Dehydrated Migrant Woman Rescued in Arizona Border Mountains

Sonoita Station Border Patrol agents rescue a severely dehydrated migrant woman from the Huachuca Mountains in southern Arizona. (U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector)
U.S. Border Patrol/Tucson Sector

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a group of migrants who became lost in the Huachuca Mountains near the Arizona border with Mexico. Agents found one of the migrants, a woman, to be severely dehydrated and had to carry her out of danger.

Tucson Sector Chief Patrol Agent John R. Modlin tweeted a photo of a migrant woman whose life was saved by Sonoita Station agents this week. The agents responded to a 911 call from a group of three lost migrants.

Agents responded to the area and found the three migrants. A medical assessment revealed a female migrant to be suffering from severe dehydration and had difficulty remaining awake. An agent trained as an Emergency Medical Technician provided medical aid to the woman.

The agents then “carried her off the mountain to an ambulance, saving her life,” Chief Modlin stated.

Human smugglers continue to place migrants’ lives in danger as they attempt to move them into the U.S. interior. Chief Modlin tweeted a photo showing a group of four migrants packed like cordwood in the trunk of a sedan.

The discovery occurred at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint after a Nogales Station agent’s K-9 alerted to the presence of the migrants locked in the trunk.

“Smugglers modified the suspension in an attempt to deceive agents. Excellent work!” the chief stated.

Bob Price serves as associate editor and senior news contributor for the Breitbart Texas-Border team. He is an original member of the Breitbart Texas team. Price is a regular panelist on Fox 26 Houston’s What’s Your Point? Sunday-morning talk show. Follow him on Twitter @BobPriceBBTX and Facebook.


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