Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Migrant Surge Expands in Arizona Border Sector — 58K in 28 Days; 14,300 Illegal Border Crossing In Tucson Sector In One Week; Tucson Border Sector Leads Country in Migrant Apprehensions

U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector
Migrant Surge Expands in Arizona Border Sector — 58K in 28 Days::
Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended nearly 58,000 in the past four weeks, according to unofficial reports posted on X. This is up from 55,224 encountered during October.
Tucson Sector Chief Patrol Agent John Modlin posted a series of reports on X showing the continuing increase in the number of migrant apprehensions in his sector. During the past seven days, Modlin reported the apprehension of 15,300 migrants.
Week in Review…

– 15,300 Apprehensions
– 117 lbs. of Fentanyl
– 78 Federal Criminal Cases
– 17 Rescues
– 14 Human Smuggling Events
– 3 Narcotics Events #HonorFirst

— John R. Modlin (@USBPChiefTCA) November 24, 2023
In addition to the apprehensions, his agents seized 117 pounds of fentanyl and interdicted 14 human smuggling incidents. His agents also carried out 17 migrant rescues.
The apprehensions during the prior seven-day period are up by 1,000 migrants from the previous weekly report, where Modlin said his agents encountered 14,300. The agents seized 300 pounds of fentanyl and rescued 33 migrants during that period. --->READ MORE HERE
14,300 Illegal Border Crossing In Tucson Sector In One Week:
Border Patrol reports that there were 14,300 illegal crossings last week in just the Tucson sector alone.
According to John R. Modlin, Chief Patrol Agent of the U.S. Border Patrol’s Tucson Sector, along with the apprehensions, agents seized 300 lbs. of fentanyl and 2 firearms.
Agents also conducted 33 rescues, and intercepted 15 human smuggling attempts. There have been a total of 1,198 rescues since October 1 across the southwest border sectors.
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+++++Tucson Border Sector leads country in migrant apprehensions+++++

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