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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Friday, March 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Border Patrol Agents arrested Wednesday 2 citizens of the Dominican Republic, during two...

Friday, March 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican national Wednesday for attempting to smuggle 21 pounds of cocaine, worth...

Friday, March 24, 2017 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a man from Yakima,...

Thursday, March 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) crew was patrolling the Eastern Pacific Ocean, Feb 27 when...

Thursday, March 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations is announcing a project to better segregate Ready Lane traffic at the El...

Thursday, March 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

BLAINE, Wash. — The Blaine Port of Entry’s U.S. Customs and Border Protection certified EMTs along with additional port personnel responded immediately to...

Thursday, March 23, 2017 | Local Media Release
Palemon Castelan-Reyes, who was
arrested by agents assigned to the
Three Points Sub-Station

​TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents from the Three...

Thursday, March 23, 2017 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialist working at the Veterans International Bridge intercepted a “First in...

Wednesday, March 22, 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 911 pounds of...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas - Los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección de Fronteras de Estados Unidos (CBP por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puerto de Entrada de Eagle...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Local Media Release
Officers removed packages of
marijuana from throughout a
smuggling vehicle, including multiple
packages that were removed from
a rear...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Local Media Release
A combination of cocaine, heroin,
meth and oxycodone pills removed
from a speaker box inside the trunk
of a smuggling vehicle.

​TUCSON, Ariz...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Peace Bridge seized 500 counterfeit Apple EarPods and 150 counterfeit adapters valued at...

Wednesday, March 22, 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...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector Border Patrol agent escaped injury early Monday after being bombarded with rocks thrown over the border fence near San Luis,...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Local Media Release
Agents seized more than 340 pounds
of marijuana from backpackers south
of Tacna.

​YUMA, Ariz. – Agents assigned to the Wellton Border Patrol...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Local Media Release
A Border Patrol canine, led
agents to the location of 33
marijuana bundles that were
left behind by backpackers who
fled the scene.

​...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

JAMAICA, N.Y. – This arriving passenger thought she had framed a picture-perfect concealment method, however U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers at...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – An Air and Marine Operations (AMO) UH-60 helicopter crew used a hoist to extract two hikers from the Catalina Mountains near Tucson shortly...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to work at the Lincoln-Juarez Bridge bus operations seized a significant amount of...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) aircrews based in Jacksonville detected two vessels carrying more...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

PRESIDIO, TEXAS -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Presidio Port Director Michael Neipert was sworn into office March 21 during a formal change of...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

NOGALES, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in Arizona are advising travelers to plan ahead and avoid unnecessary delays during the...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, AZ. – Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested two people in separate incidents on March 18 for attempting to smuggle a combination of...

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