400hrs – 18 Groups, 65 Bodies 7 minutes of condensed audio  (click on link below) …

Two Men Flee Checkpoint with Aliens Trapped Inside Trunk

From cbp.gov: Pine Valley, Calif. – On Tuesday afternoon, U.S. Border Patrol agents discovered two Mexican nationals hidden inside the trunk of a car following a pursuit on Interstate 8….

Cartels using Ariz. mountaintops to spy on cops

From nbcnews.com: TUCSON, Ariz. — Hiking through rough Arizona desert terrain a few miles north of the Mexican border recently with a group of armed DEA agents, we were approached…

SBI – Border Audio – 07/12/13 – 19 Groups, 50 Bodies – Rain, Wind, Washouts, Multiple “Bailouts”

From secureborderintel.org: NEW ! Daily “Border Audio”  Archives now up at this link. 07/12/13 – 0000~2400hrs – 19 Groups, 50 Bodies – Rain, Wind, Washouts, Multiple “Bailouts” – ADIOS NAPPY…

Texas DPS Fires Rounds, Launches Tear Gas Across Border

From texastribune.org: Texas Department of Public Safety officers on Thursday came under gunfire from the Mexican side of the Rio Grande in one incident on the South Texas border, and…

Weekend Marijuana Seizure Valued at $2.6 Million in Arizona

From cbp.gov: (Tuesday, July 09, 2013) Tucson, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized nearly 5,200 pounds of marijuana and three vehicles yesterday. http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/newsroom/news_releases/local/07092013_13.xml

SBI – Border Audio – 07/11/13 – 10 Groups, 30 Bodies – Aircraft up, numbers down due to monsoon rain, wind & flooding

From secureborderintel.org: NEW ! Daily “Border Audio”  Archives now at this link. 07/11/13 – 0000~2400hrs – 10 Groups, 30 Bodies – Aircraft up, numbers down due to monsoon rain, wind…

Presidio border agents find pot in children’s furniture

From oaoa.com: Border patrol agents seized 73 pounds of marijuana hidden inside children’s furniture carried in the cargo area of apassenger bus at the Presidio Port of Entry on Thursday,…

SBI – Border Audio – 07/10/13 – 30 Groups, 141 Bodies – Continued storms, Injured BP Agent, Increased activity

From secureborderintel.org: NEW ! Daily “Border Audio”  Archives now at this link. 07/10/13 – 0000~2400hrs – 30 Groups, 141 Bodies –  Continued storms, Injured BP Agent, Increased activity 13 minutes…

Border Patrol agents fear criminals may infiltrate their ranks after surge in hiring

From rt.com: Border Patrol agents are protesting an amendment to the immigration reform bill, which would add nearly 20,000 agents and $38 billion to border security spending. The officers claim…

Cloned Vehicle Seized, Marijuana Discovered Inside

From cbp.gov: TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized a cloned vehicle yesterday filled with 933 pounds of marijuana. The truck displayed phony decals in an attempt to…

SBI – Border Audio – 07/08/13 – 9 Groups, 29 Bodies – Multiple “911” calls, Wildfire possibly started by IAs

From secureborderintel.org: NEW ! Daily “Border Audio”  Archives now at this link. 07/08/13 – 0000~2400hrs – 9 Groups, 29 Bodies – Multiple “911” calls,  Wildfire possibly started by IAs 4…

Migrants Pay Up to $20,000 to Cross US-Mexico Border

From insightcrime.org: Heightened border security measures under the Obama administration has reportedly prompted Mexico’s human smugglers to charge high prices and switch to new tactics. Human smugglers are devising increasingly…

MEXICAN CARTEL KIDNAPPED MAN IN US, SMUGGLED ACROSS BORDER, FEARED DEAD

From breitbart.com: The partial unsealing of a criminal complaint by the U.S. Attorney’s Office reveals a Mexican man legally living in the U.S. was kidnapped on U.S. soil by the…

Ultralight aircraft outmaneuver Border Patrol

From fiercehomelandsecurity.com: Border agents struggle to stop ultralight aircraft used by drug smugglers, even when they can detect and track them, Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher said during a House…

Shots Fired Near Border, Streets Closed Down

From pro8news.com: Law enforcement closed off parts of the downtown area after shots were fired just across the river.  It happened as our International Bridges were traffic came to a…