Customs And Border Protection

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

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.

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

(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.

CBS4–09/20/2012

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.

CBS4–03/27/2012

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.

CBS4–12/15/2011

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