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Border Patrol finds 42 people in ‘cold’ trailer at Falfurrias checkpoint

United States Border Patrol agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint discovered 42 people illegally present in the country inside a trailer that was so cold it caused one person to cry, according to a criminal complaint.

Border Patrol agents find $3M worth of cocaine at Falfurrias checkpoint

A United States citizen was arrested Friday after Border Patrol agents discovered 36 bundles of cocaine hidden within his vehicle that, according to the criminal complaint, has a street value estimated to be over $3 million.

Two arrested in human smuggling attempt at checkpoint; passengers hidden in cooler, toolbox

Two United States citizens were arrested for their roles in a human smuggling event that resulted in Border Patrol agents finding four people “sweating profusely,” one of which was inside a toolbox that was wired shut, according to a criminal complaint.

Driver denies knowledge of nearly 101 pounds of cocaine found in semi

A Mexican national is under arrest after Border Patrol agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint found nearly 101 pounds of cocaine hidden in the tractor-trailer he was driving.

Houston men arrested by Border Patrol after stealing vehicle in Edinburg

Two Houston men were arrested by Border Patrol agents early Monday morning after they stole a vehicle in Edinburg because their original vehicle that they planned to smuggle two people to San Antonio in broke down, according to a criminal complaint.

Border Patrol finds 59 people in tractor-trailer at Falfurrias checkpoint

A man is under arrest after Border Patrol agents on Saturday night discovered 59 people in the country illegally inside a tractor-trailer.

Brownsville’s W.F. Strong appointed to Texas State Historical Association board

Doors just keep opening for W.F. Strong, Brownsville resident, Falfurrias native, author and gravelly voiced narrator of the National Public Radio program "Stories From Texas."

Truck driver arrested at Falfurrias checkpoint for attempting to smuggle 19 people

A truck driver was arrested Thursday after Border Patrol agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint discovered 19 people illegally present in the United States inside the sleeper area of his tractor-trailer truck, according to a criminal complaint.

Mexican ‘lawyer’ arrested at Falfurrias checkpoint with 125 pounds of cocaine

A man is under arrest after Border Patrol agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint found approximately 125 pounds of cocaine valued at nearly $4 million hidden within his vehicle.

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.