Heavy Rain Results in Harsh Thanksgiving Night for Border Patrol Agents

Imperial Beach, California - San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents rescued 20 individuals with the aid of San Diego Fire & Rescue and discovered one person deceased on the beach during unusually heavy rains on Thanksgiving Day.

Canadian National Extradited to San Diego to Face Terrorism Charges

San Diego, California - Canadian national and former San Diego resident Abdullahi Ahmed Abdullahi made his initial appearance in federal court Friday following his extradition to the United States on charges that he conspired with others to provide material support to terrorists engaged in violent activities in Syria.

Pacific Beach Resident Pleads Guilty to Distributing Fentanyl that Caused Two Overdoses, One of Them Fatal

San Diego, California - Pacific Beach resident Maya Kol pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday, admitting that he sold fentanyl powder that caused the death of one man and sent another to the hospital over Labor Day weekend in September 2018. A third man - Kol’s source of the fentanyl - also fatally overdosed that weekend from the same batch. 

Dulles CBP Intercepts African Cat Skins, Giant Snail Shells

Washington, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists have some skin in the game when it comes to protecting our nation’s natural resources. They work diligently to inspect imported cargo and arriving international travelers to intercept pests and potential plant and animal diseases at our nation’s international ports of entry.

AMO Memorializes OH-6 Helicopter with Donation to Border Patrol Museum

Washington, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO) delivered an OH-6A helicopter to the National Border Patrol Museum in El Paso, Texas, September 18.

7 Maritime Events Net 57 Arrests and $3M in Narcotics

San Diego, California - U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) partners, including U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations  and the U.S. Border Patrol, arrested 57 people and confiscated more than 779 pounds of marijuana in multiple events during a four day period.