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06-23-2021 | Local Media Release

HOULTON, ME - After a long battle with the coronavirus, U.S. Border Patrol agent Kostas Papadopoulos was finally discharged from the hospital and was…

06-22-2021 | Local Media Release
Individuals discovered in a grain hopper rail car. 

LAREDO, Texas – The dangerous practice by human smugglers and undocumented individuals using grain hopper…

06-22-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents arrest two migrants with gang affiliations and two convicted sex offenders.

06-22-2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – San Diego Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents detected a single outboard engine operating without navigational lights off the California…

06-22-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Over the last several days, Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents and law enforcement partners shut down six stash houses and arrested nearly…

06-22-2021 | Local Media Release

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

06-22-2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended two sex offenders as they were attempting to enter the U.S. illegally near Laredo.

The…

06-22-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents arrest 86 migrants in two stash houses and apprehend an additional 75 migrants in…

06-22-2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – Air and Marine Operations (AMO) Laredo Air Branch crew detection, surveillance, and tracking operations contributed to the apprehension of 12,…

06-22-2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO — U.S. Border Patrol (USBP), San Diego Sector (SDC), today, formally introduced its newly-established Marine Unit outfitted with two Secured…

06-22-2021 | Local Media Release

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Niagara Falls Station responded to suspicious activity at the Whirlpool State Park and discovered…

06-22-2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge detained…

06-21-2021 | Local Media Release

JAMAICA, N.Y. — U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers and import specialists made a timely seizure of counterfeit Rolex watches at John F. Kennedy…

06-21-2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—On Tuesday, June 15, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers stationed in Cincinnati seized a shipment containing approximately 20…

06-21-2021 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility intercepted $262,500…

06-21-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Over the weekend, Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) shut down four stash houses leading to 144 apprehensions.

Friday…

06-21-2021 | Local Media Release
CBP officers seized  57,607 counterfeit
products arriving in a containerized cargo
shipment from China.

LOS ANGELES— U.S. Customs and Border…

06-21-2021 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – The reviews are in and critics are raving about the recent encore performance by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Washington…

06-21-2021 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas-EE.UU. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en la instalación de carga del Puente…

06-21-2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued a total of 14 undocumented individuals who illegally crossed the United States/…

06-21-2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection has selected Ms. AnnMarie R. Highsmith as Executive Assistant Commissioner and Mr. John P. Leonard as Deputy…

06-21-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station (RGC) agents interdicted four drug smuggling attempts worth over $1.8M.

On Friday afternoon,…

06-17-2021 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky—Last Thursday, June 10, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Louisville seized a shipment of four boxes containing various…

06-17-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a registered sex offender Tuesday evening after he illegally entered the United States near the…

06-17-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) intercepts four smuggling attempts resulting in 54 apprehensions.

Yesterday morning,…