Washington Siblings Help Stop Younger Brother’s Kidnapping
Mar11
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Seven Handed Sentences For Cocaine And Meth Trafficking
Mar10

Seven Handed Sentences For Cocaine And Meth Trafficking

Special to the Laredo Sun Seven people were sentenced this week for their roles in a drug conspiracy involving the shipment of cocaine and methamphetamine from Laredo to Dallas and Houston, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. U.S. District Court Judge George P. Kazen ordered Nuevo Laredo attorney Rolando Ariel Salinas-Apac, 34, to a term of 180 months in federal prison. Juan Manuel Reyes, 37, a commercial truck driver from Nuevo...

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CBP Laredo Field Office Rolls Out First In the Nation Videos To Familiarize Bus Passengers with CBP Processes, Entry Requirements
Mar10

CBP Laredo Field Office Rolls Out First In the Nation Videos To Familiarize Bus Passengers with CBP Processes, Entry Requirements

Special to the Laredo Sun U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Laredo Field Office today announced the rollout of the first in the nation bilingual videos designed to familiarize arriving bus passengers with CBP processes, and entry requirements.                                                             “We have been processing a steadily increasing volume of bus passengers, including more than 1.4 million within Laredo Field Office...

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Reputed Boss Of Zetas Drug Cartel Captured In Mexico
Mar04

Reputed Boss Of Zetas Drug Cartel Captured In Mexico

CNN Mexican authorities have captured Omar Trevino Morales, the reputed leader of the Zetas drug cartel, CNNMexico reported, citing federal officials. Known as “Z-42,” Trevino was arrested near Monterrey, Mexico. For the Mexican government, it would be the second high-level arrest of a purported drug boss in a week. Servando Gomez, leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel, was captured Friday in the state of Michoacan....

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Boston Marathon Bombing: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Defense Admits ‘It Was Him’
Mar04

Boston Marathon Bombing: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Defense Admits ‘It Was Him’

ABC News The defense team for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made a stunning admission at the beginning of the accused Boston Marathon bomber’s trial today: “It was him.” “We’re all going to come face to face with unbearable grief, loss and pain caused by a series of senseless, horribly misguided acts carried out by two brothers, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his younger brother, 19-year-old Dzhokhar,” defense attorney Judy Clarke told the...

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Border Patrol Seize 10 Bundles Of Methamphetamine At Checkpoint
Feb25

Border Patrol Seize 10 Bundles Of Methamphetamine At Checkpoint

Special to The Laredo Sun LAREDO, Texas – On February 18, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Border Patrol Checkpoint on Interstate Highway 35 encountered a tractor-trailer at the primary inspection lane.  As the driver was being questioned of his immigration status, a service canine alerted to the trailer, subsequently the agent referred the driver to secondary for further inspection. While at secondary, agents conducted a...

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