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

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station seized more than 1,100 pounds of marijuana, valued at almost $580,000, found in a Chevrolet pickup truck and horse trailer near Nogales on Friday evening. Agents seized 1,100 pounds...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | Local Media Release
Officers discovered $38,000 inunreported currency inside of aquarter panel in a smuggling vehicleTUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers conducting outbound inspections at Arizona’s Port of Lukeville arrested a 31-year-old...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | Local Media Release
ATLANTA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations, at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) arrested a Camden, New Jersey man Saturday who was wanted on a felony arrest warrant. CBP Field Operations...
Monday, March 13, 2017 | Local Media Release
HOUSTON - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) arrested a 31-year old male traveler, wanted for aggravated sexual assault of a child, on March 9.  CBP officers intercepted Julio Davila, a U.S. citizen,...
Monday, March 13, 2017 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized over $74K in cocaine during one enforcement action this past weekend. “This seizure was an excellent interception from our CBP officers,” said Port Director Gregory...
Monday, March 13, 2017 | Local Media Release
TACOMA, Wash. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection import specialists and officers at the Port of Tacoma seized three shipments of goods from China in February that were in violation of various laws or regulations. U.S. Customs and Border Protection...
Monday, March 13, 2017 | Local Media Release
EASTPORT, Maine — On March 12, at approximately 12:30 p.m., U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calais Station, assisted a Canadian vessel that was in distress near Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada. The Calais Border Patrol Station’s...
Monday, March 13, 2017 | Local Media Release
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged cocaine. CBP officers discovered the alleged narcotics, valued at approximately $78,200, hidden within a gray 2006...
Monday, March 13, 2017 | Local Media Release
PRESIDIO, TX -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Presidio port of entry seized 5.7 pounds of methamphetamines over the weekend. The methamphetamine, valued at approximately $200,000 dollars, was...
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility discovered 615 pounds of alleged methamphetamine within a commercial trailer. “This seizure is an outstanding...
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
BUFFALO, N.Y. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Peace Bridge arrested a man wanted for attempted murder in Dewitt, N.Y.   CBP officers at the Peace Bridge encountered a vehicle earlier today driven by Todd Corron, age 26, a U.S....
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
- CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. – The New York State Police arrested a man yesterday, after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Champlain Port of Entry discovered child pornography on his cell phone. CBP officers encountered 36-year-old Benz K....
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Rainbow Bridge arrested a man today, wanted for murder in Florida. CBP officers encountered Annasto Bryan, a 31-year old male, U.S. citizen, who was in the custody of Canada Border...
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
SAN DIEGO—This week, Border Patrol agents seized two narcotics loads from separate vehicle stops on the Interstate 5 and 15 freeways in North County.  The latest seizure took place on Thursday at about 6 p.m., when agents stopped a Jeep Grand...
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint, arrested a woman suspected of smuggling methamphetamine on Friday morning. The incident occurred at approximately 10 a.m., after a 26-year-old woman...
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
Del rio, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working in Carrizo Springs apprehended five undocumented immigrants after they fled from a stolen truck on Highway 83. Agents followed the footprints and wereable to find five undocumentedimmigrants who had...
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents, game wardens, Kinney County sheriff’s office deputies, and CBP Air and Marine units located and air-lifted a 68-year-old man who was lost for several hours in remote and arduous terrain. Border Patrol...
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas – On the cusp of Spring Break and as Holy Week draws closer, one of the busiest times of year for U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s South Texas ports of entry, CBP encourages holiday travelers to use Ready Lanes, enroll in trusted...
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas– U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Laredo Port of Entry encourages travelers to plan ahead and avoid unnecessary delays during the upcoming Semana Santa traffic. CBP also reminds the traveling public that they may obtain their...
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
STERLING, Va., – People are using handheld technology for more things every day.  From sales clerks swiping credit cards in stores to security guards checking ticket authenticity at sporting events, handheld technology is enhancing routine processes...
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested two Mexican nationals in separate incidents Wednesday and Thursday for attempting to smuggle 48 pounds of methamphetamine and 10 pounds of heroin, worth approximately $324,000 combined...
Friday, March 10, 2017 | Local Media Release
JAMAICA, N.Y. — An arriving passenger was “busting out of his pants.”  Fortunately this is not the first time U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers in New York have seen this concealment method. On March 4, Mr. Juan Carlos Galan Luperon, a...
Thursday, March 9, 2017 | Local Media Release
Photo is of Rene Murillo-Almansa,who has an extensive criminal historydating back to 1990TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station arrested a 46-year-old Mexican man Tuesday who was previously deported as an aggravated felon and...
Thursday, March 9, 2017 | Local Media Release
INTERNATONAL FALLS, Minn. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to the International Falls Port of Entry detained a man Tuesday who has drug trafficking convictions in Canada and who had been living illegally in the United...
Thursday, March 9, 2017 | Local Media Release
GREAT FALLS, Mont. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to the Area Port of Great Falls detained two individuals Monday who were wanted on felony arrest warrants. One of the incidents occurred when a woman, who is a Canadian...

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