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Atlanta CBP Officers Arrest Maryland Fugitive

Release Date: 
September 13, 2016

ATLANTA - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) arrested a Maryland woman Saturday, who was wanted for theft, forgery and counterfeit charges.

CBP Office of Field Operations Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
CBP Office of Field Operations at Hartsfield-
Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Rita Anne Duncan, 55, of Crofton, Md., arrived on a flight from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. CBP officers determined her to be subject to an arrest warrant issued by the Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office in Anne Arundel County, Md. CBP officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition. Duncan was arrested by CBP and turned over to Atlanta Police Department for extradition.

“As the nation’s border security agency, U.S Customs and Border Protection sometimes encounters travelers with outstanding arrest warrants and works to return them to the jurisdiction of their criminal charges,” said Carey Davis, CBP Port Director for the Port of Atlanta. “This arrest is an example of CBP’s collaboration with our law enforcement partners to protect victims’ rights, return fugitives to justice, and to help keep our communities safe.”

CBP conducts inspection operations and intercepts currency, weapons, prohibited agriculture products and other illicit items, and arrests an average of 21 wanted persons a day at U.S. Ports of entry nationwide.  Travelers are encouraged to visit CBP’s Travel section to learn rules governing travel to and from the U.S.

Please visit CBP's Border Security website to learn more about how CBP secures our nation’s borders.

Criminal charges are merely allegations.  Defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017