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Former Customs Agent Gets 9 Years for Bribery, Smuggling

July 18, 2013
A federal judge sentenced former U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer, his girlfriend, his nephew, and two of their associates Thursday for a bribery and illegal alien smuggling scheme spanning two years, the FBI announced.

Immigration Bill Would Add 20,000 Border Patrol Agents

June 24, 2013
The U.S. Senate voted 67-27 Monday to add a security provision to bipartisan immigration legislation that would add 20,000 Border Patrol agents and provide funding for additional fencing and surveillance technology.

A Path to Citizenship for Gangs and Terrorists

June 24, 2013
In April, I joined many other local, state, and federal law enforcement experts in Washington D.C. to voice opposition to the flawed amnesty bill misnamed as "The Border Security, Economic, Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act."

'Major' Cartel Drug Transporter Sentenced

May 13, 2013
A high-ranking member of Mexico's Gulf Cartel received a 35-year prison sentence for his role as a "major transporter" of cocaine and marijuana into the United States, the DEA announced.

A Gang Prevention Documentary Worth Watching

May 7, 2013
"Operation Detour 2" tells the story about how easily young people, even good kids, can get seduced into the drug-trafficking world. How doing or receiving a favor from someone can hook you into the game. How drug use can subtly ensnare you and ruin your life.

$1M Marijuana Load Hidden Under Bell Peppers

March 15, 2013
U.S. border agents seized $1 million in marijuana in southern Arizona Tuesday that was concealed in a shipment of bell peppers, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced.

Mexican Police Seize Drug Cannon at Border

February 26, 2013
Police in the border city of Mexicali say they have recovered a powerful improvised cannon used to hurl packets of marijuana across a border fence into California.

Mexico Busts Border Sex-Slavery Cult

January 30, 2013
Mexican officials broke up a bizarre cult that allegedly ran a sex-slavery ring among its followers on the U.S. border, Mexican immigration authorities said Tuesday.

Officers Save Baby's Life at U.S.-Mexico Border

November 28, 2012
At about 6:30 a.m., a 24-year-old woman carrying an infant walked through a vehicle lane and requested help from an officer. The one-month-old baby appeared to be choking, was pale, and wasn't breathing.

Mexican Drug Lord's Daughter Arrested Crossing the Border

October 16, 2012
Alejandrina Gisselle Guzman Salazar, a Mexican national, told customs officials at the San Ysidro border crossing on Friday that she was traveling to Los Angeles to give birth.

Friendly Fire Killed Border Patrol Agent

October 7, 2012
The U.S. Border Patrol agent killed last week in a shooting in southern Arizona apparently opened fire on two fellow agents thinking they were armed smugglers and was killed when they returned fire.

Border Patrol Agent Shot, Killed in Arizona

October 2, 2012
One Border Patrol agent was killed and another seriously injured in an early morning shooting Tuesday in rugged terrain near the U.S.-Mexico border. Nicholas Ivie, 30, was identified as the agent shot and killed near Naco in Cochise County.

Vocal Ariz. Border Sheriff Dies In Truck Rollover

September 19, 2012
Cochise County (Ariz.) Sheriff Larry Dever died when his truck rolled over in northern Arizona Tuesday night. Dever was a vocal proponent of SB 1070, Arizona's tough immigration law.

Border Patrol Agent Dies In ATV Crash

July 9, 2012
A Border Patrol agent was killed in west Texas late Friday in an ATV crash near the Fort Hancock port of entry. Leopoldo Cavazos, Jr., 29, was patrolling along the border fence about a half-mile from the entry point when the accident occurred.

5 Charred Bodies Found In Vehicle In Ariz. Desert

June 4, 2012
A Border Patrol agent spotted a white Ford Expedition through binoculars at about 4:30 a.m. Saturday in the Vekol Valley about two miles north of Interstate 8 and west of Casa Grande.

L.A. Training Center Offers Counter-Drug Symposium

May 25, 2012
The Los Angeles High Intensity Drug Training Area (HIDTA) training center will offer a two-day symposium for law enforcement officers covering threats such as Mexican drug cartels, street gangs, and border security.

Gangs and Terrorism

May 24, 2012
We often focus on one puzzle piece rather than the whole puzzle. If we would slow down and step back, we might see the whole of our enemy's tactics and battle plan. This wider perception of problems enables criminal investigators to recognize trends, alliances, tactics, conspiracies and connections in the underworld. This is what is needed in the battle against gangs, cartels, and terrorists.

Congresswoman Questions Border Patrol Chief's Strategic Plan

May 8, 2012
Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher faced tough questioning from Rep. Candice Miller (R-Mich.) during the Tuesday hearing about the 32-page strategic plan she said "lacks a tangible way to measure our efforts on the border."

Border Agents Find Woman in Van Wall

March 7, 2012
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers uncovered a female illegal immigrant stuffed inside the wall of a van during a weekend that also netted the agency nearly $5.9 million in narcotics seizures.

Barrio Azteca Gang Leader Sentenced To Life in Prison

February 15, 2012
Barrio Azteca gang leader Roberto Angel Cardona (aka "Little Angelillo") was sentenced to life in prison without parole Tuesday for his participation in a racketeering conspiracy, authorities announced.
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