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Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release
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TUCSON, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (AMO)

agents and U.S....

Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

Santa Barbara, Calif. - On January 21, 2021, at approximately 10:30 a.m., Regional Coordinating Mechanism (ReCoM) partners working with CBP intercepted a...

Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

JACUMBA, Calif. — Saturday afternoon, San Diego Sector (SDC) Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported sex offender who had entered the U.S....

Monday, January 25, 2021 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – On Thursday, Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Border Patrol agents seized over 275 pounds of marijuana, valued at over $220K.

Yesterday...

Friday, January 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

FALLBROOK, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents arrested a woman in North County San Diego last week who was transporting cocaine and fentanyl in her...

Friday, January 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped a human smuggling attempt on January 20, 2021. The subsequent investigation connected a couple in that...

Friday, January 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Champlain Port of Entry Cargo Facility seized more than 1,545 lbs. of marijuana...

Friday, January 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Corpus Christi Border Patrol Station agents apprehended a subject previously arrested for Criminal Sex Conduct with a minor, and Fort...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – On Wednesday, Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Border Patrol agents seized over 1,100 pounds of marijuana, valued at over $886K.

Early...

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Since Tuesday, U.S. Border Patrol agents interdicted five human smuggling cases resulting in multiple arrests.

On Tuesday, Rio...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

LEWISTON, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Lewiston Cargo Facility seized 936 lbs. of marijuana in a commercial shipment....

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – Agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos y autoridades policiacas detuvieron el martes 3 vehículos donde se encontró...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – US Border Patrol and law enforcement partners performed 3 vehicles stops that led to the seizure of 625 pounds (284 Kilos) of...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents continue disrupting marijuana smuggling attempts throughout the Rio Grande Valley.

Sunday evening, Rio...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents disrupted three human smuggling attempts over the holiday weekend. 

Yesterday,...

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than $44,000 from a Jamaica-bound couple at Philadelphia International Airport...

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

JAMAICA, N.Y. — On January 13, U. S. Customs and Border Protection Agriculture Specialists (CBPAS) at John F. Kennedy International Airport examined a...

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested an aggravated felon on Sunday who had several arrests and convictions, the most serious being for...

Friday, January 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

EL REFUGIO, Texas – Agents from the Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station seized $280K in marijuana.

Yesterday evening, agents assigned to the Rio...

Friday, January 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Border Patrol agents from the McAllen Border Patrol Station arrest a previously convicted rapist attempting to illegally enter the country...

Friday, January 15, 2021 | Local Media Release

JAMAICA, N.Y. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport assigned to the Cargo Control and Enforcement Division...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized methamphetamine Wednesday morning.

The incident occurred at approximately 10:01 a.m...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection is participating in the U.S. Secret Service-led security operations in preparation and support of the 59th...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

OTAY MESA, Calif. — Early Tuesday morning, San Diego Sector (SDC) Border Patrol agents arrested a sex offender who had been previously removed from the...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a registered sex offender Wednesday afternoon after he made illegal entry into the U.S.

The...

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