Tag: Border Patrol Agent Assaulted

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Assaults on Border Patrol Agents Drop 17 Percent Over Last Year, Says Report

Assaults on Border Patrol agents fell by 17 percent this fiscal year when compared to the same period last year. This is the first time since 2014 where the numbers fell from one year to the next. The decrease appears to coincide with announcements from the Justice Department that assaults on Border Patrol agents will be aggressively prosecuted.

Arizona Border Patrol Checkpoint. (File Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Agent Nearly Struck by Vehicle Fleeing Inspection

A person attempting to avoid detection at a Tucson Sector Border Patrol immigration checkpoint led agents on a pursuit. After stopping one time, the driver fled again and hit a Border Patrol vehicle, nearly striking an agent.

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Smugglers Attack Border Patrol Agents with Rocks

U.S. Border Patrol agents came under attack as they attempted to stop a group of marijuana smugglers from bringing their load into the U.S. The agents seized 87 pounds as a result near Brownsville, Texas.

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Border Patrol Agents Arrest Deported Felon with Knife

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Yuma Sector arrested a previously deported Mexican national after he reportedly brandished a knife and made threats against an agent. The agent used his sidearm to control and defuse the situation.

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.

US Border Patrol agent Richard Funke patrols along the border fence between Arizona and Mexico at the town of Nogales on July 28, 2010. A federal judge blocked the most controversial parts of Arizona's new immigration law, barring police from checking the immigrant status of suspected criminals. The ruling came …

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.

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AG Sessions, Agents, Family Honor Life of Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez

U.S . Attorney General Jeff Sessions led a delegation of officials and law enforcement officers to join the family of deceased Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez to honor his life. The funeral mass for Agent Martinez was held at a Catholic church in El Paso, Texas on Saturday afternoon.

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Texas Governor Offers $20,000 for Info on ‘Murder’ of Border Patrol Agent

The Office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott is offering $20,000 for information on the death of a Border Patrol agent in Texas. One agent was killed and one agent left hospitalized in serious condition after an event on the morning of November, 19, 2017. Border Patrol agents are saying that their brother in service was murdered, though federal agencies are refusing to release any additional information on what occurred.

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Border Patrol Agent Killed, Another in Serious Condition in Texas

One Border Patrol agent is dead and his partner left hospitalized in serious condition in the Big Bend Sector of Texas. The FBI is leading the investigation while Border Patrol Special Operations agents and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations aircrews are currently searching the area for possible attackers.

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Illegal Alien Not Prosecuted for Assaulting Border Patrol Agent, Says CBP

Despite promises from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, officials say an illegal alien who sent a Border Patrol agent to the hospital with a concussion is not being prosecuted for assaulting a federal agent. Agents previously told Breitbart Texas this is one of the contributing factors to Border Patrol agents being the most assaulted federal law enforcement officers.

Undocumented immigrants remove items of clothing while being searched by U.S. Border Patrol agents who caught them on December 7, 2015 near Rio Grande City, Texas.

25 Border Patrol Agents Assaulted in June

Criminal aliens assaulted Border Patrol agents 25 times in the month of June, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials reported. Since the beginning of this fiscal year, 583 have faced violence.

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Assaults on Border Patrol Agents Continue – 3 in Day

Three U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the San Diego Sector came under assault in separate incidents on Wednesday evening. These attacks add to the already alarming increase in attacks.

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Border Patrol Agent Assaulted with Rocks

A U.S. Border Patrol agent assigned to the Yuma Sector in southern California sustained minor injuries after being assaulted by people on the Mexican side of the boundary throwing large rocks.

US Border Patrol agent Richard Funke patrols along the border fence between Arizona and Mexico at the town of Nogales on July 28, 2010. A federal judge blocked the most controversial parts of Arizona's new immigration law, barring police from checking the immigrant status of suspected criminals. The ruling came …

Cartel Gunmen Fire at Border Patrol Agent in Arizona

Unknown cartel gunmen operating in a known drug smuggling corridor in Southern Arizona fired multiple shots at an on-duty U.S. Border Patrol agent overnight. Breitbart Texas has been able to confirm that the shots struck the agent’s vehicle. The federal law enforcement official was not struck by the gunfire.

File Photo showing injuries to Border Patrol agent from rock throwers. (File Photo: Homeland Security Today)

Assaults on Border Patrol Agents Up 230 Percent

Nearly 150 U.S. Border Patrol agents have been assaulted during the first two months of the new fiscal year which began October 1. The number represents an increase of more than 230 percent over the same period in FY 2016.

** ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, JULY 23-24 **A Border Patrol agent who asked not to be identified searches an illegal immigrant on the Tohono O'odham Nation in Arizona on June 9, 2005. The reservation is part of the Border Patrol's Tucson Sector__the busiest place in the country for illegal border …

Border Patrol Agent Assaulted, Shoots Alleged Attacker

A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot an illegal immigrant after the agent was assaulted near the Arizona border with Mexico. The agent responded at about 8 p.m. on Friday to the area where two suspected illegal aliens had crossed the border from Mexico. When he arrived at the scene, the agent encountered two adult males, according to information obtained from U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials by Breitbart Texas.

Border Patrol on April 13, 2016 in Weslaco, Texas.

Border Patrol Agent Assaulted with Concrete Block

A U.S. Border Patrol agent was assaulted with a concrete block while responding to an alarm detecting an illegal alien crossing the border. The agent was not seriously injured in the attack.

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Two Border Patrol Agents Assaulted by Illegal Aliens in One Week

MCALLEN, Texas — Attacks on border patrol agents continue to take place along the Texas border as illegal aliens try to fight with authorities in an effort to elude capture. During a week’s period, two U.S. Border Patrol agents have been attacked while trying to arrest illegal aliens crossing into the country.

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Mexican Government Protests Border Agent Shooting Illegal Alien In Self-Defense

The Mexican government has issued a statement calling out the recent actions taken by a U.S. Border Patrol Agent who shot an illegal alien in self-defense during a brutal attack. Breitbart Texas broke the news on Friday morning that a Border Patrol agent from the Yuma Sector in Arizona had been forced to shoot one illegal alien after having to fight for his life while attempting to apprehend a group of three illegals immigrants.