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DHS 2004 Mexican Incursion Report

DHS 2004 Mexican Incursion Report

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Department Homeland Security 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
Office Border Patrol 

Mexican Government Incidents 
2004 
FISCAL YEAR REPORT 
Purpose: The purpose this document provide intelligence overview concerning Mexican Government incursions, encounters and sightings the 
U.S. and Mexico borders. 
Sources Used: Information contained this report derived from Border Patrol reports Mexican Military and Police activity the US/Mexico border. 
Time Period: This document provides the most recent, corrected and amended information/intelligence available. 
NOTE: This report based upon information obtained from various open sources. classified information was used the preparation this report. 

WARNING 
THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN DESIGNATED: 
FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY (FOUO) which could adversely impact person's privacy welfare, the conduct Federal programs, other programs operations essential the national interest. Information impacting the National Security the United States and classified Confidential, Secret, Top Secret under Executive Order 12958, "Classified National Security Information", amended, its predecessor successor orders, not considered FOUO. FOUO not considered classified information. FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY material must stored locked container when not use and disposed shredding burning when longer useful. 
This Intelligence Alert has been designated FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY and contains LAW ENFORCEMENT SENSITIVE INFORMATION. provided for Intelligence Alert purposes only. Unauthorized use disclosure the information contained this report may result disciplinary action, termination employment and prosecution. You are responsible for the security and privacy protection this information. 
Recipients are authorized disseminate this report appropriate law enforcement agencies need know basis. "This document, any segment thereof, may not released any media sources."
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INTELLIGENCE UPDATE: Mexican Government Incursions, Encounters and Sightings the Southwestern Border (SWB). 
TABLE CONTENTS Executive Summary Methodology 
Section One -INCURSIONS Section Two -ENCOUNTERS Section Three -SIGHTINGS 
ATTACHMENTS "A" -Map Incursions Year and Sector 1996-Present
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Department Homeland Security 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office Border Patrol 
Border Patrol Field Intelligence Center 
P.O. Box 6057 Paso, Texas 79906 
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF: September 30, 2004 
From 1996 present, the Office Border Patrol Field Intelligence Center (BORFIC) has confirmed two hundred and eight incursions into the United States Mexican government personnel. 
INCURSIONS 
";.. September 30, 2004, the Office Border Patrol Field Intelligence Center (BORFIC) has confirmed twenty-three incursions. 
 
Seven Mexican Military personnel. 
 
Sixteen Mexican law enforcement personnel. 
Locations: 
San Diego Sector: three Centro Sector: six 
Yuma Sector: one 
Tucson Sector: two Paso Sector: five 
Marfa Sector: one 
Laredo Sector: two 
McAllen Sector: three

ENCOUNTERS 
.,. Three September 30, 2004. 
Locations: Paso Sector: three 
SIGHTINGS 
:,. Three September 30, 2004. 
Locations: 
McAllen Sector: three
MEXICAN GOVERNMENT BORDER INCIDENTS -METHODOLOGY incident will classified either Encounter The following methodology used classifying each incident. 
INCURSION 
INCURSIONS -An Incursion defined the unauthorized crossing the U.S. -Mexico border Mexican Government Personnel. may either intentional unintentional. 
Armed Incursion: Mexican Government Personnel are carrying weapons. 
Unarmed Incursion: Mexican Government Personnel are not carrying weapons. 
Undetermined: Unable determine Mexican Government personnel are carrying weapons. 
ENCOUNTER 
ENCOUNTERS -An Encounter any activity Mexican Government Personnel the Mexican side the U.S.-Mexico Border that results interaction between the parties involved.
Encounter: Shots are fired, weapon pointed objects are thrown across the U.S.-Mexico Border LEA's, 
U.S. Military personnel U.S.civilians. 
Encounter: Mexican Government Personnel establish communications with LEA's U.S. Military personnel their respective sides the Border. 
SIGHTINGS 
SIGHTINGS Sighting the discovery significant Mexican Government activity the Mexican side the U.S.-Mexico border, which not encounter and may LEA interest.

