Watch: Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs Bill Increasing Criminal Penalty For Human SmugglingTexas Governor Greg Abbot is expected to sign Senate Bill 576 into law today, September 22 that increases the penalty for human smuggling.
6-Year-Old Migrant From El Salvador Abandoned At Walmart Near Southern BorderBrownsville Police Department officers found a six-year-old migrant child from El Salvador abandoned at Walmart.
$900K+ In Cocaine, Methamphetamine Seized At Texas-Mexico Border Southern border patrol gents intercepted $933,000 in cocaine and methamphetamine in two incidents over the Labor Day holiday weekend.
South Texas Border Patrol Officers Seize $2.5M In Fentanyl, Meth, Cocaine, Marijuana U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than 60 pounds of cocaine, 12 pounds of fentanyl, seven pounds of methamphetamine and 650 pounds of marijuana.
Border Patrol Agents Seize 1K+ Pounds Of Marijuana Near The Rio GrandeRio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector agents seized more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana near the Rio Grande in three separate incidents.
Fort Hood Soldier Accused Of Smuggling Migrants Into Texas From MexicoA Fort Hood soldier and a Pennsylvania National Guardsman stationed at the Central Texas installation have been charged with smuggling two men into Texas from Mexico.
Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Agents Seize Half A Million In MarijuanaRio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents seized more than $500,000 worth of marijuana in two failed narcotics smuggling attempts.
Dallas Man Arrested In Smuggling Of 41 Migrants In Big Rig, Prosecutors SayA Dallas man has been arrested on a charge of smuggling migrants after more than three dozen people were found in and around a big rig that was stopped in San Antonio, federal prosecutors said Friday.
Authorities In Texas Find Over $4 Million Worth Of Meth In Shipment Of Cucumber PicklesOver $4 million worth of methamphetamine was found in a shipment of cucumber pickles being hauled into Texas from Mexico, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday.
Texas Police Rescue Dozens Of Near Naked People From Suspected Human Smuggling Ring In Harris CountyPolice in Texas are investigating a possible human smuggling operation after nearly 30 people were found in a home in Harris County. The group was found after a man was seen running down a street in his underwear.
Drug Smugglers On High Seas Prosecuted In North TexasA video from the U.S. Coast Guard recently showed crew members jumping onto a moving homemade submarine, operated by drug smugglers in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
2 Get Prison For Immigrant Smuggling That Led To 2 DeathsTwo Guatemalan men have been sentenced to federal prison for their parts in an immigrant-smuggling run that led to the deaths of two Ecuadoran men.
Border Officials Alarmed By Migrants Abandoned In The DesertUnlike Texas, where people turn themselves in on the banks of the Rio Grande, smugglers in Arizona have been dumping groups of migrant families in the desert.
South Texas Man Sent To Prison For Smuggling, AssaultVictor Eduardo Acevedo-Ventura was sentenced on Tuesday during a federal court hearing in McAllen.
Prison For Mexican Trucker Who Smuggled ImmigrantsA Mexican trucker must serve 2½ years in a U.S. prison for trying to smuggle 53 immigrants in a refrigerated trailer through a South Texas border checkpoint.