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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Thursday, September 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations agents stopped a boat offshore of Sunset Cliffs early Wednesday morning with 17...

Thursday, September 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – Unscrupulous vendors work very hard to increase profit margins, oftentimes at the consumers’ expense when the consumer is left with an...

Thursday, September 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas— U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO), AS350 aircrews based in West Texas conducted multiple individual...

Thursday, September 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assisted by their canine partners arrested two U.S. citizens attempting to smuggle drugs at separate immigration...

Thursday, September 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI— On August 28, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized 200 counterfeit Rolex watches from a shipment manifested as...

Thursday, September 17, 2020 | Local Media Release

BOSTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers assigned to the International Cargo Port in Boston seized 20,400 counterfeit N95 respirator masks...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

CHAPARRAL, N.M. – Continuing a recent trend, U.S. Border Patrol Agents, Homeland Security Investigation (HSI) Agents and Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico - Agentes de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza adscritos a Operaciones Aéreas y Marinas (AMO), incautaron el martes 80 fardos de cocaína...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO) Agents, seized Tuesday 80 bales of cocaine weighing 3,941 pounds (...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

BALTIMORE – Being one of the nation’s busiest vehicle import ports provides regional economic vitality, but it also presents unique agricultural threats for...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Las operaciones de campo de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) anunciaron el martes la incautación de 900 Apple AirPods falsos en...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations announced Tuesday the seizure of 900 sets of fake Apple AirPods in separate...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

Eagle Pass, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass Station arrested a convicted sex offender, Sept. 13....

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo North Station prevented a human...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a man on Monday, previously convicted of a sexual offense, for...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | Local Media Release

PITTSBURGH – Whether you call it a binky, pluggy or wubby, pacifiers have been used to sooth crying babies for decades. It has become an invaluable...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

MEMPHIS, TN—Exporters in the illegal drug exchange continue to be more creative in their shipments, but U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

TECATE, Calif. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Tecate cargo crossing had to break open boulders on Monday to find 229 packages of...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

TECATE, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested three male Mexican nationals on Sunday who brought bundles of methamphetamine into the U.S.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted a trailer containing methamphetamine with an...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Wellton Station U.S. Border Patrol agents working at the Interstate 8 immigration checkpoint Friday afternoon arrested a United States citizen...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

BRACKETTVILLE, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Brackettville Station arrested a previously deported Sureños...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents identified two sex offenders and a gang member after they illegally entered the United States.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the General Services Administration (GSA) and the City of Pharr announced a formal partnership today...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO–On August 1, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers attached to the Anti Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team (A-TCET) in Chicago inspected...

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