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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – On Monday, April 30, 2018, U.S. Border Patrol Agents experienced two unusual encounters in separate incidents.

Tiger cub abandoned...
Monday, April 30, 2018 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – On Saturday, April 28, U.S. Border Patrol agents working in collaboration with Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Hidalgo...

Monday, April 30, 2018 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate-8 and Highway 95 Immigration Checkpoints seized $272,...

Monday, April 30, 2018 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas — The U.S. Border Patrol’s Del Rio Sector is benefiting from National Guard deployment as part of Operation Guardian Support.

“This...

Monday, April 30, 2018 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Rainbow Bridge encountered two Canadian citizens smuggling illegal narcotics over the...

Monday, April 30, 2018 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley Sector continues to see life-threatening smuggling attempts.

On Thursday, April 26, agents...

Sunday, April 29, 2018 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Border Patrol Agents throughout the Laredo Sector rescued six illegal aliens who fell into distress or became lost during four different...

Sunday, April 29, 2018 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – On April 24, 2018 and April 27, 2018, Border Patrol Agents in Laredo, Texas arrested nine illegal aliens from the country of Bangladesh...

Friday, April 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of San Luis arrested a Mexican national after seizing more than $559,000 in...

Friday, April 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents near Wellton, Arizona made multiple drug seizures and arrests in two separate incidents at the Interstate-8...

Friday, April 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry detained a male subject in connection with a failed attempt to...

Friday, April 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a San Luis, Arizona resident Thursday in connection to an unsuccessful drug smuggling...

Friday, April 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Nogales Station Border Patrol agents working at the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint responded to a vehicle rollover near kilometer...

Friday, April 27, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. –U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales apprehended a U.S. citizen and a Mexican national involved in...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas - Dos ciudadanos ecuatorianos fueron rescatados como resultado de la colaboración internacional y el intercambio de información entre los...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico - Patrulla Fronteriza de EE. UU. Y la Operación Stonegarden, las Fuerzas de Acción Rápida (FURA) del Departamento de Policía de...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – U.S. Border Patrol, and Operation Stonegarden partner the Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD) Forces for Rapid Action (FURA)...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Local Media Release

Alburgh, Vt. – U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended Remy Amon, 41, an Ivory Coast national with an extraditable felony warrant for molestation of a child...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Border Patrol Agents from the Zapata Station seized over $1 million dollars of marijuana during two events in Zapata, Texas.

On April...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. –U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales arrested a Mexican national involved in connection with a failed...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Two Ecuadorian Nationals were rescued as a result of international collaboration and information sharing between the United States Border...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Local Media Release

Laredo, Texas – For over 30 years, the Laredo Sector Border Patrol has been recognizing outstanding high school seniors for their excellent academic...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | National Media Release

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO), the U.S. Navy’s coastal patrol ship USS...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
CBP Officers seized more than 520 kg
of cocaine that was shipped in silicone
tubes. 

Louisville, KY—On April 19, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Local Media Release

SANTA TERESA, N.M. – Agents from the U.S. Border Patrol El Paso Sector and the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Mexico announced the arrest of two suspected...

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