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Media Releases

Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Monday, November 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Ajo Station seized a Dodge minivan and a handgun Sunday after identifying the driver and three...

Monday, November 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents from the Tucson Station apprehended a 40-year-old Mexican man in the desert near Sasabe, Arizona, on Saturday afternoon...

Monday, November 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents working at the immigration checkpoint on Interstate 19 near Amado found more than 50 pounds of...

Monday, November 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

PRESIDIO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Presidio port of entry seized 40 pounds of marijuana...

Friday, November 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

ANDRADE, Calif. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Andrade port of entry discovered approximately $283,...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two men during separate encounters Tuesday and discovered one to be a U.S. citizen wanted in Phoenix...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at World Trade Bridge recently seized a significant amount of alleged marijuana valued at...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents (BPAs), working in coordination with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) law enforcement partners,...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – In its efforts to further the objectives of prevention, location, identification and reunification, U. S. Border Patrol Missing Migrant...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas— U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations agents, disrupted an aviation smuggling attempt at the Edinburg International...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector agents encountered and arrested three international gang members in separate incidents over the last few days....

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas — Border Patrol operations throughout the Rio Grande Valley result in nine separate narcotic interdictions.

Over 1,700 pounds of...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding travelers who are planning trips across the border to anticipate an increase in traffic due...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers inspecting travelers on an Amtrak train in Niagara Falls arrested a traveler on Sunday who...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted a load of alleged heroin at the Gateway...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va., — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized 1,200 tubes of Hyprogel ointment on Saturday from a traveler who arrived from...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

Border Patrol Agents working in the area of Ysleta, Texas observed an assault this week  which led to an...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Brian A. Terry Station apprehended a previously deported Sureno gang member west of Naco,...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

INDIO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested two women last night, suspected of smuggling narcotics in their vehicle...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales arrested two people in separate incidents Monday afternoon for...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – A Tucson Station Border Patrol agent was assaulted by a 22-year-old Mexican man Friday morning near Highway 286, north of Sasabe, Arizona....

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents from Arizona’s Brian A. Terry and Douglas stations apprehended two registered male sex offenders from Mexico shortly...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

BURKE, N.Y. – Monday evening, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Burke Station arrested a female citizen of Mexico, age 60, during a failed smuggling...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

DETROIT- U.S. Customs and Border Protection advises travelers planning trips across Michigan border crossings with Canada that there are a number of steps...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas Port of Entry recently seized $695,940...

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