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Monday, September 17, 2007 | Local Media Release
Yuma, Ariz. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol agents from the Yuma, Ariz. sector seized more than 1,100 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $894,000 and nearly 270 doses of Valium worth an estimated $3,000 in separate incidents...
Monday, September 17, 2007 | Local Media Release
Tucson, Ariz. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol agents assigned to the Naco, Ariz. station located the body of a man reported missing by a family member. On September 13, the Mexican Consulate contacted CBP Border Patrol and...
Monday, September 17, 2007 | Local Media Release
Havre, Mont. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol and Air Interdiction agents from Havre Sector assisted local police to rescue a Montana resident injured and stranded in a remote area north of Havre. Approximately 6:30 p.m. Friday,...
Friday, September 14, 2007 | Local Media Release
El Paso, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers performing anti-terror inspections at border ports of entry in El Paso, West Texas and New Mexico this week made 10 seizures of prohibited food and agricultural items. Dozens of other...
Friday, September 14, 2007 | Local Media Release
Laredo, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol agents seized 287 pounds of marijuana at the Hebbronville traffic checkpoint Thursday morning. A canine working at the checkpoint on Highway 16 alerted agents to a pickup truck...
Friday, September 14, 2007 | Local Media Release
Progreso, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Progreso port of entry on Wednesday discovered 57 pounds of cocaine in the tires of a car attempting to enter the U.S. The drugs were valued at $1.8 million and the driver of the...
Thursday, September 13, 2007 | Local Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Canada Border Services Agency are now accepting renewal applications from participants in the Northern Border FAST Commercial Driver Program whose five-year memberships are approaching...
Thursday, September 13, 2007 | Local Media Release
Washington - U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that the port of Cartagena in Colombia became the 53rd operational Container Security Initiative port to target and pre-screen maritime cargo containers destined for U.S. ports. U.S....
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 | Local Media Release
Laredo, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector seized a total of 1,321 pounds of marijuana during two separate incidents recently. Agents at the Freer, Texas checkpoint conducted a search in a...
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 | Local Media Release
Peitas, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than $5 million in cocaine, the second major bust in four days. The seizure occurred yesterday morning when Border Patrol...
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 | Local Media Release
Laredo, Texas -U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Laredo port of entry thwarted a narcotics smuggling attempt of 1,138 pounds of marijuana concealed in a commercial truck. The drugs were valued at of $1.1 million. The seizure...
Tuesday, September 11, 2007 | Local Media Release
Washington - For the first time ever, nearly every trade entity conducting business with Customs and Border Protection can establish an Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Secure Data Portal account due to newly expanded ACE account types. ACE is...
Monday, September 10, 2007 | Local Media Release
Laredo, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers at the Laredo Port of Entry find five pounds of cocaine valued at $160,000 on the body of a pedestrian that nets one arrest. On Thursday, September 6, 2007, at approximately 5:00 a.m...
Monday, September 10, 2007 | Local Media Release
Del Rio, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol agents from the Del Rio, Texas Lake Task Force seized 132 pounds of marijuana near Lake Amistad Friday. About 4:30 p.m. agents working in the Box Canyon Road area noticed a sedan...
Monday, September 10, 2007 | Local Media Release
Washington - Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) members remain firmly committed to the program, according to the results of a survey conducted by the University of Virginia. Under C-TPAT, members sign an agreement to work with...
Monday, September 10, 2007 | Local Media Release
La Joya, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol agents seized more than $5 million worth of cocaine south of La Joya, Texas recently. The seizure occurred September 8 when Border Patrol agents assigned to the McAllen Border Patrol...
Monday, September 10, 2007 | Local Media Release
Laredo, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers at the Laredo Port of Entry this weekend stopped two narcotics smuggling attempts and prevented a total of $2.4 million in cocaine from channeling their way through this port and into the U...
Friday, September 7, 2007 | Local Media Release
New York, NY - Ms. Adele J. Fasano has been selected as U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Area Director for the New York/Newark Area. U.S. Customs and Border Protection in the New York and New Jersey Area is one of the most extensive and...
Thursday, September 6, 2007 | Local Media Release
Blaine, Wash. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Peace Arch port of entry seized 77 pounds of cocaine during an outbound vehicle examination on Labor Day. Officers working in the northbound traffic lanes discovered the...
Thursday, September 6, 2007 | Local Media Release
San Diego - Gurdit Dhillon, who began his federal law enforcement career over 35 years ago as an inspector at the Calexico border station, has been selected as U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) new field operations director in San Diego,...
Wednesday, September 5, 2007 | Local Media Release
Fort Hancock, TX - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol agents from the El Paso Sector seized more than half a ton of marijuana and arrested one suspected smuggler six miles west of the Fort Hancock Port of Entry after he attempted to...
Tuesday, September 4, 2007 | Local Media Release
Washington - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is reminding air carriers and the traveling public that the temporary Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) accommodation allowing U.S. citizens to travel by air within the Western...
Tuesday, September 4, 2007 | Local Media Release
Lewiston, New York - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the apprehension of a United States permanent resident wanted in Oregon on charges of sexual assault on a juvenile. On September 3, 2007 CBP officers encountered Long Tran, a...
Friday, August 31, 2007 | Local Media Release
Yuma, Ariz. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol agents conducting traffic inspection duties at a checkpoint on California State Route 78 about 50 miles south of Blythe, Calif., seized a pound of methamphetamines during a smuggling...
Friday, August 31, 2007 | Local Media Release
Laredo, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Laredo, Texas port of entry thwarted two narcotics smuggling attempts, preventing almost two tons of marijuana and 46 pounds of cocaine from entering the U.S. Total value of the...

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