(BORSTAR rescues a mother and her son)…The two had become lost in the mountains.
Wednesday the US Border Patrol received a call from a telephone operator in Mexico. She told them the mother and son were lost somewhere north of the Rumorosa Highway. The Border Patrol Search, Trauma and Rescue team was deployed. The two were located early Wednesday afternoon about 29 miles west of Calexico. The 41-year-old mother and her 17-year-old son had entered the US illegally. First aid was provided to the individuals. They were transported to the El Centro Border Patrol Station for processing and further evaluation.