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  • Militia Leader Awaits Release from Jail Play Video

    October 28, 2014 12:30 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - A militia member arrested on weapons charges in Brownsville will not be released from jail until officials inspect his house in North Texas. Kevin Massey was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. He is set to be released on a $30,000 bond Thursday.... more »
  • Militia Member to be Released on Bond Play Video

    October 24, 2014 12:14 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - A militia member arrested on weapons charges will be released on bond. Kevin Massey will be allowed to go back to North Texas with his wife after posting a $30,000 bond. The judge told Massey he is not to be within 12 feet of a weapon,... more »
  • Militia Member Charged in Federal Court Play Video

    October 22, 2014 1:58 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - A member of a militia camped out south of Brownsville has been charged in federal court. The man, John Frederick Foerster, is accused of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Agents with the ATF launched an investigation after a Border Patrol agent opened fire on... more »
  • Feds Nab Militia Leader in Brownsville Play Video

    October 21, 2014 6:50 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - Federal agents arrested the leader of a militia camped out on private land in Southmost Brownsville. ATF agents arrested Kevin Lyndel Massey after an investigation into the group. Massey is accused of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Massey is the third member of... more »
  • Feds Arrest Militia Member in Brownsville Play Video

    October 21, 2014 1:02 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - Federal agents arrested a man linked to a militia camped out in deep Southmost Brownsville. ATF agents arrested Kevin Massey Monday after discovering he is a felon and was in possession of a firearm. Massey was at Camp Lonestar on private property near the border fence.... more »
  • Militia Members Arrested in Brownsville Play Video

    September 15, 2014 8:52 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - The leader of a border volunteer group says he will not allow two members back on his camp once they are released from county jail. The arrests are detrimental to the group's agenda, he said. Officials say Steven Kurt Brooks, one of the group's members, left... more »
  • Militia Members Plan to Disrupt Texas Ports Play Video

    September 14, 2014 2:33 PM

    RIO GRANDE VALLEY - Militia members are threatening to block ports of entry. They plan to protest illegal immigration by blocking traffic September 20. Police and city leaders across the Rio Grande Valley are preparing for what they say could be a violent protest. Rio Grande City... more »
  • Militia Threatens to Block Traffic at International Bridges Play Video

    September 11, 2014 7:41 PM

    McALLEN - Law enforcement officials and city leaders from across the Rio Grande Valley are preparing for what they say could result in tense moments or violence. Officials say they received word that members of a militia are threatening to block ports of entry. In Starr County, international... more »
  • Records: Armed Militia Member a Felon Play Video

    September 3, 2014 7:47 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - A militia member who came under Border Patrol gunfire Friday is a felon. The man, John Frederick Forester, is part of a group camped out on private land near the river. Officials said Forester was armed when a Border Patrol agent opened fire on him. The... more »
  • Militia Leader Defends Patrols Play Video

    September 2, 2014 7:31 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - The leader of a militia spoke about an incident in which a Border Patrol agent opened fire on one of his members. The militia member involved in the incident was not injured. "We're private citizens, so we don't answer to the federal government," K.C. Massey said.... more »
  • CHANNEL 5 NEWS Speaks with Man That Was Shot At By Border Patrol Play Video

    August 31, 2014 4:30 PM

    CAMERON COUNTY - CHANNEL 5 crews have located the man that was shot at by a U.S. Border Patrol agent Friday afternoon. He says he was very surprised to be shot at since they are there to support the Border Patrol. Because of the sensitivity of what he... more »
  • Militia Sets Up Camp in Cameron County Play Video

    August 19, 2014 7:56 PM

    BROWNSVILLE - A Cameron County resident says he welcomes the presence of militia members on his land. Rusty Monsees told CHANNEL 5 NEWS earlier this summer he would welcome the National Guard to his property. Monsees said he is still waiting for the guard. He has taken on another... more »
  • Militia Member Speaks About Group's Mission Play Video

    July 28, 2014 7:27 PM

    McALLEN - A member of the South Texas Minuteman Civil Defense Corps says her group seeks to help authorities by observing and reporting what happens along the Rio Grande. Olivia Garza is one of approximately 80 members the group has from Corpus Christi to La Joya. Garza, a... more »
  • Militia Seeks to Set Up Camp in Hidalgo County Play Video

    July 18, 2014 4:23 PM

    HIDALGO COUNTY - State law enforcement officials confirmed the presence of a civilian militia in the Rio Grande Valley. The group, however, has not made contact with any law enforcement group. The group, known as the Minutemen, was initially trying to set up camp earlier this week near... more »
  • Los Ebanos Residents On Edge as Immigration Flow Increases Play Video

    July 10, 2014 7:37 PM

    LOS EBANOS - Hundreds of illegal immigrants use Anzalduas Park to cross into the United States every day. Others choose more secluded areas, like the small community of Los Ebanos. Residents of the small town are concerned about the increase in illegal activity. Still, they are not sure about... more »
  • Militia Intent on Patrolling the Border Play Video

    July 8, 2014 10:45 PM

    VON ORMY - Members of a militia say they are preparing a military style operation to help secure the Texas border with Mexico. The group is organizing in Van Ormy, just south of San Antonio. The militia's commander, Chris Davis, spoke with CHANNEL 5 NEWS. "We are... more »
  • Interim Sheriff: Militias not Needed Play Video

    July 8, 2014 7:23 PM

    EDINBURG - Hidalgo County's interim sheriff said he does not need militias to help patrol the region. Interim Sheriff Jose Eduardo Guerra said militias from Texas and other parts of the country have contacted him. He said they offered to help deal with influx of illegal immigrants. Guerra... more »
  • Militia Sets Up Command Center South of San Antonio Play Video

    July 8, 2014 7:16 PM

    VON ORMY - A militia is gathering south of San Antonio to prepare for what they say is a mission to secure the border. A leader with the group said they will deploy to Laredo first and spread from there to other parts of the border. The group set... more »

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