Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported child rapist after he illegally re-entered the United States in South Texas.
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The man arrested by police in Lubbock, Texas, after he brandished a semi-automatic rifle in front of a George Floyd protest posted a threat on Facebook saying he wanted to "off racists and MAGA people," officials stated.
The ACLU called the use of tear gas and pepper spray a “grossly unjustified use of a chemical weapon on protesters.” The group continued, saying the issue “raises serious human rights concerns under international law.
A video of the George Floyd protest in Dallas appears to show a man being beaten nearly to death by the crowd. The victim reportedly tried to defend his shop with a large sword, a report states.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered the activation of the state's National Guards Saturday night in response to the protest violence across the state. The move comes after the governor deployed 1,500 Department of Public Safety troopers to the state's largest cities earlier in the day.
Protesters at the Texas Capitol in Austin turned violent on Saturday, overturning one Department of Public Safety vehicle and vandalizing another. The protesters also destroyed property on the grounds of the state’s capitol building.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) helicopter aircrews facilitated the rescue of multiple migrants who became lost and dehydrated in the Arizona desert.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents rescued two migrants from almost drowning in California border canals near Calexico late last week. The migrants were attempting to illegally enter the United States when they got in trouble with the swift-moving water.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan arrested a woman who allegedly crossed the Canadian border in a stolen vehicle. The officers found five pounds of gold and 30 grams of marijuana, they reported.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested an armed 25-year-old human smuggler after finding two migrants locked inside the trunk of a sedan at an interior checkpoint in Southern California.
Border security cameras captured the events as two men crossed the border from Mexico into Arizona and set two fires before fleeing back across the border. The men set the fires in the Cocopah Tribal Land in an area where only a vehicle barrier secures the border.
An alleged human smuggler attempted to run a Border Patrol vehicle off the road during a pursuit near the Arizona border with Mexico, officials stated. The pursuit came after border wall security contractors observed a breach in the wall west of San Luis, Arizona.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested another armed human smuggler in South Texas near the Rio Grande border with Mexico.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents seized two stolen firearms in as many incidents near the U.S.-Mexico Border in South Texas. The two incidents led to the recovery of a stolen rifle and pistol in two consecutive days.
Laredo Sector Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than $2.5 million in methamphetamine at an international crossing from Mexico. The shipment weighed in excess of 127 pounds.
The chief of the U.S. Border Patrol reported that cartel-connected human smugglers are increasing the use of tractor-trailers in South Texas to move their "cargo." The tactic puts the victims at great risk, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.
A story by ABC News regarding Texas' number of cases and deaths related to the coronavirus since the state's reopening on May 1 is going viral. The article presents misleading numbers that don't appear to take increased testing and deaths related to pre-reopening contracted cases into account.
Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two previously deported criminal aliens after they illegally re-entered the United States on Wednesday. The arrests came in separate incidents.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a group of men who illegally crossed the border from Mexico into Arizona. Agents identified the five men as Bangladeshi nationals.
Houlton Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Jackman Station in Maine arrested a group of five Mexican nationals after they illegally crossed the border from Canada.
El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously convicted and deported child sex offender after he illegally crossed into New Mexico. The criminal alien received two felony convictions in 2008 from a court in Colorado.
Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents arrested two alleged drug smugglers. One of the Mexican nationals tested positive for COVID-19 and has alleged ties to a cartel, officials stated.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents disrupted a human smuggling attempt involving 25 migrants in a tractor-trailer rig. The interdiction occurred at the Interstate 35 checkpoint located between Laredo and San Antonio, Texas.
Dallas police officers arrested a 53-year-old grandmother and her boyfriend after they allegedly tied up a six-year-old boy in a shed behind their house. His hands were reportedly tied behind his back.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested an armed human smuggler after he allegedly attempted to circumvent an interior immigration checkpoint in Southern California. The agents also arrested a group of migrants with the smuggler.
