Customs And Border Protection

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.


Source: CBS4

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.


$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.


(Source: CBS) File image

Gov. Rick Scott: MIA Needs More Customs Agents

Governor Rick Scott appealed to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Nepolitano Thursday saying South Florida’s busiest airport is severely lacking in Customs and Border Protection agents.


James Bryant, 44, was found in a boat off of Pompano Beach with his three missing children. He is accused custodial interference after not returning the children to their mother in Montana. (Source: Center For Missing and Exploited Children)

Three Missing Montana Teens Rescued From Boat Off Pompano Beach

Three children who have been missing since August were rescued by the United States Coast Guard Tuesday afternoon in a boat off the coast of Pompano Beach.


U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows off banned toys which were confiscated as they were brought into Miami.  (Source: CBS4 Chief Consumer Reporter Al Sunshine)

CBP Shows Off Dangerous Toys Illegally Imported Into S. Fla.

Federal border agents in Miami have been busy this holiday season. Thursday morning, Customs and Border Protection officials showed off hundreds of items that look like fun but are actually dangerous for your kids.


U.S. 1 Police Chase/Shooting 12/6/11

Police Chase Ends With 1 Dead, 1 Shot

Police officers and federal agents swarmed U.S. 1 after a chase ended in a crash and gunfire. In the end, One person died and the other is in the hospital.




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