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Border Patrol finds nearly 145 pounds of cocaine in watermelon shipment

Border Patrol agents thwarted the transportation of nearly 145 pounds of cocaine by a truck driver hauling watermelons through the Falfurrias checkpoint early Wednesday morning after the driver kept displaying nervous behavior, according to a criminal complaint.

Edinburg man arrested for trying to smuggle 32 people crammed in RV

An Edinburg man who was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 29 for attempting to smuggle nearly three dozen people in an RV through the Falfurrias checkpoint changed his story several times and couldn't remember some details because he was high on methamphetamine, according to a criminal complaint.

RGV Border Patrol agents warn about the dangers migrants face in brutal South Texas...

MISSION — As temperatures rose dangerously close to triple-digit territory, Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents rushed through brush on Tuesday, chasing their K-9 unit in search of a 16-year-old girl who had been separated from her mother.

Border Patrol chase ending in double fatality reached speeds of 100 mph

Homeland Security Investigations on Sunday charged a man in connection to a single-vehicle crash that killed two people following a Border Patrol chase near Edinburg on Friday night.

2 dead, multiple injuries in crash following Border Patrol chase

State authorities released the identity of one of two individuals killed in a single-vehicle crash near Edinburg late Friday night which, according to sheriff’s deputies, began as a Border Patrol pursuit.

Complaint: Honduran man attacks Border Patrol agent near Roma

Federal authorities charged a Honduran man with assaulting a Border Patrol agent earlier this week.

Smuggler on probation held on meth charges

A U.S. citizen was detained at the Hidalgo Port of Entry for attempting to smuggle approximately 126 pounds of methamphetamine on Thursday, according to...

Border agents detain 31 at Falfurrias checkpoint

A California native who told authorities he was hauling mangos was arrested Wednesday by border agents in the Falfurrias area after allegedly hauling more...

Border agents find 60 people in trailers at Falfurrias checkpoint

Border agents in the Falfurrias area arrested three people over the course of two days who were allegedly trying to smuggle as many as...

Border Patrol agents arrest 136 people in two days

Border agents in the Rio Grande Valley arrested 136 people who were illegally in the country during four separate incidents across the region.  On Monday,...