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Laredo Sector Border Patrol Vehicle Stop Leads to Arrest and Weapon Seizure

Release Date: 
August 11, 2017

LAREDO, Texas – On August 7, 2017, Border Patrol agents arrested a United States Citizen as a result of a vehicle stop on Interstate Highway 35, north of Laredo, Texas.  The subject had an outstanding warrant of arrest from La Salle County, Texas for probation violation.  As a result of the arrest, a .25 caliber Bryco Arms handgun and 103 grams of marijuana were seized.  The subject, weapon and marijuana were turned over to the La Salle County Sheriff’s Office.   

To report suspicious activity such as alien and/or drug smuggling, contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll free telephone number at 1-800-343-1994.

Last modified: 
August 14, 2017