CBP confirms two Mexican helicopter incursions in Starr County : News : ValleyCentral.com
September 4, 2010 § Leave a comment
Federal officials confirmed two Mexican military helicopter incursions took place in skies over Starr and Hidalgo County today but are asking the public not to be alarmed.
Local law enforcement officials were put on alert after a Mexican military helicopter was spotted in Alto Bonito and headed east into Hidalgo County.
Sources told Action 4 News tha tthe helicopter flew from Alto Bonito and then over Sullivan City and La Joya around 1 p.m. Thursday.
Officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations confirmed that there were two helicopter incursions — one between 9 and 10 am. and then another at 1 p.m. Thursday