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Friday, June 15, 2018 | Local Media Release
NEW ORLEANS, LA - Un agente de Operaciones Aéreas y Marítimas (AMO) brindó los primeros auxilios a dos personas lesionadas tras un choque de tres vehículos en la carretera interestatal -10 cerca de Diamondhead, Mississipi.  El Agente Supervisor...
Friday, June 15, 2018 | Local Media Release
NEW ORLEANS, LA — A New Orleans Gulfport Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agent provided lifesaving care after witnessing a three-vehicle crash that injured two people on Interstate -10 near Diamondhead, MS.  Supervisor Marine Interdiction Agent (...
Monday, June 11, 2018 | Local Media Release
  Agentes continúan atendiendo rescatesa través del Rio GrandeEDINBURG, Texas - Los agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza de Estados Unidos continúan atendiendo rescates a través del Rio Grande. Los agentes de la CBP continúan rescatando a extranjeros...
Monday, June 11, 2018 | Local Media Release
EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents continue rescue efforts throughout the Rio Grande Valley Sector. On Friday, June 8, the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office contacted the Falfurrias Border Patrol Station regarding a distressed 911 caller who...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson’s Air and Marine Operations branch, along with the Tucson Sector Border Patrol, rescued a distressed migrant Wednesday morning west of Kitt Peak in the Baboquivari Mountains. AMO agents launched a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter in...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | Local Media Release
EDINBURG, Texas – En incidentes separados, los agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza asignados al Sector del Valle del Río Grande, encontraron a tres inmigrantes fallecidos que se presume fueron abandonados por sus contrabandistas.  Un esfuerzo multi-...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | Local Media Release
EDINBURG, Texas – Coordinated efforts between multiple agencies led to Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector to three deceased illegal immigrants abandoned by their smugglers in separate incidents. Yesterday, Border Patrol...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas – On May 23, 2018, Laredo Sector Border Patrol Agents in conjunction with Air and Marine Operations, rescued an illegal alien lost in a ranch near Rio Bravo, Texas.  The subject claimed to be lost and resorted to calling 911 for...
Friday, May 18, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents from the Tucson Station arrested a U.S. citizen and four Honduran nationals after a failed human smuggling attempt that led agents on a pursuit from Sasabe to Arivaca, Thursday morning. Agents attempted to stop...
Friday, May 11, 2018 | Local Media Release
ST. THOMAS, Islas Vírgenes - Agentes de interdicción de Operaciones Aéreas y Marítimas (AMO, por sus siglas en inglés) de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP), interceptaron el miércoles un bote privado con un ciudadano estadounidense que...
Friday, May 11, 2018 | Local Media Release
ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) Interdiction Agents intercepted Wednesday a vessel with a United States citizen transporting five aliens from the Dominican Republic, navigating...
Thursday, May 10, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz.– Three male illegal aliens found themselves in a dangerous situation in the Baboquivari Mountains southwest of Tucson, called 9-1-1 for help and were rescued early Wednesday by CBP Air and Marine Operations and U.S. Border Patrol...
Thursday, May 10, 2018 | Local Media Release
GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla.— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) honored the memory of fallen law enforcement officers at the 2018 Police Memorial Ceremony hosted by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office. The event...
Friday, May 4, 2018 | Local Media Release
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) P-3 Airborne Early Warning aircraft crew was conducting operations in international waters off the coast of Costa Rica and detected a suspicious 28-foot ...
Thursday, May 3, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol officials held their annual Border Safety Initiative event today in Amado, Arizona, to promote messaging about the dangers migrants face when illegally crossing into the United States. Every year, the...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON- Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP) anunció hoy el inicio de un período de prueba de seis meses para el Sistema de Grabación de Video Guiado por Incidentes (IDVRS, por sus siglas en ingles) para utilizarse en...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today announced the start of a six-month testing period of Incident Driven Video Recording System (IDVRS) in operational environments. Agents and officers will evaluate the use of this technology...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 | National Media Release
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO), the U.S. Navy’s coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) and the Colombian navy ship ARC “07 de Agosto” intercepted a low-profile go-fast...
Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
SANTA TERESA, N.M. – Agents from the U.S. Border Patrol El Paso Sector and the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Mexico announced the arrest of two suspected smugglers who transported four illegal aliens into the United States in a vehicle west of Santa...
Friday, April 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
PONCE, Puerto Rico - Operaciones Aéreas y Marítimas (AMO, por sus siglas en inglés) de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) y la Guardia Costera de Estados Unidos colaboraron para interceptar el sábado a una embarcación de alta velocidad,...
Friday, April 20, 2018 | Local Media Release
PONCE, Puerto Rico — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) and the U.S. Coast Guard collaborated to intercept Saturday a go-fast vessel seizing 1,084 pounds (491.5kilos) of cocaine and 19 pounds (9 kilos) of heroin...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents coordinating with Air and Marine Operations agents seized multiple weapons and arrested three Mexican nationals near Ajo Saturday afternoon. Surveillance camera operators from the Ajo Station...
Monday, April 9, 2018 | Local Media Release
MIAMI – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) and task force partners intercepted a succession of drug-laden vessels packed with thousands of pounds of cocaine and marijuana during targeted operations in the...
Thursday, April 5, 2018 | Local Media Release
FORT PIERCE, Fla.— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents from the Fort Pierce Marine Unit and local partner agencies rescued a man from an overturned vessel in St. Lucie Inlet near Stuart on Mar. 28. The Air...
Thursday, April 5, 2018 | Local Media Release
Pilotos en un UH-60 Blackhawkdurante la respuesta de Maria enPuerto Rico. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) la agencia responsable to proteger las zonas fronterizas de Estados Unidos de todo tipo...

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