Publication: U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection

First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

CBP Aircraft Locates Vessel in Distress

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine agents assigned to the North Dakota Air Branch have located four people on Red Lake after a call for assistance came in from the Red Lake Police Department.The incident began ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

CBP Officers Find Cocaine Inside Rocking Horses, Seize Pills, U.S. Currency

IMPERIAL VALLEY, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the local ports of entry over the weekend foiled three attempts to smuggle 29 pounds of cocaine hidden in two wooden rocking horses, 752 prescription pills concealed in clothing, ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Border Patrol Agents Apprehend Sex Offender in Mountains

OCOTILLO, Calif. – Monday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro station arrested a previously deported convicted sex offender in a mountainous area approximately 29 miles west of downtown Calexico.The 43-year-old man was apprehended by ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Eagle Pass Border Patrol Agents Arrest Convicted Sex Offenders From Honduras, El Salvador

DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass area of operations apprehended two convicted sex offenders recently.On Aug. 11 around 4 a.m., an agent patrolling on FM 1021 apprehended a group of six undocumented immigrants. During ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

CBP Seizes Faulty Hair Dryers

HOUSTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have seized nearly 5,000 hair dryers as the required Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters that protect consumers from electrical shock or electrocution hazards were missing.The hair dryers, which originated ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

San Diego Border Patrol Agents Nab $600K of Drugs at Checkpoint

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — On August 14 th and 15 th , U.S. Border Patrol agents at the San Clemente checkpoint arrested two men and seized more than $600,000 in drugs from two different incidents.Bundles of hard narcotics worth around $440K found inside ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Nogales CBP Officers Seize $196K of Hard Drugs

NOGALES, Ariz. —A seizure of methamphetamine and cocaine at the Port of Nogales on Wednesday, resulted in more than 46 pounds of drugs being intercepted with a value of approximately $196,000.U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Dennis DeConcini ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

CBP Reminds Travelers of Temporary Bridge Closure in Madawaska to All Vehicular Traffic During Tintamarre

MADAWASKA, Maine —To accommodate for higher levels in pedestrian traffic, Maine and New Brunswick Departments of Transportation are temporarily closing the international bridge between Madawaska and Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada, to all vehicular ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Man caught with Meth at San Luis Port

SAN LUIS, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers caught a 31-year-old border resident with six pounds of methamphetamine worth nearly $18,000 during an alleged smuggling attempt Wednesday at the Port of San Luis.After CBP officers selected ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

CBP Agriculture Specialists Intercept Destructive Asian Gypsy Moth in Portland, Oregon, Area

PORTLAND, Ore. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists (CBPAS) stationed at the Portland, Oregon, seaport recently intercepted a total of eight (8) Asian Gypsy Moth (AGM) egg masses on vessels that had arrived at Astoria, Oregon. ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Dulles CBP Finds Destructive Pest in Passenger Baggage

STERLING, Va. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) agriculture specialists at Washington Dulles International Airport discovered live Khapra Beetle in a package of rice being carried by a traveler from Saudi Arabia ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize 1,700 Pounds of Marijuana in a Week

DEL RIO , Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working in the Del Rio Sector seized more than 1,700 pounds of marijuana, with an estimated value over $1.3 million within a week.On Aug. 7, at approximately 4:30 pm, agents from the Comstock Station were attempting ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 14 2014]

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...U S Customs and Border Protection leadership for bringing two Global Entry kiosks to Silicon Valley travelers," said San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed. "It's fitting that technology solutions that are being developed right here in Silicon Valley are now being offered to our air travelers to make their international journey more efficient and comfortable."
...the rightful holder of the valid travel documents presented for entry processing," said Rod Blanchard, CBP Port Director for the port of Detroit. "It is with the CBP officer's skills, vigilance and dedication that we have become very successful in detecting this type of fraud."
"The Global Enrollment Center here continues to provide a convenient, easy-access, local center for people to complete the trusted traveler application process,” said Tucson Director of Field Operations William K Brooks. “This will allow us to further increase the number of appointments we can schedule, providing quicker service.”"

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CBP Aircraft Locates Vessel in Distress [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 21 2014]
CBP Officers Find Cocaine Inside Rocking Horses... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 20 2014]
Border Patrol Agents Apprehend Sex Offender in ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 20 2014]
Eagle Pass Border Patrol Agents Arrest Convicte... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 19 2014]
San Diego Border Patrol Agents Nab $600K of Dru... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 19 2014]
CBP Seizes Faulty Hair Dryers [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 18 2014]
CBP Agriculture Specialists Intercept Destructi... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 15 2014]
Man caught with Meth at San Luis Port [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 15 2014]
Nogales CBP Officers Seize $196K of Hard Drugs [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 15 2014]
Nogales CBP Officers Intercept Heroin Smuggler [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 15 2014]
CBP Reminds Travelers of Temporary Bridge Closu... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 15 2014]
CBP Arrests Wanted Drug Trafficker Departing Logan [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 14 2014]
CBP Port of Savannah Seizes Over $1.6 Million i... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 14 2014]
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize 1,700... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 14 2014]
Alleged Human Smuggling Attempt in San Diego En... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 14 2014]
Dulles CBP Finds Destructive Pest in Passenger ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 14 2014]
San Diego Border Patrol’s Foreign Ops Branch Ai... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 13 2014]
CBP Trusted Traveler Program ‘Global Entry’ Arr... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 11 2014]
San Diego Agents Discover $300K of Meth Conceal... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 11 2014]
Dulles CBP Arrests 2 Fugitives Wanted in Virgin... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 08 2014]
Dulles CBP Finds Over 1.5 Lbs of Cocaine in Car... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 08 2014]
Calexico CBP Officers Stop Attempt to Smuggle 1... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 07 2014]
Wilmington, Del. CBP Intercepts First in Port I... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 07 2014]
CBP Officers Seize Meth From 60-Year-Old Man [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 07 2014]
Baltimore CBP Finds Destructive Pest in Rice Sh... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 07 2014]
U.S. Border Patrol Arrest Wanted Rwandan at Mai... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 07 2014]
CBP Officers Apprehend Man Wanted on $5 Million... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 07 2014]
CBP Officers Seize Methamphetamine Worth $200k [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 07 2014]
San Diego Border Patrol Arrests Man with Loaded... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 07 2014]
Arizona CBP Officers Seize Drugs Worth Nearly $... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Aug 07 2014]
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