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Weslaco launches “Se Busca” campaign, Targeting Smugglers

Release Date
Wed, 03/08/2023

WESLACO, Texas – The Weslaco Border Patrol Station is launching a “Se Busca Información” initiative to assist in combating local human and narcotics smugglers operating their area of responsibility. 

“Se Busca Información” identifies individuals associated with transnational criminal organizations sought for crimes associated with human and drug smuggling on both sides of the border. The outcome is to gather information on these individuals that could lead to prosecution.  It is important to note that an arrest or criminal complaint is merely a charge and should not be considered evidence of guilt. Subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.   

This is a call to action for community members to take charge in disrupting illicit activity in your local areas.  Those who believe they have information, please call 1-956-647-8881, 24 hours a day.  

“Transnational criminal organizations continue to place profit over human lives,” said Chief Patrol Agent Gloria Chavez of the Rio Grande Valley Sector. “Through the Weslaco Station’s ‘Se Busca Informacion’ initiative, community members will be able to provide us information on individuals who place human lives at risk everyday.” 

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Last Modified: Mar 08, 2023