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CBP Highlights Arrests and Seizures of the Week

Release Date: 
June 18, 2010

Washington - Black tar heroin, crystal methamphetamine, duck tongues and counterfeit currency as well as the arrest of a convicted child molester illustrate the scope of significant interceptions the men and women of U.S. Customs and Border Protection regularly make. Highlights of these activities during the last several days include:

June 11, 2010 - New York:

June 13, 2010 - Douglas, Ariz.:

June 14, 2010 - Wilmington, Del.:

June 14, 2010 - Douglas, Ariz.:

June 14, 2010 - Blythe, Calif.:

June 15, 2010 - Brownsville, Texas:

June 16, 2010 - New York:

June 17, 2010 - Nogales, Ariz.:

June 17, 2010 - Brownsville, Texas:

"During the first six months of FY 2010, we seized nearly half a million pounds of drugs and encountered more than 113,000 inadmissible aliens at our ports of entry," said CBP Commissioner Alan Bersin. "We also seized more than 1.3 million pounds of drugs, apprehended more than 245,000 criminals and seized more than $8 million in currency between our ports of entry. These numbers demonstrate the effectiveness of our layered approach to security, comprised of a balance of tactical infrastructure, technology, and personnel at our borders."

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017