Bob Price

Bob Price

EXCLUSIVE: Alleged Smugglers Busted, Migrants Rescued at Border Stash House

U.S. Border Patrol agents, a Customs and Border Protection aircrew, and local law enforcement officers teamed up to raid a human smuggling stash house near the Texas border. The enforcement action led to the arrest of two alleged human smugglers and the recovery of ten migrants who illegally crossed the border from Mexico.

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations aircrew provides air cover over a human smuggling stash house raid in Edinburg, Texas. (Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)

Border Apprehensions Drop 73 Percent in Five Months

The apprehension of migrants who illegally cross the border between ports of entry by Border Patrol agents dropped by 73 percent during the past five months. The numbers fell by nearly 100,000 from the peak in May where nearly 133,000 to just over 35,000 in October.

Border Apprehension RGV November 2019

11 Human Smugglers, 27 Migrants Arrested near Texas Border

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted seven human smuggling attempts, leading to the arrest of 11 smugglers and 27 migrants over the past weekend. The foreign nationals came from the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico.

Border Patrol agents arrest migrants in Arizona after they illegally crossed the border from Mexico.

11 Migrants Apprehended in Two Human Smuggling Attempts near Texas Border

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with a CBP Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircrew and the Texas Department of Public Safety to stop two human smuggling events. The traffic stops led to the arrest of 11 illegal immigrants and the seizure of two smuggling vehicles.

RGV Sector Seizes Human Smuggling SUV near Mission, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

300 Pounds of Drugs, Loaded Weapons Seized at Arizona Border Crossings

Tucson Sector Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than 300 pounds of drugs and eight loaded weapons being smuggled into the U.S. through Arizona ports of entry over the weekend. Officers also seized nearly 2,000 rounds of ammunition with the firearms cache.

CBP officers seized several firearms as well as nearly 2,000 rounds of ammo inside of a smuggling vehicle. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Tucson Sector)

Twice-Deported Armed Honduran Arrested near New Mexico Border

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a twice deported Honduran man who was reportedly armed with a pistol before his arrest. The agents found him with a group of 15 migrants. This is the third armed human smuggling encounter for Brackettville Station Border Patrol agents in a one-week period.

Brackettville Station Border Patrol agents find a .22 caliber handgun in a backpack with a group of migrants. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

Human Smuggling Attempt Busted near Texas Border — Six Arrested

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted a complex human smuggling incident involving multiple vehicles. The interdiction of the vehicles led to the arrests of six suspected human smugglers and 14 Mexican migrants, according to a Friday announcement.

Bordrer Patrol agents find a Mexican migrant locked in a pickup truck's toolbox. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

Eight Miles of New Border Wall Construction Underway in Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced the construction start of eight miles of a new border wall barrier system in the nation’s busiest sector. The construction project covers eight miles of the Rio Grande border where no barrier currently exists.

Border Wall construction begins on a new eight-mile section in the Rio Grande Valley Sector. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

Armed Human Smuggler Arrested near Texas Border

A Kinney County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrested an armed human smuggler as he attempted to sneak four illegal aliens into the U.S. interior. Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents also found another handgun near the scene of a second foiled human smuggling attempt.

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrest illegal aliens attempting to enter the United States after crossing the Rio Grande River in McAllen, Texas on November 15, 2018. Photo by Ozzy Trevino

4900 Migrants Rescued by CBP, Border Patrol in 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and Border Patrol agents teamed up to rescue nearly 5,000 migrants during Fiscal Year 2019. These rescues saved the lives of thousands who were abused at the hands of cartel-connected human smugglers.

U.S. Border Patrol agents rescue a Guatemalan woman found unresponsive in the Arizona desert Mountains with the assistance of a CBP AMO helicopter aircrew. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)

Woman, Toddler Rescued from Swift Rio Grande Border River

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a migrant woman and her three-year-old daughter after they were swept away in the swiftly moving currents of the Rio Grande. Nearly two dozen migrants died in the past year in this sector of the border.

Eagle Pass Station Marine Unit agents rescue five Honduran migrants, including two toddlers, from the Rio Grand River near a legal port of entry. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)

2019 Migrant Family Apprehensions Up 342 Percent over Prior Year

The apprehension of migrant families who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into the U.S. during Fiscal Year 2019 more than tripled the previous year’s record. Agents apprehended nearly a half-million migrant families during the period ending September 30.

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the McAllen border patrol station encounter a large group of migrants near Los Ebanos, Texas, June 15, 2019. The members of the group who illegally entered the U.S. by crossing the Rio Grande on rubber rafts turned themselves into the U.S. Border Patrol agents …

CBP Aircrew Rescues Migrant Woman near Arizona Border

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircrew saved the life of a migrant woman who became lost in the Arizona desert after illegally crossing the border. The aircrew spotted a signal fire set by the woman shortly before she lost consciousness.

A U.S. Border Patrol agent working with a CBP Air and Marine Operations aircrew provides emergency medical care for a Honduran woman who collapsed in the desert. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Air and Marine Operations)