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Monday, January 17, 2022 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – Rapper Vic Mensah was arrested at Washington Dulles International Airport on Saturday after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)...

Friday, January 14, 2022 | Local Media Release

PHILADELPHIA – Sometimes things are just too easy.

CBP officers found this fake COVID vaccination
card, one of 30,000 CBP seized nationally.

On...

Thursday, January 13, 2022 | Local Media Release

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents working near Bisbee, Arizona, arrested a registered sex...

Thursday, January 13, 2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol (RGV) agents interdicted two narcotics smuggling attempts resulting in the seizure of more than 350 pounds...

Thursday, January 13, 2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector (RGV) agents interdicted two human smuggling attempts resulting in 21 apprehensions.

On Jan....

Thursday, January 13, 2022 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – For the third time in about two weeks, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Washington Dulles International Airport arrested a man...

Thursday, January 13, 2022 | Local Media Release

  TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents rescued a stranded migrant in the Baboquivari Mountains southwest of Tucson, Monday afternoon....

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 | Local Media Release
Border Patrol Agents from El Centro Sector
stop a white Dodge Ram with one U.S. Citizen
and six undocumented individuals. 

CALEXICO, Calif. – El...

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 | Local Media Release
A Border Patrol K-9  alerts agents to  the rear of 
a whit Kia Forter 5, where agents discover hidden
narcotics valued at over $175,000. 

SALTON...

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrest five criminal migrants, including two convicted murderers, a sex offender, and...

Monday, January 10, 2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents and local law enforcement partners work together to disrupt dangerous human smuggling...

Monday, January 10, 2022 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two United States citizens in possession of a non-registered firearm, ammo, and...

Monday, January 10, 2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrested four sex offenders.  

On Jan. 7, at approximately 3:00 p.m., Rio Grande...

Monday, January 10, 2022 | Local Media Release

ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands— US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents, along with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI...

Monday, January 10, 2022 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Ysleta port of entry Secure Electronic Network for Travelers Rapid Inspection (...

Friday, January 7, 2022 | Local Media Release

BROWNSVILLE, Texas –Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents interdicted two drug smuggling attempts resulting in the seizure of more than 375 pounds...

Friday, January 7, 2022 | Local Media Release
Tractor-trailer approached the primary inspection lanes.

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 35 checkpoint...

Friday, January 7, 2022 | Local Media Release
Undocumented individuals using railcars
as they travel further into the United States.

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents continue to...

Thursday, January 6, 2022 | Local Media Release
Border Patrol agent assist undocuments persons
off of  train to transport to the El Centro Sector's
CentralizedProcessing Center for further medical...
Thursday, January 6, 2022 | Local Media Release
Border Patrol agents discover vehicle at a
dead-end street with 10 undocumented
individuals inside.

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol...

Thursday, January 6, 2022 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents from the Laredo West Station arrested a wanted undocumented criminal individual northwest of Laredo,...

Thursday, January 6, 2022 | Local Media Release

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

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 | Local Media Release
Big Bend Sector -

SIERRA BLANCA, Texas –- Big Bend Border Patrol Sector agents rescued 25 undocumented migrants from a failed smuggling event on Wednesday...

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrested a sex offender and two gang members in two days. 

In the early morning...

Monday, January 3, 2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrest two sex offenders and a gang member.

On Jan. 2, at approximately 7:00 a.m...

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