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Customs And Border Protection

A sketch of Yongda Huang Harris, 28, as he appears in federal court. (credit: Mona Edwards)

Feds: Boston Man Transported Biohazard Suit, Body Bags And Weapons In Luggage On Flight From Japan

A body armor-clad Boston man arriving at Los Angeles International Airport on a flight from Japan appeared in federal court Tuesday after being arrested on suspicion of transporting weapons, biohazard suits and body bags in his luggage.

10/09/2012

A photo of the elephant weevil that was found in a shipment of Australian oranges. (credit: Customs and Border Protection)

Rare Pest Elephant Weevil Found In Shipment Of Australian Oranges

A rare and dangerous pest known as the elephant weevil was found at the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport recently, hitching a ride on some fresh oranges from Australia.

09/12/2012

(credit: Customs and Border Protection)

Opium Hidden In Rice Cooker Found In Luggage At LAX

Several pounds of opium concealed in a rice cooker and a jar, plus nearly 2,000 prescription pills were seized during a baggage inspection at Los Angeles International Airport, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials.

06/22/2012

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20 Stolen Luxury Cars Worth $1.5M Headed For Asia Seized At Los Angeles-Long Beach Ports

A shipment of 20 stolen luxury cars, including a $200,000 Ferrari, was seized by Customs and Border Protection officials before they could be shipped off to Hong Kong and Vietnam.

04/03/2012

(credit: ICE/CBP)

Former Korean Law Enforcement Officer Charged With Smuggling $700K Worth Of Phony Erectile Dysfunction Pills

Federal authorities say a former Korean law enforcement officer was arrested Wednesday for trying to smuggle nearly 40,000 counterfeit erectile dysfunction pills through Los Angeles International Airport.

03/07/2012

(credit: CBP)

$500K Worth Of Cocaine Found Hidden In Refrigerated Shipping Container

Sixty-four pounds of cocaine worth more than half a million dollars were found hidden in the panels of an empty refrigerated container at the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport complex, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

03/02/2012

(credit: CBP)

Mother, Daughter Accused Of Trying To Smuggle Cocaine Through LAX

A 54-year-old woman and her 22-year-old daughter have been arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggling more than 10 pounds of cocaine through Los Angeles International Airport.

02/08/2012

(credit: Customs and Border Protection)

Crates From Germany Seized After Timber Pest Infestation Detected

A wooden crate from Germany was seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents because it was found to be infested with larva of the horntail wasp.

01/31/2012

(credit: Customs and Border Protection)

Fake NFL Jerseys Worth $847K Seized At LAX, Ontario Airports

Thousands of counterfeit NFL jerseys have been seized at Los Angeles International Airport since the NFL season kicked off in September, authorities said Thursday.

01/26/2012

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