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McALLEN -- A Fort Worth woman pleaded guilty to one count of importing a controlled substance Tuesday. Kristina Gentry Almaguer, 48, was in the pedestrian lane at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge on Dec. 23, 2017, when a U.S. Customs and Border Protection canine enforcement ...
The first incident took place on Friday, March 30, when a Border Patrol K-9 alerted to a tractor-trailer driven by a United States citizen at the Falfurrias Checkpoint. According to the release, the vehicle was selected for secondary inspection. Upon inspection, they found a total of 47 bundles of marijuana mixed with pallets of ...

Bryan R. Garza. FALFURRIAS — Bryan Rey Garza died March 20, 2018. He was 24. Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. March 23 at Funeraria del Angel Howard Williams. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. March 24 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Garza Family Ranch.
The man who beat his estranged wife to death with a dumbbell is heading to prison. On Tuesday, Eusebio Deleon pleaded guilty to murder and a Jim Wells County jury sentenced him to life in prison. In March 2012, the Falfurrias man beat Erika Cantu Deleon with a five pound dumbbell and wrapped a cord ...
For the past four weekends firefighters from all over the Rio Grand Valley, Falfurrias and Premont have taken time out of their schedules to better serve the citizens of their hometowns. ... Association. The Falfurrias Fire Department for the past four years as sent firefighters to this annual training in Edinburg.
A Falfurrias man who led Brownsville police officers on a chase on Saturday that ended in Los Fresnos is now facing federal drug charges. J. Nicanor Hernandez-Gutierrez, born in 1968, is charged with intentionally possessing with intent to distribute 48 pounds of cocaine, court records show. He is also ...

Falfurrias resident Maria Lemus Trevino turned 108 years old on Tuesday and a big celebration was held at the Sacred Heart Parish Hall. Trevino was born in Mexico on March 13 ... to the U.S. when she was 15 years old. She became a U.S. citizen when she turned 18 and has been in Falfurrias ever since.
FALFURRIAS, Texas -- Recently published data by U.S. Customs and Border Protection reveals a high number of assaults on Border Patrol agents, even though immigrant arrests were down. In the 18 years since signing up with the Border Patrol, Agent Christopher Hamer had never come so close to a ...
According to a criminal complaint, the Falfurrias agents received information about a possible caretaker of a stash house named Emerson Herrera-Gonzalez, born in 1984, who was operating the clandestine stop-off point for undocumented immigrants near Valleta Street in Brownsville. Border Patrol began ...
Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. March 4 at Alaniz Funeral Home, Falfurrias. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. March 5 at St. Anne's Cathlic Church. ... A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. March 5 at Alaniz Funeral Home, Falfurrias. Services will be at 10 a.m. March 6 at Alaniz Funeral Home Chapel, Falfurrias.
Border Patrol agents in Falfurrias stopped three human smuggling attempts recently that resulted in the apprehension of 38 illegal aliens. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, on March 26, a Border Patrol K9 at the Falfurrias Checkpoint alerted to a tractor-trailer, driven by a United States ...
FALFURRIAS – Cocaine seizures are up, according to the U.S. Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley sector. Data shows an increase of 172 percent of cocaine seized at the Falfurrias checkpoint from October 2017 to January 2018 compared to the same time frame last year. As hundreds of cars travel through ...
U.S. Border Patrol agents discovered 14 people they believe to be undocumented immigrants hidden in a tractor-trailer at the Falfurrias checkpoint. On Tuesday, a Border Patrol K9 alerted agents to a trailer in the inspection lane at the checkpoint, according to a news release. Agents opened the tractor ...
Border Patrol agents in area stations found skeletal remains on ranches near Sarita and Falfurrias. On Dec. 28, Border Patrol agents at the Kingsville station were contacted by a rancher who found skeletal remains, according to a news release. Border Patrol agents, a Kenedy County Sheriff's Office deputy ...
A Weslaco man admitted to human smuggling that led to the death of an undocumented alien locked in a toolbox, according to authorities. In a press release, Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez confirmed that a driver whose truck was stopped at the Falfurrias Border Patrol checkpoint had admitted to ...
Take into consideration the great things to do throughout Falfurrias, TX. From biking tours, to museums and parks, all of the activity you perform during your stay is sure to build up an appetite for a great meal, whether you're craving pizza, classic American cuisine, Mexican, Vietnamese, or Italian.
FALFURRIAS, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents found twenty-two illegal immigrants concealed in a tractor trailer. On December 31, agents were assigned to the Falfurrias Checkpoint to conduct immigration inspections. A tractor trailer, driven by a United States citizen, approached the primary inspection ...

