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CBP Newark Seizes Swine Meat

NEWARK, NJ (STL.News) An arriving passenger was ‘sniffed’ out by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection K-9 at Newark Liberty International Airport trying to import swine meat into the United States. On January 8, CBP agriculture specialists conducted a canine examination of luggage originating from Kosovo, when K-9 Kody alerted his CBP handler to a […]

CBP Issues Withhold Release Order on Palm Oil Produced in Malaysia

WASHINGTON, DC (STL.News) Effective December 30, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain palm oil and products containing palm oil produced by Sime Darby Plantation Berhad and its subsidiaries, joint ventures, and affiliated entities in Malaysia. The issuance of a Withhold Release Order against Sime Darby […]

Laredo Texas CBP Officers Seize More Than $2.5 Million in Hard Narcotics

LAREDO, Texas ( STL.News) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge seized methamphetamine that totaled over $2.5 million in street value in one enforcement action. “While drug trafficking organizations employ a variety of methods to smuggle their illicit product, CBP officers continue to utilize high-tech tools […]

Drug Paraphernalia Intercepted by CBP Officers in Chicago, IL

CHICAGO, IL (STL.News) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Chicago recently seized four shipments that contained dabbers, quartz banger nails, used to vaporize cannabis concentrates on a bong or dab ring. On December 27 and 28, CBP officers inspected the four shipments, arriving from Hong Kong, to determine the admissibility of its contents […]

CBP Issues Withhold Release Order on Harvested Seafood

WASHINGTON (STL.News) Effective December 31, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain tuna and other seafood harvested by the Lien Yi Hsing No. 12, a Taiwanese flagged and owned distant water fishing vessel. CBP issued a Withhold Release Order (WRO) against Lien Yi Hsing No. 12 […]

Laredo, TX: CBP Officers Apprehend Fugitive

LAREDO, Texas (STL.News) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry detained a wanted man with an outstanding warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon out of Dallas County Sheriff’s Office. “Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon is a serious felony offense,” said Acting Port Director Eugene Crawford, Laredo […]

CBP Air and Marine Operations Rescues Downed Pilot

Ultralight Crash in Remote Area Located by AMO Air Crew DEL RIO, Texas (STL.News) Agents from, CBP‘s Air and Marine Operations rescued a guy, whose ultralight aircraft crashed, leaving him injured overnight, October 31st. “I commend our representatives for their swift, effective action in responding to the potentially life-threatening scenario,” explained Director of Air and […]

Baltimore, MD: CBP Seizes Second Nigerian Hashish Load in Two Days

BALTIMORE, MD (STL.News) One day later finding hashish hidden inside seashells, Customs and Border Protection farming experts at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport found more hashish, now hidden within a tote of lemongrass within a air freight shipment from Nigeria. CBP agriculture experts analyzed the dispatch, shown as clothing and crayfish around September 30.  […]

ICE Benchmark Administration Launches Beta Version of GBP SONIA ICE Swap Rate®

LONDON (STL.News) Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of mortgage technology, data and listings services, announces that ICE Benchmark Administration Limited (IBA) has launched an initial, ‘Beta’, version of its GBP ICE Swap Rate® for SONIA swaps. IBA has started to publish daily indicative GBP SONIA […]

CBP Officers at the Port of Nogales Seize Over 103 Pounds of Heroin and Fentanyl Pills

TUCSON, AZ (STL.News) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers at the Port of Nogales seized over 103 pounds of heroin and fentanyl pills yesterday.  The narcotics were concealed in a floor compartment of a sedan and have an estimated value of $1 million. Wednesday morning, a 21-year-old United States Citizen attempted to make entry […]

CBP Officers in Boston seize 200 grams of synthetic opioid in shipment

BOSTON, MA (STL.News) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers assigned to the Anti-Terrorism Contraband Enforcement Team (A-TCET) in Boston seized a shipment from Thailand containing 196 grams of the opioid drug Tramadol. On Friday, September 18, CBP Officers targeted a shipment arriving from Thailand labeled as a kidney bean health supplement.  Officers examined the […]

Laredo Texas CBP Officers Apprehend Fugitives Sought for Sexual Offenses

LAREDO, Texas (STL.News) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry detained two men with outstanding warrants for sexual offenses. Both incidents occurred in separate unrelated enforcement actions. “CBP collaborates with agencies throughout the nation to bring perpetrators of sexual violence to justice,” said Acting Port Director Andrew Douglas, Laredo […]

Laredo CBP Officers Seize Over $2.1 Million Worth in Hard Narcotics

Laredo CBP Officers Seize Over $2.1 Million Worth in Hard Narcotics in One Enforcement Action LAREDO, TX (STL.News) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge seized narcotics that totaled over $2.1 million in street value. “While drug trafficking organizations employ a wide variety of methods to […]

US Department of State: CBP’s Continued Enforcement Actions to Combat Forced Labor in China

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Secretary Of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: The Trump Administration has led the world in calling attention to the Chinese Communist Party’s egregious human rights abuses in Xinjiang, and we’ve taken action to back up our rhetoric.  Today, we continue this record as the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) […]

BPD Community Advisory: Safety Tips for Unemployment Insurance Fraud & Identity Theft

Boston, MA (STL.News)The U. S. Secret Service has issued an alert relative to the massive fraud against State Unemployment Insurance programs by foreign actors.  Massachusetts is one of the States reporting significant false claims using stolen identities.  Boston Police have taken over 400 incident reports over the past three months. Victims are being asked to take the […]

Boston Police Cadets GotTheir Badges In Ceremony at BPD Academy

Latest Class of Boston Police Cadets Receive Their Badges During Swearing In Ceremony at BPD Academy in Hyde Park Boston, MA (STL.News) Last week, Commissioner Gross attended the swearing in ceremony for the newest recruit class of cadets at the Boston Police Academy in Hyde Park.  The ceremony marks the conclusion of their training program, officially beginning […]