• October 21, 2021

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CBP Officers stop Fentanyl ‘body carriers’ for two days in

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the El Paso area ports of entry busted two pedestrians concealing Fentanyl on their bodies two days in a row.  “Seizures of this powerful synthetic opioid continue to rise dramatically all along the southwest border,” said CBP El Paso Director of Field Operations Hector A. Mancha. […]Read More

$2 Million+ Week! CBP Officers at El Paso ports seize

U.S. Customs and Border Protection(CBP) Officers at the El Paso area ports of entry, seized over 83 pounds of cocaine, more than seven pounds of fentanyl, over 72 pounds of methamphetamine, 107 pounds of marijuana and arrested 25 fugitives in the last week. “Our CBP officers continue to secure our borders and safeguard our communities […]Read More

CBP Officers seize horse medication, supplements at Paso Del Norte

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)  officers working at the El Paso port of entry seized dozens of boxes of horse medications and supplements earlier this week. According to officials, the seizure was made shortly after noon on Tuesday, August 31st, when a 44-year-old U.S. citizen entered the U.S. from Mexico at the Paso Del […]Read More

CBP seizes 300+ Pounds Pork Bologna, Turkey Ham at Paso

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agriculture Specialists assigned to the Paso Del Norte Border Crossing seized 320 pounds of pork bologna and 30 pounds of turkey ham.  According to officials, the discovery was made shortly after 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 26th, when a 20-year-old United States citizen and resident of El Paso, presented […]Read More

El Paso area CBP officers seize $2.5m+ worth of drugs;

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at El Paso area ports of entry seized more than 60 pounds of cocaine, 12 pounds of fentanyl, seven pounds of methamphetamine, 650 pounds of marijuana and arrested 17 fugitives during the last week. “Our CBP Officers are committed to securing our borders and keeping our communities […]Read More

CBP Air Marine Operation crew helps find hiker lost in

DEMING, N.M. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air Marine Operations aircrew helped Mesilla Valley Rescue and New Mexico Search and Rescue locate and aid a stranded hiker Monday in the Gila National Forest in Southeastern New Mexico. “Our region has some rugged terrain and dramatic weather that can often strand people who enjoy the […]Read More

CBP Officers at El Paso port stop mixed heroin/meth drug

This week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Bridge of the Americas port of entry in El Paso seized 14.4 pounds of heroin and 104 pounds of liquid methamphetamine. “This is a sizeable drug load and a significant intercept,” said CBP El Paso Director of Field Operations Hector Mancha. “Our officers […]Read More

CBP: Almost $500K seized leaving the country via Presidio Port

Earlier this week, a commercial bus carrying $465,755 in unreported U.S. currency was stopped by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers while leaving the United States at the Presidio port of entry. “The majority of CBP’s work involves the processing of people and items entering the U.S. from abroad however CBP also routinely conducts operations […]Read More

CBP Agriculture Specialists find Mangos with Fruit Fly larvae at

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists routinely find travelers attempting to import mangos from Mexico, as the fruit is prohibited for importation because it is a common host for pests. The need for the ban was made evident on June 26 when a traveler from California arrived at the Paso Del Norte international […]Read More

Busy week for El Paso area CBP Officers; Cocaine, fentanyl,

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers at the El Paso area ports of entry, seized over 71 pounds of cocaine, 0.74 pounds of fentanyl, 109 pounds of marijuana and arrested 23 fugitives from justice within the span of a week. “CBP Officers continue to work hard and remain dedicated to securing our border” said […]Read More

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