Border Patrol Agents Arrest 23 Illegal Aliens in Hamburg, N.Y.
Hamburg, N.Y. – On February 13, 2017, U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Buffalo Border Patrol Station arrested 23 illegal aliens in Hamburg, New York.
Earlier this year, on two different occasions, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Buffalo Border Patrol Station arrested a total of 16 illegal aliens. Information gathered by agents from those arrests led to the apprehension of 23 illegal aliens Monday evening.
Fourteen illegal aliens were arrested at a convenience store and another 9 illegal aliens were located nearby in a separate vehicle.
All 23 subjects were taken into custody and processed at the Buffalo Border Patrol Station. All subjects are adult males and range in age from 19 to 63 years old. The subjects are citizens from the following countries: Honduras (4), El Salvador (4), Guatemala (7), Mexico (5), Nicaragua (1) and Brazil (2).
The Border Patrol welcomes information regarding suspected illicit activity, and can be contacted 24/7 at 1-800-331-0353.
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.