Laredo Sector

57 Migrants Apprehended on Texas Ranch 40 Miles from Border

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents arrested 57 migrants on a ranch located about 40 miles from the Texas-Mexico border on Thursday. The arrests occurred during a smuggling operation involving four pick-up trucks.

Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector apprehended 57 illegal aliens on a ranch near Oilton, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Border Patrol Arrests 26 Migrants, 2 Smugglers Trying to Elude Capture

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested 15 migrants and an illegal alien smuggler after they attempted to sneak across the border and avoid apprehension. Laredo Sector agents apprehended another 11 as they attempted to circumvent a Border Patrol immigration checkpoint.

Laredo Sector agents apprehend a group of 63 illegal aliens on a ranch near the Texas border with Mexico. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Migrants Report Being Held at Gunpoint in Mexico by Cartel

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended several Central American migrants who reported being held at gunpoint and extorted for money by cartel members in Mexico. Agents patrolling near the border in the Laredo Sector apprehended a Honduran male in the

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Truck Driver Arrested for for Alleged Human Smuggling in Texas

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents discovered a group of migrants being smuggled in the Windjammer on a tractor-trailer rig at an immigration checkpoint on Tuesday. The agents spotted the dangerous smuggling tactic while utilizing non-intrusive inspection technology.

Illegal aliens being smuggled in a tractor-trailer Windjammer. (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.

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)

$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.

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

$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.

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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.

Human Smuggling Stop in Laredo Sector

$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.

Cocaine at I35 Checkpoint

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.

Bangladeshi national arrested by a Laredo Sector Border Patrol agent. (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.

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