Border Agents Arrest Illegal Migrants With Drugs, Thousands In Cash At Northern Border

  • Federal authorities arrested a group of four illegal migrants that had a loaded firearm and a stash of narcotics Sunday along Montana’s border with Canada, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said Tuesday.
  • Border Patrol agents found methamphetamine and cocaine in the group’s vehicle, along with $12,000 in one of the illegal migrant’s possession, according to CBP.
  • The northern border of the U.S. has seen a surge in illegal immigration recently, with federal authorities recording 4,827 illegal migrant encounters between October 2022 and April 2023.