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06-22-2021 | Local Media Release
Individuals discovered in a grain hopper rail car. 

LAREDO, Texas – The dangerous practice by human smugglers and undocumented individuals using grain hopper…

06-22-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents arrest two migrants with gang affiliations and two convicted sex offenders.

06-22-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended two sex offenders as they were attempting to enter the U.S. illegally near Laredo.

The…

06-22-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents arrest 86 migrants in two stash houses and apprehend an additional 75 migrants in…

06-21-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station (RGC) agents interdicted four drug smuggling attempts worth over $1.8M.

On Friday afternoon,…

06-21-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Over the weekend, Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) shut down four stash houses leading to 144 apprehensions.

Friday…

06-21-2021 | Local Media Release

JAMAICA, N.Y. — U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers and import specialists made a timely seizure of counterfeit Rolex watches at John F. Kennedy…

06-21-2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued a total of 14 undocumented individuals who illegally crossed the United States/…

06-17-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a registered sex offender Tuesday evening after he illegally entered the United States near the…

06-17-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) intercepts four smuggling attempts resulting in 54 apprehensions.

Yesterday morning,…

06-17-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – McAllen Border Patrol Station (MCS) agents arrested a Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) and a migrant previously convicted of rape.

Yesterday…

06-16-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents rescue 17 migrants abandoned by smugglers. 

Monday morning, Kenedy County…

06-16-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo North Station agents apprehended several individuals during a failed human smuggling attempt involving a commercial rental truck on…

06-16-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – On Tuesday, Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers coordinated the…

06-15-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents arrest two sex offenders with crimes against children, after illegally entering the…

06-15-2021 | Local Media Release

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico — Agentes de Operaciones Aéreas y Marítimas (AMO)de Aduanas y protección Fronteriza (CBP) incautaron 589,4 Kilos (1,299 libras) de…

06-15-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – On Monday, Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents apprehend 131 migrants in two stash houses  

Yesterday morning, RGV…

06-15-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Freer Station stopped a human smuggling attempt and recovered a stolen vehicle northwest…

06-15-2021 | Local Media Release

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico— US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents seized 1,299 pounds (589.4 Kilos) of cocaine from a…

06-15-2021 | Local Media Release
VAN HORN, Texas
VAN HORN, Texas

 

Big Bend Sector Border Patrol agents were alerted to a human smuggling scheme where 33 undocumented migrants were…

06-14-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to Laredo North Station stopped a narcotics smuggling attempt after smugglers endangered when…

06-14-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) rescued four migrants from near triple digit temperatures.

Over…

06-14-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) and a Tango Blast gang member, in addition to a migrant…

06-14-2021 | Local Media Release

IMPERIAL, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector successfully rescued nine undocumented individuals in three separate incidents over the…

06-14-2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a gang member Saturday afternoon after he illegally entered the U.S…