Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents utilized a drone to locate an injured migrant in a desert region near the Arizona border with Mexico. The agents located the man and carried him out for medical assistance.
Tucson Sector Chief Patrol Agent John R. Modlin tweeted photos of a migrant rescue. The migrant suffered a compound fracture of his leg while illegally entering the U.S. from Mexico.
A migrant suffering from a compound leg fracture was rescued Saturday.— John R. Modlin (@USBPChiefTCA) May 24, 2023
Responding Douglas Station agents deployed a drone to pinpoint the 47-year-old Mexican citizen's location. With help from #EMS, he was extracted from the border area and flown to Tucson. #SavingLives pic.twitter.com/rTEnqXgWP3
The Douglas Station agents launched a drone to assist in locating a migrant reported to be injured. The drone operators quickly located the migrant’s location.
Border Patrol agents and EMS crews carried the 47-year-old Mexican male out of the desert to an awaiting air ambuance.
The aircrew flew the migrant to a Tucson-area hospital, Modlin stated.
Chief Modlin also tweeted a 72-hour report revealing the apprehension of 1,710 migrants. The agents also arrested 18 criminal migrants and interdicted seven human smuggling attempts.
Past 72 Hours…— John R. Modlin (@USBPChiefTCA) May 24, 2023
– 1 Agent Assaulted
– 1,710 Apprehensions
– 18 Criminal Migrants Arrested
– 15 Pounds of Methamphetamine
– 7 Human Smuggling Events
– 1 Firearm
We also performed 60 rescues!#HonorFirst pic.twitter.com/bVFzFtJDV6
In one of those cases, Casa Grande Station agents arrested a Mexican national with a visa and three migrants being smuggled in the truck.
While assisting @PinalCSO on I-10 Wednesday, Casa Grande Station agents arrested a Mexican visa holder and three migrants in a pickup truck. Four more migrants dangerously concealed in the enclosed truck bed were also arrested. The driver faces criminal charges. #BorderSecurity pic.twitter.com/fRfJX0DkY7— John R. Modlin (@USBPChiefTCA) May 23, 2023
A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of four more migrants locked inside a closed truck bed.
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