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Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents Rescue Eight Illegal Aliens

Release Date: 
March 30, 2018

LAREDO, Texas – On March 29, 2018, Border Patrol agents from the Freer Station responded to a request for assistance involving eight subjects lost in a ranch near Freer, Texas. The subjects had resorted to calling 911 for assistance after they became lost while walking in the brush. Border Patrol agents arrived on scene and located the subjects in good health. The subjects were determined to be from the countries of Mexico and Guatemala.

“This event illustrates 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: 
March 30, 2018