Customs And Border Protection

Customs and Border Protection officials said a traveler was trying to sneak in heroin in a bag of Nestle Cocosette wafers. (Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection)

Found: Wafers Packed With Heroin At FLL

Customs officials discovered something not belonging in a bag of wafers in South Florida over the weekend.

08/31/2015

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Miami International Airport seized 100 pounds of pot hidden inside large fiberglass decorative boxes.
(Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

U.S. Customs Seizes 100 Pounds Of Pot At MIA

The keen-eyed Customs and Border Protection officers at Miami International Airport seized 100 pounds of pot hidden inside large fiberglass decorative boxes.

08/20/2015

3 of the man counterfeit purses seized by CBP at Miami Seaport on July 15. (Source: CBP)

Counterfeit High-End Handbags Seized At Miami Seaport

More than 10-thousand high-end counterfeit handbags have been seized by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Miami Seaport.

07/31/2015

Millions worth of cocaine found on a cargo boat on the Miami River. (Source: US Customs Border Patrol)

$9 Million Worth Of Cocaine Found Inside Cargo Vessel

A total of 797 pounds of cocaine were found inside a cargo vessel at the Miami River.

03/23/2015

More than $2 million worth of cocaine seized from freighter at PortMiami on Nov.1, 2014.  (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

$2.4M In Cocaine Seized On Freighter At Miami Seaport

More than $2 million worth of cocaine will not make it to the streets of South Florida after it was seized from a freighter at PortMiami.

11/04/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Feds Launch Investigation Into Loaded Gun Found In Airport Bathroom

After a loaded shotgun was found inside a bathroom at Miami International Airport Monday, the incident is now being called an “actual security threat” by airport officials.

09/24/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Coast Guard Offloads Nearly $800,000 Worth Of Marijuana

The Coast Guard offloaded nearly $800,000 worth of marijuana on Saturday morning.

08/16/2014

Coastguardsmen alongside Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Immigrations and Customs Enforcement law enforcement personnel load 3,591 pounds of marijuana for transportation to a secure facility following an interagency press conference at Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico July 21, 2014. The Coast Guard and federal law enforcement partner agencies announced the interdiction of the motor vessel An Nur, where the motor vessel and the illegal drug shipment, estimated to have a wholesale value of $3.5 million dollars were seized, while the 5-man Guyanese crew was detained for prosecution. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad, Sector San Juan Public Affairs specialist.)

Alleged Pot Smugglers Caught With 3,500 Pounds Of Drugs

Coast Guard officials seized more than 3,500 pounds of marijuana during a drug interdiction south of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico in the Caribbean Sea.

07/21/2014

Officer watching pedestrian entrance. (Source: CBP Photography)

MIA Asking For More Customs & Border Protection Agents

While international passenger traffic has exploded at Miami International Airport, staffing for U.S. Customs and Border Protection at MIA has not kept up. That’s the focus of a meeting Monday between county and federal officials.

CBS Miami–03/24/2014

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DEA Operation Bags 2,100 Pounds Of Marijuana

A major Drug Enforcement Administration operation bagged more than $1.9 million worth of marijuana earlier this month.

01/24/2014

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