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Friday, June 8, 2018 | Local Media Release
HAVANA, Texas – Joint U.S. Border Patrol, Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG) and Government of Mexico efforts lead to a successful rescue of a lost subject suffering from dehydration. The rescue occurred yesterday when Border Patrol Agents (BPAs)...
Friday, June 8, 2018 | Local Media Release
MISIÓN, Texas - Los agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos asignados al sector del Valle del Río Grande desmantelaron una operación de esconder inmigrantes que resultó en la detención de 18 extranjeros ilegales. El martes,...
Friday, June 8, 2018 | Local Media Release
OTAY MESA, Calif.  — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa Cargo port of entry seized over seven tons of marijuana Wednesday hidden in a cargo shipment.   “This apprehension highlights the success of the Unified Cargo Program...
Friday, June 8, 2018 | Local Media Release
MISSION, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol Agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector dismantle a stash house operation resulting in the apprehension of 18 illegal aliens. Joint effort results in stash house bustOn Tuesday, Border Patrol agents,...
Friday, June 8, 2018 | Local Media Release
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – El Negociado de Aduana y Protección Fronteriza (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) está agresivamente reclutando para posiciones de Oficial de Operaciones de Campo (CBP Officer), Agente de Patrulla Fronteriza (Border Patrol Agent...
Friday, June 8, 2018 | Local Media Release
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico  — U.S. Customs and Border Protection is aggressively recruiting for the positions of CBP Officer, Border Patrol Agent  and Air Interdiction and Maritime Interdiction Agents in select localities throughout the continental...
Friday, June 8, 2018 | Local Media Release
DETROIT - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Explorer Post in Detroit is inviting all high school students (ages 14-18) interested in pursuing careers in law enforcement to attend their Open House and learn about joining the Law Enforcement Explorer...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 | Local Media Release
EDINBURG, Texas – En el día de hoy comenzó la campaña "Campaña de Seguridad y Prosperidad," preparada entre el Joint Task Force West (JTF-W), el South Texas Corridor (STC), y en colaboración con el Gobierno de México (GdM), con el objetivo de ...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Nogales Station Border Patrol agents detained a 17-year-old male Mexican national at the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint on Wednesday afternoon after discovering a pound of methamphetamine concealed on his person. Agents...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson’s Air and Marine Operations branch, along with the Tucson Sector Border Patrol, rescued a distressed migrant Wednesday morning west of Kitt Peak in the Baboquivari Mountains. AMO agents launched a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter in...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents and Cochise County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two U.S. citizens and six Mexican nationals Tuesday afternoon following a vehicle pursuit that ended near Hereford when the suspects abandoned a vehicle and...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 | Local Media Release
YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol has placed their Border Search, Trauma, and Rescue Unit on high alert as temperatures rise in its harsh desert terrain.  Persons considering crossing the U.S. border illegally should be aware that this...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 | Local Media Release
SUNLAND PARK, New Mexico – U.S. Border Patrol Agents assigned to the Santa Teresa Station responded to a distress call from a local business owner, who had been assaulted after a group of four illegal aliens broke into his property. On the evening...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 | Local Media Release
EDINBURG, Texas — Today, the Joint Task Force-West (JTF-W), South Texas Corridor (STC), in collaboration with the Government of Mexico (GoM), initiated the “Campaña de Seguridad y Prosperidad” to enhance security and improve the quality of life...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas –The Laredo Sector Border Community Liaison Program and Canine Unit participated in the City of Laredo Health Department’s Nutrifit Kids Summer Camp on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. The camp was open to kids ages 4-8 currently enrolled in...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 | Local Media Release
Chicago — In 2017, more than 89 million people had one or more dogs living in their household. Most dogs know the commands sit, stay, come and hopefully go outside to use the bathroom. While most dogs are food driven, and will sit intently watching...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 | Local Media Release
EDINBURG, Texas – A member of the Border Patrol Search Trauma and Rescue (BORSTAR) Special Operations Group in El Paso, Texas deployed to the Rio Grande Valley Sector, along with both of his partners, a K-9 and horse, to conduct search and rescue...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – A 23-year-old man from Sells fled the Federal Route 15 Immigration Checkpoint early Monday, before leading Casa Grande Border Patrol agents on pursuit, striking a U.S. Border Patrol vehicle, and nearly running over an agent. Shortly...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Arizona – El sábado por la noche, agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza de Nogales arrestaron a tres estadounidenses y cuatro s extranjeros durante dos incidentes frustrados de contrabando cerca de Amado. El primer incidente ocurrió en el puesto...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | Local Media Release
EDINBURG, Texas – En incidentes separados, los agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza asignados al Sector del Valle del Río Grande, encontraron a tres inmigrantes fallecidos que se presume fueron abandonados por sus contrabandistas.  Un esfuerzo multi-...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | Local Media Release
PHARR, Texas - Especialistas de agricultura de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de EE. UU. En el Puerto de Entrada de Hidalgo / Pharr / Anzalduas descubrieron una plaga rara, la primera en el descubrimiento de la nación, en un envío de limas Persas...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | Local Media Release
PHARR, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas Port of Entry discovered a rare pest, a first in nation discovery, in a shipment of Persian limes.  “I want to congratulate our agriculture...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. –U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales apprehended two U.S. citizens and two Mexican nationals involved in connection with separate failed attempts to smuggle heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, and...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | Local Media Release
YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate-8 Immigration Checkpoint east of Yuma arrested a 20-year-old male from Guadalupe, Arizona, after finding 12 packages containing three different types of narcotics in his...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | Local Media Release
EDINBURG, Texas – Coordinated efforts between multiple agencies led to Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Sector to three deceased illegal immigrants abandoned by their smugglers in separate incidents. Yesterday, Border Patrol...

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