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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

Officer watching pedestrian entrance. (Source: CBP Photography)

End In Sight For MIA’s Long Customs Lines

If you’ve ever traveled outside of the United States than you know first-hand that waiting to go through customs lines can be infuriatingly slow. But that’s going to change in Miami-Dade County.

08/02/2013

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Exclusive Look Inside “The Vault”

It’s a secret government bunker that’s home to millions of dollars of illegal guns, drugs, and other contraband seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

CBS Miami–07/29/2013

Sacks of marijuana found on a vessel at Miami Seaport. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

$4M Marijuana Seizure Is Largest Ever For Miami Seaport

More than 4,000 pounds of marijuana will not make it to the streets of South Florida after it was seized at Miami Seaport.

CBS4–03/05/2013

$2.7 million in marijuana was seized from three suitcases at Miami Int'l Airport on Thursday. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

$2.7M Of Cocaine Seized From Suitcases At MIA

Nearly $3 million in cocaine was seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Miami International Airport Thursday.

CBS4–12/13/2012

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