• May 25, 2022

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CBP Officers nab 22 wanted fugitives across the region this

On Friday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that their officers saw an influx of arrests for wanted fugitives over this past week with a total of 22 arrests made throughout the El Paso, West Texas and southern New Mexico regions. “CBP is committed to helping find and arresting these wanted persons attempting to evade […]Read More

CBP Officers snag nearly 300 pounds of Pork Bologna at

SANTA TERESA, N.M. – Earlier this week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers from the Santa Teresa Port of Entry seized 30 rolls of pork bologna weighing 277 pounds. “Our CBP Officers diligently inspect all conveyances for contraband and prohibited agriculture products thereby safeguarding the United States from foreign animal diseases,” said Santa Teresa Port […]Read More

Bologna Bust: CBP seizes almost 200 pounds at Columbus port

COLUMBUS, N.M. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations Agriculture Specialists working at the Columbus port of entry seized 22 rolls of Mexican bologna. CBP officials share that bologna is a prohibited product because it is made from pork and has the potential for introducing foreign animal diseases to the U.S. pork […]Read More

CBP warns residents of Phone Scam; Caller impersonating CBP Officers

DETROIT — Officials with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are warning residents of a new type of telephone scam targeting residents nationwide, in an attempt to gain banking information from unsuspecting residents. “U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and officers nationwide are continuing to receive numerous calls from residents concerned about unsolicited calls from […]Read More

CBP Officers nab 2,570 pounds of Meth hidden among Lighting

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers assigned to the Ysleta Port of Entry Cargo Facility seized approximately 2,570 pounds of methamphetamine hidden among a shipment of lighting fixtures. Officials say the meth seizure occurred on the afternoon of December 9, when a 2007 Freightliner tractor-trailer driven by a 56-year-old Mexican citizen arrived at the port […]Read More

CBP reminds consumers to beware of counterfeit goods when shopping

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday fast approaching, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials are reminding consumers to be on the lookout for counterfeit and pirated goods, particularly when shopping online. “Counterfeiters are focused on making a profit; they are not focused on consumer safety,” said William A. Ferrara, Executive Assistant Commissioner of the […]Read More

CBP Officers save woman’s life at Ysleta Port of Entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Ysleta Port of Entry save the life of an elderly woman last weekend. “Homeland security is our primary mission, however, our officers are often called upon as first responders to assist in medical emergencies,” said El Paso Director of Field Operations Hector A. Mancha. “I applaud their efforts in helping […]Read More