HOUSTON, Texas -- Houston Police Department investigators arrested an illegal immigrant on charges that he allegedly fired a handgun at police helicopters. The incident occurred as the man allegedly fired on police aircraft responding to the crash of a Houston Police Department helicopter that killed one officer and critically injured the pilot.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two human smugglers who were allegedly armed with an AR-15 rifle. The agents also arrested three Mexican nationals who entered the U.S.
Fourteen miles of new border wall is scheduled to be constructed in the Laredo Sector where no physical infrastructure currently exists. Construction will begin in January 2021, officials reported.
The Dallas County Sheriff's Office released the Texas hair salon owner who spent two days in jail for re-opening her business and ignoring Coronavirus lockdown orders.
The apprehension of migrants along the southwestern border with Mexico during the month of April fell 84 percent from the same month in 2019. Agents apprehended a total of 15,862 migrants after they illegally crossed the border.
The Supreme Court of Texas ordered the release of Salon Á la Mode owner Shelley Luther Thursday morning. A Texas district court judge ordered her jailed for seven days earlier this week after declaring her to be in contempt of court regarding a Dallas County stay at home order that closed non-essential businesses.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton called the jailing of a Dallas salon owner "excessive" and a "shameful abuse" as they called for her to release.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents teamed up with local law enforcement officers to recover a stash of stolen firearms and ammunition near the California border with Mexico.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested three people and seized two firearms in connection with an attempted methamphetamine smuggling operation. The incident occurred at an interior immigration checkpoint in southwest Arizona.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported criminal alien who is a member of Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) after he illegally re-entered the U.S. in southern Arizona.
A Dallas hair salon owner in a contempt hearing for re-opening her business under lockdown told the judge that "feeding my kids is not selfish." Her comments came after the judge offered her the opportunity to avoid jail time by apologizing and admitting she her actions were wrong.
A Dallas hair salon owner who defied a Coronavirus lockdown order will spend seven days in jail, according to a local news report. The salon owner refused to keep her business closed and defied a direct cease and desist order from Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins in April.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended another 54 migrants locked in a tractor-trailer rig. The arrest occurred at an interior immigration checkpoint located about 70 miles north of the Texas-Mexico border.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a cache of firearms, ammunition, and undeclared cash as smugglers attempted to move them across the border into Mexico. The seizures took place in four separate incidents.
Contractors completed 15 miles of a new border wall system in the El Centro Sector of Southern California, Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott announced. Border Patrol agents who work in the sector told Breitbart Texas previously completed sectors reduced crime in the area and made it safer to patrol.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents stopped two human smuggling attempts involving tractor-trailer rigs at an interior immigration checkpoint near the Texas border with Mexico. The interactions led to the apprehension of 48 migrants and two U.S.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported violent criminal alien after he illegally crossed from Mexico into Texas. A Texas court previously convicted the Mexican national for attempted murder.
A rancher who raises cattle in Texas and Colorado sounded the alarm that the U.S. government is importing what he considered inferior beef from Namibia while American ranchers are facing the possible "depopulation" of their herds.
A Honduran illegal immigrant is charged in federal court for allegedly assaulting Border Patrol agents after he crossed near Brownsville, Texas, on April 22. The man fought multiple Border Patrol agents as the attempted to arrest him for illegally crossing the border from Mexico.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials report that an illegal alien from India tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) after he illegally crossed the border with a group of Mexican nationals.
Harris County law enforcement officials backed down as the owner of the Federal American Grill decided to re-open his restaurant on the city's west side despite orders directing restaurants to be closed except for curbside orders.
Dallas officials issued a citation to the owner of a hair salon who re-opened her store in defiance of a stay-at-home order issued by the county judge.
One Texas town declared itself re-opened for business after weeks of lockdown for Coronavirus concerns. The mayor of Colleyville issued a proclamation to re-open the Fort Worth suburb effective Friday, April 24.
