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.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.