Customs And Border Protection

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

Officer watching pedestrian entrance. (Source: CBP Photography)

Customs Warns Of Fake/Inferior Products This Holiday Season

The old saying of if it looks too good to be true is especially apropos at Christmas time. Wednesday, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection showed off the fake inferior products they’ve seized that could ruin anyone’s Christmas.

CBS4–12/18/2013

Ledian Yusnier Acosta-Gonzalez (L) and Dioselis Fuentes-Nodarse (R) were arrested for stealing a boat and said they were attempting to smuggle Cuban migrants. (Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Keys Boat Bust Leads To Suspected Smugglers From Las Vegas

A stolen boat was recovered in the Florida Keys, but not before a chase involving Customs and Border Protection.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

Loads of mail gets checked by Customs and Border Protection International Mail Facility  (Source: CBS4)

Snail Mail Smugglers Send Some Pretty Odd Things

With South Florida being a big culture melting pot, mail is always being sent out and received from other countries every day. However, some of the mail that comes in from those other countries isn’t typical postcards or packages.

CBS Miami–08/19/2013

Customs and Border Protection burns illegal drugs. (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive Look Inside “The Drug Burn”

If there was ever an image of what hell might look like it would be what someone would see if they looked through a tiny window at a secret facility located in South Florida

CBS Miami–08/05/2013

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