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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

OTAY MESA, Calif. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa commercial facility discovered more than 1,464 pounds of methamphetamine...

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge intercepted cocaine totaling...

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

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

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge intercepted alleged...

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 | Local Media Release
Border Patrol Agents Seize Meth  (pictured) and Fentanyl in 
two Separate Events at 86 Checkpoint.

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol...

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

JACUMBA, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the El Centro Sector aided two men that were lost in the mountains Tuesday night.

At approximately 10...

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers at the Port of Nogales seized more than 62 pounds of fentanyl pills concealed throughout a...

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—Over the past two weeks, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized 54 counterfeit watches from two shipments at a...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents responded to dozens of 911 calls, rescuing nearly 30 migrants throughout southern Arizona this weekend. 

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility hit it out of...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Ysleta port of entry had a busy week leading to the...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the ports of entry in San Diego and Imperial Valley counties intercepted more than $61...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. – In separate incidents over the weekend, U.S. Border Patrol Agents arrested a wanted aggravated felon and a narcotics smuggler.

On...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puerto de Entrada de Brownsville interceptaron...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

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

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO–A freight inspection by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Chicago led to a seizure worth $1.16 million.

The shipment...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) ports within the Buffalo Field Office had enforcement success during the month of July while...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – Border Patrol agents, with assistance from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), prevented a human...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release
CBP officers in Nashville cleared a late-night
shipment of PPE destined for TEMA.

NASHVILLE, TN—Schools in Lebanon, TN may be a little safer, thanks in...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL CENTRO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued one illegal alien in distress in the Jacumba Wilderness region and one illegal...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a man suspected of smuggling nine illegal aliens hidden in the cabin of his tractor-...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

PINE VALLEY, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 8 checkpoint arrested a man this weekend for smuggling narcotics.  Agents found more than...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas — U.S. Border Patrol agents rescue two subjects in distress near the U.S. riverbank. 

Early this morning, agents responded to a...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the World Trade Bridge and Colombia-Solidarity Bridge...

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Since Saturday, agents intercepted more than 700 pounds of marijuana.

On Saturday, Rio Grande City agents near Roma, Texas,...

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