Crime - Page 2

Cartel-Linked Kidnappers Kill Businessman in Mexican Border City

A group of Gulf Cartel-linked kidnappers killed a local businessman they kidnapped this month. The move comes at a time when the criminal organization has been linked to a wave of fear that continues to sweep through the border city of Matamoros as numerous kidnapping and extortion cases go unreported.

Matamoros Kidnapping

Tráiler con 71 Migrantes Detenido en Ruta a la Frontera de Texas

Traficantes de personas pusieron a 71 migrantes, incluyendo a un niño de dos años de edad, en la caja de tráiler en un intento de llegar a la frontera con Texas. El conductor del vehículo, que aparentemente está relacionado con el Cártel del Golfo de México, se paso  un puesto de control policial en el estado fronterizo de Nuevo León e incluso peleó con la policía mientras intentaba escapar.

Nuevo Leon Smuggling

October Migrant Arrest Rate at Border Up 87 Percent

Arrests of migrants illegally crossing the border between ports of entry in October jumped 87 percent over the same month last year. The numbers also increased 21 percent compared to last month, CBP officials report.

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector disrupted two human smuggling stash houses in one day. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol)