Tag: CBP

CBP makes 7 ton pot seizure at Nogales Port of Entry – Largest bust ever in Arizona

The marijuana harvest season is in full swing in Mexico right now and with illegal immigration down drastically along the southern border, the growers are taking exceptional risks in getting their product to market. This was evidenced at a news conference Tuesday where U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials showed the 7 tons of marijuana

US Trucker Jabin Akeem Bogan’s “mistaken entry” into Mexico questioned once again.

Jabin Akeem “Wrong Way” Bogan, the US trucker from Dallas, arrested in April when he “mistakenly” crossed the US border into Mexico with 268,000 rounds of NATO grade ammunition, has maintained through his attorney and his mommy, that it was all a horrendous mistake. The result of “bad information” from a uniformed officer on the

US – Mexico Joint effort targets border crime

In a politically sensitive operation at the Arizona- Mexico border, U.S. Border Patrol agents and Mexican federal police officers are training together, sharing intelligence and coordinating patrols for the first time. The goal of the historic partnership: a systematic joint attack on northbound flows of drugs and migrants, and southbound shipments of guns and cash.

Canadian Truck Driver Arrested with $3 Million in Cocaine at Pacific Highway Crossing

Blaine, Wash. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 43-year-old Surrey, British Columbia, man on October 10 for allegedly attempting to export 192 pounds of cocaine, worth more than $3 million. Sukhvinder Shoker, a Canadian citizen, was originally en route to Canada driving a commercial shipment of household goods when he was encountered

Mexicans Hurt in Border Incident Recovering

MEXICO CITY – The three Mexicans who were injured when U.S. federal agents opened fire on several vehicles to prevent them from entering the United States illegally are out of danger and have received consular protection, the Foreign Relations Secretariat said. “The Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego is carrying out actions to protect

Border Patrol Weekly Blotter: July 30 – August 5

Trucking related enforcement actions by the CBP. *This overview is compiled from incidents reported to the Office of Border Patrol and is not intended to reflect all Border Patrol enforcement actions. Most arrests and seizures fail to meet the requirements for mandatory reporting to the Office of Border Patrol. Reported on July 30, 2009 El

It’s Springtime and Agents see surge in human smuggling

Though springtime typically sees a spike in illegal border crossings, activity has been heavier than usual in Laredo, immigration officials said. In the past two months, agents have thwarted several attempts to smuggle people in large tractor-trailers, charging 41 people — American truck drivers and others — with smuggling. They detained 376 undocumented immigrants from

An Agent, a Green Card, and a Demand for Sex

No problems so far, the immigration agent told the American citizen and his 22-year-old Colombian wife at her green card interview in December. After he stapled one of their wedding photos to her application for legal permanent residency, he had just one more question: What was her cell phone number? The calls from the agent

Mexican Trucks not the ones smuggling drugs

Mexican trucks, especially the participants in the Cross Border Program, despite what the anti-Mexican crowd would like you to believe, are not the ones trying to smuggle drugs and people into the U.S. And interesting week in Laredo with the seizure of street drugs valued at $3.2 million dollars. A five-day span during which Customs