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Brownsville shooting suspect nabbed at the border bridge

A Brownsville man was arrested Monday after his mother found his friend bleeding from the head in her backyard due to a gunshot wound, according to a news release from the Brownsville Police Department.

CBP finds nearly 122 pounds of cocaine in concrete blocks at Pharr bridge

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility intercepted $930,000 worth of alleged cocaine last Friday.

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.

Feds seize 1,250 pounds illegally caught fish off South Padre Island

The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations alongside the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Game Wardens seized about 1,250 pounds of illegally caught red snapper from Mexican fishermen on March 5.

CBP finds howler monkeys ‘climbing’ out of vehicle window at Brownsville bridge

You can hardly call it a smuggling attempt.

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.

President Joe Biden lands in Brownsville

President Joe Biden has landed in Brownsville.

Brownsville Border Patrol agents seize nearly 450 pounds of marijuana following pursuit

A man in Brownsville was arrested Wednesday after Border Patrol agents allegedly discovered several bundles of marijuana that weighed a total of nearly 450 pounds inside his vehicle, according to a criminal complaint.

Man sentenced to more than 21 years for smuggling meth at Hidalgo port of...

A 54-year-old man on Wednesday was sentenced to a little more than 21 years in federal prison for attempting to smuggle nearly 91 pounds of liquid methamphetamine into the United States.

Former CBP officer who took $15K bribe from undercover gets new sentence

A former U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer who took a bribe from an undercover agent to allow a cocaine shipment to pass through the Pharr port of entry got a new prison sentence Tuesday morning.