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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

BOULEVARD, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man early Sunday morning who had been convicted of sex crimes in New York.

At approximately 1 a...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents intercepted four separate migrant smuggling attempts over the weekend.

Friday afternoon, agents...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended an aggravated felon after he illegally crossed the border into the United States Monday morning...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – What are the only things an agriculture detector dog wants for his birthday? Easy, some honest work and a cup of his favorite ice cream.

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents apprehended 24 migrants in a train grain hopper in Robstown, near Corpus Christi,...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agriculture Specialists (CBPAS) in San Francisco discovered an infestation of hitchhiking pests while...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

On Tuesday, April 20, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agriculture Specialists at the port of...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico — Unidades marinas de Operaciones Aéreas y Marítimas (AMO)de Aduanas y protección Fronteriza (CBP) interceptaron el sábado una yola...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico—Air and Marine Operations (AMO) marine units intercepted Saturday a 25 foot “yola” type vessel in which three...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for April 2021, which can be viewed here.

“CBP...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – Gambling is already a risky proposition, but if the person you’re playing against has technology help, it’s no longer gambling to you. It’s...

Monday, May 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a man attempting to smuggle heroin through an immigration checkpoint...

Monday, May 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted hard narcotics with an estimated street value...

Monday, May 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley arrested two migrants with serious criminal history.

On Saturday, Weslaco Border Patrol...

Monday, May 10, 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...

Monday, May 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested an 18-year-old woman from...

Monday, May 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass Station encountered five unaccompanied children near Normandy, May 9.

“It is...

Monday, May 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI–-On May 5, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized a shipment of jewelry deemed to be counterfeit by CBP’s Centers...

Monday, May 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists discovered cow dung cakes while examining leftover baggage recently at Washington...

Monday, May 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

INDIANAPOLIS— As more and more fans are returning to sporting venues; criminals are preying upon diehard fans offering counterfeit memorabilia hoping to...

Monday, May 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

AUSTIN – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers examining arriving shipments at an express consignment location intercepted over 5,000 counterfeit...

Monday, May 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents encountered two large groups of migrants resulting in 239 noncitizens.

On Friday...

Saturday, May 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

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

Saturday, May 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo and Anzalduas International Bridges arrested two persons...

Friday, May 7, 2021 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Eagle Pass South Station seized an abandoned bag containing firearms near Eagle Pass, May 5.

A...

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