Tag Archives: CBP

Authorities Intercept 41 Undocumented Migrants near Mona Island – CBP.gov

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Border Patrol and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) interdicted 41 undocumented immigrants, 38 Haitians nationals and 3 Dominican Republic nationals. The 41 undocumented nationals were intercepted early Saturday morning seven nautical miles northwest of Mona Island, Puerto Rico. “Crossing the Mona Passage is a treacherous voyage filled with many dangers […]

Royal Navy Leads Massive Drug Seizure Near Puerto Rico | gCaptain ⚓ Maritime & Offshore News

Aug. 14 (Bloomberg) –The U.K. Royal Navy recorded its biggest seizure of illegal drugs in four years in an operation near Puerto Rico. The Royal Navy confiscated cocaine with an estimated street value of 100 million pounds ($155.2 million) from a speedboat earlier this week, Damien Elvin, a spokesman for the Ministry of Defence in […]

Coast Guard Helps Disrupt Smuggling Attempt | Military.com

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego and Los Angeles DHS Regional Coordinating Mechanisms utilizing U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Coast Guard assets worked together to disrupt a maritime smuggling attempt off the coast of California Friday night. Two suspects were taken into custody, and authorities seized the panga boat and 51 bales […]

DHS and Turkish Customs Ministry to Work Together to Enhance Security and Trade Facilitation | Homeland Security

Today, DHS Assistant Secretary for International Affairs Alan Bersin and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Thomas Winkowski met with Turkish Ministry of Customs and Trade Under Secretary Ziya Altunyaldiz, to discuss efforts to secure and facilitate legitimate trade and travel. This meeting was a follow up to Secretary Janet Napolitano’s trip to Turkey […]

CBP at Port of Gramercy Starts 2013 with Marijuana Seizure and Removal of Stowaway – CBP.gov

10 Jan 2013 – New Orleans, La. —Over the weekend, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers from the CBP Port of Gramercy removed a stowaway aboard the M/V BULK CAJUN and later discovered about 50 pounds of marijuana during a subsequent vessel search. via CBP at Port of Gramercy Starts 2013 with Marijuana Seizure and […]

Coast Guard Nabs $1 Million in Cocaine | Military.com

27 Dec 2012 – HOUSTON — Coast Guard personnel were joined by other federal agencies Christmas Eve to remove more than 85 pounds of cocaine from a ship off the Galveston coast. The crew of the 900-foot oil tanker Godavari Spirit notified Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston that they located a suspicious package hidden aboard their ship and […]

Coast Guard getting help on Rio Grande – Houston Chronicle

11 Dec 2012 -WASHINGTON – Although the U.S. Coast Guard says its presence on the Rio Grande is sufficient, other federal and state law enforcement agencies have stepped up boat patrols on the river due to growing concerns about narcotics and immigrant smuggling. Coast Guard getting help on Rio Grande – Houston Chronicle.