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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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  • 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......
  • Dorner manhunt: Border security bolstered, airports alerted by TSA

     
    Christopher Dorner manhunt: Authorities continued to keep extra eyes on the border and skies Monday as wanted ex-police officer Christopher Dorner evaded authorities....
  • Seven Mexican nationals caught attempting to enter U.S. illegally by boat

     
    Five women and two men -- all Mexican nationals -- were caught aboard an 18-foot Chris Craft Cavalier trying to enter the U.S. illegally, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Monday. The incident, which occurred Sunday afternoon about three......
  • Fake designer sunglasses seized at L.A.-Long Beach port

     
    Federal agents at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex seized thousands of pairs of knockoff sunglasses estimated to be worth more than $12 million, authorities said Wednesday. The 78,600 pairs of sunglasses that arrived in three shipments from China...
  • Napolitano visits San Diego, says border is more secure from cartels

     
    Today in visit to the border with Mexico at San Ysidro, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano met with National Guard troops and spoke about border security from cartel violence. "Over the past two years, our seizures of illegal......
  • 26 arrested in connection with 3 illegal immigrant smuggling attempts

     
    Federal authorities thwarted three maritime smuggling attempts over the weekend in San Diego County, arresting 24 suspected illegal immigrants and two suspected smugglers, and seizing two boats and more than $63,000 in smuggling proceeds. Early Saturday,...
  • Many Americans still reentering the U.S. from Mexico and Canada without proper documentation, report finds

     
    Despite new travel requirements, more than 2.3 million Americans reentering the country by land or sea from Mexico or Canada failed to produce a passport, birth certificate or other secure document to establish identity and nationality, a government...
  • CBP to get $10 million, HD upgrade

     
    It's going to be the scoreboard of all scoreboards. The Phillies and Citizens Bank Park are going HD. The club has partnered with Sony Electronics’ System Solutions Group and Daktronics to give fans a $10 million upgrade that includes the......
  • Former border agent says he was fired for drug-war comments

     
    A former U.S. Border Patrol agent says he was fired for expressing his opinions on the drug war in Mexico while on the job. Bryan Gonzalez, the former agent, alleges in a lawsuit filed last week that he was fired for telling a fellow agent that the drug-...
  • Phillies whip Astros, 7-3, to complete three-game, season-opening sweep

     
    So far. so good. Make that so far, so very good, for the 2011 Phillies. They completed a three-game sweep of the Astros on Sunday, getting a three-run home run from Ryan Howard in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back in a 7-3 win over...
  • Utley said he's learned from his injury; Amaro not happy with offense

     
    There was no promise in there, but it’s clear Chase Utley isn’t going to try to be such a tough guy anymore. “I think I know my body better than anyone else,” said the Phillies second baseman, who is in......