Tag: Tucson Sector

19 Migrants Abandoned by Smugglers in Arizona Desert

Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona prevented the deaths of 19 illegal immigrants after human smugglers abandoned them in the desert on Sunday morning. BORSTAR agents provided emergency medical assistance to one of the men who had to be transported by air ambulance to a hospital. Seven other migrants set off an emergency beacon prompting their rescue and 11 were found wandering lost in the desert.

Border Patrol Agent Assaulted by Honduran Illegal Alien

Assaulted Border Patrol Agent Renders Aid to His Attacker

An injured Border Patrol agent insisted on treating the illegal alien who attacked him before receiving treatment for his own bleeding head wound. The Honduran national fought with the agent and bashed his head against a rock before eventually being subdued by reinforcements.

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Two Sex Offenders Arrested Crossing Border from Mexico

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Texas man who is on the Texas Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) “10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders List” as he re-entered the U.S. from Mexico. One day earlier, Border Patrol agents in Arizona arrested another previously deported child sex offender who illegally crossed the border into Arizona.

Border Patrol Agents Bust Drug Smugglers with Marijuana, Meth

Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector assisted Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers in stopping a fleeing suspect later determined to be smuggling marijuana. The agents helped track down the suspects who fled on foot following a high-speed chase on Friday afternoon. In a separate incident, agents assigned to the Interstate 19 checkpoint stopped a teenager who allegedly attempted to smuggle 59 pounds of methamphetamine through.

Marijuana bundles smuggled across border in southern Arizona.

Border Patrol Agents Bust Fugitive Child Molester, Drug Smugglers

Border Patrol agents from the Tucson Sector arrested a Mexican national wanted in Washington State for child molestation after he illegally crossed the border. The following day, Tucson Sector agents discovered four illegal aliens from Mexico who were allegedly smuggling more than 300 pounds of marijuana on their backs.

Arizona BP Agents Bust Human Smuggler

Border Patrol Agents Bust Killer, Human Smugglers near Arizona Border

Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector arrested a previously deported Mexican national with a criminal record for multiple felonies, including negligent homicide. They also arrested three U.S. citizens in separate incidents for trying to smuggle illegal immigrants into the country.

Child rapist and MS-13 gang member arrested after illegal re-entry.

Child Rapist, MS-13 Member Busted Re-Entering U.S.

In two separate incidents, Border Patrol agents arrested a child rapist and an MS-13 member in southern Arizona–both were previously deported following felony convictions. The men will be charged with illegal re-entry after removal felonies.

Third Border Patrol Agent Assaulted in One Week

A 17-year-old male Mexican national allegedly assaulted a Border Patrol agent near Vamori in Pima County, Arizona, not far from the Mexican border. This is the third reported attack against agent in Arizona this week.

Illegal Migrant Abandoned in Desert Calls 911 for Help

A severely dehydrated illegal alien called 911 pleading to be rescued after becoming lost in the desert near the Arizona border with Mexico. Human smugglers apparently abandoned the man and left him to die. Border Patrol agents from the Tucson

Border Patrol Agents Rescue Honduran Gunshot Victim

Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) agents rescued a Honduran migrant who suffered a gunshot wound while traveling through Mexico. The man managed to survive the injury long enough to struggle across the border where agents found him in the Arizona desert.