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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Monday, March 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

San Clemente, Calif. — U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man on Thursday afternoon who had more than $76,000 in U.S. currency inside his car.

Agents...
Monday, March 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

KANSAS CITY, Mo— As part of the U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Fiscal Year 2021 prioritization of enforcement actions the Kansas City Port of...

Monday, March 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents, working with Laredo Police Department (LPD), shuts down a stash house in west...

Monday, March 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A truck containing $30,000 worth of fentanyl pills, personal use methamphetamine and an illegal alien who had previously been deported were...

Monday, March 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Over the weekend, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Rio Grande City (RGC) station encountered two large groups of illegal aliens...

Monday, March 15, 2021 | Local Media Release
Gun seized at Blue Water Bridge 

PORT HURON, Mich. – Last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations officers at the Blue...

Monday, March 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

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

Monday, March 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

DALLAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport intercepted packages containing documents announcing...

Sunday, March 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

LEWISTON, N.Y. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Niagara Falls Station, the U.S. Coast Guard and several local first responders rescued a 54-year-old...

Friday, March 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL CENTRO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an illegal alien Thursday night with a prior conviction for a sexual...

Friday, March 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers saw an influx of arrests for wanted fugitives over this past week with a total of 22 arrests...

Friday, March 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

BUFFALO, N.Y. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Peace Bridge Cargo Facility seized another 655 lbs. of marijuana in a commercial...

Friday, March 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers are working 24 hours a day, seven days a week to keep Americans safe from the dangerous...

Friday, March 12, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley are commonly encountering families and unaccompanied alien children being smuggled into...

Thursday, March 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

OTAY MESA, Calif. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa commercial facility discovered over $1.3 million worth of methamphetamine...

Thursday, March 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO–U.S. Customs and Border Protections officers at Chicago O’Hare’s International Mail Branch seized more than 77,000 Rick and Morty Vape Pens on March...

Thursday, March 11, 2021 | Local Media Release

Niland, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a man smuggling methamphetamine through the immigration checkpoint Wednesday afternoon.

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Thursday, March 11, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — In an effort to enhance and strengthen transparency and accountability, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today announced it has begun...

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents seized more than 1,800 pounds of marijuana in a span of four days.

On Saturday,...

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

On Tuesday, March 2, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agriculture Specialists in Memphis, TN were inspecting a shipment from Tanzania en route to...

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector Border Patrol canine alerted to vitamin and antibiotic medicine bottles that contained fentanyl pills at the Interstate 8...

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | National Media Release

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

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

ST. LOUIS–Since Friday, March 5, U.S. Customs and Border Protections officers at the port of St. Louis have seized a plethora of counterfeit items: six...

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Laredo North Station apprehended 111 individuals during three separate human...

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 | Local Media Release

CINCINNATI—On March 4, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized two shipments containing 734 items of counterfeit jewelry. The...

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