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Houston Man Sentenced To 292 Months For Drug Trafficking

August 26, 2013   ·   0 Comments

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 ...

Fatal Crash Kills 6 Near Falfurrias

This afternoon on Highway 281, Border Patrol agents had more than border crossings to worry about. A pickup truck that lost control of its steering ...

Roll-over on 285

Falfurrias- A crash on highway 285 just outside Falfurrias early Thursday morning led to the deaths of three illegals. The 1998 Chevy Astro van carrying ...

Border Patrol agents save 14 lives, encounter 3 dead since Sunday

  EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector have rescued 14 people and encountered three dead since Sunday.   ...

Deputy Arrests 58 People Fleeing U-Haul

According Brooks County Chief Deputy Benny Martinez, the Sheriff’s Department and Border Patrol worked together to apprehend 58 of an estimated 70 individuals who fled from ...

Border Patrol agents find 7 dead, rescue 8 in July

EDINBURG, Texas – As summer temperatures continue to climb, so too does the number of illegal immigrants who succumb to the elements and die. So ...

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Students Excavate Bodies, Hope to Give Closure to Families

Over the past decade, Texas has seen a drastic increase in the number of illegal border crossings. As Arizona and California border crossings are decreasing, ...

Border Patrol agents arrest 21 sex offenders; 9 gang members

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector arrested 18 convicted sex offenders, who were illegally present in the United ...

Border Patrol Killings Go Unpunished

U.S. border patrol agents have fired their weapons over the U.S./Mexico border 10 times in the past 6 years. These shootings have led to 6 ...

$4 Million in marijuana

Border Patrol Agents rescue 15, find 2 dead; seize more than $4 million in marijuana

EDINBURG, Texas – Just five days into summer and U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector have saved the lives of 15 ...

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