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CBP-AMO seizes 1 ton of cocaine in Southeastern Puerto Rico

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico, Mon, 01/23/2023 — CBP-AMO (US Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations) agents seized Friday more than 1 ton (specifically 2262 pounds, 1026 kilos) of cocaine from a vessel attempting to reach the coast of Humacao, Puerto Rico. The estimated street value of the contraband is $23.5 million. “This is the second Leer másCBP-AMO seizes 1 ton of cocaine in Southeastern Puerto Rico[…]

CBP-AMO UH-60 aircrew rescue two persons after Hurricane Fiona

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico — CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations) UH-60 Black Hawk aircrews immediately started Monday to use its new capabilities to hoist and rescue two persons near a motel in Cabo Rojo that were stranded by the record-breaking flooding resulting from Hurricane Fiona. “Due to operational needs, the CAMB’s involvement Leer másCBP-AMO UH-60 aircrew rescue two persons after Hurricane Fiona[…]

CBP-AMO UH-60 Black Hawk crew rescue 2 from the Baboquivari Mountains

TUCSON, Ariz. — CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) UH-60 Black Hawk aircrew rescue two migrants in the Baboquivari Mountains. At approximately 2:00p.m. on Thursday afternoon the U.S. Border Patrol’s Arizona Air Coordination Center received a call at approximately 2:25 p.m. routed through Tohono O’odham Police Dispatch, that two migrants were in Leer másCBP-AMO UH-60 Black Hawk crew rescue 2 from the Baboquivari Mountains[…]

CBP-AMO interdicts 695 pounds of cocaine headed to Cabo Rojo

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico. March 23, 2022 — CBP-AMO (US Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) agents intercepted a vessel near Cabo Rojo with 695 pounds (315.4 Kilos) of cocaine and one firearm. The estimated value of the cocaine is $6,3 million and the two vessel occupants were arrested. “Our maritime awareness allows us Leer másCBP-AMO interdicts 695 pounds of cocaine headed to Cabo Rojo[…]

CBP-AMO A-STAR crew located 2 abandoned in Sierra Pinta

Ajo, Arizona. — CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) A-STAR helicopter crew located a pair of migrants abandoned in Sierra Pinta. Friday evening, while responding to a reported group of migrants on the east side of the Sierra Pinta Mountains, a remote area between the Wellton and Ajo Border Patrol Stations, a Yuma Leer másCBP-AMO A-STAR crew located 2 abandoned in Sierra Pinta[…]

CBP AMO and Border Patrol Rescue 10 Haitians, Puerto Rico

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico— US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) and Border Patrol agents teamed up Tuesday to rescue a group of 10 undocumented migrants Haitians left stranded by smugglers in Desecheo island, Puerto Rico. “Smugglers have no respect for the security and well-being of the migrants they transport,” indicated Augusto Leer másCBP AMO and Border Patrol Rescue 10 Haitians, Puerto Rico[…]

CBP-AMO provides security during the Mardi Gras, New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) are conducting security operation to help secure Mardi Gras 2022. After canceling last years’ festivities due to the pandemic, the famous Mardi Gras streets parades that first began in the 1830s are back in full force. The blaring, 80-member strong marching band music, the Leer másCBP-AMO provides security during the Mardi Gras, New Orleans[…]

CBP-AMO aircrew rescue man in Baboquivari Mountains

TUCSON, Ariz. — CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) agents use multiple aircraft to locate and rescue an injured migrant in distress from a remote location in the Baboquivari Mountains on Friday. On February 11, a National Guard helicopter on patrol in support of border security efforts located a person, 3 miles north of Leer másCBP-AMO aircrew rescue man in Baboquivari Mountains[…]

CBP-AMO and Border Patrol rescue man in the Baboquivari Mountains

TUCSON, Ariz. — CBP (Customs and Border Protection), AMO (Air and Marine Operations) agents an embarked Border Patrol agent rescue a dehydrated, cold, and lost migrant in a remote location in the Baboquivari Wilderness Peak area Friday. On February 4, the Arizona Air Coordination Center received information Pima County/City of Tucson 911 center that a Leer másCBP-AMO and Border Patrol rescue man in the Baboquivari Mountains[…]

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