• June 13, 2021

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CBP announces results of nationwide operations for March 2021

WASHINGTON — Thursday morning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released national operational statistics for March 2021. “CBP has experienced an increase in encounters and arrests. This is not new. Encounters have continued to increase since April 2020, and our past experiences have helped us be better prepared for the challenges we face this year,” said […]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 make huge back to back drug busts at

Tuesday afternoon, officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection revealed that officers working at the Ysleta Port of Entry made two huge drug busts on consecutive days last week. The busts led to the seizure of over 212 pounds of methamphetamine and 22 pounds of cocaine. According to officials, the largest seizure occurred August 2 […]Read More

CBP: Over a ton of Marijuana seized in Big Bend

MARFA, Texas – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Big Bend Sector seized over a ton of marijuana within three days this week. “The great work done by the agents involved in these seizures prevented a significant amount of dangerous drugs from entering our country and contributing to criminal activity far beyond the border,” said Big Bend […]Read More

Busy mid-week for CBP at Ysleta Port of Entry, Officers

In a little over six hours U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers working at the Ysleta port of entry had three big busts, resulting in the seizure of methamphetamine, heroin, and ammunition.   According to CBP officials, the first seizure happened July 15 at approximately 5:30 p.m. when a male 18-year-old United States citizen  arrived from […]Read More

CBP Officers seize 50+ pounds of meth, 15+ pounds of

On Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officials shared that their officers working at the El Paso ports of entry seized approximately 50.53 pounds of meth and 15.83 pounds of cocaine in three separate busts over the last week. CBP officials say the first seizure occurred May 26, at the Paso […]Read More

Busy weekend at El Paso Ports of Entry; Multiple fugitive

This past weekend, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers saw an influx of arrests for wanted fugitives, with a total of 10 arrests made throughout the El Paso, West Texas and southern New Mexico regions. Arrests made during the weekend involved crimes ranging from aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a controlled substance, […]Read More

CBP reminds public ahead of Mother’s Day: Only essential travel

On Wednesday, officials with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a statement, reminding the public that travel restrictions announced in March and extended on April 20 remain in place as the Mother’s Day holiday approaches. Travel related to tourism or visiting friends or relatives is currently deemed non-essential.  To determine if travel is essential […]Read More

Recent CBP seizures at Ports of Entry include teenager smuggling

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers working at ports of entry in El Paso and Santa Teresa continue to have significant seizures, including the discovery of a 16-year-old in possession of methamphetamine. According to officers, on the evening of April 30, the teenage U.S. citizen walked into the Ysleta Port of Entry pedestrian area […]Read More