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BP Arrests Fugitive Wanted in Mexico

Release Date: 
January 6, 2021

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended a man wanted by Mexican authorities near Douglas, Arizona, Monday afternoon.

Border Patrol agents returned a subject wanted in connection with a kidnapping in Mexico
Border Patrol agents returned a subject wanted
in connection with kidnapping in Mexico

Tucson Sector agents encountered and arrested the 24-year-old Mexican national near the Douglas Municipal Airport around 3 p.m. During records checks, agents learned the man is wanted in Mexico for two counts of kidnapping and the sexual assault of two girls in Chiapas.

According to the warrant, the man kidnapped and held for ransom four people, including three minor females.

The subject was returned to Mexico on Tuesday via a controlled turnover involving the U.S. Border Patrol and Mexican law enforcement.

For more details regarding this news release, contact the Tucson Sector Public Affairs Office at tca-pao@cbp.dhs.gov or by phone at 520-748-3210. Tucson Sector is also LiveU capable. Contact us to schedule an interview.

 

Last modified: 
February 3, 2021