Smugglers attempted to hide packages of drugs within the rear seats of a smuggling vehicle. (Photo USCBP)
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Border Patrol Officers Arrest Meth Smugglers at Arizona Port

Smugglers attempted to hide packages of drugs within the rear seats of a smuggling vehicle. (Photo: USCBP) TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers arrested 3 U.S. citizens for separate alleged attempts to smuggle methamphetamine through the Port of San Luis since the beginning of the month, worth a Read more

Construction crews complete a temporary housing facility June 26, 2019 in Yuma, Ariz. as part of an ongoing response to the current border security and humanitarian crisis along the Southwest border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (Photo: Jerry Glaser)
On The Border

Border Patrol to Open Temporary Facility in for Family Units in Yuma, AZ

Construction crews complete a temporary housing facility June 26, 2019 in Yuma, Ariz. as part of an ongoing response to the current border security and humanitarian crisis along the Southwest border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (Photo: Jerry Glaser) Yuma, Ariz. — U.S. Border Patrol agents in Yuma hosted tours of a new temporary facility Read more

Agents discovered 26.4 pounds of methamphetamine concealed in the spare tire and door panels of the vehicle. (Photo: USCBP)
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Yuma Border Patrol Checkpoints Seize $94K in Meth and Arrest Nine

Agents discovered 26.4 pounds of methamphetamine concealed in the spare tire and door panels of the vehicle. (Photo: USCBP) YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working the Highway 78 and Highway 95 immigration checkpoints seized 31.4 pounds of methamphetamine, and apprehended nine people in multiple smuggling events Tuesday. At approximately 2:50 p.m., Blythe Read more

Officers discovered the drugs within the dashboard of a smuggling vehicle. (Photo: USCBP)
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Nogales Border Patrol Officers Seize $157K of Methamphetamine

Officers discovered the drugs within the dashboard of a smuggling vehicle. (Photo: USCBP) TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations, officers at the Port of Nogales seized just more than 52 pounds of methamphetamine Tuesday. CBP Officers at the Mariposa Crossing referred a 22-year-old Tucson man for further inspection of Read more

A criminal organization's scout camp was raided following a joint Mexican/U.S. operation May 2019. USCBP/File Photo
On The Border

Binational Operation Dismantles Illicit Scouting Network on U.S. / Mexican Border

A criminal organization’s scout camp was raided following a joint Mexican/U.S. operation May 2019. USCBP/File Photo TUCSON, Ariz. – A four-day binational operation between U.S. and Mexican authorities resulted in seizure of more than 250 pounds of narcotics, weapons, and communication equipment from criminal networks over the weekend.    Nineteen smugglers, including six Honduran nationals linked Read more

Concertina wire is seen atop a section of border fence near the U.S.-Mexico border in Donna, Texas, U.S. May 2, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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White House Plans to Send TSA Staff to U.S.-Mexico border

Concertina wire is seen atop a section of border fence near the U.S.-Mexico border in Donna, Texas, U.S. May 2, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration plans to redirect Transportation Security Administration staff to the U.S. southern border to assist with immigration duties and migrant flows, the TSA said on Wednesday. A Read more