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11/04/2016
Detroit, MI
Child Exploitation
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During a search for evidence, Ruger is led by his handler and uses his sense of smell to locate electronic devices. He ‘indicates’ he has found something by sitting down. Amazingly, he is able to find the exact location of electronic equipment. He is also able to indicate where equipment was previously. He is awarded with his favorite treat: a yellow tennis ball.

01/13/2014
San Juan, PR
Operational
ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) San Juan announced year-end statistics Monday showing record increases in narcotics, weapons and counterfeit goods seizures, as well as double-digit percentage increases in criminal and administrative arrests, compared to fiscal year 2012.
11/16/2014
Washington, DC
Operational
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In keeping in compliance with the president’s orders, HSI, in partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and MedStar Georgetown University created the HSI Special Agent Cadet Program in 2013.
12/16/2014
San Salvador, El Salvador
Operational
Jose David Amaya Bonilla allegedly charged smuggling fees, equivalent to up to $9,000 in U.S. currency, to purportedly illegally smuggle individuals into the United States. He allegedly received payments from at least five Salvadoran nationals.
06/05/2014
Washington, DC
Operational
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The Federal Green Challenge is a national effort under EPA's Sustainable Materials Management Program, which challenges EPA and other federal agencies throughout the country to lead by example in reducing the federal government's environmental impact.

11/18/2013
Boston, MA
Operational
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HSI special agents arrested Danilo Montero-Ramirez, 61, and Teresa Araujo-Martinez, 40, Saturday morning in Peabody without incident.
02/29/2016
Baltimore, MD
Operational
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Baltimore Special Agent In Charge (SAC) Andre Watson gave opening remarks at The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives’ (NOBLE) 2016 William R. Bracey Winter CEO Symposium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
04/09/2015
San Juan, PR
Operational
HSI special agents arrested Mario Lebron-Caceres, 28, after an investigation stemming from a referral from the Puerto Rico Department of Justice revealed that he allegedly used photos from a woman he met through a dating website to extort her.
05/18/2015
Washington, DC
Operational
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Ellen Pierson, a special agent for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, rides to pay tribute to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, and the families they leave behind.
05/14/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton joined ICE employees at ICE's Washington, D.C., headquarters Monday to honor the agency's officers and agents who paid the ultimate price in the line of duty.
01/30/2018
New York, NY
Operational
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ICE HSI Supervisory Special Agent Celestino Martinez will attend the State of Union Address as a guest of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump in recognition of Martinez's extraordinary work combatting transnational criminal gangs in New York.

06/21/2013
Washington, DC
Operational
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The U.S. ICE Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) office strives to administer true transparency and accountability with the public. The office handles as many as 1,000 requests every week, each requiring expert logistical skills, in-depth coordination and countless hours of work.
09/30/2011
Honolulu, HI
Operational
Twenty-four civilian contract employees working on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam were arrested for outstanding warrants Wednesday and Thursday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
08/11/2015
Laredo, TX
Operational
Jose Angel Villarreal-Sanchez, 42, of Mexico, pleaded guilty Tuesday before U.S. District Judge Marina Garcia Marmolejo. Federal law prohibits illegal aliens from possessing firearms.
04/14/2011
San Diego, CA
Operational
Successful law enforcement officers run on instinct and quick thinking. These traits served Robert Barnes, an immigration enforcement agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), well the evening of March 24. Little did he know that his visit to a San Diego 7-Eleven would result in him taking down a knife-wielding thief.
09/12/2012
Boise, ID
Operational

U.S. ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is investigating the theft of two specialized competition bicycles belonging to Olympic Gold Medalist Kristin Armstrong. The bicycles are believed to have been stolen while in transit from Germany to Idaho.

02/26/2019
Cedar Rapids, IA
Operational

Information disclosed in the case shows that, on or about June 23, 2018, Guilherme Alves De Melo (Alves), 34, a citizen of Brazil, was a passenger on an international American Airlines flight originating in Calgary, Canada, and bound for Chicago, Illinois.

11/01/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
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In the wake of one of the worst storms to ever hit the northeastern seaboard, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Rapid Response Teams have been doing their part to assist in Hurricane Sandy's aftermath.
05/22/2019
Tampa, FL
Operational
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During the eight-week course, HSI Tampa agents introduced participants to national security, financial, narcotics, cyber, global trade, human smuggling/trafficking, and child exploitation investigations.

03/17/2017
New York, NY
Operational
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The 19 community leaders selected to attend the academy underwent an eight-week course where they experienced a unique opportunity to learn about the agency in an active environment that included classroom instruction as well as practical exercises.

11/05/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
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On Thursday, U.S. Central Command's (CENTCOM's) senior enlisted leader presented U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton with a certificate of appreciation for ICE's work in recruiting, hiring and employing veterans.
08/29/2017
Washington, DC
Operational
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ICE Acting Director Thomas Homan and DSI Director General Paisit Wongmuang signed the MOU in a ceremony held at ICE headquarters in Washington, D.C. Additional participants from ICE and DSI were in attendance.

08/12/2016
Washington, DC
Operational
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On Sunday, Aug. 14., U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations’ (HSI) Deputy Assistant Director (DAD) Patrick “PJ” Lechleitner was featured in a documentary that aired on CNN.

08/18/2014
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Operational
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"Today's signing is a reflection of the great bilateral relationship we have with the government of Honduras," said PDAS Winkowski. "Sharing criminal history information better equips both countries to protect its citizens."
12/01/2016
Washington, DC
Operational
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Every day the women and men of IHSC confront challenging situations on the front lines of immigration enforcement as they compassionately tend to ICE detainee’s medical, dental and mental health needs. The population they work with includes women, children and men with varied cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and nationalities.

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