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Migrants Rescued at Falfurrias Checkpoint

June 17, 2016   ·   0 Comments

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From KSAT: U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued six people Tuesday evening from a trunk and tractor-trailer in separate incidents at the Falfurrias checkpoint. Border Patrol ...

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Letty Liked the Liners

from the Caller: Falfurrias Mayor Pro Tem Leticia Garza was a staunch advocate of the 8-liner game rooms in Falfurrias. She even told businessmen from ...

Four Jailed for Shooting in Falfurrias

From the Caller-Times: Falfurrias police arrested a man Tuesday in connection with the drive-by shooting death of a 26-year-old man Sunday night. Eliazar Garcia, 19, ...

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Fracking and the Drug Trade

Unintended consequence of the fracking boom is the change in the drug trafficking landscape.  Great write-up in the National Journal. Head north from the border ...

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Border Agents Working… Pay Uncertain

Fallout from the Congressional budget crisis affects local Federal workers. Border Patrol agents are showing up to work, but their paychecks are in limbo. It ...

Los Mesteños Career Academy Gets Ag Grant

Los Mesteños Career Academy works to build the future’s workforce. During the last legislative session, the Texas Legislature moved to streamline high school graduation requirements ...

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Brooks County to Handle Immigrant Deaths Differently

FALFURRIAS- Brooks County is struggling under financial pressure caused by the recent spike in immigrant deaths. The discovery of a badly decomposed female immigrant last ...

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Border Patrol agents arrest murder suspect

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Brownsville Station arrested a man early Thursday morning who is wanted in Pennsylvania on charges ...

Houston Man Sentenced To 292 Months For Drug Trafficking

Luis Perez-Barocela, 38, has been convicted and sentenced for smuggling thousands of pounds of marijuana into the United States via the Falfurrias border checkpoint. Barocela ...

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8 Liners on the Rise in Falfurrias

8 Liners popping up everywhere. In Brooks County, the city of Falfurrias is being called the “Little Vegas” of South Texas. 8-liner game rooms are ...

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