Large Group of Mostly Unaccompanied Migrant Children Apprehended near Border in Arizona

Three Points Station agents apprehend a large group of migrants including 128 unaccompanied minors. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)
Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a large group of mostly Central American migrants. Officials report that 81 of the 128 migrants were unaccompanied migrant children.

“Smugglers continue to exploit vulnerable children from Central America for profit,” Tucson Sector Chief Patrol Agent Sabri Dikman said in a tweet.

Agents from the Three Points Station encountered the group of 128 migrants near San Miguel, Arizona, Dikman tweeted. He reported the agents identified 81 of the mostly Central American migrants as being unaccompanied minors.

Agents transported the migrants to a central station for processing.

Dikman also tweeted a report that Ajo Station agents apprehended a previously deported sex offender. Agents arrested Jose Monzon, a Guatemalan national, after he illegally crossed the border from Mexico.

A court in Miami, Dade County, Florida, convicted Monzon for sexual battery and lewd or lascivious behavior.

Elsewhere in the sector, Tucson Station agents observed a suspicious vehicle near Sasabe, Arizona. The agents conducted a traffic stop and found seven migrants concealed in the rear seats of the Ford Expedition.

The agents arrested the driver, a U.S. citizen, and transported the migrants to a station for processing.

Bob Price serves as associate editor and senior news contributor for the Breitbart Texas-Border team. He is an original member of the Breitbart Texas team. Price is a regular panelist on Fox 26 Houston’s What’s Your Point? Sunday-morning talk show. Follow him on Twitter @BobPriceBBTX and Facebook.

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