MCALLEN, Texas -- In a surprise move, a member of the Texas border militia group Rusty’s Rangers pleaded guilty to a weapons charge of being a felon in possession of a weapon. The surprise plea came just one day after John Foerster went before U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen held a competency hearing to determine if the so-called militia member was competent enough to understand the charges and face trial, court records obtained by Breitbart Texas revealed.
MCALLEN, Texas – Federal agents arrested an illegal alien who had previously been convicted on drug trafficking after they found more than 5,800 rounds of ammunition destined for Mexico in his home.
Four Illegal Immigrants stuffed in the trunk of a car used for human smuggling were captured by U.S. Border Patrol agents at an immigration checkpoint about 80 miles north of the Texas border. The checkpoint is located in Brooks County where more than twenty bodies of human smuggling victims have been found this year.
REYNOSA, Tamaulipas -- La ciudad fronteriza de Reynosa vivió una noche de terror cuando un intento fallido de apresar a un comandante del Cartel del Gofo desato un enfrentamiento armado en una de las principales avenidas. El enfrentamiento paralizó a la ciudad y aterrorizó a las familias que se divertían en centros comerciales y restaurantes en el cierre del fin de semana.
The border city of Reynosa lived through a night of terror when a failed attempt to capture a Gulf Cartel commander set off a fierce shootout in one of the city’s main avenues. The shootout brought the city to a halt and terrified many families who had been out in shopping centers and restaurants to finish off their weekend.
MCALLEN, Texas – El Gobierno de Tamaulipas se ha adjudicado la captura de un comandante de alto rango del Cartel Del Golfo el cual fue arrestado en Texas, afirmando que su captura al igual que la de otros 12 capos de alto nivel es parte de una nueva estrategia de seguridad para Tamaulipas del Gobierno Mexicano.
MCALLEN, Texas – The Tamaulipas government has taken credit for the capture of a high ranking Gulf cartel commander caught in Texas, claiming his capture along with 12 other top capos was part of the Mexican Government’s new security strategy for Tamaulipas.
Cartel Chronicles: Autoridades Arrestan a Presunto Heredero de Los Zetas y a Comandante de CDG en dos Operaciones
MCALLEN, Texas – Autoridades mexicanas anunciaron la detención de un jefe Zeta el cual ha sido identificado como el heredero del grupo criminal y la detención de un comandante del Cartel del Golfo (CDG) tras varias redadas. Uno de los mandos criminales trato del sobornar a las autoridades las cuales rechazaron la oferta.
MCALLEN, Texas – Mexican authorities announced the capture of a top commander from Los Zetas who was the heir to the organization, and one from the Gulf Cartel in a series of raids. One of the commanders tried to bribe Mexican police officers but his offer was turned down.
DONNA, Texas – A Breitbart Texas investigation into corruption within the school district of this border city has revealed suspicious activities regarding their team doctor; a doctor with a history of sanctions by the Texas Medical Board who appears to be buying controlled narcotics through the school.
Five Federal police officers, three hitmen and two bystanders were killed and eight other officers were injured during a fierce ambush on the part of a Mexican drug cartel. At least a dozen vehicles with gunmen fired at police in the Mexican state of Jalisco.
Authorities raided a large cockfighting facility near the Texas border where hundreds of roosters fought to the death while onlookers would cheer and gamble. Deputies with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office received information about a major cockfighting ring at a ranch near the border city of Mission and about an upcoming fighting event that was set to take place, information provided to Breitbart Texas by the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office revealed.
Border Patrol agents rescued two illegal immigrants who had been stuffed inside a speaker box in an effort to get around an immigration checkpoint.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- A raid at an underground casino allegedly operated by two Palestinian men located near the Texas border resulted in the arrest of the two managers as well as the seizure of 18 machines and over two thousand dollars in bulk cash. Breitbart Texas reporter Ildefonso Ortiz was embedded with the law enforcement officials during the raid and captured the photographic information shown below.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- The U.S. Government lied to a federal judge, misrepresented facts and illegally gave 100,081 illegal aliens immigration status despite a pending lawsuit and an injunction. That is the argument that attorneys representing Texas and more than two dozen other states made.
Breitbart Texas viajo a las ciudades fronterizas Mexicanas de Reynosa y Matamoros para reclutar a ciudadanos periodistas dispuestos a arriesgar sus vidas para exhibir a los carteles que amordazan a sus comunidades. Los escritores recibirían una muerte segura a manos
MCALLEN, Texas—One of the top leading figures of the Los Zetas cartel is facing federal drug charges after Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers arrested him near Falcon Lake following a boat chase.
Mexico’s efforts to silence critical media have proven successful with the recent firing of one of the few hard hitting journalists in that country along with her staff. Last week, a number of independent news outlets announced a team effort to create an anti-corruption outlet called #Mexicoleaks. The effort called for brave citizens to leak documents to the group which after vetted would be published by all the outlets in an effort to make a dent in Mexico’s ever growing corruption. The effort went viral though Twitter and Facebook, however the news quickly turned away from the effort when one of the group’s leaders became a target of her own outlet.
ALAMO, Texas -- Fathers, mothers, sisters and brothers of 43 kidnapped education students refuse to give up in their quest to find their loved ones alive despite what they call an ongoing effort on the part of the Mexican government to brush aside the case. Under the moto of “they took them alive, alive we want them” the relatives continue their quest for answers and justice.
UPDATE: Headless Mexican National Found in Texas was Previously Deported, Cartel Involvement Possible
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas -- Border authorities have found a nude decapitated body of a Mexican national near the Spring Break resort city of South Padre Island. The area is a popular destination for Texas students and sits close the U.S.-Mexico border on the Gulf of Mexico.
MCALLEN, Texas – A local border television station recently attacked Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra with an article headlined, "Auditor: Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office blocked time sheet tampering investigation." Now the Sheriff is fighting back and the information he provided indicates that the station, KGBT, did indeed omit vital information in their presentation to their viewers or readers.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The Gulf Cartel made $38 million smuggling illegal aliens during last year’s immigration surge, taking advantage of the situation to smuggle tons of drugs with little intervention by authorities. The quantification of the cartel’s involvement was made in a report by the top law enforcement agency in Texas.
SAN JUAN, Texas -- The increase in cartel spillover violence in South America has forced Paraguay's police special forces to seek the help of agencies with ample experience in dealing with cartels and organized crime groups who cross borders to kidnap and commit other crimes. This led the elite South American police unit to seek help from Texas border-area SWAT.
MCALLEN, Texas – A Gulf Cartel commander who at one time commanded a strike team of 60 trucks with as many as 240 gunmen will spend 50 years in federal prison. His brother, also a cartel commander, will spend 35 years in federal prison.
Seven more Mexican Federales police officers have been arrested in connection with a kidnapping and extortion racket in the border city of Matamoros. The Mexican federales have been accused of kidnapping Saul Hernandez Bautista who had previously served as the Matamoros Public Safety director, Mexico’s El Norte newspaper reported.
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