Washington - Whether hidden in vehicles or seafaring vessels or stashed in tombstones or watermelons - the men and women of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, who operate on land, air or sea - continue to intercept contraband, fugitives and smugglers. Highlights of this week's activity include:
August 25, 2010: Tucson, Ariz.
August 25, 2010: Winterhaven, Calif.
August 24, 2010: Los Angeles
August 24, 2010: Hidalgo, Texas
August 24, 2010: San Diego
August 23, 2010: Cincinnati
August 23, 2010: Brownsville, Texas
August 23, 2010: Indio, Calif.
August 23, 2010: Mona Island, P.R.
August 23, 2010: Calexico, Calif.
August 23, 2010: Pine Valley, Calif.
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.