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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Thursday, September 10, 2020 | Local Media Release

ANDRADE, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Andrade port of entry seized 87 packages of methamphetamine and fentanyl from a woman...

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations Officers at the Port of Nogales had a busy weekend as they arrested 8...

Friday, August 28, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working with their K-9 partners continue to prove effective against hard narcotic smuggling attempts at the Rio...

Monday, August 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 Checkpoint stopped three narcotics smuggling attempts in three...

Friday, August 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

ESCONDIDO, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man on Wednesday morning with more than $960,000 hidden inside his SUV.

A search of the SUV...
Monday, August 3, 2020 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested two adult women after...

Friday, July 31, 2020 | Local Media Release
Border Patrol agents searched the rear area and
the gas tank of vehicle.  The search of the gas
tank revealed several packages hidden inside. 

...

Friday, July 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

PINE VALLEY, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested two people Thursday during two separate incidents.  In both events, the vehicles were carrying...

Thursday, July 23, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a woman on Tuesday who was transporting 28 bundles of methamphetamine while traveling with her 6-...

Monday, July 13, 2020 | Local Media Release
A Border Patrol K-9 team alerted to the SUV
undercarriage were agents found the narcotic
inside the spare tire

PINE VALLEY, Calif.—U.S. Border...

Saturday, July 11, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at ports of entry along the California border with Mexico seized more than 43,000 pounds of drugs,...

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Local Media Release
 A Border Patrol K-9 alerts to liquid
methamphetamine hidden in the gas tank

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized liquid...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Otay Mesa port of entry Monday found more than 139 pounds of liquid methamphetamine...

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the El Paso ports of entry had a busy 48 hours leading to seven drug busts in a...

Monday, June 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

NILAND, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine on two separate events over the weekend.

The first incident...

Friday, June 26, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the San Clemente and Newton-Azrak (Murrieta) stations arrested three men in two separate drug...

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico East port of entry discovered more than 134 pounds of methamphetamine...

Thursday, June 18, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers seized nearly 111 pounds of fentanyl on Tuesday from a United...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a woman from Houston, Texas...

Thursday, May 7, 2020 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a woman suspected of smuggling...

Monday, May 4, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at ports of entry in El Paso, Texas and Santa Teresa, New Mexico continue to have...

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers had a busy weekend with 11 seizures at three of its Arizona ports of entry.  Officers...

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint seized methamphetamine worth approximately $113,000 in an...

Monday, April 20, 2020 | Local Media Release
Arizona CBP Officers Seize 144 Pounds -

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers arrested five men and two...

Monday, April 20, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint seized methamphetamine and fentanyl worth approximately $...

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