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CBP-AMO P-3 Orion and partners seize over 15 tons of cocaine

WASHINGTON D.C. — CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) National Air Security Operations Center P-3 Orion Long Range Tracker and Airborne Early Warning System aircrews worked with Joint Interagency Task Force-South and international partners to seize 30,535 pounds of cocaine and 7,877 pounds of marijuana in international waters between January 1 and Leer másCBP-AMO P-3 Orion and partners seize over 15 tons of cocaine[…]

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 seize 1.3 tons of cocaine in eastern Pacific

WASHINGTON D.C. — An CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) National Air Security Operations MQ-9 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) crewed by AMO personnel and Coast Guard (USCG) members worked with Joint Interagency Task Force South and international partners to seize 2,646 pounds of cocaine and detain three people in the Eastern Pacific on Leer másCBP-AMO seize 1.3 tons of cocaine in eastern Pacific[…]

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 UH-60L Black Hawk crew rescue hiker in Sabino Canyon

TUCSON, Ariz. — CBP AMO UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter crew rescue a hiker suffering a heat emergency in Sabino Canyon over the weekend. Friday afternoon, Pima County search and rescue (SAR) contacted the U.S. Border Patrol’s Arizona Air Coordination Center (A2C2) requesting a hoist capable UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter for a heat stroke victim in Sabino Canyon approximately Leer másCBP AMO UH-60L Black Hawk crew rescue hiker in Sabino Canyon[…]

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[…]

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