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Law Enforcement Collaboration Leads to the Arrest of 63 Subjects

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Texas Border Business

EDINBURG, Texas – On Tuesday, Rio Grande Sector Border Patrol agents arrested 63 subjects in three separate human smuggling events.

Yesterday afternoon in Roma, Texas, Roma Police Department performed a vehicle stop on a Ford F-150 and discovered a Legal Permanent Resident attempting to transport two illegal aliens further into the United States. Rio Grande City Border Patrol Agents, working in conjunction with Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and Roma Police Department, performed a welfare check on a Roma home where the vehicle was seen departing and discovered 5 more subjects, including an unaccompanied juvenile, all determined to be in the United States illegally. All subjects were transported to the Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station to be processed accordingly.

Additionally, yesterday afternoon, McAllen Border Patrol Agents in coordination with Hidalgo County Constable’s Office performed a welfare check at a residence in Mission, Texas, which led to the discovery of 50 illegal aliens. 

Furthermore, Kingsville agents working at the Javier Vega Jr. Border Patrol Checkpoint last night discovered 4 subjects inside a tractor trailer after a service canine alerted to the vehicle. All subjects were processed accordingly. 

The Rio Grande Valley Sector currently has multiple campaigns focused on rescues and danger awareness, such as “Operation Big Rig” and “No Se Arriesgue” to combat smuggling and ultimately save lives. Call 911 to report suspicious activity; “They’re humans, not cargo!”

Even with the spread of the COVID-19 virus, human smugglers continue to try these brazen attempts with zero regard for the lives they endanger nor to the health of the citizens of our great nation.  The U.S. Border Patrol agents of the Rio Grande Valley Sector will continue to safeguard the nation and community against these criminal elements.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation’s borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.

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