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Friday, January 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL REFUGIO, Texas – Agents from the Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station seized $280K in marijuana.

Yesterday evening, agents assigned to the Rio...

Friday, January 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Border Patrol agents from the McAllen Border Patrol Station arrest a previously convicted rapist attempting to illegally enter the country...

Friday, January 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS –   U.S. Border Patrol agents from Laredo Sector stopped a human smuggling attempt involving a U-Haul rental box truck in...

Friday, January 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas — At the peak of deer hunting season, it is not uncommon to see trophy antlers imported from Mexico, but vigilant U.S. Customs and Border...

Friday, January 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

JAMAICA, N.Y. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport assigned to the Cargo Control and Enforcement Division...

Friday, January 15, 2021 | National Media Release

SAN DIEGO—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of Simplified Arrival at the San Ysidro and Otay Mesa pedestrian...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine Wednesday morning.

The incident occurred at approximately 10:01 a.m...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection is participating in the U.S. Secret Service-led security operations in preparation and support of the 59th...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO–U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Chicago recently intercepted two shipments, arriving from Lithuania, which contained various...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry detained a wanted man with an outstanding warrant for sexual...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

OTAY MESA, Calif. — Early Tuesday morning, San Diego Sector (SDC) Border Patrol agents arrested a sex offender who had been previously removed from the...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

MINNEAPOLIS— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Minneapolis intercepted a shipment containing more than 170 designer handbags and wallets...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a registered sex offender Wednesday afternoon after he made illegal entry into the U.S.

The...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINGURG, Texas – On Tuesday, agents from the Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station seized nearly 400 pounds of marijuana in Starr County.

Yesterday...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol seized narcotics thrown over the international boundary fence between Mexico and the United States in two...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Del Rio Sector arrested a convicted murderer and a sex offender on the same day, Jan. 10.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

DALLAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport working in conjunction with agents from the U.S. Food...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – United States Border Patrol agents assigned to the Hebbronville Border Patrol Station apprehended a member of...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo North Station stopped a narcotics smuggling attempt and seized...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—Last Thursday, January 7, Cincinnati CBP officers seized 33 ½ pounds, approximately 10,350 pills, of Viagra in two shipments destined to an...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—From January 6 to 13, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville intercepted 10 shipments, all arriving from Peru, which...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Yuma station encountered a group of illegal crossers Tuesday afternoon and determined a seven...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — Effective January 13 at all U.S. ports of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will detain cotton products and tomato products...

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS –   Laredo Sector Border Patrol has encountered a dangerous trend of weapons being encountered during human...

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

MARYSVILLE, Mich— Border Patrol agents assigned to the Marysville Station have arrested a felony convicted sex offender with numerous illegal entries. 

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