NEAR FALFURRIAS – Border Patrol agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint found nine people who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally inside a rental truck. On Wednesday morning, a K-9 officer alerted agents to the back of the truck. Upon further inspection, they found nine Guatemalans and Mexicans in ...
FALFURRIAS, Texas (KGBT) - Border Patrol agents found 19 undocumented immigrants inside a tractor-trailer early Friday morning at the Falfurrias checkpoint, according to a news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The truck driver, Jesus Migel Robledo, faces bringing in and harboring aliens charges, ...
FALFURRIAS — Border Patrol agents discovered 19 unauthorized migrants Friday morning in a tractor trailer at the Falfurrias checkpoint. The trailer, which was driven by a U.S. citizen, was stopped as it attempted to pass through the primary inspection lane. Agents found the migrants — who were from ...
FALFURRIAS — U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped six unauthorized migrants attempting to cross the Falfurrias checkpoint Monday morning, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection news release. The migrants were concealed under the bed cover of a pickup truck driven by a U.S. citizen.
Border Patrol agents inspect vehicles traveling north on U.S. 281 at the checkpoint just south of Falfurrias. Photo: Bob Owen /San Antonio .... This discovery was made when the 18-wheeler occupied by two American citizens pulled up to the Falfurrias checkpoint. A Border Patrol K9 alerted agents to check ...
The month picked up right away when U.S. Border Patrol agents found 12 illegal immigrants concealed in a tractor-trailer at the Falfurrias checkpoint. Then, throughout the Christmas weekend, the checkpoint agents stopped 14 illegal immigrant smuggling attempts, detaining 46 people. Days earlier, Border ...
FALFURRIAS (KIII NEWS) - Several crews responded to a 400-acre brush fire south of Falfurrias on Saturday, January 13. Reports of a fire were called in around 2 P.M.; the Falfurrias Fire Department raced to the scene and immediately realized they would need the help of other fire departments in the area ...
FALFURRIAS — Oscar R. Garza Sr. died Jan. 6, 2018. ... Burial will follow in Falfurrias Burial Park. Archie Jackson. Archie Jackson died Jan. 3, 2018. He was 88. Services will be at 11 a.m. Jan. 13 at Unity Chapel Funeral Home. Manuela H. Martinez. FALFURRIAS — Manuela H. Martinez died Jan. 7, 2018.
Border Patrol agents say they've recovered the remains “of an unusually high number of immigrants” during the past week as temperatures in the Rio GrandeValley have dropped to near-freezing. A total of eight immigrants have been found dead on ranchland near the Falfurrias checkpoint since Dec.
In September, when 10 DACA recipients were held at the Falfurrias checkpoint, Ms. Rocha was instrumental in their release. She spent days on the phone with many media outlets and she declined all on-camera interviews, saying the story was not about her, it was about the DACA recipients being unjustly ...
FALFURRIAS, Texas (AP) — More than 40 immigrants smuggled inside two refrigerated truck trailers have been detained after the rigs were searched at a South ... A U.S. Customs and Border Protection statement says 19 immigrants were located early Friday at the Falfurrias (fal-FYOO'-ree-uhs) checkpoint.
Records: Truck driver to be paid $2,500 per person smuggled past Falfurrias checkpoint. by CBS 4 News. The temperature inside the tractor-trailer was recorded at 46.7 degrees Fahrenheight at the time of the discovery of the 19 undocumented immigrants from Mexico, Guatamela, Honduras and El Salvador, according to ...
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents at a checkpoint station in Falfurrias, Texas. President Trump says he wants to make legal immigration a "merit-based" system. Associated Press/Eric Gay. photo-store. Search photos available for purchase: Photo Store →. “We're going to get the wall,” Trump said at ...
A rare wintry mix ushered snow to the Rio Grande Valley for the first time in 13 years, giving residents a chance to build tiny snowball-sized snowmen Friday across Brownsville. With freshly falling snow, residents quickly started to scoop handfuls of snow, take selfies in the snow and even write messages ...
