Laredo Sector

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents provide medical assistance to an illegal alien who was struck by a truck while attempting to circumvent an immigration checkpoint. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Border Patrol Agents Save Migrants Hit by Truck

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents provided medical assistance to two migrants who were struck by a car as they attempted to circumvent an immigration checkpoint located about 75 miles from Mexico.

CBP officers seized $1.7 million in methamphetamine at two Laredo, Texas, ports of entry. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

$1.7 Million in Methamphetamine Seized at Texas Border Crossing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized 86 pounds of methamphetamine estimated to be worth more than $1.7 million during two separate vehicles inspections. The seizures occurred on Wednesday at two different ports of entry in Laredo, Texas. The alleged seizures resulted in the arrests of two Mexican nationals on drug smuggling charges.

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$2.2M in Meth Seized at Texas Border Port of Entry, Say Feds

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers intercepted more than $2.2 million in methamphetamine at the Laredo Colombia-Solidarity International Bridge over the weekend. Officials said they seized the illegal substance described as a “significant amount of hard narcotics” while conducting enforcement operations.

Human Smuggling Stop in Laredo Sector

Armed Juvenile Human Smuggler Arrested After Pursuit near Texas Border

A Texas juvenile faces multiple state charges related to firearms and human smuggling after leading police and Border Patrol agents on a chase that spanned more than 80 miles. The pursuit ended when the teenage driver crashed his pickup truck loaded with nine illegal immigrants into a concrete barrier.

Cocaine at I35 Checkpoint

$2.3M in Cocaine, Meth Found in Two Border Busts, Say Feds

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than $1 in cocaine at an immigration checkpoint between the border and San Antonio, Texas. Customs and Border Protection officers also seized $1.3M in methamphetamine in a border crossing smuggling attempt.

Bangladeshi national arrested by a Laredo Sector Border Patrol agent. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

120 Bangladeshi Migrants Apprehended at Texas Border Since Oct 1

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo Sector captured eight additional Bangladeshi nationals who illegally crossed the border from Mexico over the Thanksgiving weekend. The arrests bring the total for the new fiscal year, which began October 1, to more than 120.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents arrest Bangladeshi nationals after they illegally crossed border from Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Six Bangladeshis Apprehended in 12 Hours at Texas Border

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents continue to find illegal immigrants from Bangladesh who cross the border from Mexico. During a 12-hour period beginning on Saturday evening, six Bangladeshi nationals were apprehended in two separate incidents.

Border Patrol agents find 81 migrants locked in a refrigerated tractor-trailer in South Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/LaredoSector)

81 Migrants Found in Refrigerated Trailer near Texas Border

Border Patrol agents assigned to an immigration checkpoint in South Texas apprehended 81 migrants being smuggled in a refrigerated tractor-trailer. Elsewhere in the sector, Zapata Station agents disrupted another smuggling attempt and apprehended six foreign nationals.

Laredo Sector agents find ten illegal aliens packed into motel stash house. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

60 Migrants Found in Stash Houses in One Day near Texas Border

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector discovered more than 60 illegal aliens, mostly from Central America, in stash houses near the Texas border with Mexico on November 1. The agents found the migrants in two separate incidents.