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Monday, January 3, 2022 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas –Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents disrupt three human smuggling attempts that led to arrest of 20 individuals.

On Dec. 28...

Monday, January 3, 2022 | Local Media Release

OCOTILLO, Calif. – U.S. Border Patrol agents from El Centro Sector rescued three undocumented individuals in the Jacumba Wilderness region near Ocotillo...

Wednesday, December 29, 2021 | Local Media Release

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Washington Dulles International Airport arrested two men in one week who were each wanted on...

Monday, December 27, 2021 | 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, December 27, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector agents arrested two gang members over the holiday weekend.

On Dec. 26, McAllen Border Patrol Station (MCS)...

Thursday, December 23, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents interdicted three migrant smuggling events that resulted in 34 arrests.

On Dec. 22,...

Thursday, December 23, 2021 | Local Media Release
Border Patrol Agents reveal $82K worth
of narcotics  being concealed in a spare tire. 

INDIO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested...

Wednesday, December 22, 2021 | Local Media Release
K-9 alters Border Patrol Agents
to the presences o​​​​f narcotics. 
Upon further ​​​​​​inspection of the
interior, agents discovered two
...
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

LAREDO, Texas – Within the span of 24 hours, Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents along with local law enforcement partners shut down two stash houses in...

Wednesday, December 22, 2021 | Local Media Release
EL Paso Sector -

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol Agents discovered multiple stash houses in the El Paso Sector, leading to the apprehension of several...

Wednesday, December 22, 2021 | Local Media Release
Big Bend Sector -

SIERRA BLANCA, Texas– Big Bend Sector Border Patrol agents arrested three United States Citizens at the Sierra Blanca Border Patrol...

Wednesday, December 22, 2021 | Local Media Release

MCALLEN, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector agents conducting processing duties identify four gang members in a single day.

On Dec. 21, McAllen Border...

Tuesday, December 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol (RGV) agents seize over 560 pounds of marijuana worth more than $450,000 in the last three days. 

On...

Tuesday, December 21, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents interdicted two migrant smuggling events that resulted in 34 migrant arrests and two...

Friday, December 17, 2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today released operational statistics for November 2021, which can be viewed online here.

“CBP’s...

Thursday, December 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

ALPINE, Texas--Big Bend Border Patrol agents arrest five subjects from a failed smuggling event at the Highway 118 Border Patrol Checkpoint.

On...

Thursday, December 16, 2021 | Local Media Release

SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents seized narcotics with a combined estimated street value of close to $12,000 from three United...

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

INDIO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested two United States citizens accused of both human and narcotic smuggling Thursday morning. ...

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | Local Media Release
EL Paso Office of Field Operations -

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at...

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents arrested three gang members and two migrants previously convicted of sexual assault...

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | Local Media Release
Tucson Sector agents stopped a suspicious vehicle
in an area known for drug and undocumented migrants.

TUCSON, Ariz. –Tucson Border Patrol agents...

Monday, December 13, 2021 | Local Media Release

ROMA, Texas – Rio Grande City Border Patrol (RGC) agents encountered a large group and disrupt a human smuggling event.

On Dec. 12, RGC agents...

Friday, December 10, 2021 | Local Media Release
EL Paso Sector -

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol Agents discovered two stash houses in Socorro and Clint, Texas, leading to the apprehension of 31...

Friday, December 10, 2021 | National Media Release

Senior Official Performing the Duties of Commissioner Troy Miller led a CBP delegation to Mexico on Dec. 6-8, 2021. SOPDOC Miller...

Thursday, December 9, 2021 | Local Media Release
CBP AMO EL PASO AIR BRANCH -

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air Marine Operations, El Paso Air Branch, conducted helicopter casualty...

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