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Previously Deported Human Smuggler Arrested in Texas with Guns

MCALLEN, Texas — A previously deported criminal alien with a conviction for human smuggling has been arrested in Texas with firearms. A traffic stop by Texas State Troopers near Rio Grande City resulted in agents with Homeland Security Investigations arresting and charging 34-year-old Jose Romero Garcia with being an illegal alien in possession of firearms, court records obtained by Breitbart Texas revealed.

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DOJ: Mexican Cartel Used Middle Eastern Honor System to Launder U.S. Currency

Court documents filed in federal court claim that a suspected drug traffickers linked to Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel used a Middle Eastern honor system to launder drug proceeds. Known as a Hawala, members of the conspiracy would be hired by cartel members in Canada and Mexico to move drug proceeds through the honor system that does not leave a paper trail as couriers move the money between countries.

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Gulf Cartel Starved 44 Migrants Trapped in Border Stash House

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — Mexican authorities rescued 44 would-be illegal immigrants who cartel members were holding against their will at a stash house near the Texas border. The raid on the cartel stash house took place on Wednesday in the Delicias neighborhood in this border city, information provided to Breitbart Texas by the local Mexican authorities revealed.

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Two Illegal Aliens Found Guilty of Murdering Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

After hours of deliberation, jurors found two illegal aliens guilty on all counts in connection with the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. The guilty verdict confirms that Ivan Soto Barraza and Jesus Leonel Sanchez Mesa, two men who had entered the country illegally as part of a crew of gunmen bent on robbing drug cartel smugglers, killed Terry during a shootout.

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Suspected Drug Smuggler Assaults Officers with Vehicle at Border

MISSION, Texas – A suspected drug trafficker assaulted federal officers with his vehicle this week at the international bridge that connects this border city with Mexico. On Tuesday, Manuel Tamez, drove his Nissan Rogue to an inspection booth at the Anzalduas-Reynosa International Bridge, court records obtained by Breitbart Texas revealed.

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Jurors Begin Deliberation in Brian Terry’s Murder Trial

Twelve men and women have been tasked with deciding if two men are guilty of murdering U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry during a fierce firefight. After days of testimony and evidence, both prosecutors and defendants made their closing arguments and turned the case over to jurors who will decide if Ivan Soto Barraza and Jesus Leonel Sanchez Mesa are guilty.

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Illegal Immigrant Accused of Gruesome Executions and Burning Corpses in Texas

EDINBURG, Texas – One illegal immigrant has been formally charged with capital murder and another is expected to be charged soon in connection with the execution of two men and the burning of the victims’ corpses. The two jailed illegal immigrants are said to be members of a fearsome gang called the Tri-City Bombers which has been tied to multiple massacres and high profile murders in the past.


Son of Pastor with U.S.-Based Mexico Ministry Caught in Plane Full of Cocaine — in U.S.A.

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — As American pastor who moved to Mexico to build churches in the violence-filled state of Tamaulipas has become the topic of much controversy after Louisiana State Troopers arrested his son with an airplane filled with cocaine. The 29-year-old John Crow, who lives in this border city, is charged with drug possession as well as having drug proceeds.

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Human Smugglers Caught Using Mexican Border Airport

REYNOSA, Tamaulipas – Authorities in this border city arrested a woman who had been using fake documents to move a group of illegal aliens by airplane to this border city. The recent arrest took place at the Reynosa International Airport when an airplane flying in from Mexico City arrived with the female human smuggler along with five illegal aliens, one of which was a child, information provided to Breitbart Texas by Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office revealed.

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