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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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  • The numbers at home lately are something else

     
    In this mess that is the 2012 Phillies season at Citizens Bank Park, little is going right in South Philly. The latest bad numbers? --The Phillies have been outscored 200-168 at home this season. Those 168 runs at CBP rank......
  • Thousands of phony Christian Louboutins seized by customs agents

     
    Fake Louboutins: Officers assigned to the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have seized more than 20,000 counterfeit Christian Louboutin women's shoes over the last month, confiscating footwear with a potential retail value of $18 million, federal...
  • U.S. officials seize 1 ton of marijuana, arrest 7 off Catalina

     
    U.S. border authorities seized more than one ton of marijuana and arrested seven people in connection with the high seas interception of two boats earlier this week near Santa Catalina Island, federal authorities said Thursday. Authorities said the...
  • Questions over man arrested at LAX with bulletproof vest, body bags

     
    Authorities are not sure why a man flying into the U.S. from Asia was wearing a bulletproof vest and had body bags and weapons in his luggage....
  • Man found with body bags, smoke grenade at LAX investigated

     
    Federal officials are still trying to determine why a man was wearing a bulletproof vest and had body bags and weapons in his luggage when he arrived on a flight at Los Angeles International Airport....
  • Man in bulletproof vest, with body bags in luggage, arrested at LAX

     
    A man who arrived in Los Angeles on a flight from Japan wearing a bulletproof vest and flame retardant pants underneath his trench coat has been charged with transporting dangerous materials, federal authorities said Tuesday. As if the gear allegedly........
  • Coast Guard searching off San Diego for boat in trouble

     
    The U.S. Coast Guard is searching an area west of San Diego after U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported receiving a call Sunday afternoon about a boat in trouble off Point Loma....
  • U.S. returns more than 4,000 stolen antiquities to Mexico

     
    MEXICO CITY -- U.S. officials Thursday returned more than 4,000 pieces of stolen and looted pre-Columbian art and artifacts to the Mexican government, the result of 11 investigations. The recovery of the items, which include statues, hatchets and pottery,...
  • 144 tons of stolen copper seized at Port of L.A., officials say

     
    U.S. Border enforcement officers and the Arizona Department of Public Safety said Tuesday that an investigation into the September theft of copper from a mining facility in Hayden, Ariz. has led to the recovery of 144 tons of stolen copper ingots about to...
  • San Diego-area agents seize thousands of fake toys

     
    Thousands of counterfeit toys were seized in recent weeks by federal agents at ports of entry in the San Diego area, authorities said today. The fake toys, valued at more than $1.6 million, were shipped in commercial containers that entered......
  • Boat carrying 21 illegal immigrants is seized off La Jolla coast, U.S. officials say

     
    A small boat carrying 21 illegal immigrants tried to flee from federal agents before being stopped Wednesday morning about 14 miles off the La Jolla coast, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said today. The 25-foot boat had been spotted......