June 21, 2011Contact: Tucson SectorCommunications Division520-748-3210
The following is a rundown of activities that occurred over the past 24 hourswithin the Tucson Sector. This is only a thumbnail of each incident and an invitation to contactthe Tucson Sector Communications Division for more information.Arrests(NGL)
On June 20, agents assigned to the Nogales Border Patrol Station apprehended an illegal alienfrom Sinaloa, Mexico, who admitted to past affiliations with the
gangs. Duringprocessing, the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System revealed the subject had priorcriminal convictions for drug violations in California. He is being prosecuted under
On June 20, the Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) unit responded to a callfrom a concerned citizen about two individuals walking north of Sells, Ariz. Agents located bothsubjects and took them into custody. BORSTAR treated one for severe dehydration and determined heneeded further medical treatment. The man was subsequently taken to a local hospital.
Early this morning, Casa Grande agents administered first aid to an illegal alien suffering fromdehydration and determined that he needed medical treatment. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) wasnotified and the subject was transported to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.
Border Patrol agents assigned to the Casa Grande Station assisted the Tohono
O’odham Police Department
with a vehicle roll-over accident on State Route 86 approximately 20 mileseast of Sells, Ariz. EMS responded to the accident and provided medical treatment to an occupant whowas ejected from the vehicle. The other two occupants were transported to a nearby hospital forevaluation as a precautionary measure.Since launching the Southwest Border Initiative in March 2009, the Department of Homeland Securityhas made significant investments towards establishing a secure and safe border environment andimproving the quality of life of affected communities throughout the state of Arizona.The Border Patrol appreciates the assistance of the community. Suspicious activity can be reported bycalling
. All calls will be answered and will remain anonymous.