Category: Patrol

Border Patrol Busts Snag 5 Smugglers, 24 Migrants
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Border Patrol Busts Snag 5 Smugglers, 24 Migrants

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents interdicted multiple human smuggling attempts leading to the arrest of five alleged human smugglers and 24 migrants. The arrests occurred between July 9-12 in southwestern Arizona and southeastern California. The intercepts began Thursday evening when agents assigned to the Highway 78 interior immigration checkpoint encountered a group of migrants attempting…

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Border Patrol Opens Emergency Operations Center in South Texas for Coronavirus
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Border Patrol Opens Emergency Operations Center in South Texas for Coronavirus

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol officials announced the opening of its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus public health crisis. The center will help officials coordinate with local, state, and other federal agencies. “The EOC serves as a centralized location to manage Border Patrol’s resources that are strategically placed throughout…

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