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Lapse in Federal Funding Impact on CBP Website Operations Notice

NOTICE: Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. This website was last updated on December 21, 2018 and will not be updated until after funding is enacted. As such, information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.


Aviso del impacto de la interrupción de fondos federales en las operaciones del sitio web del Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés)

AVISO:  A causa de la interrupción de fondos federales, este sitio de web no será administrado activamente. La última actualización a este sitio web se realizó el 21 de diciembre de 2018 y no se harán más actualizaciones hasta que el gobierno reanude operaciones; por ende, puede que el sitio web no refleje la información más reciente. Es posible que no podamos procesar transacciones ni responder a
preguntas hasta que se reanuden operaciones.

Border Patrol Recover Body from Rio Grande

Release Date: 
December 21, 2018

DEL RIO, Texas U.S. Border Patrol marine agents assigned to the Eagle Pass South Station recovered a deceased person in the Rio Grande River, Thursday.


“Agents patrolling the Rio Grande located, and in conjunction with our first response partners, recovered a body” said Del Rio Sector Acting Chief Patrol Agent Matthew J. Hudak. “The recovery of a deceased body is one of the grimmest events our agents confront. This incident highlights the danger and unpredictability of the Rio Grande River.


Border Patrol agents conducting patrol operations downriver of the Eagle Pass ports of entry located a floating body on the morning of Dec. 20. With the help of the Eagle Pass Fire Department, agents were able to extract the deceased, a male, from the water and turned the remains over to Maverick County officials.  


The Del Rio Border Patrol Sector is part of the Joint Task Force-West South Texas Corridor, which leverages federal, state and local resources to combat transnational criminal organizations. To report suspicious activity call the Del Rio Sector’s toll free number at 1-866-511-8727.

Last modified: 
December 21, 2018