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NOTICE: Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. This website was last updated on December 21, 2018 and will not be updated until after funding is enacted. As such, information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.


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CBP Highlights Arrests and Seizures of the Week

Release Date: 
October 29, 2010

Washington - $24.7 million in seized narcotics and $1.5 million in undeclared currency seizures share the spotlight with an iguana and Gypsy Moths for a busy week of interdictions by the men and women of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Highlights of this week's activity include:

October 20, 2010: Los Angeles -

October 20, 2010: Spokane, Wash. -

October 21, 2010: El Paso, Texas -

October 21, 2010: Nogales, Ariz. -

October 25, 2010: Edinburg, Texas -

October 25, 2010: Laredo, Texas -

October 27, 2010: Dallas -

October 28, 2010: Mobile, Ala. -

October 28, 2010: New Orleans -

"CBP is responsible for verifying the integrity of every person or vehicle crossing our land borders, every passenger who lands in our airports or seaports, and every product that arrives on our shores. These examples speak to our vigilance and commitment to keeping our country and our communities safe," said CBP Commissioner Alan Bersin.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017