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Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Continue Rescue Efforts

Release Date: 
April 7, 2018

LAREDO, Texas – On April 4, 2018, Border Patrol Agents from the Laredo West Station apprehended six illegal aliens in a ranch northwest of Laredo, Texas.  One subject, a Mexican National, was found severely dehydrated and in need of immediate medical attention.  Border Patrol Agents transported the subject from the ranch to Emergency Medical Services who transported the subject to a local hospital for medical care.  The other subjects were found in good health.

 The next day, on April 5, 2018, Border Patrol Agents from the Laredo West Station rescued two illegal aliens who were left behind by a callous smuggler in a ranch northwest of Laredo, Texas.  One subject, a Mexican National, required medical attention after Border Patrol Agents observed swelling on his leg.  The subject was immediately transported to a local hospital for medical care.  The other subject was found in good health. 

 The following day, on April 6, 2018, Border Patrol Agents from the Freer Station rescued two illegal aliens who resorted to calling 911 for assistance after they became lost in a ranch near Freer, Texas.  Both subjects were found in good health and determined to be from the countries of Mexico and Honduras.

 Later that same day, Border Patrol Agents from the Laredo West Station rescued one illegal alien who resorted to calling 911 for assistance after he became lost in a ranch northwest of Laredo, Texas.  The subject was found in good health and determined to be from the country of Mexico.

 “These events illustrate how the men and women of the United States Border Patrol not only serve to protect our borders, but are also committed to the preservation of life and assist anyone in need,” said Assistant Chief Patrol Agent Gabriel H. Acosta.

 

Last modified: 
April 7, 2018