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CBP-AMO and partners seize 17 tons of cocaine

WASHINGTON. Thu, Jan, 19, 2023 —  CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations), with federal and international partners, seized more than 17 tons of cocaine and 688 kg of marijuana in international waters between November 1 and December 31, 2022, denying criminal organizations an estimated $77.3 million in proceeds. Multiple significant seizure events involving Leer másCBP-AMO and partners seize 17 tons of cocaine[…]

Coast Guard rescue 6 migrants near Port Mansfield, Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas​ — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescue six migrants stranded near Port Mansfield, Texas, Friday.​ Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call relayed by Willacy County dispatch personnel at 6:42 a.m. from six adult migrants stating they were stranded on Padre Island north of the jetties near Port Mansfield. Leer másCoast Guard rescue 6 migrants near Port Mansfield, Texas[…]

US Border Patrol and CAL FIRE rescue man in Otay Mountain

SAN DIEGO – San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents and CAL FIRE helicopter aircrew rescue man in Otay Mountain the past Sunday. On June 5th, at approximately 3:13 a.m., Border Patrol agents received a call from a man claiming that he was injured, lost and out of food in a remote area on Otay Mountain. Leer másUS Border Patrol and CAL FIRE rescue man in Otay Mountain[…]

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 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 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[…]

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