Falfurrias – U.S. Border Patrol agents continue rescue efforts in the Rio Grande Valley.

Yesterday morning, agents assigned to the Falfurrias station responded to a 911 call received by the Starr County Sheriff’s Office regarding a lost subject. Agents searched the vicinity of the last know geographical coordinates and located the Salvadoran male.

A few hours later, Falfurrias agents responded to a separate 911 call received by the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office regarding a lost subject. Agents searched the last geographical coordinates provided and rescued the Salvadoran male.

Agents offered medical attention to both subjects.

The Rio Grande Valley Sector currently has multiple campaigns focused on rescues and danger awareness, such as “Operation Big Rig” and “No Se Arriesgue” to combat smuggling and ultimately save lives. Call 911 to report suspicious activity; “They’re humans, not cargo!”    

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