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Authorities from agencies including U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office, and the Floresville Police Department are among those on the front line of illegal immigration as alien smugglers continue to infiltrate Wilson County.


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In Wilson County, there have been several high-profile incidents related to suspected alien smuggling in 2013 alone:

•Feb. 13: The bodies of three foreign nationals were pulled from a stock tank near Poth by members of a Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) dive team after they drowned when a vehicle fleeing a Wilson County Sheriff’s Office deputy plunged into the tank. Two Mexican nationals have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in the incident.

•May 4: Approximately 23 people were captured following a manhunt after a raid by authorities north of Floresville; 16 illegal aliens from Guatamala, Honduras, and Mexico were discovered living in the single-wide mobile home. Five suspects were taken into federal custody and charged with alien smuggling.

•Aug. 14: Eleven illegal aliens from Honduras and El Salvador were captured after a vehicular pursuit with DPS Highway Patrol troopers that ended near Graytown. Four others eluded capture.
 

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