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

First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

CBP at JFK ‘Bags’ Smuggler

JAMAICA, N.Y. — A traveler had more than a laptop in her computer bag when she arrived at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.  Fortunately U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers were ‘on-line’ to firewall her plans.On July 17, ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Baltimore CBP Intercepts First in Port Caterpillar in Jamaican Passenger's Baggage

BALTIMORE – A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) entomologist confirmed Thursday that U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) agriculture specialists at Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Baltimore CBP Seizes More than $25K in Unreported Currency from Nigerian Traveler

BALTIMORE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than $25,000 Wednesday from a Nigerian man at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) for violating federal currency reporting regulations.The passenger, ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

CBP JFK Seizes Cocaine in Suitcase

JAMAICA, N.Y. — An arriving passenger was ‘sniffed’ out by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection K-9 at John F. Kennedy International Airport trying to smuggle cocaine into the United States.On July 15, CBP officers conducted a canine examination of luggage ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

San Diego Border Patrol Arrests Four and Intercepts $770K of Marijuana, Heroin, and Meth

SAN DIEGO — It was a busy two days this week when Border Patrol agents arrested people on I-15, SR-94, and I-5 within 24-hours who were transporting narcotics valued at $770,012.On Monday at approximately noon, agents initiated a vehicle stop on a 1999 ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

CBP Arrests Two Fugitives at Philadelphia International Airport Wanted in Michigan and New York

PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested two wanted fugitives Monday at Philadelphia International Airport who were wanted in Michigan and in New York.Petar Tchotrov, 31, of Commerce Township, Mich., arrived from Brussels, ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Agents Arrest Meth Smugglers with Children in Their Car

PINE VALLEY, Calif.— Last Thursday, Border Patrol agents arrested a Mexican couple on Interstate 8 who were smuggling methamphetamine inside their car.  The couple also had their three children in the vehicle.The incident occurred at approximately 6 p.m. ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

CBP Advises Travelers of Regulation Changes Regarding Entry of the Drug Tramadol

IMPERIAL VALLEY, Calif. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are advising travelers that due to new regulations, the painkiller Tramadol (Ultram, Ultracet, ConZip) will soon be prohibited from entry if purchased in Mexico without a valid U.S. ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

San Diego Border Patrol Agents Confiscate almost 450 Pounds of Marijuana on I-5

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.— Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 5 checkpoint recently intercepted two drug smuggling attempts and confiscated 447 pounds of marijuana.On July 14 at approximately 7 a.m., agents referred a 27-year-old U.S. male for secondary ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize Meth and Heroin from SUV

SALTON CITY, Calif. – On Monday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a suspected narcotics smuggler with 9.6 pounds combined weight of methamphetamine and heroin concealed within the engine manifold of the veh ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

CBP Announces Expanded Hours at Tucson Trusted Traveler Enrollment Center

TUCSON, Ariz. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection is expanding the hours of operation of their newest Enrollment Center at the Tucson International Airport.Beginning Saturday, July 12th, the center will be open from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. for processing ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize Meth from Woman in a Mini Van

SALTON CITY, Calif. – On Monday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a suspected narcotics smuggler with 24.6 pounds of methamphetamine concealed within the dashboard of the vehicle.The incident occurred at approximately ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 09 2014]

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...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.”"
...individuals who brazenly ignore declaration requirements of merchandise," said William Ferrara, Director of Field Operations for CBP in Chicago. "All arriving international passengers should be sure to declare all merchandise acquired while abroad to avoid paying significant penalties.”"

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Baltimore CBP Intercepts First in Port Caterpil... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 28 2014]
CBP at JFK ‘Bags’ Smuggler [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 28 2014]
CBP JFK Seizes Cocaine in Suitcase [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 25 2014]
Baltimore CBP Seizes More than $25K in Unreport... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 25 2014]
San Diego Border Patrol Arrests Four and Interc... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 25 2014]
Agents Arrest Meth Smugglers with Children in T... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 24 2014]
CBP Arrests Two Fugitives at Philadelphia Inter... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 24 2014]
‘Go-Fast’ Boat No Match for CBP and USCG, 34 Cu... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 23 2014]
Maine CBP Arrest 2 in Smuggling Attempt Across ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 23 2014]
CBP Officers Halt Attempt to Smuggle 680 Pounds... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 23 2014]
San Diego Border Patrol Agents Confiscate almos... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 23 2014]
CBP Advises Travelers of Regulation Changes Reg... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 23 2014]
Derby Line CBP Arrest Past ‘Fugitive of the Week’ [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 22 2014]
CBP Arrests Imposter Wanted in Canada [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 21 2014]
Once a Trusted Traveler Now Arrested by CBP [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 21 2014]
El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Seize Met... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 17 2014]
Joseph Misenhelter is Named Port Director for L... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 16 2014]
CBP Officers at Pharr/Hidalgo International Bri... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 16 2014]
CBP arrests wanted check forger [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 16 2014]
CBP Agriculture Specialists Seize Live Birds Hi... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 16 2014]
Mexican National Caught with Drug Load on I-15 ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 16 2014]
Laredo CBP Officers Seize More Than Five Tons o... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 16 2014]
El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Find Coca... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 16 2014]
CBP Encounters Unique Threats to America’s Agri... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 16 2014]
El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Save Man ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 16 2014]
CBP Announces Expanded Hours at Tucson Trusted ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 16 2014]
Dulles CBP Arrests Alleged Violent Offender [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 16 2014]
CBP Expands Trusted Traveler Enrollment Center ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 15 2014]
Border Patrol Hosts Binational Border Violence ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 14 2014]
El Paso CBP officers Make 656 Pound Marijuana Bust [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Jul 14 2014]
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