Many South Texans along the Gulf Coast awoke Friday morning to something they haven't seen in years: snow on the beach. No, it is not a specialty mix drink, although it probably should be. And just as residents of San Antonio and surrounding areas got a few hours of snow play Thursday night, Texas ...
Border Patrol agents inspect vehicles traveling north on U.S. 281 at the checkpoint just south of Falfurrias. Photo: Bob Owen /San Antonio .... This discovery was made when the 18-wheeler occupied by two American citizens pulled up to the Falfurrias checkpoint. A Border Patrol K9 alerted agents to check ...
A Salvadoran national was arrested Saturday after agents say he tried to go around the Falfurrias checkpoint. He has a previous conviction for negligent manslaughter. On Friday, two Salvadorians, one an alleged gang member and the other previously convicted for intoxication manslaughter, were ...
Border Patrol agents seize cocaine, meth loads at Falfurrias checkpoint. by CBS 4 News. Saturday, December 2nd 2017. Border Patrol agents seized more than 5 pounds of methamphetamine on Nov. 29{ } at the Falfurrias checkpoint, according to a news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.(Photo ...
U.S. Border Patrol agents in Falfurrias seized more than $1M worth of narcotics in two separate incidents recently. On November 22, one person was arrested when agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint discovered approximately 30 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $950,000 after a K9 unit alerted ...
A Border Patrol unit from U.S. Customs and Border Protection leaves a private ranch south of Falfurrias earlier this summer. Agents work closely with ranch owners while monitoring immigrant crossings. Photo: Bob Owen /San Antonio Express-News. Image 2 of 2. Border Patrol Rogelio Martinez died under ...
As the sun sets on the ranch lands of Falfurrias, Texas, night falls with it leaving few sources of light. The KENS 5 Border Team rode with the U.S. Border Patrol along one of the most trafficked areas by human smugglers and undocumented immigrants along the southern border seeking to make it passed ...
WESLACO – A U.S. citizen is facing charges for illegally bringing people into the country and harboring them. Last Friday, James Clayton Pool was caught transporting a total of 26 people into the country illegally. Twelve were from Mexico, 13 from Central America and one was from the Dominican Republic ...
His metal prosthetic leg became cold and painful, she said. Newsweek could not confirm that Abonza-Lopez was a DACA recipient or the circumstances of his detainment. RTXZNHU People are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas March 29, 2013. ERIC THAYER/REUTERS.
Border Patrol agents at the Falfurrias checkpoint arrested a man driving a Budget rental truck Friday after they found a secret compartment ...
NEAR FALFURRIAS – The family of a person who entered the U.S. illegally is trying to locate the remains of their loved one in Brooks County.
FALFURRIAS — Rosary will be recited at noon Nov. 4 at Alaniz Funeral Home. Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents stationed at the Falfurrias Checkpoint in Texas recently seized more than 80 pounds of ...
Last week, U.S. Border Patrol agents referred a tractor-trailer rig to secondary inspection. Inside, they found a person in the country illegally ...
Border Patrol agents on Friday found a body inside the cab of a semi-truck that was seized earlier this week at the Falfurrias checkpoint, ...
FALFURRIAS, Texas (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents found a body concealed in a tractor-trailer rig three days after the truck was seized in an ...
FALFURRIAS – Cynthia Perez, daughter of Duval County Constable Precinct 4 Ramiro Perez, was recently arrested in the City of Falfurrias for ...
FALFURRIAS – An emergency siren in the city of Falfurrias is operational again, after years being out of service. The Brooks County-owned ...
U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector have found the people during six separate incidents, according to a news release.


 

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