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Friday, May 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton station intercepted a smuggling attempt along Interstate 8 Thursday morning.

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Friday, May 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a convicted felon after he illegally crossed the border into the United States.

On...

Friday, May 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

PINE VALLEY, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man on Tuesday who was transporting 2.51 pounds of fentanyl taped to his back.

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Friday, May 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

SIERRA BLANCA, Texas – Sierra Blanca Border Patrol agents encountered a large human smuggling scheme at the Interstate Highway10...

Friday, May 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI–-On May 6, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati inspected three large shipments from China and found what appeared to...

Friday, May 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHARLOTTE, NC – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the implementation of biometric facial comparison technology to the Charlotte...

Thursday, May 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol continues working closely with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners in its mission to...

Thursday, May 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas– Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents seized more than $500K worth of marijuana in two failed narcotics smuggling attempts...

Thursday, May 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector canine working at the immigration checkpoint on Highway 78 near Blythe, California, sniffed out a sandwich bag containing...

Thursday, May 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

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

Thursday, May 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Paso Del Norte international crossing in El Paso made a pair of significant drug...

Thursday, May 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHARR, Texas—Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility discovered...

Thursday, May 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized nearly $102,000 from a French citizen and Cameroon resident on Saturday at...

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers working outbound operations seized over $297,000 in...

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas – Weslaco Border Patrol Station (WSL) agents encountered a large group of 119 migrants during inclement weather. 

Early this morning,...

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents, with the assistance of state and local law enforcement, interdicted six human...

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Working together, Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents and U.S. Army soldiers assigned in support of U.S. Customs and...

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Wellton Border Patrol agents intercepted a group of five migrants in the desert Tuesday morning and found themselves in the middle of a rescue...

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

KANSAS CITY, Mo— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to the Port of Kansas City Missouri seized 4.68 million latex gloves in a...

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) unveiled a $46 million dollar initiative today to enhance the security and efficiency of rail cargo...

Wednesday, May 12, 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...

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

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

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

 

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Alamogordo station encountered a...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

BOULEVARD, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man early Sunday morning who had been convicted of sex crimes in New York.

At approximately 1 a...

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents intercepted four separate migrant smuggling attempts over the weekend.

Friday afternoon, agents...

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