TUCSON, Ariz. – Agents from the U.S. Border Patrol and Air and Marine Operations responded to a 911 call and a rescue guide activation, ensuing in the rescue of 7 undocumented aliens stranded in Arizona’s west dried Wednesday.
Agents reserved to Tucson Sector’s Ajo Station perceived a 911 call from a man who pronounced he and 3 other men had crossed the limit several days progressing and were out of water. A helicopter from Air and Marine Operations’ Yuma Air Branch responded to the area and assisted Border Patrol agents in locating the subjects. After last the subjects did not need medical care, they were ecstatic to the Ajo Station for processing.
Later that evening, agents from the Casa Grande Station responded to a rescue guide activation on the Tohono O’odham Nation and found 3 male Mexican nationals. After the men declined medical care, they were taken to the Casa Grande Station for processing.
All subjects are being processed for immigration violations, in suitability with Tucson Sector guidelines.
Border Patrol officials titillate anyone in trouble to call 911 or activate a rescue guide before apropos a casualty. In mercantile year 2016, Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents discovered some-more than 1,400 people.