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Trial Begins for Man Accused of Killing Border Patrol Agent

March 30, 2011
Jesus Navarro, 25, is facing charges of second-degree murder and conspiracy to distribute marijuana. His attorneys say he wasn't the one behind the wheel of the vehicle that struck border agent Luis Aguilar in January 2008.

Illegals Posed as Marines In California

March 26, 2011
When Agent S. Smith stopped the van carrying the group, he observed their camouflage uniforms and military-style buzz cuts. The license plates on their van had even been switched from Mexican to U.S. government plates. And their cover story was that they were Marines traveling to March Air Reserve Base.

Shots Fired: Bloomfield, Vermont 08/19/1997

February 25, 2011

New Hampshire State Trooper Charles West halted a town's troubled resident who had killed two officers and a newspaper editor during a murderous rampage while armed with an AR-15 and ballistic vest.

Feds Ask for Next-Gen Border Surveillance Technology

February 3, 2011
The new border technology strategy is divided into three solution areas — agent-centric solutions, mobile-sensor solutions and fixed sensor solutions. These solutions should be able to determine if the moving object is a human, animal, vehicle or something else.

Border Patrol Seizes Medieval Dope Catapult

January 27, 2011
The smugglers were observed by a remote video surveillance system, triggering a response by National Guard troops and Mexican authorities who disrupted the operation.

FBI Arrests Border Patrol Agent for Harboring Illegals

January 12, 2011
Border Patrol Agent Marcos Gerardo Manzano, Jr., 26, was arrested at 11:45 p.m. Monday at the Imperial Beach Border Patrol Station as a result of an investigation by the Border Corruption Task Force.

Mexican Teen Shot During Border Confrontation

January 6, 2011
The Sonora State Investigative Police told the news outlet that 17-year-old Ramses Barron Torres, who died shortly after 3 a.m. at a Nogales, Sonora, hospital, was shot in the back of the right arm, with the bullet continuing into his chest cavity, puncturing a lung, and lodging in the left side of his ribcage.

LEO Deaths Take No Holiday

December 17, 2010
All police, military and firefighters willingly understand and accept the duty, challenge, sacrifice, risk of their noble professions. We know full well the ever-present dangers that lurk in the shadows — dangers that include the possibility of serious injury or death.

Slain Border Agent Was Attacked by Bandits

December 16, 2010
U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, 40, was likely killed by bandits who rob and sexually assault immigrants illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

Border Patrol Agent Shot, Killed in Southern Arizona

December 15, 2010
Agent Brian Terry, 40, was killed at about 11 p.m. near Peck Canyon, about 10 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border west of Rio Rico on the Interstate 19. Four suspects are in custody and one is being pursued, according to a press release from Customs and Border Protection.

Surveillance Technology: An End to Stakeouts?

December 14, 2010

Modern surveillance techniques still use the old methods, but technology can make the process both easier and more likely to yield good results.

Arizona Border Patrol Agents Seize Heroin From Inside Engine

October 26, 2010
The vehicle, a green Chevrolet Silverado Extended Cab, was occupied by a male Mexican national, who was arrested. Further investigation revealed several packages of black tar heroin inside the engine's manifold.

Nogales PD's Pursuit Led to Smuggling Tunnel and Drug Load

October 4, 2010
A Nogales (Ariz.) Police officer initiated the foot pursuit that eventually led to the discovery of one of two smuggling tunnels, an arrest and seizure of more than 800 pounds of marijuana worth more than $400,000.

Border Agents Fire Into Mexico, After Attack From Traffickers

September 14, 2010
The agents were returning fire, after they came under fire from Mexico. Several Border Patrol agents were seizing the marijuana using patrol boats, prior to the brief shootout.

Obama Signs Border Security Bill That Adds 1,500 Agents

August 14, 2010
President Obama signed a $600 million bill on Friday that would pay for the addition of 1,500 new Border Patrol agents, increase unmanned drone patrols and add border stations along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Feds to Investigate Border Patrol Agent's Shooting of Mexican Teen

June 11, 2010
The U.S. government on Thursday launched a civil-rights investigation in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old Mexican boy by a U.S. Border Patrol agent on the Rio Grande.

Teen Border Crosser Who Killed Agent Gets 40 Years

April 30, 2010
Christian Daniel Castro-Alvarez, 17, ambushed Rosas east of San Diego in July. Rosas was shot several times in the head after putting up a fierce struggle.

Smugglers Using Barbed Wire Traps Against Border Agents

March 30, 2010
The devices consist of barbed wire stretched like clotheslines across trails used by agents on all-terrain vehicles. The lines, which are difficult to spot, are about four feet off the ground and appear to be intended to knock a rider off the ATV. There have been no known injuries.

Feds Extradite Drug Trafficker Who Killed Border Agent

January 28, 2010
Federal agents cooperating with the Mexican government have extradited Jesus Navarro-Montes and indicted him in connection with the duty death of border agent Luis Aguilar two years ago, according to the FBI.

Los Wonder Boys and the Mexican Sureño Movement

September 24, 2009
Mexican authorities continue to report a steady rise in "Sureño" gang activity in San Luis, Mexico. This has become a serious concern for both Mexican law enforcement and the general public.
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