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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Thursday, February 9, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a significant amount of alleged methamphetamine and marijuana carrying a...

Thursday, February 9, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a U.S. Citizen smuggling methamphetamine and a Mexican national wanted for sex crimes, during...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations helicopter aircrew rescued a lost two-year-old child, near Rocksprings,...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | Local Media Release

BOSTON — Every year, U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at the Port of Boston process millions of Valentine’s Day flowers, ensuring...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | Local Media Release

SANTA TERESA, N.M. – Border Patrol Agents from southern New Mexico continue to experience busy enforcement days, as evidenced by the recent arrests of a sex...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | Local Media Release

MIAMI—Flowers are the most popular gift item during Valentine’s Day celebrations, but they could also be the hiding place for dangerous insects and diseases...

Tuesday, February 7, 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 3,947 pounds...

Tuesday, February 7, 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 74 pounds of...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Gateway International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged cocaine. CBP officers...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

ROMA, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Falcon Dam International Bridge seized alleged cocaine valued at $...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

CHARLESTON, S.C. --- U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Port of Charleston, SC recently completed seizure of more than $145,000 worth of potentially...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers identified an aircraft arriving at Niagara Falls International Airport on February 4, whose...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) diligently inspects shipments of imported cut flowers...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

PITTSBURGH – Some people use wigs to conceal their identity; however, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Pittsburgh International Airport...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

NILAND, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 111 checkpoint, arrested a man suspected of smuggling methamphetamine hidden...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents arrested two suspected smugglers after finding more than 1,000 pounds...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the B&M International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged marijuana. CBP officers...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Border Patrol Agent was assaulted with rocks on Saturday afternoon while working near Andrade, Calif.

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Monday, February 6, 2017 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Eagle Pass Port of Entry recently seized a significant amount of alleged...

Monday, February 6, 2017 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint, arrested a man suspected of smuggling methamphetamine on...

Monday, February 6, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican national attempting to smuggle almost 35 pounds of methamphetamine through the...

Monday, February 6, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents stopped two separate smuggling attempts yesterday resulting in the arrest of four undocumented migrants...

Monday, February 6, 2017 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working in Eagle Pass arrested a known drug smuggler and aggravated felon who was previously deported from the...

Monday, February 6, 2017 | Local Media Release

ATLANTA --- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) arrested a U.S man and seized over 2...

Monday, February 6, 2017 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint, arrested a man suspected of smuggling cocaine on Friday...

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