TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Douglas Station arrested a male Mexican national with felony and misdemeanor criminal charges out of Raleigh, North Carolina.
Following his arrest west of Douglas on Sept. 10, 2016, agents conducted a records check and found he was arrested by the Raleigh Police Department and charged with setting a fire, resisting a public officer, assault on a female and assault on a child under 12.
He was ordered removed from the U.S. in 2015 and now faces charges for illegal re-entry.
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.