Tag: Yuma Sector

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Unaccompanied Minors Illegally Crossing Border Down 23 Percent in July

The number of unaccompanied minors arrested after illegally crossing the border between ports of entry fell in July by 23 percent. The decrease follows enhanced enforcement actions by the Trump Administration and the implementation of a “zero tolerance” policy.

RIO GRANDE CITY, TX - DECEMBER 07: A U.S. Border Patrol officer body searches an undocumented immigrant after he illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border and was caught on December 7, 2015 near Rio Grande City, Texas. Border Patrol agents continue to detain hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants trying to …

May Arrests of Illegal Border Crossers Up 160 Percent

The apprehension of illegal immigrants along the southwest border with Mexico jumped 160 percent in May 2018 compared to the previous year. May apprehensions also increased by 1.9 percent over April 2018. The numbers increased each month this calendar year.

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Border Patrol Agents Arrest Deported Child Molester En Route to San Francisco

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported child molester who said he illegally crossed the border to live and work in the sanctuary city of San Francisco. Immigration officials deported the Mexican national on May 12 for failing to register as a sex offender.

Border Patrol agent arrests illegal alien near Yuma, Arizona. (File Photo: David McNew/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Busts Sex Offender for Alleged Human Smuggling Activity

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a convicted sex offender as he allegedly attempted to smuggle four illegal immigrants into southwestern Arizona. The alleged human smuggler has an extensive history of criminal convictions including “lewd and lascivious acts with a minor under 14,” officials stated.

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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.

HERMOSILLO, MEXICO - APRIL 23: Central American immigrants, part of an immigrant "caravan," march in protest against U.S. President Donald Trump on April 23, 2018 in Hermosillo, Mexico. They demonstrated against Trump's morning tweets calling for U.S. Homeland Security to stop them from crossing the border into the United States …

Reports: ‘Caravan Migrants’ Waiting to Cross Mexico-California Border

Several reports indicate that the fragments of the “migrant caravan” are now arriving south of the U.S. border with Mexico. Border Patrol officials in California and Arizona said they have not seen any illegal border crossings between ports of entry this week.

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‘Our Border Is Not Secure,’ Says Arizona Governor

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey says his state’s border with Mexico is not secure and praised President Donald Trump’s call for the deployment of National Guard troops to supplement border security efforts.

Border Patrol agents arrest human smugglers in southern Arizona

Border Patrol Busts 200 in Anti-Human Smuggling Operation

A human smuggling interdiction operation carried out by Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents landed more than 200 illegal immigrants and smugglers in jail. The agents carried out the three-week “Operation Sandman” in the Imperial Sand Dunes west of Yuma, Arizona.

Illegal immigrants arrested in southern Arizona.

Border Patrol Agents Arrest Murderer, Rapist near Arizona Line

Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona arrested a convicted rapist and a murderer over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend. Other agents in the Tucson Sector rescued three illegal aliens stranded in the desert near Whetstone.

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Convicted Child Predator Busted Illegally Crossing Border

Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported child predator as he attempted to illegally re-enter the U.S. in southern Arizona. The agents found the man with a group of illegal aliens who illegally crossed the border near Gila Bend.

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Border Patrol K9 Finds 30 Pounds of Meth

A Border Patrol K9 agent in southwestern Arizona discovered 30 pounds of methamphetamine and other drugs at an inland border checkpoint.

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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.

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Human Smugglers, Drugs, Guns Intercepted by Border Patrol Agents

U.S. Border Patrol agents seized guns and drugs following two pursuits in southern Arizona and far southeast California on October 19. Another encounter led to the seizure of 900 pounds of marijuana and the arrest of 12 illegal aliens working as mules for cartel smugglers.

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Feds Seize $1 Million in Meth and Weed Near Arizona Border

U.S. Border Patrol agents and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized nearly $1 million in drugs over the past five days in Arizona. The drugs were seized in four separate incidents from Friday through Tuesday.