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CBP AMO AS350 helicopter aircrew rescue migrant near Laredo

LAREDO, Texas — CBP AMO (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) AS350 A-Star helicopter aircrew rescue a migrant in distress approximately 25 miles northeast of Laredo, Texas. Monday, April 1, 2024. On Monday, a Laredo Air Branch AS350 A-Star helicopter aircrew responded to Laredo Sector Border Patrol Dispatch reports of four lost migrants in the area Leer másCBP AMO AS350 helicopter aircrew rescue migrant near Laredo[…]

CBP AMO and partners seized 1 billion in drugs in 2nd quarter 2023

WASHINGTON — CBP AMO (U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) along with their federal and international partners, seized nearly 82,123 pounds of cocaine and 21,396 pounds of marijuana in international waters during the 2nd quarter of fiscal year 2023, denying criminal organizations an estimated $1.1 billion. Notably, a National Air Security Operations Center Jacksonville Leer másCBP AMO and partners seized 1 billion in drugs in 2nd quarter 2023[…]

CBP AMO seized 48 million in Cocaine in Puerto Rico

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico – CBP AMO (US Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) and Puerto Rico Police FURA Units, seized 4,616 pounds (2,094 kilograms) of cocaine found inside a vessel that landed in the southeastern coast of Puerto Rico. The estimated street value of the seized cocaine is approximately $48.1 million. On May 28, during Leer másCBP AMO seized 48 million in Cocaine in Puerto Rico[…]

CBP-AMO needs 200 Air Interdiction Agents this year

WASHINGTON — CBP-AMO (US Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) announced the intent to hire 200 Air Interdiction Agents (AIA) this year through direct-hire authority, despite a drop in candidates due to a national shortage of pilots. “This hiring authority will enable CBP to offer on-the-spot tentative job offers and compete at job Leer másCBP-AMO needs 200 Air Interdiction Agents this year[…]

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[…]

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