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By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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Border Patrol Agent, Robert Hall Sentenced to 9 Years for Accepting Bribes for Drug Smuggling

A former U.S. Border Patrol Agent (BPA) was sentenced to 112 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for accepting bribes in return for helping to smuggle illegal drugs into the United States. Assistant More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Border patrol disrupts human trafficking event in New York as six victims from India rescued

U.S. Border Patrol agents disrupted an alien smuggling event in Hogansburg, NY. On Thursday afternoon, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Massena Border Patrol Station observed a suspicious vehicle in the parking More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Shooter in 2014 Midland Homicide, Noe Galan Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Charge

In Midland today, 39-year-old Odessa, TX, resident Noe Garcia Galan pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge in connection with the murder of Sean Michael Lamb in 2014, announced U.S. Attorney John F. Bash; FBI More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 1st, 2019
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Boston: ICE busts Manila human trafficking ring linked, 9 minors rescued, including a one-year-old

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Manila special agents, the HSI Manila Transnational Criminal Investigative Unit (TCIU), and HSI Boston coordinated a real-time More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Border patrol intercepts meth shipment hidden in candy, cocaine hidden inside of tombstones

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati began the new year with multiple interceptions of cocaine and methamphetamines at a local express consignment facility. The back of this decorative More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
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Mitch McConnell warns of ‘poison pill’ immigration beds clause in shutdown deal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Monday ripped Democrats, saying they are letting a “radical fringe” sabotage government funding negotiations by proposing a cap on the number of Immigration More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 10th, 2019
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Minnesota Rep Ilhan Omar calls for defunding Homeland Security, heats up #Not1Dollar movement

On Friday, Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar called for the complete defunding of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which would eliminate numerous government agencies that protect the United States in a post-9/11 More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Border Patrol busts meth trafficker, hiding $1 million in drugs inside of decorative rocks

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico East commercial facility arrested a Mexicali man on Friday after discovering 395 pounds of methamphetamine stashed inside the shipment of decorative rocks More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Texas: Border Patrol Agent Donna Doss killed in the line of duty, ‘protecting the community’ and the US

Border Patrol agent Donna Doss On February 2, 2019, Border Patrol Agent Donna Doss died in the line of duty in Tye, Texas. At 8:50 p.m. Saturday, Agent Doss, a 49-year-old Resident Agent, with the United States More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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President Trump makes first briefing room appearance, calls for funding the border wall, takes no questions

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders Thursday afternoon announced there would be a surprise press briefing. She introduced President Trump, who talked about his border wall demand, and then both Sanders and More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 21st, 2018
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Border patrol canine, ‘Regal’ alerts agents to 6-inch African millipede in traveler’s suitcase

U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agriculture Specialists working at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) discovered a live giant African millipede that “hitchhiked” onboard a traveler’s More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 21st, 2018
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Houston: Former massage therapist Jason Gandy gets 30 years for sex trafficking children, moving teens here from Europe

A Houston man was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison Tuesday for trafficking children for commercial sex. This case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Smuggler caught trying to enter JFK airport with 70 live finches hidden in hair rollers

On December 8, 2018, U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agriculture Specialists at John F. Kennedy International Airport stopped an arriving passenger on a flight from Georgetown, Guyana.  During the course More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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Border wall gate construction begins in Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, awarded a contract to construct border wall gates in the U.S. Border Patrol’s (USBP) Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Sector, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Immigration crisis: Arizona border patrol arrests 450 illegals crossing the border in two days

Border Patrol agents assigned to Yuma Sector apprehended over 400 illegal aliens who surrendered to them Tuesday and Wednesday, including two huge groups of Central American nationals totaling 82 and 83 subjects. Just More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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Vermont: Body found in Lake Champlain identified as photographer George Ruhe

The body found in Lake Champlain Thursday has been identified by Vermont State Police as local photographer George Ruhe. Ruhe, 67, of Brattleboro and Wethersfield, Conn., died of accidental drowning, according More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Border patrol Arrests previously deported Sex Offender, Xan Chivalan

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Tucson Station arrested a previously convicted sex offender after he illegally entered the United States Wednesday morning near Arivaca. During processing, agents learned Salvin More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Cincinnati CBP Finds Liquid Heroin in Shampoo Bottles

The shipment originated in Morelos, Mexico and was destined to a private residence in Bronx, New York. After opening the package, which was manifested as “massage oil”, officers discovered six shampoo bottles More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Counterfeit Auto Parts from China worth $1.8 million Intercepted by Philadelphia CBP

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently recovered counterfeit Mercedes Benz auto parts in Philadelphia that were being shipped from China to Newark, New Jersey.  If authentic, the auto parts More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Robert Garcia Selected as Chief Patrol Agent for U.S. Border Patrol’s Swanton Sector

U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla L. Provost has appointed Robert Garcia as the new Chief Patrol Agent (CPA) for the Swanton Sector following the retirement of former Chief John C. Pfeifer. A twenty-six year veteran More...


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