Officers stop 112 vehicles with prohibited items in one day at US/Mexican border
Last updated 3/4/2010 at Noon
SAN DIEGO – During a one-day enforcement effort targeting agriculture, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and agriculture specialists stopped 112 vehicles with prohibited items, including flowers, herbs, fruits, vegetables and meat.
Operation Heartbreaker took place Feb. 14 at the San Ysidro, Otay Mesa, and Tecate ports of entry with several local, state, and federal agencies participating with CBP’s Office of Field Operations, including San Diego County Agriculture, San Diego County Health and Human Services, and U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Officials found a fa...