MEMPHIS -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists in Memphis recently intercepted rare treehopper bugs (Matcalfiellla Monogramma) on Persea sp leaves. – the first ever of its kind in the state of Tennessee. Treehoppers produce honeydew, which can promote the growth of harmful fungi, such as Sooty Mold on plants.
Search and Seizure
INDIO, Calif. — El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint arrested a man suspected of smuggling narcotics Monday afternoon.
MINNEAPOLIS– U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport recently stopped a shipment filled with 2,536 pre-filled syringes of vaginal tightening gel.
CAMPO, Calif. — San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents seized over a quarter-million dollars worth of methamphetamine during a vehicle stop on Interstate 8 Tuesday night.
CINCINNATI—Last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized a shipment containing a counterfeit watch. If the watch--which came from India--had been genuine, this single piece would have been worth over $3.78 million.
SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers from the San Diego Field Office demonstrated remarkable vigilance this past weekend when they seized nearly $10 million worth of dangerous drugs at the San Ysidro, Tecate, and Otay Mesa ports of entry.
CBP Officers in Cincinnati Stop 3 Shipments in 4 Days with almost 800 Pieces of Counterfeit Jewelry Worth over $3M
CINCINNATI– With the holidays approaching, counterfeiters will be targeting consumer’s pocketbooks as they shop for gifts during the holidays. What consumers likely don’t know is purchasing knockoffs provides funding to organized criminal organizations. From October 25 to October 28, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati seized three shipments containing 795 pieces of counterfeit designer watches and jewelry.
22 Pill Presses, 257 Pill Press Parts; Fentanyl, and Xylazine: Cincinnati CBP Targets Deadly Imports
CINCINNATI – In July, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at the Port of Cincinnati participated in Operation Artemis, part of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) analytics and intelligence-based enforcement efforts to disrupt the fentanyl supply chain.
Border Patrol agents arrest rideshare passenger suspected of smuggling nearly $165,000 worth of fentanyl
INDIO, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a woman attempting to smuggle fentanyl through a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint Saturday morning.
DESERT CENTER, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents, arrested a couple transporting fentanyl from California to Arizona Monday morning.