San Diego, California - CBP officers assigned to the Otay Mesa cargo facility seized almost four tons of marijuana Thursday co-mingled in a shipment of jalapeño peppers, valued at $2.3 million.

Miami, Florida - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Miami International Airport (MIA) discovered a 26-year-old Cuban man who attempted to evade detection in the belly of an aircraft arriving from Havana early Friday morning.

Washington, DC - On August 9, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), completed construction on approximately 14 miles of new border wall system in U.S. Border Patrol’s (USBP) San Diego Sector in California. This project, funded with CBP’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 appropriation, included the construction of 18-foot steel bollards, improved road conditions, and additional technology in place of dilapidated and outdated pedestrian barrier.

Sierra Blanca, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Sierra Blanca Border Patrol Station arrested a citizen of France illegally in the United States and wanted for murder by Interpol, August 6.

Dallas, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Dallas Fort Worth port of entry intercepted 4,000 counterfeit high definition cameras bearing intellectual property rights violations.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently seized a combined 4,449 counterfeit LG and ASUS smartphones in Philadelphia, that, if authentic, would have had a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $941,450.