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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working in the Del Rio Sector seized 2.2 pounds of methamphetamine, valued at $70,400, and more than 121.2 pounds...

Monday, January 30, 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...

Monday, January 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Laredo Port of Entry apprehended a Mexican national who was wanted on an outstanding...

Monday, January 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Agents Doug Fires and Bobby Taylor were traveling back to their station when they observed...

Monday, January 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers were active over the weekend in intercepting a human smuggling attempt of a Mexican citizen...

Monday, January 30, 2017 | Local Media Release
Officers seized more than 100 pounds
of marijuana from within a smuggling
vehicle

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at...

Monday, January 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – Border Patrol agents from the Indio Station working at the Highway 86 checkpoint arrested a man suspected of smuggling meth and heroin...

Monday, January 30, 2017 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender and also a wanted man with a $500,000 warrant.

On...

Friday, January 27, 2017 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents from the Nogales and Willcox stations working immigration checkpoint operations, interdicted two human...

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...

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