CBP Reminds Public of Prohibited Agricultural Items that Can Carry Citrus Greening Disease

Laredo, Texas - As the U.S.-Mexico border community prepares for the upcoming All Souls Day (Día de Los Muertos) holiday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are advising the traveling public that certain agricultural items used in holiday decorations are prohibited from entry to the U.S. and can carry harmful pests and disease, such as the citrus greening disease, which if allowed to establish itself further can be devastating to America’s citrus industry.

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Border Patrol First on Scene of Burning Vehicles

Tucson, Arizona - Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents were first on scene to prevent potential catastrophic events from occurring during multiple burning vehicle incidents during the past week.

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CBP Officers Seize Weapons and Ammunition

Douglas, Arizona - Several firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition headed for Mexico were seized Monday by Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the Port of Douglas.

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Nogales CBP Officers Seize Marijuana Worth $206K

Nogales, Arizona - A pair of Mexican nationals were arrested over the weekend for attempting to smuggle more than 412 pounds of marijuana, valued in excess of $206,000, through the Port of Nogales.

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