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U.S. Customs and Border Patrol – XtremeCuztoms

Category: U.S. Customs and Border Patrol

Border Patrol Agent Accused of Taking Bribes to Let Drugs Into San Diego

SAN DIEGO—A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer has been charged on July 3 in an indictment unsealed with allegedly accepting bribes to allow drug-laden vehicles across the U.S.-Mexico border. Leonard Darnell George is charged along with several others with conspiracy to import and conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office…

Tribe Demanding Answers, Justice for Member Shot 38 Times by US Border Patrol Agents

WHY, Ariz.—Yvonne Nevarez remembers her late uncle Raymond Mattia as a proud Tohono O’odham Nation member who always took a stand against injustice. He was a kind, respectful, peace-loving man, she said, making his shooting death by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents even harder to accept. “I’m angry. I can’t believe it. I…

US Citizens Facing Lengthy Jail Time For Accidentally Taking Firearms Into Mexico

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—Maya Morsi and her boyfriend Eddy had been waiting in the holding area for hours. They were confused, hungry—eager to be on their way to their vacation spot in the city of Rocky Point on the Gulf of California in Mexico. Morsi could see the sun setting through the window in the prosecutor’s office,…

Phoenix Police Officers Seize More Than 1 Million Fentanyl Pills During Drug Bust

A police drug bust in Phoenix netted more than 1 million fentanyl pills in what city police called the most significant fentanyl seizure in department history. On Sept. 21, Phoenix police detectives with the Special Assignments Unit executed a warrant to search a home in Avondale, during which they found a large stash of drugs….