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Friday, February 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

KINGSVILLE, Texas – Yesterday, the life of a Honduran national was saved by a Missing Migrant Program (MMP) placard.

Yesterday evening, the Kleberg...

Friday, February 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Border Patrol agents, Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) deputies, and Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS...

Friday, February 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

JAMUL, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents arrested a man on Wednesday who arrived at the State Route (SR) 94 checkpoint with a loaded revolver.

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Friday, February 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo South Station, with collaboration from Laredo Police Department (LPD) and...

Friday, February 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI–-On February 11-12, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized two shipments of jewelry and watches deemed to be...

Friday, February 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

DETROIT— Border Patrol agent assigned to the Gibraltar Station rescues elderly woman who fell into freezing cold shallow water at the Pointe Mouillee State...

Friday, February 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

GRAND FORKS N.D. — A new type of telephone scam is targeting residents nationwide in an attempt to gain banking information from unsuspecting residents.

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Thursday, February 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

JAMUL, Calif. — A human smuggler attempted to flee U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents Tuesday night and struck civilian and law enforcement vehicles during...

Thursday, February 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo North Station and Border Patrol Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) took...

Thursday, February 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents respond to two locations and arrest a total of 166 illegal aliens.

Yesterday...

Thursday, February 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky— For the second time in the past seven days, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to the Port of Louisville made...

Thursday, February 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

ENCINITAS, Calif. — On February 23, 2021, USBP agents assigned to the San Clemente Station were notified by the Norwalk Sheriff’s Station to be on the look-...

Thursday, February 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

When Terence Hudson joined U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in New Orleans Field Office as the new Assistant Director Field Operations (ADFO), he...

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en la instalación de carga del Puente...

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested Alejandro Javier Ayala-...

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents disrupt a human smuggling stash house operating in the Rio Grande Valley.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents encounter another large group of illegal aliens.

Yesterday, McAllen Border...

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | Local Media Release

OTAY MESA, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the commercial facility at the Otay Mesa port of entry seized more than 12,000...

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP) incautó 39 libras (18 Kilos) de cocaína dentro de tres mochilas...

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized 39 pounds (18 Kilos) of cocaine inside three backpacks found on board the M/V...

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agent from the El Centro Sector receives award for actions beyond the call of duty on Feb. 12, 2021.

Border Patrol...
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Starr-Camargo International Bridge intercepted cocaine with an estimated...

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

Otay Mesa, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested 14 undocumented migrants during a human smuggling event on Saturday.

This RAV-4 became immobilized...
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky— During the month of February U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to the Port of Louisville have made numerous...

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo North Station stopped two drug smuggling attempts and seized nearly...

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