TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents assisted the Nogales Police Department in the arrest of four subjects who were breaking and entering a downtown business in Nogales, Arizona at approximately 9:00 p.m. yesterday.
On Dec. 19, agents noticed two subjects running on the streets of downtown Nogales carrying a large ladder late at night. Agents contacted Nogales Police, resulting in a joint arrest by officers and agents of four male suspects, one adult and three juveniles, who were in the act of breaking into a local store through the skylight on the roof of the building.
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.