U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Cocaine Fish

Smuggler Caught Hiding Cocaine In Fried Fish At MIA

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Miami International Airport made fish fry out of a smuggler who tried using fried fish to conceal cocaine.

06/15/2015

Regis Shameka Walker (Source: BSO)

Court Docs: Woman Accused Of Smuggling Used Honey To Swallow Pellets

A 28-year-old Pembroke Pines woman spent five days in the hospital passing drug pellets that amounted to almost 1.5 pounds of cocaine.

06/04/2015

Port Everglades search for 5 men who reportedly jumped off a boat. (Source: CBS4)

Authorities Search For Men Who Jumped Off Boat At Port Everglades

Authorities are searching for five men who were seen jumping off a boat as it pulled into Port Everglades.

06/03/2015

MIA launches Mobile Passport App (Source: http://mobilepassport.us/)

MIA Pushes Mobile Passport Control App

Long lines and wait time is often part of the process when flying internationally. But, in an effort to “enhance” experience at customs, Miami International Airport is introducing a new customs mobile app.

03/04/2015

MIA launches Mobile Passport App (Source: http://mobilepassport.us/)

MIA Launches New Mobile Passport Control App

Filling out forms for customs may soon be a thing of the past for some international travelers.

02/26/2015

Pink roses are displayed on a flower stall in New Covent Garden Flower Market on February 11, 2009 in London, England.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Flowers Checked Out By Customs Ahead Of Valentine’s Day

An assembly line of flower inspectors were sifting through boxes of roses and baby’s breath Tuesday during the busiest plant processing week of the year.

02/10/2015

Source: CBS4

Motorcyclist Killed In Violent Crash

A federal officer with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection for Miami International Airport was killed in a violent motorcycle crash late Saturday night, FHP reported.

10/19/2014

Courtroom Jury Box Generic (Source: CBS4)

Bahamian Man Pleads Guilty In Smuggling Case

A Bahamian man faces up to 25 years in U.S. prison for attempting to smuggle 18 Brazilian and Haitian nationals into Florida in July.

09/07/2014

August 29, 2014: CBP said heroin was found inside of a box of flowers coming to the U.S. from Colombia.  (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Special Delivery Of Heroin Found Inside Flower Shipment

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers discovered a special delivery inside a batch of flowers.

08/29/2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Office of Air and Marine (OAM) is the world's largest aviation and maritime law enforcement organization, a critical component of CBP's layered enforcement strategy for border security. With 1,200 federal agents, more than 250 aircraft and over 280 marine vessels operating from 83 locations throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. CBP detects, intercepts, and apprehends criminals in diverse environments at and beyond U.S. borders. (Source: cbp.gov)

Customs And Border Protection Helps Confiscate $37 Million In Cocaine

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection aircraft patrolling the Caribbean Sea helped recover more than 3,300 pounds of cocaine, officials said.

08/28/2014

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