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Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. –Ajo Station Border Patrol agents encountered and arrested three male Mexican nationals who entered the United States illegally southwest of Ajo Saturday night, one of whom was later identified as a Sureño gang member. Record checks...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 19-year-old male from San Luis, Rio Colorado, Sonora, Mexico Saturday, in connection to a failed smuggling attempt at Arizona’s Port of San Luis. Officers discovered more than 3....
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. –U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales apprehended two U.S. citizens and two Mexican nationals in three separate failed smuggling attempts this past weekend. More than $1.02 million worth of...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Local Media Release
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn— U.S. Border Patrol Agents assigned to the International Falls Station detained seven people after observing them enter the United States illegally on snowmobiles on Rainy Lake. On March 24, 2018, agents observed five...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas – On March 25, 2018, Border Patrol agents arrested Ronald Eugene Hart while responding to suspicious activity by the railroad tracks near Interstate Highway 35, north of Laredo, Texas. Hart, an identified Sex Offender, had two active...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Local Media Release
EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the El Paso port of entry seized 33 pounds of methamphetamine Monday. One person was arrested in the case. “CBP officers are working hard to maintain...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas – On March 26, 2018, Border Patrol agents arrested an illegal alien associated to the Mexican Mafia Gang. The subject had just crossed the Rio Grande River illegally and was immediately apprehended by Border Patrol in Laredo, Texas....
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Arizona - Agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza, adscritos a la estación de Willcox,arrestaron este fin de semana a un ciudadano estadounidense y a cinco extranjeros ilegalmente en el país, durante sendos intentos de contrabando en la zona este...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. –Con la semana de Pascua sobre nosotros, la Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estado Unidos (CBP por sus siglas en inglés), recuerda a los viajeros que el número de Cascarones (Cascaras de huevo rellenas de confeti) es...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – La Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza les recuerda a los viajeros a solicitar su I-94 permiso tan pronto como sea posible para evitar retrasos en la frontera Arizona-Mexico. El aviso se aplica a viajeros sosteniendo una...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Willcox Station Border Patrol agents arrested one U.S. citizen and five illegal aliens during separate weekend smuggling attempts in eastern Arizona. On Friday afternoon, agents at the State Route 80 Immigration Checkpoint referred...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – An illegal alien assaulted a Tucson Station Border Patrol agent in an attempt to evade arrest Thursday evening east of Sasabe. Agents tracked a group of suspected illegal aliens and were able to detain one suspect before the...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – Ajo Station Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported MS-13 gang member Thursday, March 22, near Lukeville. Agents patrolling south of Lukeville encountered and arrested three Honduran nationals illegally present in the...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, Ariz. – With the Easter week upon us, CBP is reminding the traveling public that Cascarones (confetti-filled eggshells) are restricted to quantities of 12 per passenger and the shells may be decorated, etched, or painted but they must be...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
TUCSON, ARIZ. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding travelers to apply for their I-94 as soon as possible to avoid delays at the Arizona-Mexico border. The reminder applies to travelers holding a Mexican border-crossing card, or “Laser...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas - Con las festividades de Pascua a la vuelta de la esquina, el departamento de Aduana y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) recuerda al público viajero que los cascarones están restringidos a cantidades de 12 por pasajero. El cascaron puede...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas – With the Easter festivities right around the corner, CBP is reminding the traveling public that cascarones (confetti-filled eggshells) are restricted to quantities of 12 per passenger and the shells may be decorated, etched, or...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas— U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) CBP officers at Laredo Port of Entry continued to process traffic in a timely manner but remained vigilant as they intercepted a significant amount of...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
LAREDO, Texas – Amid the busy holy week traffic, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers continue to remain vigilant and intercepted narcotics valued at more than $397,000 in one enforcement action this weekend. “I commend the CBP officers...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
HIDALGO, Texas-Un hombre que era buscado por la policía de la ciudad de Mission, Texas por asalto sexual e indecencia con un niño, ambos felonías de segundo grado, ahora está bajo custodia luego de entregarse a los agentes de Aduanas y Protección...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
HIDALGO, Texas—A man wanted out of Mission, Texas for sexual assault and indecency with a child, both 2nd degree felonies, is now in custody after turning himself in to Customs and Border Protection officers at the Hidalgo Port of Entry. “Our...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
HIDALGO, Texas-U.S. Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza, Operaciones Aduaneras (OFO por sus siglas en inglés) en el Puente Internacional Hidalgo arrestó a dos hombres por presuntas violaciones a la ley de inmigración de EE.UU. y confiscó presunta...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested two men for alleged violations of U.S. immigration law and seized alleged cocaine valued at $372,300 in separate,...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
DEL RIO, Texas - Los exploradores de la Patrulla Fronteriza de EEUU se asociaron con Mission Border Hope para construir y donar camas a familias locales y ayudar a repintar un parque comunitario. Los exploradores volvieron a pintarlíneas en el...
Monday, March 26, 2018 | Local Media Release
DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol Explorers teamed up with Mission Border Hope to build and donate beds to local families and help repaint a community park. Explorers re-painted lines on thebasketball courts and decoratedsurrounding masonry with...

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