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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
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...

Friday, January 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) from the Hebbronville Station rendered aid to an...

Friday, January 22, 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...

Friday, January 22, 2021 | 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...

Friday, January 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo North Station respond to a concerned citizen’s report and prevent a human...

Friday, January 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Corpus Christi Border Patrol Station agents apprehended a subject previously arrested for Criminal Sex Conduct with a minor, and Fort...

Friday, January 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Starr-Camargo International Bridge intercepted $565,000 in alleged...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – Working in unison, agents with the Laredo Sector Horse Patrol Unit (HPU) and Laredo South Station (LRS) shut down a...

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...

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