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

SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and the San Diego...

Friday, January 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – Border Patrol agents from the Indio Station working at the Highway 86 checkpoint arrested two people suspected of smuggling meth...

Friday, January 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the San Ysidro port of entry Wednesday discovered a man was wanted for homicide by the...

Friday, January 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers detected two men, a Sri Lankan and a Ghanaian, as impostors to the passports they possessed upon...

Friday, January 27, 2017 | Local Media Release
Officers from the Wellton Station
seized 30 pounds of meth within 
the frame of a smuggling vehicle

YUMA, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents at the...

Friday, January 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas - En las últimas semanas, los niveles de agua del río Rio Grande han aumentado a una altura muy superior a la normal. El aumento del...

Friday, January 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas - Los agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos que trabajaban cerca de Eagle Pass ayudaron con la detención de cinco...

Friday, January 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas – In recent weeks water levels of the Rio Grande River have risen to well above normal height.  Increased water volume strengthens the...

Friday, January 27, 2017 | Local Media Release
EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol marine agents working near Eagle Pass assisted with the apprehension of five undocumented aliens and saved one of them...
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – An undocumented alien assaulted and attempted to stab a U.S. Border Patrol agent Tuesday night near Three Points, Arizona.

Shortly...

Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

Lowell, Vt. – A U.S. Border Patrol canine team assisted in locating and apprehending a fugitive on Tuesday afternoon.  Vermont State Police (VSP) initiated...

Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico –   U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), U.S. Coast Guard and the Puerto Rico Police Department (PRPD), working under the...

Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted five loads of alleged narcotics over the past...

Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Lukeville arrested a 27-year-old Kingman man Saturday after finding 10...

Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer Gerardo Yzaguirre who was working at the Veterans International Bridge helped save the life...

Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Local Media Release

Hartford, Conn. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection opened its latest Global Entry Enrollment Center in New England today at Bradley International Airport...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – An Italian man identified as Salvatore Marciante, 56, was apprehended by Border Patrol agents in Nogales on Jan. 21 for being illegally...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents from the Indio Station assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint arrested a man suspected of...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Local Media Release
Officers at the Port of Douglas removed
nearly 200 packages from a smuggling
vehicle

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Local Media Release

EL CENTRO, Calif. – El Centro Border Patrol agents discovered 46 people in several boxcars of a train on Tuesday morning.

At approximately 8:30 a.m.,...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif.  — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Calexico East port of entry arrested a man on Monday after discovering 83...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint near Amado arrested a U.S. citizen Monday after...

Wednesday, January 25, 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 black tar heroin from...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Local Media Release

ATLANTA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Boston resident for possession of child pornography at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – On January 24, U.S. Border Patrol Agents in New Mexico arrested a man wanted in connection with a sexual assault and kidnapping.    

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