Distressed Man Rescued by Border Patrol

Jaffa King

Distressed Man Rescued by Border Patrol

CREATED Jul. 19, 2011

JACUMBA - A distressed illegal alien who had been stranded in the mountains for several days was rescued Monday.

According to U.S. Border Patrol agents they received a 911 call from the distressed man around 12 a.m. from the mountains near Jacumba. Rescue crews located the man using a global position satellite coordinates from his cell phone. 

Agents were directed to the man's location where emergency medical care was provided.  Agents determined that the 35-year-old Mexican man was alert and did not require advanced medical treatment.  He was transported to the El Centro Border Patrol Station for processing and further evaluation.