Tag: Department of Homeland Security

Man accused of kidnapping, smuggling victims across U.S.-Mexico border due in court Wednesday

| July 11, 2018

Luis Angel Sierra-Vallina will be in a Lafayette County courtroom Wednesday morning to face a judge over charges of kidnapping, assault and rape.

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Accused kidnappers due in Lafayette County court Wednesday morning

| May 16, 2018

Three men are accused of kidnapping two women in Mexico, holding them for ransom and smuggling them across the U.S.-Mexico border. They were arrested in Higginsville April 26. All three are due in court in Lafayette County for a hearing Wednesday.

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Victims of kidnapping, cross-border smuggling and rape rescued at Higginsville motel

| May 2, 2018

Alain Gaspar Camarillo-Linan, 23, Jaciel Acdala Mendez-Morales, 19, and Luis Anger Sierra-Vallina, 22, face kidnapping, rape and sodomy charges after allegedly kidnapping and holding two women for ransome. The women were kidnapped in Mexico, smuggled into the U.S. and were recovered by authorities at a Higginsville motel.

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Senator Claire McCaskill calls for additional Customs and Border Protection officers at ports of entry

| December 5, 2017

Customs and Border Protection analysis shows that thousands of more officers are needed at ports of entry to target drug trafficking and enhance security.

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Chillicothe Administrator Chappell announces DHS grant for Fire Department

| September 7, 2017

The grant, totaling nearly $19,000, was awarded to the Chillicothe Fire Department as part of the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

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Rep. Sam Graves introduces H.R. 4726

| March 10, 2016

U.S. Rep. Sam Graves introduces legislation aimed at forcing the Department of Homeland Security to do it’s job when it comes to enforcing immigration laws.

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Kansas City Man Arrested on Drug Ring

| March 3, 2015

The man is being held in a Platte County jail on multiple drug charges.

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Senator McCaskill on Clean Funding

| February 8, 2015

Senator McCaskill is fighting to have the Clean Funding Bill for Homeland Security passed, without immigration tacked in.

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