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05-27-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a female 18th Street gang member, and two migrants previously convicted of sexual…

05-27-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a female 18th Street gang member, and two migrants previously convicted of sexual…

05-27-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton station arrested two aggravated felons that were part of two different groups…

05-27-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas– Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents apprehended 27 migrants at two locations being used for human smuggling.

05-26-2021 | Local Media Release

Alpine, TEXAS – Big Bend National Park Border Patrol agents encountered two pick-up trucks involved in a narcotics smuggling scheme south of Alpine, Texas…

05-26-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – A Yuma Sector canine alerted to a vehicle in which one pound of methamphetamine was found hidden in a seat headrest Monday morning at the…

05-26-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents interdicted three narcotics smuggling attempts resulting in the seizure of over 900…

05-26-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas– Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents apprehended 22 subjects in three separate human smuggling stash houses in Edinburg,…

05-25-2021 | Local Media Release

JAMAICA, N.Y. — A traveler had more than clothes in his suitcase when he arrived at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.  Fortunately, U. S.…

05-25-2021 | Local Media Release

EL PASO, TEXAS — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is introducing Simplified Arrival at multiple pedestrian border crossings within the El Paso Field…

05-24-2021 | National Media Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection has modified an existing Withhold Release Order on imports of tobacco from Malawi.

Effective May 21,…

05-20-2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas– Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents discover $100K worth of marijuana inside a tunnel in Hidalgo, Texas.

Last night, McAllen…

05-20-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol Agents and local authorities disrupt three human smuggling attempts.

 

Yesterday…

05-20-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Border Patrol Agents arrest a convicted murderer and a gang member with an outstanding warrant for a sexual assault charge.

05-19-2021 | Local Media Release

HIDALGO, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol Agents encounter two large groups totaling 278 migrants in Hidalgo, Texas.  

Yesterday…

05-19-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas– Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents seize more than 900 pounds of marijuana worth over $730K.

Yesterday morning, Rio Grande…

05-18-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – On Monday, Border Patrol agents arrested three migrants affiliated with known street gangs.

Yesterday morning, McAllen Border Patrol…

05-18-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents disrupt multiple stash houses resulting in the arrest of 162 subjects in one day.

05-18-2021 | Local Media Release

FORT MYERS, Fl. — Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents in Fort Myers teamed up with U.S. Marshals Monday to apprehend a wanted  fugitive.

Marine agents…
05-17-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – This Sunday, May 23, marks the 20th anniversary of one of the worst illegal immigration tragedies to date, when 14 migrants succumbed to the…

05-17-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – McAllen Border Patrol Station agents arrest two migrants with convictions for sex offenses.

Saturday evening, McAllen agents working…

05-17-2021 | Local Media Release

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended five U.S. citizens smuggling 12 migrants in four different vehicle stops over the weekend.

05-17-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – Rio Grande Valley Sector (RGV) Border Patrol agents, with the assistance of state and local law enforcement, interdicted thirteen human…

05-14-2021 | Local Media Release

PINE VALLEY, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man on Tuesday who was transporting 2.51 pounds of fentanyl taped to his back.

At…

05-14-2021 | Local Media Release

EDINBURG, Texas – A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from the McAllen Air and Marine Branch of Air and Marine Operations rescued a non citizen migrant, who was…