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CBP Highlights Arrests and Seizures of the Week

Release Date: 
August 23, 2010

Washington - Interagency and jurisdictional collaboration as well as intergovernmental cooperation leads to significant arrests and extraditions, while currency and narcotics are intercepted en route in and out of the country - all segments of a busy week for the men and women of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Highlights of these activities during the last several days include:

August 20, 2010: San Juan, P.R.:

August 20, 2010: Chicago:

August 19, 2010: McAllen, Texas:

August 18, 2010: Calexico, Calif.:

August 17, 2010: Presidio, Texas:

August 17, 2010: San Diego:

August 17, 2010: Tucson, Ariz.:

August 16, 2010: Hidalgo, Texas:

August 14, 2010: Douglas, Ariz.:

August 13, 2010: Calexico, Calif.:

August 12, 2010: Aguadilla, P.R.:

August 12, 2010: Grand Portage, Minn.:

August 11, 2010: Cincinnati:

August 11, 2010: Progreso, Texas:

August 11, 2010: Buffalo, N.Y.:

"Respect for civil rights and human rights is a staple of professional law enforcement. I think as we've grown, we've actually seen an increase in professionalism among border patrol agents and CBP officers as the years have gone on. The need to always protect civil rights and be cognizant of it [is] built into the DNA of CBP," said CBP Commissioner Alan Bersin.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017