Bob Price

Bob Price

35 Migrants Found in Tractor-Trailer at South Texas Checkpoint

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted a human smuggling attempt at an interior immigration checkpoint in South Texas on July 13. The interdiction led to the arrest of 35 migrants who were locked in a dangerously hot trailer.

Border Patrol agents arrest 2 smugglers and 35 migrants in a failed smuggling attempt in South Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Border Patrol Busts Snag 5 Smugglers, 24 Migrants

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents interdicted multiple human smuggling attempts leading to the arrest of five alleged human smugglers and 24 migrants. The arrests occurred between July 9-12 in southwestern Arizona and southeastern California.

Border Patrol agents disrupt multiple human smuggling incidents in Arizona and California. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Yuma Sector)

Human Smuggling Stash House Busted in Texas near Border

Despite the dangers from the spread of COVID-19, Mexican cartel-connected human smugglers continue to warehouse their “cargo” in stash houses in communities along the Texas border with Mexico. Most recently, Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a group of migrants being stashed in a home in Rio Grande City, Texas.

Laredo Sector agents find ten illegal aliens packed into motel stash house. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Congress Questions DHS on COVID-19 Spike in Border States

Members of Congress sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf regarding the recent spike of COVID-19 cases in states along the U.S. southern border. The congressional delegation seeks to discover the impact of legal and illegal border crossings on the number of cases and hospitalizations in counties located along the Mexico-U.S. border.

Brown Field Station Border Patrol agents work with staff during medical screening and processing of illegal aliens crossing the Mexican border into Texas. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Mani Albrecht)

Five Migrants Rescued from Dehydration Along Texas Border

Border Patrol agents in South Texas carried out multiple rescues of migrants as summertime temperatures approached the century mark. Agents rescued at least four who became distressed or dehydrated after illegally crossing the border from Mexico and one who suffered a snake bite while attempting to sneak around an interior immigration checkpoint.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents save life of migrant who was lost without food or water in summer heat. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

One Migrant Dead, Three Rescued from Texas Heat near Mexican Border

One migrant is dead and three others were rescued after trying to illegally enter the United States in South Texas. With temperatures exceeding 100 degrees, agents rescued three migrants in distress, found one dead, and apprehended a group of others.

Border Patrol agents and a CBP AMO aircrew rescue a lost migrant near the Texas/Mexico border. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Two Previously Deported Child Sex Offenders Arrested in California near Border

Border Patrol agents in California arrested two previously deported child sex offenders and a man carrying a backpack filled with methamphetamine after they illegally crossed the border from Mexico. The arrests occurred in separate incidents in the El Centro and San Diego Border Patrol sectors.

Border Patrol agents arrested a drug mule carrying seven packages of methamphetamine. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/El Centro Sector)

Feds Shoot Human Smuggler’s Boat Engine off California Coast

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO) interceptor boat crew shot out the engine of a human smuggler’s boat off the coast of California on Friday. A second smuggler’s boat managed to make it to shore and off-loaded its passengers. Border Patrol agents apprehended the migrants from the beached craft.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations agents seize a 35-foot panga off the coast of California with 18 Mexican illegal aliens onboard. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Air and Marine Operations)

Multi-Deported Sex Offender Caught Crossing Border into Texas

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents busted a multi-time deported criminal alien sex offender after he illegally re-entered the United States near Laredo, Texas. The Mexican national has a criminal history that includes a felony conviction for sexual abuse and multiple deportations.

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants caught near a section of privately-built border wall under construction on December 11, 2019 near Mission, Texas. The hardline immigration group We Build The Wall is funding construction of the wall on private land along the Rio Grande, which forms the border with …

Maritime Human Smuggling Bust near California Yields 15 Arrests

San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted a maritime human smuggling event over the past weekend leading to the arrest of 15 people. An extensive investigation led to the arrest of the migrants and their smugglers who initially managed to avoid apprehension after beaching a boat on the coast north of San Diego, California.

An exhaustive search and investigation led to the arrest of 15 people after this boat beached near San Diego. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/San Diego Sector)

565 Pounds of Liquid Meth Seized on Bus at Texas Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than 565 pounds of liquid methamphetamine on a commercial bus attempting to enter from Mexico. The seizure occurred in the Del Rio Sector at the Camino Real International Bridge connecting Eagle Pass, Texas, and Piedras Negras, Coahuila.

Del Rio Sector CBP officers seize more than 565 pounds of liquid methamphetamine at a Texas-Mexico port of entry. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Del Rio Sector)

Feds Seize 260 Pounds of Fentanyl, Meth, Heroin at Arizona Border Crossing

Tucson Sector Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than 260 pounds of drugs as a woman allegedly attempted to move them through an Arizona port of entry. The interdiction led to the seizure of 51 pounds of fentanyl, 91 pounds of heroin, and 113 pounds of methamphetamine.

CBP officers at the Port of Nogales seized more than 260 pounds of drugs being smuggled into the U.S. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Nogales Sector)