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Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – On Wednesday, Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Border Patrol agents seized over 1,100 pounds of marijuana, valued at over $886K.

Early...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Since Tuesday, U.S. Border Patrol agents interdicted five human smuggling cases resulting in multiple arrests.

On Tuesday, Rio...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

PERRIS, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents arrested three men and discovered 481 marijuana plants on Wednesday while serving an arrest warrant...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — The United States and the United Kingdom have concluded an arrangement to formally recognize one another’s authorized economic operator...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO–U.S. Customs and Border Protections officers at Chicago O’Hare’s International Mail Branch  recently seized 50,000 dragster Mountain Vape Pens. The...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—Last Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati were inspecting incoming freight from China when they found a...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release
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Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – In his 17 years as a canine handler for the Border Patrol, Agent Ramon Lemos has had to travel far and wide to train with his new canine...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the World Trade Bridge seized methamphetamine with a...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

LEWISTON, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Lewiston Cargo Facility seized 936 lbs. of marijuana in a commercial shipment....

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – Agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos y autoridades policiacas detuvieron el martes 3 vehículos donde se encontró...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – US Border Patrol and law enforcement partners performed 3 vehicles stops that led to the seizure of 625 pounds (284 Kilos) of...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol stations in the Del Rio Sector continue to experience a significant increase in encounters despite the many associated...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

MINNEAPOLIS— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Minneapolis recently seized a shipment containing more than 40,000 prescription pills...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents continue disrupting marijuana smuggling attempts throughout the Rio Grande Valley.

Sunday evening, Rio...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents disrupted three human smuggling attempts over the holiday weekend. 

Yesterday,...

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry detained a man with an outstanding warrant for indecent...

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON SEA, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a man and woman in a stolen vehicle Saturday evening.

El Centro Sector Border Patrol...
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO — Fifteen people, including a man previously convicted of rape, were arrested by U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents on Saturday afternoon.

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

PEMBINA, N.D. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agriculture Specialists (CBPAS) issued 171 emergency action notifications during the fourth quarter of...

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the U.S. Highway 83 checkpoint stopped a human smuggling attempt involving a U-...

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations officers at the International Falls Port of Entry targeted...

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than $44,000 from a Jamaica-bound couple at Philadelphia International Airport...

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – A Global Entry member bogeyed his trusted traveler privilege and scored a $500 Zero Tolerance penalty after a Customs and Border Protection...

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge seized heroin that totaled...

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