2018-09-12 / News

Ranch land rescues continue

EDINBURG - U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley rescued four illegal aliens.

On Thursday, agents assigned to the Falfurrias Border Patrol station responded to a 911 call regarding a lost subject abandoned by smugglers near Falfurrias, Texas. Agents responded to the geographical coordinates of the originating call and located the man.

Later that evening, Falfurrias agents responded to a separate 911 call regarding a lost subject. Agents deployed to the last known geographical coordinates and located the man near Encino, Texas.

Yesterday, Kingsville agents working in Kenedy County responded to a 911 call regarding two subjects claiming to be lost in the brush. Agents responded to the last known geographical coordinates and located the two men near Sarita, Texas.

Border Patrol is processing the subjects 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!”

Please visit www.cbp.gov to view additional news releases and other information pertaining to Customs and Border Protection. Follow us on Twitter at @CBPRGV.

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