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Nogales CBP Seize 290 LBS Of Cocaine, Heroin, Fentanyl & Meth

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Via U.S. Customs and Border Protection:

Release Date: May 7, 2019

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers at the Port of Nogales seized nearly 290 pounds of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl and methamphetamine since Friday from six separate drug seizures. In addition, four U.S. citizens and two Mexican nationals have been arrested in connection with the incidents.

Early Friday morning, officers at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing referred a 20-year-old Tucson man for further investigation as he attempted to enter the U.S. from Mexico. After a CBP narcotics detection canine alerted to the presence of a scent it was trained to detect, officers removed more than 90 packages from the doors and quarter panels of his Infinity sedan. The packages were determined to contain just more than one-pound of fentanyl, worth more than $16,000 and more than 86 pounds of meth, with an estimated value of nearly $259,000. The packages also contained almost 29 pounds of heroin, worth more than $781,000 and more than 17 pounds of cocaine, worth in excess of $419,000.

Officers at the DeConcini Crossing referred a 66-year-old Tucson man for an additional search of his Ford truck as he was crossing back into the U.S. from Mexico. After an alert by a canine, officers removed more than 70 packages from the rear cabin wall and the spare tire.

A test of the contents determined that more than 19 pounds were fentanyl, worth almost $260,000. They also seized more than 68 pounds of meth, worth nearly $205,000, as well as more than 9 pounds of heroin, worth $253,000.

CBP Officers at the Mariposa Crossing pedestrian lanes referred a 15-year-old Tucson teen for further questioning when she attempted to enter the U.S. from Mexico Friday afternoon.

When conducting a search of the young woman, she voluntarily removed a single package from her underwear, which was determined to be nearly a pound of fentanyl pills. The drugs are worth more than $11,000.

Later that afternoon, officers at the Mariposa Crossing, referred a 33-year-old Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, man for further inspection. Following an alert by a CBP narcotics detection canine, to a scent it was trained to detect, in the fuel tank. After the tank was removed, officers removed 30 packages of drugs from inside, which were determined to be methamphetamine. The meth weighed nearly 56 pounds, with estimated value of almost $167,000.

A few hours later, a crosser at the Morley Pedestrian Gate was referred for further questioning as she attempted to cross back into the U.S. from Mexico. The 39-year-old Rio Rico woman voluntarily removed a package of contraband from an internal cavity, as officers began a search of her and her belongings. The package contained just more than one-half pound of fentanyl pills, worth $7,200.

Monday evening, officers at the DeConcini Crossing referred a 44-year-old Mexican national for an inspection of his Pontiac sedan. When a CBP canine alerted to the vehicle’s rear tires, officers removed them both and found nearly 15 pounds of meth, worth almost $45,000.

Officers seized the drugs and vehicles. The subjects were arrested and then turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

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Story compiled by Jeff Rainforth for We Build the Wall, Inc.

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Border Patrol Arrests Illegal Convicted Of Child Rape – Previously Deported Twice

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This was the 3rd time the monster entered the U.S. illegally. It’s too easy for these criminal scum to get in! We need to seal up the border, tight!

Via U.S. Customs and Border Protection:

Release Date: August 15, 2019

“TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents near Naco arrested a previously deported sex offender Wednesday.

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Brian A. Terry Station arrested 37-year-old Carlos Blancas-Rojas for being illegally present in the United States. During processing, agents conducting records checks discovered the Mexican national had been convicted by the state of Washington of Rape of a Child, a felony, in 2008.

Records checks further revealed Blancas-Rojas has an active warrant in Washington and that he has twice been removed from the United States, his second deportation following his felony conviction.

While held in federal custody, Blancas-Rojas awaits prosecution for the illegal re-entry of a previously deported aggravated felon.

All persons apprehended by the Border Patrol undergo criminal history checks using biometrics to ensure illegal aliens with criminal histories are positively identified.”

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Large Group Assaults Guard With Rocks On Border, Border Patrol Fires Pepper Balls

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This happened right in front of the border wall we just built. While I was documenting the construction of our wall, I spoke with a Border Patrol agent who said he had been “rocked” over 20 times in 11 years, and that most agents have rocks thrown at them at least once during their careers. This attack comes on the heels of four Mexican nationals firing automatic weapons at a Border Patrol marine unit.

The El Paso Times is reporting:

“U.S. Border Patrol agents fired pepper ball shots at swimmers in the Rio Grande during a confrontation Sunday evening on the El Paso-Juárez border.

A Border Patrol spokesman said agents fired the non-lethal rounds after a security guard from the International Boundary and Water Commission was allegedly assaulted by a group throwing rocks.

Juárez families regularly use that portion of the Rio Grande for recreational swimming in summers when the river is flowing with water.

The confrontation occurred as dozens of Mexican families with children were playing in the river across the border near the old Asarco site in El Paso.

A cellphone video showed at least a half-dozen Border Patrol agents on U.S. soil confronting more than a dozen swimmers in the water on the U.S. edge of the river.

The video was shared on the YouTube page of La Polaka, a tabloid news website.”

El Mexicano newspaper reported that a confrontation began when a guard told swimmers not to be crossing the middle of the river to the U.S. side. Swimmers were trying to dive from the U.S. side into the river.

Agents responded to a report by a guard for the International Boundary and Water Commission saying that he had been assaulted, Border Patrol spokesman Agent Ramiro Cordero said.

The six-minute video shows Border Patrol SUVs rushing to the scene and agents standing on land while the swimmers remain in the water. The tall metal border fence is visible a few yards behind the agents.

A Border Patrol statement said that agents encountered a large group throwing rocks and refusing to leave. When the group refused to stop, agents fired pepper balls to disperse them.

El Mexicano reported that the Border Patrol fired “rubber bullets” but the Border Patrol said that agents actually fired pepper balls.

The Border Patrol is equipped with modified paintball guns, named the Pepperball Launching Systems, that shoot balls containing pepper-spray powder.

“When they (projectiles) hit the floor or a person, it opens up and release the power and it irritates you and you leave or stop coming forward,” Cordero said.

It is unknown how many people may have been struck by pepper ball pellets, Cordero said. There were no reported injuries.

The video was filmed from a distance on the Mexico side and it is difficult to see if it filmed agents firing or anyone throwing rocks.

The swimmers dispersed and returned to the Mexican side, which is near the Casa de Adobe museum along the riverbank where Texas, Mexico and New Mexico meet.

The riverbank on that portion of the Rio Grande on the U.S. side is blocked off by tall, metal border fencing but the Mexico side include parkland accessible to the public.”

Here’s a short video of our wall being constructed.

Here's a montage of a few of the videos I shot of Airman Brian Kolfage's border wall being constructed. You can also view it on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHHmJBq-awI. More to come… 🇺🇸

Posted by Jeff Rainforth on Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Story compiled by Jeff Rainforth for We Build the Wall, Inc.

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