Below you will find the latest information available for reported drug smuggling, human smuggling and trafficking, and illegal crossings on the Texas border and ports over the past week.
Most news outlets have reported some of the issues that are happening on our southern border. And some of these news outlets have downplayed or even lied about what is happening.
Americans and Texans have been given inconsistent information on what is occurring on the southern border.
Our border issues are complex, and they affect all Texans.
This is our home, and to most Texans, the border isn’t a political issue or a tool to use against another political party; this is a safety and security issue for our children, families, friends, and local and national law enforcement.
As you read below, we hope the information provided will help all Texans and Americans to better understand the complexity of our current immigration laws and policies that was created by our D.C. lawmakers.
To better comprehend the issues of drug smuggling, human trafficking of children and adults, unaccompanied children, and illegal immigrant crossings that include gang members and many from terrorist countries, we need the real numbers, facts, and statistics.
The information we provide encompasses only the Texas and Mexico border.
As for the accuracy of the information, we can only decipher the information released to us. Therefore, the number of incidents, arrests, types of narcotics, weight, or the street value of said narcotics is considered the minimum amount.
All people apprehended by the Border Patrol undergo criminal history checks using biometrics to ensure their criminal histories are positively identified. To report suspicious activity such as alien and or drug smuggling, contact their website at http://www.cbp.gov. Or follow them on Twitter at @CBPRGV.
The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and to help save lives by reporting suspicious activity at 1-800-863-9382.
• JUNE 8 – JUNE 14, 2020 •
*NOTE: “+”; U.S. Customs and Border Patrol did not list specific totals and/or countries on ALL reported incidents.
*NOTE: There are multiple incidents involving criminals from Central America, United States, and most all other countries that happen daily on all U.S. borders. However, the totals below include ONLY what is has reported by U.S. Customs & Border Protection and ONLY along the Texas border. Corridor News is not responsible for what is NOT reported or incorrectly reported.
JUST THE STATS
|SEX OFFENDERS (child)||3|
|PREVIOUS CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS
|FOREIGN COUNTRIES||Mexico, Honduras, & Guatemala|
|SEIZURES (narcotics excluded)
||$170,000 cash, commercial & passenger vehicles|
NARCOTIC SEIZURES & ESTIMATED STREET PRICE
*NOTE: The totals below are an estimate of what was reported in U.S. dollar and pounds.
|TYPE OF NARCOTIC||WEIGHT
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