Department Homeland Security 
Customs and Border Protection Office Border Patrol 
Border Patrol Field Intelligence Center 
P.O. Box 6057 Paso, Texas 79906 
SUBJECT: The following listing Mexican Government Incidents reported for FY2004: 
SECTION ONE -INCURSIONS Incursion defined the unauthorized crossing the U.S. Mexico Border Mexican Government Personnel. may either 
intentional unintentional. 	MEXICAN POLICE INCURSION (ARMED INTENTIONAL) -EL PASO FABENS STATION-On 10/12/03, the Fabens, Texas 
Station were notified ICE Aircraft that two Mexican law 
enforcement officers had entered the illegally from 

occurred approximately 1330 hours MST Fabens POE. The aircraft radioed that the two officers appeared searching for something. BPAs responded the (b)(2) the two returned Mexico before contact was possible. 	
MEXICAN POLICE INCURSION (ARMED INTENTIONAL) -EL 
CENTRO CENTRO STATION -On 10/13/03, BPA assigned the 
Centro, California Station observed the from Mexico. The subjects the 
south bank the All American were with 
assault rifles. The officials returned Mexico with further incident. 	
MEXICAN POLICE INCURSION (UNARMED/ INTENTIONAL) -MARFA VAN HORN STATION-On 10/23/2003, source information came the Van Horn border patrol station. stated that 10/22/2003 was witness Mexican police officials (Judiciales) the side the Porvenir crossing checking traffic north bound into the US. Source stated there were Judiciales and k-9 next brown suburban. the
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Referred to: Bureau Customs and Border Protection 
Referred to: Bureau Customs and Border Protection 

DEMING STATION 03/21/2004, BPA assigned the Deming, New
Mexico Station was alerted two Mexican Officials that they were attempting arrest that was (b)(6) b)(6) subsequently arrested The agent noticed that the two Mexican Officials were also the U.S. side the border, detained the two Mexican officials and (b)(6)them and the station. Records check 
1b)(6) 	several apprehensions and three prior deportations. )(2) 
eld for re-entry after deportation. The two Mexican Officials were granted voluntary departure. Mexican Consulate was notified. 
10. 	MEXICAN POLICE INCURSION (SHOTS FIRED ARMED INTENTIONAL) SAN DIEGO IMPERIAL BEACH STATION
4/5/2004, BPAs assigned the Imperial Beach, California Station observed two groups Tijuana Mexico Police Officers (total five individuals) cross the international border into the U.S. chasing two suspects. soon BPAs got their loud speaker and told the Mexican Police Officers that they were the side the border, three the police officers stopped and two them continued chasing the suspects. During the event, the Tijuana Police fired several rounds from their service weapons toward the suspects while the side the border. The Mexican police were able arrest both and then return back Mexico. injuries were 
11. 	MEXICAN POLICE INCURSION (ARMED INTENTIONAL) YUMA YUMA STATION 4/18/2004, Border Patrol Pilot assigned the
Yuma Station Air Operations Unit observed marked Mexican police vehicle make incursion into the United States near the Port Entry Andrade, California. The vehicle drove about 200 yards north the border and two uniformed Mexican officials attempted apprehend fleeing subject into the U.S without success. The pilot was then able direct BPAs the fleeing subject. The subject was undocumented Mexican alien and was arrested. was retuned Mexico (b)(2)
Mexico without incident. 
b)(2) 
12. 	MEXICAN MILITARY INCURSION (ARMED INTENTIONAL) TUCSON AJO STATION 5/16/2004, Border Patrol Agents assigned 
 the Ajo, Arizona Station observed two Mexican soldiers the side the border. The two soldiers moved back the Mexican side the border the agents approached them. When the agents caught the soldiers they inquired about their activity the U.S. side the border. The Mexican soldiers mentioned them that they were looking for 
possible illegal aliens crossing the border. The two soldiers proceeded returning their HUMVEE, where another seven soldiers were waiting. The soldiers then left the area. Agents identified the soldiers being with

b)(2) 

Referred to: Bureau Customs and Border Protection 
believing that the incident was honest mistake with aggravating circumstances. The were 
b)(2) 

19. MEXICAN GOVERNMENT INCURSION (ARMED INTENTIONAL) CENTRO CALEXICO STATION-On 7/17/04, Border Patrol Agent observed border incursion Mexican Law Enforcement while operating 
b)(2) Two Mexican Police Officers were the All American Canal. Supervisory Border Patrol Agent responded the scene and made contact with the Mexican Police Officers from the Mexicali Police Department (Comandancia Urbana). The officers stated that they were pursuit burglary suspect that crossed the border and entered the canal. When informed that they were the United States, the officers returned Mexico. The who had been seen the canal earlier was not located. 
b)(2) 

20. MEXICAN MILITARY INCURSION (ARMED INTENTIONAL) TUCSON NACO STATION-On 7/19/04, Border Patrol Agent reported viewing three Mexican Military personnel walking South into Mexico from 
soldiers. te;a:d:  
border, which left the area when approached the border the area just North it's location. Another agent responding this incident saw eight more soldiers the South side the border the general vicinity the other soldiers. The Tucson Sector 

