Saturday, June 11, 2016

Illegal Drugs Continue to be Stopped from Flowing Across Border

Officers at the DeConcini crossing discovered multiple packages of heroin when they removed the front bumper of a smuggling vehicle
06/10/2016 01:08 PM EDT
TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a Mexican national June 8, after finding nearly $298,000 worth of heroin hidden in the vehicle he was driving. Officers at the DeConcini crossingdiscovered multiple packages of...
Agents from the Blythe Station made a vehicle stop that resulted in the seizure of marijuana, a pair of weapons and counterfeit currency
06/02/2016 12:02 PM EDT
YUMA, Ariz. – Entering the Memorial Day weekend, Border Patrol agents made significant seizures in three separate events. Thursday, May 26, Blythe Station agents encountered two U.S. citizens, both males, at a gas station in Ehrenberg. During the...
Officers at the DeConcini crossing were led to a combination of heroin and meth by a CBP narcotics detection canine alert
06/07/2016 04:50 PM EDT
TUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a U.S. citizen and a Mexican national from neighboring Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, during mix-load smuggling attempts at the Area Ports of Nogales within two days of one another. On June 4...
Border Patrol agents at the I-19 traffic checkpoint seized a five-pound combination of drugs from a female motorist stopped for further inspection.
06/08/2016 05:06 PM EDT
TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Nogales Station arrested three United States citizens for smuggling methamphetamine and other controlled substances at the I-19 checkpoint on June 6Agents referred the vehicle for a...
06/08/2016 02:05 PM EDT
EAGLE PASS, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized alleged cocaine valued at more than $300,000, within the center console of a vehicle at the Eagle Pass Port of Entry. CBP officers retrieved 20 packages ofcocaine from underneath...
06/07/2016 08:34 PM EDT
LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized a noteworthy amount of alleged cocaine during an enforcement action over the weekend. Packages containing 34 pounds of cocaine seized by CBPofficers at Laredo Port of Entry“...
RIO GRANDE CITY, TEXAS – On Tuesday, Border Patrol Agents assigned to the Rio Grande City Station seized over 3,000 pounds of marijuana near La Rosita, Texas. ​ $2.4 Million of Marijuana seized by RioGrande City AgentsThe seizure occurred when...
06/09/2016 09:31 AM EDT
BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry recently intercepted two loads of alleged narcotics in one day at the Gateway International Bridge. CBP officers discovered the alleged drugs, carrying...
06/10/2016 02:11 PM EDT
PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge arrested a woman, a United States citizen from Coquimatlán, Colima, Mexico after discovering 2.08 kgs. (five pounds) of alleged...
06/06/2016 03:25 PM EDT
EL PASO, Texas -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at El Paso area ports of entry made a dozen drug seizures this weekend. CBP officers seized 634 pounds of marijuana in 11 enforcement actions and less..
06/10/2016 12:52 PM EDT
SANTA TERESA, NM -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Santa Teresa port of entry seized 224 pounds of marijuana June 8. The drugs were concealed within wooden tables in a shipment of rustic...
06/07/2016 06:56 PM EDT
CALEXICO, Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico East commercial facility stopped an alleged smuggling attempt Monday after discovering almost 2,500 pounds of marijuana concealed in the roof of a commercial trailer. “...Philadelphia CBP Stops Upper Darby Woman Carrying Canned Cocaine06/08/2016 11:31 AM EDTPHILADELPHIA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers detained an Upper Darby, Pa., woman at Philadelphia International Airport on May 23 after officers discovered cocaine concealed inside chocolate drink cans in her baggage. The...

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