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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Mobile Response Team and Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) returned home Tuesday...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | Local Media Release

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BOSTON — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations at...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working near Eagle Pass arrested a man who was in the United States illegally and had a previous conviction for...

Tuesday, October 24, 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 alleged...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Naco recently apprehended a woman with an outstanding arrest warrant and stopped...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a Mexican citizen, who illegally entered the United States Tuesday...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS — As the U.S.-Mexico border community prepares for the upcoming All Souls Day (Día de los Muertos) holiday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Three Points station apprehended a Guatemalan national Tuesday morning for illegally entering...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

FALFURRIAS, Texas – Agents stopped four separate smuggling attempts that resulted in the seizure of cocaine, marijuana and 52 illegal aliens.

Late...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an active “Sureño” gang member west of Calexico Friday evening after...

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas, Arizona, prevented a Mexican national from...

Monday, October 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – Tras hallar el domingo el cuerpo de un hombre dentro de una yola en el sector “the Steps” del Municipio de Rincón, la Patrulla...

Monday, October 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the ports of entry in the San Diego and Imperial Valley counties seized over 1,800 pounds...

Monday, October 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agents from the Casa Grande Station arrested a U.S. citizen for smuggling three illegal aliens in a Chevy...

Monday, October 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the El Paso Port of Entry...

Monday, October 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

PRESIDIO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Presidio port of entry intercepted eight pounds of...

Monday, October 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas –. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a significant amount of alleged crystal methamphetamine with an estimated...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of San Luis arrested a U.S. citizen attempting to smuggle nearly 4 ounces of...

Saturday, October 21, 2017 | Local Media Release
CBP officers at the Port of Naco, Arizona,
seized 94 pounds of marijuana on Thursday.
A portion of the marijuana seized was hidden
in the spare...
Friday, October 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint, arrested a man and a woman for smuggling narcotics on two...

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – On October 20, 2017, agents at the Border Patrol Checkpoint on Highway 359, near Hebbronville, Texas encountered a white Ford box truck at...

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Two events during this week resulted in Border Patrol agents from the Laredo Sector seizing over 700 pounds of marijuana in Laredo, Texas....

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

FALFURRIAS, Texas - Agents encountered an aggravated murderer and foiled two smuggling attempts at the checkpoint.

On Tuesday, October 10, 2017,...

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

MISSION, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents took five illegal immigrants into custody after performing emergency medical treatment following a vehicle roll...

Friday, October 20, 2017 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents arrested two U.S citizens Wednesday after finding nearly 2 pounds of methamphetamine in a stuffed toy dog during a search...

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