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Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release
Nepenthes species carnivorous plants  are endangered
because the wild population has been over harvested.

HONOLULU— U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than one gallon of liquid ketamine Saturday in Philadelphia.

CBP officers...
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) que trabajaban en el puerto de entrada de Brownsville...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted alleged narcotics in three separate...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

Eureka, Montana – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eureka Border Patrol Station attempted to stop a vehicle suspected of transporting persons who...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puente Internacional de Hidalgo arrestó a...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a 21-year-old woman, a U.S...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – A U.S. Border Patrol agent from the Niagara Falls Station, along with a New York state trooper helped safely recover a missing 12-year...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

MIAMI—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents and federal partners seized approximately $500,000 in undeclared...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas — The Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley Sector in collaboration with the Mexican State of Tamaulipas, identified 10 new...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – On Thursday, U.S. Border Patrol agents encounter 99 illegal aliens in stash houses and rescue another 62 during several incidents.

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Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – Agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza, con el apoyo de la Guardia Costera de los Estados Unidos, incautaron el sábado 71...

Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – US Border Patrol agents, with the support of the US Coast Guard, seized Saturday 157 pounds (71 Kilos) of cocaine and arrested two...

Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release
Editors note: click photo for video of rescue

TUCSON, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO)

agents and U.S....

Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

Santa Barbara, Calif. - On January 21, 2021, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Regional Coordinating Mechanism (ReCoM) partners working with CBP intercepted a...

Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

JACUMBA, Calif. — Saturday afternoon, San Diego Sector (SDC) Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender who had entered the U.S....

Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – In a busy 72- hour period, Laredo Sector Border Patrol interdicts several human smuggling attempts at its checkpoints...

Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

MINNEAPOLIS— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Minneapolis recently seized two shipments containing designer apparel worth more than $550...

Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine, fentanyl and heroin in two separate smuggling attempts Saturday morning...

Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry apprehended a man with an active warrant for aggravated sexual...

Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – On Thursday, Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Border Patrol agents seized over 275 pounds of marijuana, valued at over $220K.

Yesterday...

Saturday, January 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry seized hard narcotics valued...

Friday, January 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

FALLBROOK, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents arrested a woman in North County San Diego last week who was transporting cocaine and fentanyl in her...

Friday, January 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped a human smuggling attempt on January 20, 2021. The subsequent investigation connected a couple in that...

Friday, January 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Champlain Port of Entry Cargo Facility seized more than 1,545 lbs. of marijuana...

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