#WebbCounty Sheriff’s Office and #Mexican authorities apprehend wanted man on charges of possession of controlled substance

On Monday, October 29, 2018, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the Webb County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Division, in a combined operation with Mexican authorities, apprehended and arrested Luis Ernesto Lopez, 33, in Nuevo Laredo on outstanding charges for possession of controlled substance with intent to distribute in Webb County.   Lopez was remanded to ...

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Thirteen imposters arrested in six days @ i35 Checkpoint #LAREDO

Between the dates of October 24 and October 29, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate Highway 35 Checkpoint have detected and arrested 13 individuals posing as impostors to gain further entry into the interior of the United States.  The individuals produced an array of valid documentation ranging from non-immigrant ...

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Border Patrol Agents Arrest 18th Street Gang Member #LAREDO

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Hebbronville Border Patrol Station arrested an 18th Street Gang member with an outstanding arrest warrant for Aggravated Sexual Battery.    On October 22, agents arrested 10 illegal aliens near Aguilares, Texas after they assisted the Webb County Sheriff’s Office when they intercepted a vehicle containing the aliens.  One of ...

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Border Patrol Agents Seize Abandoned #Marijuana #LAREDO

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents seized abandoned marijuana in two different enforcement actions.    On October 26, agents conducting routine patrol discovered two bundles of marijuana abandoned inside a ranch south of Encinal, Texas.  After an extensive search of the area, no additional bundles were located.  The bundles had a combined weight of ...

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Fatal Crash West of Cotulla #LAREDO #ACCIDENT

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is investigating a seven vehicle fatal crash that occurred today, October 27, 2018 at approximately 8:10 am on Farm to Market road 468 mile marker 444, approximately 8 miles west of Cotulla.   Preliminary investigation revealed a white truck tractor towing a tanker trailer who exited ...

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Border Patrol Agents Rescue Five Subjects Stranded in Rio Grande #LAREDO

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents rescued several illegal aliens stranded in the Rio Grande on Wednesday.   The rescue efforts began just before 12:00 p.m. on October 24, when Laredo Sector Border Patrol dispatch received information from a caller stating that five individuals were stranded on an island in the river.  The ...

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