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Media Releases from the previous administrations are available in the Archive section of our website.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas– Over a span of three days, Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents seized more than $712K worth of marijuana in failed...

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

MISSION, Texas – McAllen Border Patrol Station (MCS) agents arrested two illegal aliens with violent criminal history to include rape and sexual assault....

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

TECATE, Calif. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced today that they are amending the hours of operation at the Tecate Port of Entry,...

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO— Saturday, at approximately 9:30 p.m., San Diego’s Regional Coordinating Mechanism (ReCoM) partners intercepted a dangerously over-loaded pleasure...

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 | Local Media Release
CBP officers found 492 pieces of counterfeit $100 notes
and 3,049 pieces of $20 counterfeit notes with a combined
face value of $110,180.

LOS...

Monday, March 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – McAllen Border Patrol Station (MCS) agents remained busy this weekend as they encountered three large groups of families and unaccompanied...

Monday, March 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

PLASTER CITY, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector successfully rescued an illegal alien Friday afternoon.

The rescue was...

Monday, March 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a man attempting to smuggle methamphetamine through the immigration checkpoint Saturday...

Monday, March 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry seized methamphetamine in two...

Monday, March 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge seized methamphetamine that...

Monday, March 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

MASSENA, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Massena Port of Entry seized more than seven pounds of marijuana and arrested one...

Friday, March 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHICAGO–At the Chicago O’Hare’s International Mail Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers intercepted a package that contained 445 counterfeit...

Friday, March 19, 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 intercepto...

Friday, March 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

An unknown substance is found in a shipment at an express consignment facility in Memphis, Tennessee.  The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officer...

Friday, March 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge intercepted $944,500 worth of...

Thursday, March 18, 2021 | Local Media Release
Agents found 2.53 pounds of fentanyl
hidden inside the vehicle’s heater-core
assembly.

U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents seized fentanyl during a...

Thursday, March 18, 2021 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than $43,000 from a Belgium-bound man on Sunday at Washington Dulles...

Wednesday, March 17, 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 a...

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

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

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 | Local Media Release
LAS CRUCES, N.M. -

U.S. Border Patrol Agents received a phone call from New Mexico State Police requesting assistance in locating a...

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested three criminal aliens with prior convictions for sexual offenses.

Monday...

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –McAllen Border Patrol (MCS) station agents encountered multiple large groups of illegal aliens entering in Hidalgo County, Texas.

...

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a convicted rapist who illegally entered the United States as part of a group of 18 Monday night...

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two individuals attempting to smuggle methamphetamine through the immigration checkpoint...

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector, along with bi-national coordination with Mexican officials, rescued a man that had been...

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