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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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  • 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...
  • 35,000 rubber ducks in Santa, reindeer outfits seized at L.A. port

     
    They may have had better luck on Santa’s sleigh, but more than 35,000 holiday-themed rubber ducks from China were detained by U.S. Customs officials....
  • 16 people found hiding in bushes, van on San Diego freeway

     
    More than a dozen suspected illegal immigrants -- some in wet clothing caked with sand -- were detained along Interstate 5 in Carmel Valley early Monday, police in San Diego said. An officer spotted a van stopped on the side......
  • Woman caught allegedly trying to smuggle shark fins into U.S.

     
    A 54-year-old Mexican woman was caught allegedly attempting to smuggle 29 pounds of shark fins into the U.S. at the San Ysidro border crossing, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Thursday. Shark fins can fetch more than $2,000 a......
  • RCN customers won't like this

     
    RCN customers in the Lehigh Valley are out of luck this March when it comes to the Phillies. The Comcast Network, which is offered by Service Electric Cablevision but not RCN, will air 11 spring training games this year. Three......
  • Thousands of fake NFL jerseys seized at LAX

     
    Federal agents working at Los Angeles International Airport and Ontario International Airport have intercepted 304 packages containing 10,710 fake NFL jerseys, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
  • Drugs come north, money goes south - lots of both at border crossings

     
    Drugs come north, money goes south - lots of both at border crossings...
  • Pot found amid carrots at border crossing; driver arrested

     
    A 29-year-old man has been arrested at the Otay Mesa border crossing on suspicion of trying to smuggle 310 pounds of marijuana into the U.S. hidden amid a load of carrots. Officials of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said......