Border Patrol activity report July 25, 2011by Hugh Holub on Jul. 26, 2011, under border patrol, border patrol tucson sector, politics
Press Release from Border Patrol July 25, 2011:
TUCSON, Ariz. — The following is a rundown of activities that occurred over the weekend within the Tucson Sector. This is only a thumbnail of each incident.
(DGL) Agents from the Douglas Station apprehended a 24-year-old illegal alien from Queretaro, Mexico Thursday. The man has an active warrant for sexual assault out of Washington County, Oregon. He was turned over to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office for extradition.
(DGL) Douglas Station agents apprehended a 48-year-old Friday who was illegally present in the United States. Record checks revealed the man had been convicted in Albuquerque, New Mexico of attempting to commit child abuse-death or great bodily harm. The man is being processed pending prosecution.
(DGL) Agents assigned to the Douglas Station apprehended a 30-year-old illegal alien from Mexico Saturday. Record checks revealed the man had been arrested in California for lewd or lascivious acts with a child. The man is being processed pending prosecution.
(AJO) Agents assigned to the Ajo Station received a call Saturday regarding two illegal aliens who were lost northwest of Lukeville, Arizona. The men, one from Guatemala and one from Mexico, were treated for dehydration by the Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue Unit (BORSTAR) and were transported to the Ajo Station for further processing.
(TUS) Agents from the Tucson Station encountered a 35-year-old Guatemalan national south of Three Points, Ariz. the man complained of dizziness and unable to walk. Due to the remoteness of the terrain, BORSTAR responded and litter carried him to an area accessible by ambulance. The man was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
(CAG) Casa Grande Station agents discovered human remains Saturday while patrolling the West Desert west of Federal Route 42. The Tohono O’odham Police Department was notified and took custody of the scene.People attempting to cross the Sonoran Desert on foot face extremely hazardous conditions, yet smugglers continue to put their lives in danger by leading them through the harsh and desolate terrain. Smugglers are known to abandon anyone in the group physically unable to continue.
Since launching the Southwest Border Initiative in March 2009, the Department of Homeland Security has made significant investments toward establishing a secure and safe border environment to improve the quality of life throughout Arizona communities.
Customs and Border Protection appreciates assistance from the community. Suspicious activity can be reported by calling the Border Patrol at 1-877-872-7435. All calls will be answered and remain anonymous.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with managing and protecting our nation’s borders at and between official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while also enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.