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Yuma Sector Agents Arrest 3 Illegal Aliens Backpacking $158K of Meth Through Desert

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents from Wellton Station apprehended a group of three illegal aliens transporting methamphetamine through a remote area of the desert. Agents apprehended three Mexican nationals with 79 pounds of meth Late Tuesday night, Wellton Station agents encountered three Mexican nationals illegally present in the United States, who were traveling through the desert southeast ...

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CBP in Honolulu Intercepts Over 20 Lbs. of Cocaine Hidden in Cast Aluminum Blocks

The shipment contained three aluminum blocks, shrink-wrapped and palletized, each weighing approximately 165 pounds HONOLULU —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Honolulu intercepted and seized a shipment of cocaine transiting through Hawaii from Juarez, Mexico to Australia. “CBP works diligently to disrupt the flow of illegal narcotics, whether coming into or transiting through the U.S.”, said Brian J. ...

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CBP Field Operations Seizes Over $11 Million in Methamphetamine on Commercial Bus

EAGLE PASS, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers seized more than $11 million in methamphetamine in a single enforcement action at the Camino Real Bridge. “Securing the passenger environment is a critical mission for CBP and this significant methamphetamine seizure underscores the need for our officers to stay ever-vigilant and aware of the narcotics ...

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Nogales CBP Officers Seize $1.4 Million in Fentanyl Tablets, Heroin, Methamphetamine and Cocaine

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers at the Port of Nogales seized 260 pounds of hard narcotics with an estimated street value of more than $1,400,000.00. Thursday afternoon, a 34-year-old U.S. citizen attempted to make entry into the United States through the Port of Nogales in her pickup truck.  She was referred for further inspection. While ...

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Calexico CBP Officers Find 134 lbs. of Meth in Doors, Quarter Panels, Gas Tank of a Vehicle

CALEXICO, Calif. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Calexico East port of entry discovered more than 134 pounds of methamphetamine in the doors, quarter panels and gas tank of a vehicle. “CBP officers continue to stop contraband from entering our country,” said Officer in Charge of the Calexico ports of entry, Sergio Beltran. “This case is ...

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CBP Field Operations Seizes $3.1 Million in Methamphetamine at Pharr International Bridge

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility intercepted alleged liquid methamphetamine worth $3,108,000 concealed within a commercial truck arriving from Mexico with merchandise. “This was an outstanding interception of hard narcotics that our officers accomplished utilizing all available tools and resources,” said Carlos Rodriguez, Port Director, Hidalgo/ Pharr/Anzalduas. “Our ...

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CBP Officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge Seize $2.7 Million in Methamphetamine

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville and Matamoros International Bridge intercepted a load of alleged methamphetamine, hidden within a 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe. “Our CBP officers remain committed in securing our borders and keeping these dangerous narcotics off our streets,” said Port Director Tater Ortiz, Brownsville Port of Entry.  “Our officers’ continued hard work and ...

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Port of San Luis CBP Officers Make Large Fentanyl Bust

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers seized nearly 111 pounds of fentanyl on Tuesday from a United States citizen when she attempted to enter the United States through the Port of San Luis. The seizure represents one of the largest seizures of fentanyl in Arizona. Officers seized 111 pounds of fentanyl from a USC ...

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Cincinnati CBP Finds Meth in Industrial Equipment from Mexico

CINCINNATI—On June 1, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati intercepted methamphetamine smuggled inside an industrial cylinder at a local express consignment facility. While checking incoming freight from Mexico, CBP Narcotic Detector Dog Betty alerted to a shipment manifested as “new industrial damper.” The package contained a large metal cylinder with two threaded plugs on either end. Officers ...

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Laredo CBP Officers Seize Methamphetamine Worth Over $1 Million at the Juarez Lincoln Bridge

LAREDO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Juarez Lincoln Bridge intercepted hard narcotics totaling over $1 million in street value. “Seizures like these are a prime example of the importance that CBP officers play in our overall national border security mission and protecting the public from illegal narcotics,” said Port Director Gregory ...

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CBP Officers at Hidalgo International Bridge Seize $1.7 Million in Hard Narcotics

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested two people from Lubbock, Texas after detecting $1,733,000 worth of alleged methamphetamine and heroin within the vehicle they were driving. “Our frontline officers’ persistence and perseverance in carrying out CBP’s border security mission is reflected in seizures like this,” said Carlos Rodriguez, Port ...

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CBP Officers Intercept Close to $1 Million in Cocaine at Gateway International Bridge

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted hard narcotics with an estimated street value of almost $1 million at Gateway International Bridge in Brownsville, Texas. “Our frontline CBP officers at the Port of Brownsville yet again affirmed their resolve to advance CBP’s border security mission and that commitment is reflected in ...

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Ketamine Laced Pictures of Jesus Seized by CBP Officers

LOUISVILLE, Ky—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers in Louisville intercepted almost 10 pounds of ketamine concealed inside framed pictures.  On June 3, CBP Officers seized a shipment containing 9.13 pounds of ketamine concealed inside the frames of six pictures depicting Jesus. CBP Officers extracted a white powdery substance from the frames. The substance was tested using a handheld chemical ...

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CBP Officers Intercept Hard Narcotics Worth Over $1 Million At The World Trade Bridge

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted hard narcotics with an estimated street value of more than $1 million in one enforcement action at the World Trade Bridge. “Officers at the World Trade Bridge continue to excel in their targeting strategies that help reduce the flow of narcotics entering our country,” ...

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CBP Field Operations Seizes Nearly $2 Million in Methamphetamine at Hidalgo and Pharr International Bridges

HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge had a busy weekend by seizing $1,896,340 worth of alleged methamphetamine in three separate, unrelated incidents. “Our frontline officers’ resiliency and dedication to help keep dangerous drugs from crossing our international borders was once again demonstrated this weekend with the interception of these loads ...

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