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

First reported 37 mins ago - Updated 37 mins ago - 1 reports

Border Patrol Agent Rescues Two Drowning Men after Vehicle Bailout

ESCOBARES, Texas  ̶̶  A Rio Grande City Border Patrol Agent put his lifesaving skills to use in the Rio Grande after a vehicle bailout near Eagle Street.“When I arrived at the riverbank I observed two people whose arms were flailing and they were fighting ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - 37 mins ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

CBP at JFK Seizes Cocaine in Shoes & Pocketbook

JAMAICA, N.Y. — An arriving passenger at John F. Kennedy International Airport made quite the fashion statement when encountered by U. S. Customs and Border Protection Officers.CBP at JFK seizes cocaine in shoes and pocketbook.On September 19, CBP officers ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 29 2014]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Douglas CBP Officers Seize 123 Pounds of Marijuana

TUCSON, Ariz. - A 27-year-old Tucson woman arrested Sept. 28 had nearly $62,000 worth of marijuana in her vehicle when she attempted to cross the U.S. border through the Port of Douglas.The spare tire of a smuggling vehicle is found to contain packages ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Marijuana, Officer, Tucson
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Southbound Technology Upgrade Project At El Paso Bridge Of The Americas Crossing Begins September 29

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in El Paso are advising the traveling public and members of the trade community that a construction project in the southbound lanes of the Bridge of the Americas is scheduled to begin on Sept. ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

El Centro Sector Border Patrol Rescues Woman in Desert

EL CENTRO, Calif. – Thursday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a distressed woman in the desert while attempting to illegally enter the United States.The incident occurred at approximately 2:50 p.m., when a Border Patrol agent discovered ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Douglas CBP Officers Seize 176 Pounds of Marijuana

TUCSON, Ariz. – A 53-year-old Mexican national attempting to enter the United States through the Port of Douglas Wednesday had 160 packages of marijuana hidden throughout his Ford sedan.CBP officers from the Port of Douglas located a total of 160 packages ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

CBP Instates David P. Higgerson as Director of Laredo Field Office

LAREDO , Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection hosted a Change of Command ceremony in Laredo today to formally instate David P. Higgerson as Director, Field Operations for Laredo Field Office. CBP Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske announced that effective ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Border Patrol Agent Rescues Choking Victim

FAIRVIEW, Pa. – A Border Patrol agent from the Erie Station used first responder training he received from the U.S. Border Patrol to rescue a choking child at a local restaurant in Erie, N.Y. on Sept. 23.At approximately 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, an agent ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Border Patrol Arrests “Sureño” Gang Member

CALEXICO, Calif. – Wednesday, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station apprehended a dangerous gang member attempting to make an illegal entry into the United States.Border Patrol agents arrested a 27-year-old Mexican national as he ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Arizona CBP Offering Unique Opportunity for Teens

TUCSON, Ariz. -U.S. Customs and Border Protection- Tucson Field Office is about to begin a new outreach program that provides young men and women (ages 14-20) with an interest in a career in law enforcement, the chance to experience many of the activities ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Philadelphia CBP Seizes $27K in Unreported Currency From Canadian Woman

PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized $27,427 from a Canadian woman for violating federal currency reporting regulations Sept. 21 at Philadelphia International Airport.The woman, whose name is not being released because she ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

CBP Officers Seize Drugs Worth $567K

Nogales , Ariz. —A Mexican national and three U.S. citizens were apprehended in separate weekend incidents involving attempts to smuggle a combined 98-plus pounds of drugs into the United States.U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers from the Dennis ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 24 2014]

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...international borders with perceived impunity", stated Marcelino Borges, Director of Field Operations for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. " We remain vigilant and prepared to detect and intercept all persons, baggage and merchandise that do not comply with our laws, corrupts the most vulnerable in society and places our citizens in danger ."

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Border Patrol Agent Rescues Two Drowning Men af... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - 37 mins ago]
Southbound Technology Upgrade Project At El Pas... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - 6 hours ago]
Douglas CBP Officers Seize 123 Pounds of Marijuana [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - 6 hours ago]
CBP at JFK Seizes Cocaine in Shoes & Pocketbook [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 29 2014]
Border Patrol Arrests “Sureño” Gang Member [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 26 2014]
U.S. Border Patrol Agent Rescues Choking Victim [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 26 2014]
CBP Instates David P. Higgerson as Director of ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 26 2014]
Douglas CBP Officers Seize 176 Pounds of Marijuana [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 26 2014]
El Centro Sector Border Patrol Rescues Woman in... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 26 2014]
Wild Horse Port to Resume Winter Hours - Port H... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 26 2014]
Arizona CBP Offering Unique Opportunity for Teens [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 26 2014]
CBP Intercepts Colorado’s Most Wanted Sex Offender [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 25 2014]
Philadelphia CBP Intercepts Destructive Citrus ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 24 2014]
Baltimore CBP Intercepts First in Port Acusta S... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 24 2014]
Philadelphia CBP Intercepts World’s Most Destru... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 24 2014]
Philadelphia CBP Seizes $27K in Unreported Curr... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 24 2014]
CBP Officers Seize Drugs Worth $567K [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 24 2014]
Hector A. Mancha Jr. Introduced as New CBP El P... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 24 2014]
CBP Seizes Nearly $109K in Unreported Funds [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 24 2014]
Joint Efforts Save Another Life [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 23 2014]
More Than $1 Million in Marijuana Seized in One... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 23 2014]
CBP at Anzalduas International Bridge Seizes $1... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 23 2014]
CBP Import Specialists and Officers Seize Count... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 23 2014]
More Than $15.5 Million Worth of Marijuana Seiz... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 19 2014]
CBP Catches Fugitive Wanted For Child Pornography [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 19 2014]
Eagle Pass Border Patrol Agents Arrest Convicte... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 19 2014]
Eagle Pass Enforcement Team Seizes Cocaine at P... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 19 2014]
El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Discover ... [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 19 2014]
CBP Seizes $1M in Heroin [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 18 2014]
CBP Seizes Hard Drugs Worth Nearly $395K [Published U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection - Sep 17 2014]
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