HOUSTON, Texas -- The police and sheriff's union leadership in Texas's largest county say they are not likely to enforce an order by County Judge Lina Hidalgo (D) requiring that masks to be worn by all in public.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in the Del Rio Sector seized firearms, ammunition, and undeclared cash in five incidents spanning two days in Eagle Pass, Texas.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported Honduran illegal alien who was convicted in a California court last year for sex with a minor. Immigration officers deported the criminal alien on at least two occasions.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended two groups of migrants, including five from south Asia, after they illegally crossed the border from Mexico into Arizona.
El Paso Sector Customs and Border Protection officers seized a substantial load of weapons parts, ammunition, firearms accessories, tactical gear, and a fake grenade as a vehicle attempted to make its way into Mexico.
Thousands of people lined up for hours to receive donated food collected by the Houston Independent School District and the Houston Food Bank. Lines grew so far in advance that organizers opened the event three hours early.
Police officials in San Marcos, Texas, say that one of their officers died and two others were wounded during an ambush on Saturday night. The officers responded to a domestic violence call in an apartment complex.
CBP Policy Changes at Border Crossings Endanger Officers, Public During Coronavirus Pandemic, Says Union
Union leaders for U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers along the U.S.-Mexico border expressed concerns about the risk of illness and death to its members and the general public due to changes in policies previously used to enable social distancing at ports of entry during the coronavirus pandemic.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) granted an expedited environmental waiver to move the construction of 15-miles of new border wall system segments forward in South Texas.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a migrant attempting to illegally cross the Rio Grande from Mexico. After clearing the man medically, he was returned to Mexico under Trump Administration Coronavirus protocols.
San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents arrested an alleged drug smuggler and seized more than 43 pounds of methamphetamine at an interior checkpoint. Officials placed the value of the drugs at nearly $100,000.
Border Patrol officials in the Tucson Sector say cartel-connected human smugglers are not deterred by the Coronavirus pandemic as they continue to push migrants into the United States.
Laredo Sector Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than $45,000 in U.S. cash that an alleged smuggler attempted to take into Mexico. The seizure occurred on the international bridge from Laredo, Texas, to Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a woman from an assault in the drive-thru line of an Eagle Pass, Texas, restaurant. Currently, all restaurants in the state are limited to take-out service due to the threat of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents stopped an armed man from smuggling a small quantity of drugs and cash through an interior immigration checkpoint. The agents also seized two firearms in the incident.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents found a large group of migrants who were locked inside a tractor-trailer. The agents disrupted the human smuggling attempt at the Interstate 35 immigration checkpoint located between Laredo and San Antonio.
Researchers at the University of Washington released a new model that reports Texas will need fewer ICU beds for COVID-19 patients than previously forecast. The projections also suggest a lower number of deaths and an adequate supply of invasive ventilators on hand.
El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents found a migrant locked in the trunk of a car and a stolen vehicle in two separate incidents at immigration checkpoints.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Mexican man wanted for murder in California as he attempted to board a flight from Dallas to Mexico.
Researchers in Australia report that Ivermectin, an FDA-approved drug commonly used to treat parasites, appears to be effective in treating the SARS-COV-2 coronavirus (COVID-19). The drug is widely available and can be “repurposed” for this application, doctors said.
An outbreak of the coronavirus in another Texas nursing home spread like grassfire through a Houston-area facility in Texas City. Officials report at least 83 people tested positive for COVID-19.
HOUSTON, Texas -- A Texas state district court judge ordered Harris County to stop the release of inmates as ordered by County Judge Lina Hidalgo (D). Hidalgo ordered the release of hundreds of non-violent offenders from the jail earlier this week.
San Antonio, Texas, officials report that 66 of 84 residents of a local nursing home are infected with the Coronavirus (COVID-19). On Wednesday, the total in the facility sat at 14.
HOUSTON, Texas -- Houston Police Department Chief Art Acevedo said burglaries in the city are up 20 percent since the issuance of "Stay-Home, Work-Safe" orders put in place by Harris County.
Officials in Laredo, Texas, issued an order requiring residents to wear some type of face cover when out in public. Violators are subject to a fine of up to $1,000.
HOUSTON, Texas -- The police chief of the largest city in Texas expressed concerns over the release of massive numbers of inmates for Coronavirus fears. Officials in Harris County called for the release of certain non-violent offenders to help prevent the spread.
