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Border Patrol Agents Arrest 3 Illegal Aliens Backpacking 79 LBS Of Meth Through Desert

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Smuggling hard narcotics such as meth into our country by way of off-the-beaten-path trails is becoming more common as Border Patrol agents seize large quantities of cartel drugs at major checkpoints & ports of entry. Last month Border Patrol arrested five suspected narcotics smugglers and seized more than 145 pounds of methamphetamine on a marijuana smuggling trail near Tucson. At our first wall in Sunland Park, NM, we cut off about 19 smuggling paths. In the video below I show one of the smuggling paths that our wall cut off. We’ll be cutting off more smuggling paths this summer as we get to work on projects 3 & 4.

“YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents from Wellton Station apprehended a group of three illegal aliens transporting methamphetamine through a remote area of the desert.

Late Tuesday night, Wellton Station agents encountered three Mexican nationals illegally present in the United States, who were traveling through the desert southeast of Dateland. When arrest was imminent, agents observed the group drop makeshift backpacks. The group was apprehended near where they dropped their cargo. Upon searching the backpacks, agents discovered 78 packages of methamphetamine. The total weight of the narcotics was approximately 79 pounds with an estimated street value of over $158,000.

The narcotics were seized and the three backpackers will be referred for criminal prosecution.”

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Border Patrol Agents Nab Suspect In DC Area Homicide Case

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LAS CRUCES, N.M – A man being sought on a Fairfax County, Virginia homicide warrant is now in custody. U.S. Border Patrol agents working at the Interstate 25 checkpoint north of Las Cruces apprehended 20-year-old Salvadorian national Abel Alexander Castro Juarez July 31.

The apprehension was made when a commercial bus traveling north arrived at the checkpoint at approximately 10 p.m. U.S. Border Patrols agents performing an immigration inspection of all passengers located a man attempting to conceal himself in the restroom.

Agents queried the man and found that he had an active warrant issued on July 24, 2020 from the Fairfax County Police in the State of Virginia for homicide. He was turned over to the New Mexico State Police.

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Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Seizes More Than $3M Worth Of Meth & Marijuana

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EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector interdict three drug smuggling attempts.

Yesterday, Rio Grande Valley Sector agents working near La Casita, Texas, observed a truck leave the Rio Grande at a high rate of speed. As the agents attempted to stop the truck, the driver suddenly pulled over and ran into a nearby field. The driver led agents on a short foot pursuit before being taken into custody. A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the discovery of more than 70 pounds of methamphetamine worth an estimated $2.3M. Border Patrol turned the case over to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Moments later, agents responded to a residence in Falcon Heights after receiving information of suspected drug smuggling activity. As agents arrived, they observed multiple subjects removing bundles of suspected narcotics from a truck. Upon seeing the agents, the men abandoned the bundles and ran into the nearby brush. After searching the immediate area, agents seized 67 bundles of marijuana weighing over 730 pounds, worth an estimated $585K. Border Patrol turned the vehicle and drugs over to the Starr County Sheriff’s Office.

A short while later, Fort Brown agents responded to report of three drug smugglers walking north of the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas. With the assistance of a CBP Air and Marine Operations air asset, agents arrested three Mexican nationals and the seized more than 73 pounds of marijuana, worth nearly $59K.

Border Patrol processed the subjects and cases accordingly.

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