BALTIMORE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO), at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport arrested a Maryland man on Thursday who was wanted by the Prince Georges County, Md., Sheriff’s Office for larceny.
Larian Lee Finney, 50, of Baltimore, arrived on a flight from the Bahamas. CBP officers determined Finney to be the subject of an arrest warrant obtained by the Prince Georges County Sheriff’s Office for larceny. CBP officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition. CBP officers arrested Finney and turned him over to Maryland Transportation Authority police officers for extradition.
“The United States is a welcoming nation; however, CBP remains ever vigilant in intercepting those travelers that our laws identify as needing further scrutiny,” said Thomas Heffernan CBP Assistant Port Director for the Port of Baltimore.
CBP conducts inspection operations and intercepts currency, weapons, prohibited agriculture products and other illicit items, and on average arrests 21 wanted persons a day at U.S. Ports of entry nationwide.
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Criminal charges are merely allegations. Defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.