The University of Texas and Austin Public Health officials say 28 students tested positive for the Coronavirus following a spring break trip to Mexico. The students were part of a group of 70 who chartered a flight to Cabo San Lucas.
HOUSTON, Texas -- Houston Methodist Hospital received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin utilizing plasma transfusions to treat COVID-19 patients. The FDA approved the major Houston hospital system as the first academic medical center in the nation to transfuse donated plasma from a recovered COVID-19 patient into a critically ill one.
Officials responsible for ensuring the reliable supply of electricity to Texans have successfully adapted to the challenges caused by the COVID-19 health crisis, says the Texas Senate committee chairman responsible for oversight of the agency.
Yuma Sector Border Patrol teamed up with agents from Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) to disrupt a tunnel operation into southwestern Arizona.
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported criminal alien with convictions for sex offenses in California and Florida.
About 50 employees at a Georgia chicken plant walked out on Monday expressing concerns that the facility is not being sanitized and employees exposed to Coronavirus remain on the line.
El Paso Sector Customs and Border Protection officers seized a trailer-load of cleaning products being shipped through a Texas port of entry. Officials said the products exhibited evidence of tampering and were diluted with water.
Dallas County residents are being ordered to stay home as the county struggles to contain the spread of the Chinese coronavirus (COVID-19). The order, effective at 11:59 p.m.
Detroit Sector Border Patrol agents working near the Canadian border with Michigan arrested four illegal aliens from Brazil during an alleged human smuggling attempt.
Despite a warning by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton that price gouging related to the Chinese coronavirus will be prosecuted, more than 300 complaints have been filed as of Friday.
The Food and Drug Administration approved a rapid coronavirus test on Saturday that will deliver results in about 45 minutes. The test will be available in the next few weeks and no training will be necessary to administer the tests.
San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents and other first responders teamed up to rescue a group of Mexican migrants who were abandoned in inclement conditions in the Otay Mountains of Southern California.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) issued a series of executive orders Thursday to help stop the spread of the novel Coronavirus. The restrictions include limiting restaurants to take-out only and groups of people to 10 or less.
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.
Amazon announced it will suspend stocking non-essential items at distribution centers to focus on "high-demand" critical items. The suspension is slated to last until April 5.
National Border Patrol Council Vice President Chris Cabrera told Breitbart News that the agents he represents are being cautious but are well prepared for the possibility of coronavirus-affected migrants illegally crossing the border.
National Border Patrol Council Vice President Chris Cabrera told Breitbart News the "felons only" deportation plan offered by former Vice President Joe Biden will cause a rush to the U.S.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced contract awards for four new border wall segments in Starr County, Texas.
An off-duty Big Bend Sector Border Patrol agent stopped a knife attack in a West Texas Sam's Club store on Saturday night after hearing a scuffle. The agent quickly took action and disarmed the man who allegedly attacked multiple people, including a small child.
Federal authorities teamed up to arrest 21 people for allegedly attempting to smuggle nearly $9 million in marijuana and cannabis oil onto the California Coast.
Mexican cartel-connected human smugglers abandoned a pregnant Guatemalan woman at a border wall near Clint, Texas, on Saturday night and encouraged her to climb the 20-foot barrier.
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents stopped a collection of 90 migrants from being smuggled into the U.S. interior. The cartel-connected smugglers locked 90 migrants, including five unaccompanied juveniles, inside a tractor-trailer.
A federal court in Maine sentenced a Mexican national to eight months time served for smuggling a group of Mexican migrants across the Canadian border.
El Centro Sector Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a human smuggler after she allegedly stashed a migrant inside the rear seat of her vehicle.
El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously convicted murderer in connection to an alleged human smuggling attempt. The man allegedly attempted to sneak three Mexican nationals through an interior immigration checkpoint.
Rio Grande Valley Sector agents rescued a migrant who became injured near the Texas border with Mexico. Human smugglers abandoned and left him to die after he could no longer keep pace.