U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Marijuana seized alongside jalapeno peppers
U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP
August 19, 2019 - 9:34 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers at a Southern California port. A Customs and Border Protection K-9 unit alerted officers to a shipment of peppers Thursday at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in San Diego. A CBP news...
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In this May 1, 2019, file photo, a person walks past a Google sign in San Francisco.
Jeff Chiu/AP Photo, File
August 16, 2019 - 8:58 am
By Rachel Lerman, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won't work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or Immigration and Customs Enforcement. It's the latest in a year full of political and social pushback from the tech...
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Courtesy of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Philadelphia
Steve Tawa
June 26, 2019 - 9:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The record cocaine bust on an international cargo ship docked at the Philadelphia port has grown — again. It began at around 16 tons, than moved up to 17.5 tons at a briefing, when federal authorities held a show-and-tell. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection...
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This June 20, 2019, file frame from video shows the entrance of a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas.
Cedar Attanasio/AP Photo, File
June 25, 2019 - 1:33 pm
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Tuesday he is stepping down as his agency is under siege over the discovery of dozens of children in filthy conditions at one of its stations in Texas. Acting Customs and Border Protection...
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At least 17.5 tons of cocaine with more than $1 billion in street value was seized at the Philadelphia seaport, being the largest cocaine seizure in the 230-year history of U.S Customs and Border protection.
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Steve Tawa
June 24, 2019 - 4:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — At the federal courthouse, five of six crew members accused of helping to smuggle a record load of cocaine on a route through Philadelphia had brief appearances. They met with lawyers and Serbian and Samoan interpreters while authorities may be going after more people...
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Officers stand guard over a fraction of the cocaine sized from a ship at a Philadelphia port is seen ahead of a news conference at the U.S. Custom House in Philadelphia, Friday, June 21, 2019.
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Steve Tawa
June 21, 2019 - 1:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection says a multi-agency search of an international cargo ship at the Philadelphia Seaport this week has netted what it calls "the largest cocaine seizure" in its 230-year history: 17.5 tons. Law enforcement officials held a show-and-tell...
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U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port.
Matt Rourke/AP Photo
June 19, 2019 - 6:30 pm
(AP) — If drug interdiction can be compared to a giant game of whack-a-mole, federal law enforcement officials delivered one mighty wallop this week when they raided a container ship at Philadelphia's port and discovered a staggering amount of cocaine. Hidden inside seven shipping containers were...
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Tioga Marine Terminal
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Mark Abrams
June 18, 2019 - 2:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal agents have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from cargo containers Tuesday aboard a ship docked at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, located along the Delaware River in South Philadelphia. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern...
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Counterfeit Bryce Harper jersey seized by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Mike DeNardo
April 19, 2019 - 4:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bryce Harper jerseys have been wildly popular, ever since the Philadelphia Phillies signed him last month. Now, the feds say overseas counterfeiters are trying to steal a piece of the action. Over the last few weeks, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection says they...
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Courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Steve Sapp
Paul Kurtz
March 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Overseas passengers flying into Philadelphia are now able to cut down their time spent in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection line by using a free app that was rolled out this week. Philadelphia International Airport is the 26th airport to offer Mobile Passport...
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