Tag: U.S. Border Patrol
Earlier this week, a new name was entered into the short list of Death Row inmates from the Rio Grande Valley. Victor Alejandro Godinez, the 29-year-old Edinburg man who was convicted of killing 49-year-old Trooper Moises Sanchez after shooting him in the head on April 6, 2019, was sentenced to death.
Border Patrol agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint seized 110 bottles of anxiety pills from Mexico that are the equivalent of Xanax inside potato chip bags, according to a news release.
A 50-year-old Mexican man has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for attempting to smuggle nearly 200 pounds of cocaine to Atlanta.