Saturday, June 13, 2015

Human Smuggling, Drugs, Counterfeit Watches,Firearms All Seized at Border

06/12/2015 03:42 PM EDT
TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a female Mexican national and a male Mexican national on Wednesday for allegedly attempting to smuggle more than $377,000-worth of heroin and methamphetamine through the Port of Nogales...
06/11/2015 11:30 AM EDT
TUCSON, Ariz. — A Phoenix man wanted on drug-related charges was apprehended Monday by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of Lukeville. Officers referred Ricardo Benavides Cristerna, 37, for additional questioning when...
06/11/2015 11:23 AM EDT
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Air and Marine agents working as part of Operation Martillo detected cocaine runs in five separate incidents resulting in the interdiction of more than 5,900 pounds of cocaine...
06/11/2015 12:00 PM EDT
DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working in the Del Rio Sector seized more than 1,000 pounds of marijuana and 25 pounds of cocaine, with an estimated value of more than $1.6 million in four different incidents. “The men and women of the...
06/12/2015 06:02 PM EDT
SALTON CITY, Calif. – El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a man suspected of drug smuggling at the Highway 86 checkpoint after discovering packages of methamphetamine in his vehicle today. The incident...
06/12/2015 12:28 PM EDT
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Since the beginning of May, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Buffalo Field Office have seen an increase in firearm seizures at western and upstate New York ports of entry. The Buffalo Field Office directs operations...
06/12/2015 01:42 PM EDT
MIAMI – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers with the Miami Seaport Trade Enforcement Team (TET) seized 11,165 counterfeit watches with an MSRP value of $2,791,250. The watches were being shipped from...
06/12/2015 06:10 PM EDT
PINE VALLEY, Calif.—U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a male U.S. citizen at the Interstate 8 checkpoint last night who had three Mexican nationals stashed inside his car trunk. At approximately 7 p.m., Border Patrol agents at the Pine Valley...

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