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NOTICE: Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. This website was last updated on December 21, 2018 and will not be updated until after funding is enacted. As such, information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.


Aviso del impacto de la interrupción de fondos federales en las operaciones del sitio web del Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés)

AVISO:  A causa de la interrupción de fondos federales, este sitio de web no será administrado activamente. La última actualización a este sitio web se realizó el 21 de diciembre de 2018 y no se harán más actualizaciones hasta que el gobierno reanude operaciones; por ende, puede que el sitio web no refleje la información más reciente. Es posible que no podamos procesar transacciones ni responder a
preguntas hasta que se reanuden operaciones.

Agents Rescue Minor, Seize Drugs, Weapon and Cash

Release Date: 
November 8, 2017

YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Yuma Sector rescued a 15-year-old Guatemalan boy, seized more than $81,000, a 9mm handgun, and close to 15 pounds of marijuana during separate incidents Monday.

Agents working the Salinity Canal area near Yuma rescued the 15-year-old when they witnessed him struggling to swim through the canal. Their ability to act swiftly prevented the youth from drowning after his illegal entry into the United States. Agents provided care on scene and the youth didn’t require hospitalization.

Integrated Targeting Team agents in Blythe, California, stopped a vehicle on westbound I-10, they discovered and seized more than $79,000 hidden in the vehicle’s trunk.

Elsewhere, agents assigned to the immigration checkpoint on Highway 95 found a 9mm pistol, ammunition, a variety of pills, and more than $2,000 in cash when a K-9 alerted to an odor it was trained to detect. Record checks on the two passengers revealed the 36-year-old driver had an extraditable warrant out of La Paz County, Arizona, for failure to appear.

All vehicles, drugs, people and money were processed in accordance with Yuma Sector guidelines.

Last modified: 
November 8, 2017