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Friday, February 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents arrested a man in Imperial Beach Thursday afternoon who was transporting illegal aliens in his car...

Friday, February 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Two air interdiction agents assigned to the Yuma Air Branch apprehended a guide after spotting him directing what ended up being a group of 44...

Friday, February 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Del Rio Station arrested a convicted sex offender, Feb. 9.

“Thanks to Del Rio agents, this...

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the El Centro Sector successfully rescued a woman on Thursday morning.

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Thursday, February 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

BRAWLEY, Calif. – The El Centro Sector Border Patrol hosted a horseback ride with community leaders from the City of Brawley on Wednesday afternoon.

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Thursday, February 11, 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 narcotics in two...

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

ROMULUS, Mich. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Officers at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, conducting outbound...

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. soldiers deployed in support of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) along the Southwest Border rescued an...

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

SWEETGRASS, Mont. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Area Port of Sweetgrass seized 240 pounds of cocaine from a commercial vehicle...

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

COLUMBUS, N.M. -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations Agriculture Specialists working at the Columbus port of entry seized 22...

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection would like to remind essential travelers who maybe crossing through Arizona ports this Valentine’s Day...

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Corpus Christi Border Patrol Station (CCT) agents arrested a Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13 gang) member from of El Salvador.

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Thursday, February 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists working at El Paso area ports of entry are busy this week making sure that...

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers from the El Paso Field Office arrest three men, sought for crimes against children, in two days...

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | Local Media Release
In total, CBP seized 3,738 bottles of counterfeit
perfume in this shipment alone.     

LOS ANGELES - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers...

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—Last Thursday, February 4, Cincinnati CBP officers seized 41 ½ pounds, approximately 17,400 pills, of Viagra in a large shipment headed to an...

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector Border Patrol canine sniffed out over 40 pounds of methamphetamine concealed in a vehicle at the immigration checkpoint on...

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

JAMUL, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued an injured man from Otay Mountain late Monday night.

The incident began at approximately 11:30 p.m.,...

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for January 2021, which can be viewed here.

Since early...

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

NEW YORK, NY – Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agriculture Specialists, working at the New York/New...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers discovered five unemployment benefit cards bearing other beneficiaries’ names in the...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | Local Media Release
Seized Human Smuggling Vessel

San Diego — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) U.S. Border Patrol interdict and identify the...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – A medida que se acerca rápidamente el Día de San Valentín, los especialistas en agricultura altamente calificados de Aduanas y Protección...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – As Valentine’s Day rapidly approaches, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s highly skilled agriculture specialists continue to dutifully...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station (RGC) agents interdicted two marijuana smuggling attempts totaling more than 900 pounds and valued...

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