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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas - Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents and local law enforcement partners encountered four large groups, disrupted three...

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents conducting anti-smuggling operations arrested a United States citizen and two undocumented...

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | Local Media Release

IMPERIAL, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents in coordination with a joint task force of various law enforcement agencies seized over 1.56...

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at El Paso area ports of entry seized cocaine, methamphetamine, and fentanyl and...

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Maryland woman on first degree and second degree murder charges out of Prince...

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | Local Media Release

OGDENSBURG, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Ogdensburg Port of Entry arrested a 22-year-old male, Canadian citizen who had...

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for April 2022, which can be viewed online here.

 “CBP...

Friday, May 13, 2022 | Local Media Release

SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the border crossing between San Diego and Tijuana took an 18-year-old...

Thursday, May 12, 2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents and local law enforcement partners disrupted four human smuggling events.

On May...

Thursday, May 12, 2022 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Stanton Street dedicated commuter lane border crossing seized 19.7 pounds of...

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) agents arrested two child sex offenders, four Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-13) and a 18th Street gang member in 48...

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 | Local Media Release

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico— US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) found Sunday 475 pounds (215.5 kilos) of cocaine concealed...

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 | Local Media Release

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested an undocumented individual with a prior sexual offense conviction,...

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 | Local Media Release
U.S. Border Patrol agents cut through a spare tire  and 
discovered several cellophane bundles that tested 
positive for methamphetamine.

INDIO,...

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued an undocumented migrant in the Jacumba Wilderness region early Saturday morning...

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at El Paso area ports of entry seized cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana, and...

Monday, May 9, 2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) agents arrested two child sex offenders, a previously convicted drug smuggler, and a Mara-Salvatrucha (MS-...

Monday, May 9, 2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents encountered six large groups in Starr County resulting in 1,029 arrests.

Over...

Monday, May 9, 2022 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico –US Border Patrol Agents apprehended Saturday 60 Haitian migrants after they disembarked in Cabo Rojo.

“People who venture to...

Thursday, May 5, 2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) agents arrested a registered sex offender and four gang members over the last few days.

On May 2,...

Thursday, May 5, 2022 | Local Media Release

AKWESASNE, NY – With assistance from the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal...

Thursday, May 5, 2022 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – The best way for travelers to keep their currency when traveling is to truthfully report all of it to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (...

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 | Local Media Release

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico –US Border Patrol Agents apprehended Wednesday morning 59 Haitian migrants after they disembarked in the coast of Rincon.   

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022 | Local Media Release

INDIO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a United States citizen Friday evening after finding almost 25 pounds of methamphetamine...

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents and local law enforcement partners disrupted five human smuggling...

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