Benny Martinez

Mexican Cartel ‘Coyotes’ Threaten Texans 80 Miles Past Border, Says Victim

A resident of a Texas community located about 80 miles from the Mexican border says cartel-connected human smugglers threaten people who live around their paths. The “coyotes” utilize this area to force migrants on dangerous marches around the Falfurrias Border Patrol Checkpoint. Hundreds died in this area over the past several years, county officials say.

Falfurrias Station Border Patrol agents apprehended migrants being smuggled on ranches in Brooks County, Texas. (File Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Agents Rescue Four Migrants Abandoned by Human Smugglers

Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents rescued four migrants who had been abandoned on Texas ranches. Sheriff’s office officials in Brooks county reported 50 migrant deaths during 2018 on these ranches located about 80 miles north of the Texas-Mexico border.

Falfurrias Station Border Patrol agents rescues a migrant woman who human smugglers left behind to die. (File Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

Dead Migrant Found 80 Miles North of Texas-Mexico Border

Border Patrol agents and a Texas sheriff’s deputy recovered the recently deceased body of a Mexican national who died while attempting to circumvent an immigration checkpoint 80 miles north of the Texas-Mexico border.

Remains believed to be of a Mexican national found in Brooks County, Texas, on December 27, 2018. (Photo: Brooks County Sheriff's Office)

Texas Sheriff Blames Unsecured Border for Deaths of 49 Migrants in 2018

A Texas sheriff blames the deaths of 49 migrants in his county on the failure of the federal government to secure the U.S.-Mexico Border. This county, located about 80 miles north, is one of the deadliest in the nation for migrants utilizing the cartel-connected human smuggling trail.

Brooks County Sheriff Benny Martinez responds to call about a deceased migrant near Falfurrias. (Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)

Texas Sheriff Details Humanitarian Consequences of Unsecured Border

Brooks County Sheriff Benny Martinez spoke with Breitbart Texas about the humanitarian consequences of unsecured borders in a recent interview. More than 600 migrants died in this single South Texas county as cartel-connected human smugglers attempt to circumvent their “cargo” around an inland Border Patrol checkpoint. Other consequences in this county include migrants being raped, assaulted, and exposed to extremely dangerous medical conditions like heat exhaustion and dehydration.

Brooks County Sheriff Benny Martinez responds to call about a deceased migrant near Falfurrias. (Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)

More Migrant Remains Discovered in Texas 80 Miles from Mexican Border

The death toll of illegal immigrants abandoned by human smugglers in South Texas continues to rise with the this week’s discovery of two sets of human remains. Border Patrol agents and sheriff’s deputies recovered the remains of the deceased migrants in two counties approximately 80 miles from the Texas border with Mexico.

Brooks County Sheriff Benny Martinez responds to call about a deceased migrant near Falfurrias. (Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)

Graphic: Five Migrants’ Bodies Discovered in Texas — 80 Miles from Border

Deputies in South Texas are in the process of recovering the badly decomposed bodies of five migrants who appeared to have died from exposure during this week’s freezing weather conditions. The deaths occurred in Brooks County where it appears the migrants were attempting to circumvent the U.S. Border Patrol Checkpoint located south of Falfurrias.

Deceased migrant found in Brooks County, Texas, on 1-21-18.

10 Illegal Aliens Found Dead During Recent Texas Freeze

U.S. Border Patrol and local law enforcement officials recovered the bodies of 10 illegal aliens during a recent South Texas cold snap. Weather forecasters predict additional nights of dangerous weather conditions for the Christmas holiday week.

BP rescue of IAs in Winter Conditions

More Migrant Skeletal Remains Found in Texas near Border

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias Station rescued two illegal immigrants abandoned by human smugglers in the arid ranches in South Texas. That same day, agents made the gruesome discovery of the skeletal remains of another migrant who was not as fortunate.

Remains of deceased illegal immigrant found in Brooks County. (File Photo: Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)

Human Smugglers Continue Leaving Migrants to Die in Texas Heat

Ruthless cartel-connected human smugglers continue to abandon their human cargo in the Texas summer heat, leaving them to possibly die from exposure, heat stroke, and dehydration. Border Patrol agents risk their own lives to rescue the abandoned illegal immigrants.

Border Patrol BORSTAR agent administers basic medical attention to illegal immigrants abandoned near Falfurrias, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Death, Snakes, Injury Await Smuggled Aliens in South Texas

U.S. Border Patrol agents found two deceased illegal aliens on ranches in Brooks County, Texas, on Thursday. A Justice of the Peace pronounced them dead after agents found them in the sand located about 80 miles north of the Texas border with Mexico. Officials transported the bodies to the Webb County Coroner’s Office.

Brooks County Bodies

Texas Heat Kills Three Illegal Immigrants in One Day

Illegal immigrants attempting to circumvent the Border Patrol checkpoint in Falfurrias, Texas, are dying in higher numbers due to the recent heat wave. Brooks County officials report the number of dead bodies recovered this year is up over last year. This week, three bodies were found in a single day.

Vultures at Border

Border Patrol Agents Bust Grain Hauler Smuggling Migrants

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias Checkpoint chased down a grain hauler and discovered 14 migrants inside. The driver refused to submit to a secondary inspection and attempted to evade the agents.

Grain Hauler