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Thursday, January 28, 2021 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—Last weekend CBP officers in Louisville seized two shipments containing 618 bottles of Viagra pills, 18,540 pills. The shipments were heading...

Thursday, January 28, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized 500 counterfeit STIHL chainsaw chain sharpeners from two large...

Thursday, January 28, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Aerostar announced today the implementation of a Biometric Exit process at the Luis...

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | Local Media Release
AMO agent suspended on a wire
being lowered to the victim. 
Editors Note: Click on the photo for Video

Sierra Vista, Ariz —U.S. Customs and Border...

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, TEXAS – During a hectic day, the Laredo Sector Border Patrol, working with other law enforcement agencies, closed down several...

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents stopped two drug smuggling attempts at two different checkpoints on Tuesday.

The first...

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – On Tuesday, Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents apprehended 100 illegal aliens at two alien smuggling stash houses.  

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Kingsville Border Patrol agents arrest three criminal aliens at and near the Javier Vega Jr. Border Patrol Checkpoint in Sarita, Texas....

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

MINNEAPOLIS— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of Simplified Arrival at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport...

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | Local Media Release
CBP Air & Marine Operations
Black Hawk near Tucson, AZ

TUCSON, Ariz — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents and...

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations, Air and Marine Emergency Medical Service-qualified agents were crucial to AMO...

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers seized cocaine in separate, unrelated incidents that...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release
Nepenthes species carnivorous plants  are endangered
because the wild population has been over harvested.

HONOLULU— U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than one gallon of liquid ketamine Saturday in Philadelphia.

CBP officers...
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés) que trabajaban en el puerto de entrada de Brownsville...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted alleged narcotics in three separate...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

Eureka, Montana – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eureka Border Patrol Station attempted to stop a vehicle suspected of transporting persons who...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puente Internacional de Hidalgo arrestó a...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a 21-year-old woman, a U.S...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – A U.S. Border Patrol agent from the Niagara Falls Station, along with a New York state trooper helped safely recover a missing 12-year...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

MIAMI—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents and federal partners seized approximately $500,000 in undeclared...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas — The Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley Sector in collaboration with the Mexican State of Tamaulipas, identified 10 new...

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – On Thursday, U.S. Border Patrol agents encounter 99 illegal aliens in stash houses and rescue another 62 during several incidents.

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Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – Agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza, con el apoyo de la Guardia Costera de los Estados Unidos, incautaron el sábado 71...

Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – US Border Patrol agents, with the support of the US Coast Guard, seized Saturday 157 pounds (71 Kilos) of cocaine and arrested two...

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