• Border Patrol Utilizes New Immobilization Device to Stop Fleeing Vehicle

    Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station on Sunday were the first ever within the United States Border Patrol to use an innovated vehicle immobilization device to stop a smuggling vehicle. The incident occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m., when agents assigned to Remote Video Surveillance System (RVSS) at the Calexico station, received a citizens […]

  • 18 Immigrants Discovered in Refrigerated Semi-Trailer South of Tucson

    Border Patrol agents at the Nogales area near the border south of Tucson arrested the driver of a semi-trailer on smuggling charges after 18 undocumented immigrants were found in a refrigerated portion of the truck. The 47-year-old driver was stopped in the inspection area when a detector dog alerted the handler. Upon opening the cargo […]

  • Border Patrol Discover 9 Undocumented Immigrants inside a Tracker Trailer

    El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested two individuals trying to smuggle nine undocumented immigrants hiding in the bed of their tracker trailer yesterday evening. The incident occurred at approximately 8:45 p.m., when a white 2007 Freightliner approached the Highway 86 checkpoint. During primary inspection, Border Patrol Agents questioned the driver […]

  • Border Patrol Seize Heroin from Body Carrier

    El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a United States citizen suspected of smuggling heroin concealed around his waist the morning of Oct. 5th . The incident occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m., when a 31-year-old man approached the checkpoint as a passenger in a blue Acura coupe. During […]

  • DACA Recipient Arrested by Border Patrol for Smuggling Meth

    El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient of Mexico suspected of smuggling methamphetamine hidden in the trunk of his vehicle Tuesday morning. The incident occurred at approximately 11:24 a.m., when a 22-year-old man approached the checkpoint in a grey Kia […]

  • Border Patrol Arrests Deported Sex Offender

    El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender early this morning. Just after midnight, agents assigned to the Calexico Border Patrol Station observed a man illegally cross the International Border fence near the Calexico West Port of Entry.  Agents approached the man and determined that he was illegally present in the […]

  • Border Patrol Arrests 24 Smuggled Immigrants

    Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 111 immigration checkpoint arrested a woman and a man suspected of smuggling 24 illegal immigrants Tuesday afternoon. The incident occurred at approximately 3:20 p.m., when a 29-year-old woman approached the checkpoint driving a 2005 Chevrolet Van. The agent assigned primary inspection questioned the woman as to her citizenship […]

  • Border Patrol Seize Over $250,000 Worth of Meth Hidden Inside Vehicle

    El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 111 immigration checkpoint arrested a U.S. citizen suspected of smuggling methamphetamine hidden throughout his vehicle Thursday morning. The incident occurred at approximately 9:15 a.m., when a 24 year-old man approached the checkpoint in a blue Nissan Versa. During an immigration inspection, agents referred the vehicle […]

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