Yuma, Arizona - Over a four-day period beginning Monday, drug seizures increased significantly at and around immigration checkpoints in Yuma Sector. More than 100 pounds of narcotics, with an estimated value of more than one million dollars were seized during that period.

Yuma, Arizona - Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Interstate 8 immigration checkpoint thwarted two smuggling attempts resulting in arrests for alien and narcotics smuggling this past weekend.

Edinburg, Texas - Border Patrol agents assigned to the Falfurrias station saved the life of an immigrant in distress after he activated a rescue beacon. It happened early this morning and agents rapidly responded to the area and began treating the migrant for dehydration. The migrant was transported to Christus Spohn hospital, he will be processed accordingly.

San Luis, Arizona - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of San Luis arrested a U.S. Citizen attempting to smuggle $156,000 in methamphetamine on Thursday.

Victoria, Texas - A former fugitive who was illegally residing in Houston pleaded guilty Tuesday to engaging in an alien smuggling conspiracy that resulted in two deaths, and to kidnapping two women, one of whom was killed.