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Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents find illegal aliens hiding in a toolbox in the bed of a pickup truck during an immigration inspection. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

50 Migrants Arrested in South Texas Smuggling Attempts

Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector disrupted three human smuggling attempts leading to the arrests of more than 50 migrants. The incidents occurred during a traffic stop and two immigration inspections at a checkpoint.

Border Patrol Recovers Body of Bangladeshi National - US Border Patrol Photo

4 Migrants Found Dead on Texas Border in as Many Days

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents found the bodies of four migrants who died while attempting to cross the border from Mexico into Texas. They apparently drowned in the Rio Grande River during a four-day period.

$1.4 million worth of meth seized by Freer Station Border Patrol agents at the immigration checkpoint on U.S. Highway 59. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

$1.4M in Meth Seized at Texas Border Checkpoint

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents seized 38 pounds of methamphetamine at the U.S. Highway 59 checkpoint located between Laredo and Freer, Texas. Officials estimate the drugs to be worth in excess of $1.4 million.

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

100 Bangladeshi Nationals Apprehended near Texas Border in 3 Weeks

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents continue to lead the nation in the apprehension of Bangladeshi nationals who illegally cross the border from Mexico into Texas. More than 100 were arrested in the past three weeks — totaling 622 this fiscal year.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assisted in the recovery of a deceased migrant who died on a ranch in Webb County, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Another Deceased Migrant Found on South Texas Ranch

Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector received a call from the Webb County Sheriff’s Office about a deceased migrant found on a ranch near the Texas border with Mexico. The agents responded to recover the body.

Border Patrol agents find 78 illegal aliens locked in refrigerated tractor-trailer. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Smuggler Busted with Nearly 80 Migrants Locked in Refrigerated Trailer

Border Patrol agents in South Texas arrested a human smuggler who allegedly had nearly 80 illegal aliens locked inside a refrigerated tractor-trailer. The driver initially fled from the Border Patrol immigration checkpoint in an attempt to avoid arrest.

Border Patrol agents in Hebbronville, Texas, arrested previously deported MS-13 gang member. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)

Convicted Killer, MS-13 Member Arrested in South Texas

Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector stopped a previously deported Mexican national who served prison time for murder and an MS-13 member from El Salvador from successfully making their way into the U.S. interior.