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Thursday, February 11, 2021 | Local Media Release
In total, CBP seized 3,738 bottles of counterfeit
perfume in this shipment alone.     

LOS ANGELES - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers...

Thursday, February 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—Last Thursday, February 4, Cincinnati CBP officers seized 41 ½ pounds, approximately 17,400 pills, of Viagra in a large shipment headed to an...

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector Border Patrol canine sniffed out over 40 pounds of methamphetamine concealed in a vehicle at the immigration checkpoint on...

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

JAMUL, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued an injured man from Otay Mountain late Monday night.

The incident began at approximately 11:30 p.m.,...

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for January 2021, which can be viewed here.

Since early...

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 | Local Media Release
JFK Agriculture Specialists Inspect
Valentine's Day Flowers.

NEW YORK, NY – Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and U.S. Customs and Border...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers discovered five unemployment benefit cards bearing other beneficiaries’ names in the...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | Local Media Release
Seized Human Smuggling Vessel

San Diego — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO) U.S. Border Patrol interdict and identify the...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – A medida que se acerca rápidamente el Día de San Valentín, los especialistas en agricultura altamente calificados de Aduanas y Protección...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – As Valentine’s Day rapidly approaches, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s highly skilled agriculture specialists continue to dutifully...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station (RGC) agents interdicted two marijuana smuggling attempts totaling more than 900 pounds and valued...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to Eagle Pass Station arrested a convicted sex offender, Feb. 4.

“The agents of Del Rio Sector...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized nearly $66,000 from two travelers at Washington Dulles International Airport this...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 35 (I-35) checkpoint, north of Laredo, Texas intercepted two human smuggling...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | National Media Release

DONNA, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection today announced the opening of a soft-sided facility in Donna, Texas.  The facility’s primary purpose is...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry detained a man with an outstanding warrant for aggravated...

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today that the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the Department of Homeland Security’s...

Monday, February 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Over the weekend, Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol agents interdicted three marijuana smuggling loads that had a total weight of more than...

Monday, February 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol seized narcotics thrown over the international boundary fence between Mexico and the United States in two...

Monday, February 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – Even Slash, Angus Young and Jimmy Page might have a difficult time ripping raging riffs or picking sick licks on these strings.

CBP...
Monday, February 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a gang member Friday afternoon.

The incident occurred that...

Monday, February 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati have seized 50 shipments of green powder cocaine from October 1, 2020 through...

Monday, February 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. –Wellton station agents working roving patrol arrested a U.S. citizen driver smuggling 8 illegal aliens within the cabin area of the semi-truck...

Monday, February 8, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations National Air Security Operations Center P-3 crew partnered with federal...

Monday, February 8, 2021 | Local Media Release

MOBILE, Alabama—A Guatemalan man was arrested by Border Patrol agents on Thursday for smuggling 10.47 pounds of cocaine, worth approximately $335,134.47, on...

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