‘Giant Gaps’ in Laredo Border Sector Says Border Patrol Agent

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July 31, 2014

Border Patrol agent and National Border Patrol Council Local 2455 Vice President Jarrad Seely told Breitbart News that “there are giant gaps” in the Laredo sector of the Texas border where agents often have no ability to call for backup. These areas are left without agents assigned to patrol, and when agents do respond to alerts, they are regularly alone in the field with little to no access to cell or radio communication. “The border is not being patrolled adequately,” Seely said in phone comments made following video commentary for Breitbart. The video of Seely was shot from the edge of the Rio Grande River in the Laredo sector of the border. Seely stated that an agent would respond “most likely alone” to detected cross-river activity in the isolated One River Road area. Smugglers’ lookouts in the area often pose as fishermen as they feed information to smugglers, letting them know when the coast is clear to send cargo across the river. When smugglers or cartel members send narcotics loads over there are members on the Mexico side of the river providing cover with long guns. Seely tells Breitbart, “They have in the past engaged Border Patrol with gunfire

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