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Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

Tucson, Ariz— A U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations Tucson Air Branch UH-60 crew conducted its’ second rescue in a week in the...

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents seized more than 170 pounds of meth and arrested three smugglers in the Mesquite Mountains east of Lukeville...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | Local Media Release

Tucson, Ariz. — A U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations Tucson Air Branch UH-60 crew conducted a rescue in a remote mountainous area...

Friday, September 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

del rio, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents made several arrests with the assistance of CBP Air and Marine Operations’ Unmanned...

Thursday, September 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations agents stopped a boat offshore of Sunset Cliffs early Wednesday morning with 17...

Thursday, September 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas— U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO), AS350 aircrews based in West Texas conducted multiple individual...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico - Agentes de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza adscritos a Operaciones Aéreas y Marinas (AMO), incautaron el martes 80 fardos de cocaína...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO) Agents, seized Tuesday 80 bales of cocaine weighing 3,941 pounds (...

Friday, September 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – Agents stopped 15 people off the coast of San Diego Wednesday night trying to enter the U.S. illegally at sea.

“The coordination here...

Thursday, September 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP) y el Departamento de Policía de Puerto Rico arrestaron a tres...

Thursday, September 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico –U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Puerto Rico Police Department arrested three illegal aliens from the Dominican...

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 | National Media Release

MEXICO CITY—A joint effort between U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO), Joint Interagency Task Force—South (JIATF South), and...

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. —A U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) Yuma Air Branch AS350 crew responded to a Mexico 911 call, yesterday,...

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 | Local Media Release
Photo captured by local residents when 13 illegal
aliens landed on the beach near Encinitas, California.

ENCINITAS, Calif. — On August 24, U.S. Border...

Friday, August 21, 2020 | Local Media Release
AMO crews along with partners
interdicted a panga-style boat with
nine individuals onboard off the coast
of California.

SAN DIEGO — The San...

Thursday, August 20, 2020 | Local Media Release

MIAMI – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents, along with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), and Monroe County EMS service...

Thursday, August 20, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) continues to standardize, and modernize, its aviation fleet through...

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Air and Marine Branch (SDAMB), in collaboration with U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents, Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office (SBSO),...

Friday, August 14, 2020 | Local Media Release

Del Rio, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Uvalde and Carrizo Springs Stations conducted...

Thursday, August 13, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Wellton Border Patrol Station and Yuma Air Branch agents collaborate to rescue five severely dehydrated illegal aliens who called for help...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release
AMO agents arrested four individuals,
seized 528 lbs. of methamphetamine and
the 28’ panga-style vessel.

SAN DIEGO – In less than 24 hours, crews...

Friday, August 7, 2020 | Local Media Release
The panga boat was seized by AMO San Diego
Marine Unit.

SAN DIEGO – Crews from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO)...

Friday, August 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection components, US Border Patrol and Air and Marine Operations (AMO) interdicted four men that were...

Friday, July 31, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector interdict three drug smuggling attempts.

Yesterday, Rio Grande Valley...

Friday, July 31, 2020 | National Media Release
EL PASO, Texas -

 

AMOs fleet of five UH-1Ns...

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