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Border Protection K-9 Sniffs Out Cocaine In Suitcase At JFK

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the K-9 named Ari “sniffed” out an arriving passenger’s suitcase while inspecting luggage arriving from Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on July 15.

07/24/2014

Travelers use kiosks aimed at speeding up customs checks at Newark Liberty International Airport. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

New Kiosks Speed Up Customs Checks At Newark Liberty Airport

Twenty kiosks are set up in Terminal C for arriving travelers, with 10 more scheduled to be installed soon.

07/02/2014

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Officials: Connecticut Man Busted At JFK With Nearly 5-Lbs Of Cocaine

A Connecticut man has been accused of trying to smuggle nearly 5 pounds of cocaine inside of his luggage.

06/18/2014

Authorities said cocaine was found inside packages of custard powder inside a man's suitcase at JFK. (credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Authorities: Cocaine Found Inside Packages Of Powdered Custard At JFK

A man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport after authorities said nearly 18 pounds of cocaine was found inside packages of powdered custard in his suitcase.

05/07/2014

Counterfeit guitars authorities said were seized from a mail center in Jersey City, NJ. (credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Officials: More Than $1 Million In Fake Guitars Found At Jersey City Mail Center

U.S. Customers and Border Protection officers made the discovery at the International and Bulk Mail Center in Jersey City.

04/30/2014

Packages of cocaine that authorities said was hidden inside packages of frozen meat seized at JFK (credit: U. S. Customs & Border Protection)

Authorities: Cocaine Found Stashed Inside Packages Of Frozen Meat At JFK

A passenger tried to smuggle nearly eight pounds of cocaine off a flight at John F. Kennedy International Airport by hiding it inside packages of frozen meat, authorities said Monday.

04/07/2014

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Federal Officials: 240 Pounds Of Cocaine Found On Barge In New York

The load of drugs was discovered in early January, but federal customs and border agents only announced the seizure for the first time on Thursday.

03/01/2014

Super Bowl Black Hawk Helicopter

Black Hawk Helicopters, Armed Agents Prepared For Super Bowl

Super Bowl Sunday will include a no-fly zone, and the enforcers are well-prepared.

01/30/2014