Del Rio Sector Border Patrol officials report just over 10,000 known border crossers during a seven-day period ending on March 18. The known border crossers include more than 5,500 migrant apprehensions and 4,400 known got-aways.
Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Jason D. Owens tweeted a video weekly recap featuring Bracketteville Station Watch Commander Fernando Zavala. The weekly update reports the apprehension of 5,571 migrants between March 12 and 18.
Del Rio Sector Weekly Recap (03/12/23 - 03/18/23)— Chief Patrol Agent Jason D. Owens (@USBPChiefDRT) March 22, 2023
• 5,571 Apprehensions
• 4,433 Known Gotaways
• 6 Criminals (1 Sex Offender, 2 Re-entry of Criminal, 2 Illegal Drug Trafficking, 1 Assault)
• 1 Large Group
• 74 Smuggling Cases
• 1 Firearm Seized pic.twitter.com/jrc5Hure1c
In addition, officials reported 4.433 migrants to be known got-aways. These are migrants who were observed crossing the border or otherwise counted as having crossed without being apprehended. This represents more than 44 percent of the 10,004 known border crossers. This does not include migrants who crossed without being observed.