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Rare Mexican Pre-Columbian Artifact Intercepted by Customs Officials in Chicago

Rare and tiny, a miniature Pre-Columbian artifact was intercepted by Chicago U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers during a routine outbound operation at O’Hare Airport. Measuring only four inches tall and thought to originate from a multi-piece burial scene in an elaborate underground mountainous tomb, this clay figurine of a Nayarit woman embodies the history of an ancient Western Mexico people, dating back to the early first millennium AD. continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFIKCING:  49 Bricks of Cocaine Valued at $1.5M Seized on Puerto Rican Waters

Earlier this week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine assets seized 49 bricks of narcotics on board a boat near the southwest coast of the island. continue reading »

Law Enforcement Entities Intercept 7 Illegal Aliens

Last night, law enforcement entities of the Caribbean Border Interagency Group intercepted seven undocumented aliens. continue reading »

Suspect in 1994 Pilsen Shooting Arrested Trying to Re-enter U.S. from Mexico

Alfredo Marin, 39, has been arrested in San Diego and brought to Chicago to face murder charges for the 1994 shooting that occurred in Pilsen. The murder took place on April 2, when Marin and the unidentified victim were fighting at the 2000 block of South Allport and Marin allegedly proceeded to shooting the victim several times. continue reading »

Border Control Busy Examining 320.8 Million Plus Cut Flowers from Latin America for Valentine’s Day

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport spend numerous hours searching for these conspicuous bugs. continue reading »

National Guard Place 532 Troops at Arizona Border

Friday, the National Guard said about half the troops President Obama sent to Arizona have taken their place along the state’s southern border. The 532 troops, howev continue reading »

2 CBP Officers and TSA supervisor Sent to Prison For Drug Scheme

Cindy Moran-Sanchez, a former U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer at the Miami International Airport, was sentenced to prison on charges of conspiracy to smuggle cocaine and heroin into the continue reading »