)(2) 21. MEXICAN GOVERNMENT INCURSION (ARMED/ INTENTIONAL) -EL CENTRO CENTRO STATION -On 8/17/2004, Border Patrol Agents assigned the Centro, California Station were informed group persons the possible drowning two children the All American Canal. The reporting parties stated they reported the incident the Mexicali, Mexico Police. The location the possible drowning was roximatel two miles west the Calexico Port Entry. agent 
b)(2) observed two Mexican law enforcement officers ire ters entering the United States. The Mexican officers were seen assisting suspected Mexican citizens swimming the All American Canal. Mexican officials informed Centro Mexican Liaison personnel telephonically that they received report two Mexican nationals that drowned the canal. The Centro station called the Imperial County Sheriff's Dive team assist the search. Shortly after the incursion, four individuals appeared carrying body back Mexico from the canal. was reported later that the body was year old girl that the Mexican officials rescued and were transporting
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hospital Mexicali. approximately 2:30 PM, deceased body was observed the water approximately 300 yards west the incursion. The body was not recovered and was lost from sight. Sheriff's team members stated that, due the swift currents the canal, they would unable continue the search for the missing victim this time. deputy relayed they would return when the victim was located again. approximately (b)(2) 

victim and returned Mexico. 
b)(2) 

22. MEXICAN GOVERNMENT INCURSION (ARMED INTENTIONAL) -El CENTRO CENTRO STATION On August 24, 2004, Border Patrol Agents assigned the Centro, California Station observed four armed individuals, believed Mexican law enforcement officials, the United States approximately miles west the Calexico Port Entry. The four subjects were about 100 yards north the US/Mexico border. All 
b)(2) Beta pick trucks. 
23. MEXICAN GOVERNMENT INCURSION (ARMED/ INTENTIONAL) -El CENTRO CENTRO STATION August 30, 2004 PM, Border Patrol Agents assigned the Centro California station observed incursion into the United States three individuals believed Mexicali Police Officers. They walked approximately yards north the
Incursions 

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SECTION TWO -ENCOUNTERS Encounter any activity Mexican Government Personnel the 
Mexican side the U.S. -Mexico Border that which results interaction 
between the parties involved. 
(b)(2) 	MEXICAN MILITARY ENCOUNTER (NON-THREATENING) -EL PASO SANTA TERESA STATION -On 12/08/2003, the Mexican Liaison Unit 

(b)(2) (b)(2) 
operations. SBPA also gave them his business card and stated that could contacted the phone numbers displayed the card the military unit required Border Patrol assistance. The leader the unit stated that they would patrolling the area looking for narcotic 
Chihuahua, Mexico. Border Patrol Agents marked units later approached the officers. The officers identified themselves members the Policia Federal Preventiva, PFP, (Federal Preventative Police) who were detailed Juarez from Mexico City, D.F., Mexico. There were three officers, all dressed dark blue pants and shirts with lighter blue jackets.
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SECTION THREE -SIGNIFICANT SIGHTINGS Sighting the discovery significant Mexican Government activity the Mexican side the U.S. Mexico border, which not encounter and may LEA interest. MEXICAN MILITARY SIGHTINGS McALLEN McALLEN STATION 
 01/26/04, BPA observed three boats full what appeared bundles marijuana being moved river just south the Family Center grocery store Roma, Texas. The first boat was small aluminum boat. The other two were blue and yellow inflatable rafts. The boats appeared have 800 1,000 lbs. them. Some bundles were wrapped black plastic and others were white sugar sacks. the Mexican side the river there were three Mexican soldiers. The soldiers were not hidden from view and were observing the boats. They did not attempt apprehend stop the activity the boats the people with the boats. Eight males were bringing the boats across the river. There were two males pulling each boat. There was additional person the front and another the back. The line boats ultimately went back the Mexican side the river. BPA believes that scout may have seen BPA vehicle parked the area and alerted the people transporting the bundles. After the boats and people arrived the Mexican side the river, the Mexican soldiers got and walked the other direction. The boat and people pulling the boats came the bank the river just forty yards away 

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02/16/2004, the Los Ebanos, Texas area, BPAs noticed camp the Mexican side the river occupied soldiers. They only saw three soldiers the time, but the camp looked like could accommodate eight ten soldiers. They also noticed several pieces gear and some long arms hanging tree branches. The soldiers waved them and did not seem (b)(2) 8/17 approximately 1830 Mexican Military soldiers across from the 
The soldiers were armed with rifles and appeared preparing set camp that area for the night. Three the soldiers kept themselves concealed most the time. One them was walking around t-shirt and camo pants. appeared gathering wood and rocks make fire. After dark the them concealed and were not seen ain.
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ATTACHMENT "A" 
Map Incursions Year and Sector 1996-Present 
Mexican Government Incursions 
Report Count: 208 
September 30, 2004 

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