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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Friday, September 25, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Laredo Port of Entry seized hard narcotics valued at $10.1...

Friday, September 25, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – On Thursday, September 24, the Laredo Sector Border Patrol welcomed its newest Chief Patrol Agent, Matthew J....

Friday, September 25, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas – Working together with private sector, higher education partners, the South Texas Assets Consortium (STAC) and the University of Texas Rio...

Friday, September 25, 2020 | Local Media Release

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

Friday, September 25, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility discovered $960,500 worth...

Friday, September 25, 2020 | Local Media Release
Yuma, Ariz. -

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents from the Wellton Station arrested a United States citizen at the Interstate 8 immigration...

Friday, September 25, 2020 | Local Media Release
EAGLE PASS, Texas -

Agents assigned to the Eagle Pass Station arrested Israel Picon-Monzon, 31, a citizen of Guatemala, shortly after he entered the United...

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

Tucson, Ariz— A U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations Tucson Air Branch UH-60 crew conducted its’ second rescue in a week in the...

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release
Drug Packages

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers at the Port of Nogales seized over 103 pounds of heroin and fentanyl pills...

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

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

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility thwarted a smuggling...

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release
Salton City, Calif. -

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents prevented a narcotics smuggling attempt on Thursday.

The incident...

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents seized more than 170 pounds of meth and arrested three smugglers in the Mesquite Mountains east of Lukeville...

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents prevented multiple smuggling attempts of methamphetamine.

The first incident occurred...

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—Last Wednesday, September 16, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati intercepted smuggled narcotics in a shipment of...

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—In one night U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville seized five shipments containing counterfeit designer apparel...

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

ANZALDUAS, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Anzalduas International Bridge arrested a 48-year-old man, a...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | Local Media Release

Tucson, Ariz. — A U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations Tucson Air Branch UH-60 crew conducted a rescue in a remote mountainous area...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton Station thwarted a United States citizen’s attempt to smuggle seven Mexican nationals...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs & Border Protection has signed a $13 million contract with Axon Enterprises Inc. to equip 3,800 U.S. Border Patrol agents with...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents thwarted a narcotics smuggling attempt on Tuesday.

El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents...
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Border Patrol agents and Customs and Border Protection officers (CBPOs), working with the Zapata County...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | Local Media Release

 

SANTA TERESA, N.M. – U.S. Border Patrol Agents thwarted several alien smuggling attempts Monday evening.

Santa Teresa Border Patrol Agents...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | National Media Release
Unapproved pills seized by CBP in Indianapolis during Mega  Flex

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that Operation Mega...

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Blythe Station arrested two United States citizens attempting to smuggle two Mexican...

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