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Thursday, April 19, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents from the Casa Grande Station assisted Tohono O’Odham Police Department (TOPD) in the arrest of one Mexican national after finding narcotics in large burlap sacks attached to horses near Federal Route 15 yesterday...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents partnered with Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers in Operation Stonegarden seized more than 30 lbs. of methamphetamine and arrested a U.S. citizen during a traffic stop Monday on Interstate 10 near...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. –Border Patrol agents and Nogales Police Department officers arrested 11 illegal aliens hiding in a mobile home park Monday morning in Nogales, Arizona. Agents were dispatched to The Preston Trailer Park after a caller reported...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | Local Media Release
GRAND PORTAGE, Minn. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations would like to announce a Nexus enrollment workshop in Grand Portage. During this enrollment event, CBP and Canada Border Services Agency will conduct...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | Local Media Release
CHICAGO- El 11 de abril de 2018, los oficiales de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) de los Estados Unidos asignados al Aeropuerto Internacional O'Hare interceptaron a un hombre que ocultaba $107,360 como parte de una operación de cumplimiento...
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | Local Media Release
CHICAGO - En una habitación llena de bolsos de Gucci, relojes Rolex, zapatos Nike Air Jordan y gafas de sol Oakley, una fashionista puede perder la cabeza y querer comprar la mayor cantidad posible de estos artículos. Hay una pequeña salvedad -...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Local Media Release
EAGLE PASS, Texas - El Sector Del Río de la Patrulla Fronteriza celebró una conferencia de prensa para discutir la Iniciativa de Seguridad Fronteriza el 18 de abril. El objetivo de la conferencia de prensa fue educar al público sobre los peligros...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Local Media Release
EAGLE PASS, Texas — The U.S. Border Patrol’s Del Rio Sector held a press conference to discuss the Border Safety Initiative here, April 18. The focus of the press conference was to educate the public on the potential dangers of crossing the border...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Local Media Release
  900 libras de  of marihuana decomisadopor agentes afterRIO GRANDE CITY, Texas – El Domingo 15 de Abril, agentes observaron varios sujetos cargando bultos con narcóticos en una pequeña Toyota SUV cerca de Escobares, Texas. Cuando las unidades...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Local Media Release
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – El Jueves pasado, los agentes de Fort Brown encontraron una camioneta que estaba atascada en un campo agrícola después de que fue transportado a través del Río Grande cerca de Brownsville, Texas. Los agentes detuvieron al...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents coordinating with Air and Marine Operations agents seized multiple weapons and arrested three Mexican nationals near Ajo Saturday afternoon. Surveillance camera operators from the Ajo Station...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Arizona - La Patrulla Fronteriza y el Departamento de Policía de Casa Grande, presentarán su primer evento colaborativo "Café con un policía" el 20 de abril de 2018. Agents are scheduled to be atthe local Dunkin' Donutslocation, where they...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Casa Grande Border Patrol Station and Casa Grande Police Department will be hosting their first collaborative “Coffee with a Cop” event on April 20, 2018. Agents are scheduled to be atthe local Dunkin' Donutslocation, where they hope...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Local Media Release
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Last Thursday, Fort Brown agents encountered a pickup that was stuck in an agriculture field after it was ferried across the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas. Agents detained the driver and discovered 24 bundles of marijuana...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Local Media Release
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas – On Sunday, April 15, agents observed several subjects loading bundles of narcotics into a small Toyota SUV near Escobares, Texas. As mobile units responded to the area, the driver splashed the vehicle into the Rio Grande....
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas – April 17, 2018, Border Patrol Agents in Laredo, Texas arrested four illegal aliens from the country of Bangladesh.  The subjects were encountered after illegally crossing the Rio Grande River in south Laredo.  The Laredo Sector...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas –U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a significant amount of alleged crystal methamphetamine with an estimated street value of more than $1.4 million in two separate enforcement actions at the Juarez-...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | Local Media Release
EL PASO, TX- La Patrulla Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos en El Paso, Operación Aérea y Marítima (AMO por sus siglas en ingles), el Consulado General de México, el Instituto Nacional de Migración (INAMI), Policía Federal de México, Comisión Estatal...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | Local Media Release
EL PASO, TX – The U.S. Border Patrol, El Paso Sector, CBP Air and Marine Operations, the Consulate General of Mexico in El Paso, GoM’s Instituto Nacional de Migración (INAMI), Policía Federal de Mexico, Policía Estatal (Chihuahua), Centro de...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | Local Media Release
EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection El Paso port of entry will change the designation of Ready Lanes at the Ysleta port of entry next month. CBP managers are sharing the news now so the public will be aware when the change occurs. “...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | Local Media Release
SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a woman suspected of smuggling drugs inside a vehicle’s wheel well Friday afternoon. The incident occurred on April 13, shortly after 1 p.m., when a blue Ford Mustang approached...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Naco, Arizona, prevented a Mexican national from smuggling more than 77 pounds of marijuana through the port on Saturday. Officers removed packages ofmarijuana from behind...
Monday, April 16, 2018 | Local Media Release
CALEXICO, Calif. – Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector rescued a man drowning in the All-American canal Friday evening.   The incident occurred Friday, April 13, at around midnight. A Border Patrol agent assigned to an area two...
Monday, April 16, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas, Arizona, prevented a woman from smuggling almost 22 pounds of marijuana into the United States Saturday morning. Officers removed marijuana...
Monday, April 16, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. –U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales apprehended a U.S. citizen and 2 Mexican nationals involved in separate failed attempts to smuggle more than $558,000 worth of methamphetamine, cocaine and...

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