U.S. Customs and Border Protection

(U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Opium-Filled Soap Bars From Thailand Seized At SFO

A box of soap delivered to San Francisco International Airport from Thailand was hiding nearly 9 pounds of opium.

09/15/2014

US Customs and Border Protection Global Entry Trusted Traveler Network kiosks. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Global Entry Program, Meant To Speed Up Customs Checks At Airports, Bogged Down By Application Process

The Global Entry program gets approximately 50,000 applications a month, and the process can take more than two months, especially in a busy locale like the Bay Area.

07/10/2014

Marijuana leaves (AP Graphic)

Lifeguards Discover Boat Containing Bale of Marijuana Off Monterey Coast

A suspected drug-running boat was found abandoned along the Monterey County coast on Saturday, after potentially unloading hundreds of bales of illegal marijuana just south of Carmel Highlands, sheriff’s deputies said.

02/17/2014

(CBS)

Mexico Teen Found With Meth-Filled Tequila Bottles At San Jose Mineta Airport

Federal agents at Mineta San Jose International Airport arrested a teenage boy from Mexico on New Year’s Eve after he allegedly brought a half-million dollars’ worth of methamphetamine in his luggage, authorities said Wednesday.

01/08/2014

The San Francisco 49ers walk onto the field ahead of Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Federal Agents Crack Down On Counterfeit 49ers Gear

Investigators said more than $330,000 in counterfeit goods have been seized in the Bay Area as part of “Operation Red Zone.”

01/31/2013

Counterfeit luxury goods. (JEAN CHRISTOPHE MAGNENET/AFP/GettyImages)

Feds Seize 100s Of Counterfeit Goods Shipments In San Francisco

A federal crackdown on counterfeit goods shipments at a San Francisco facility over three days netted hundreds of parcels as part of Operation Holiday Hoax.

12/15/2012

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