CBP Arrests Four Fugitives at Ports of Entry in Baltimore and Northern Virginia
BALTIMORE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested four fugitives at ports of entry in Baltimore and Virginia over the weekend who were wanted on charges from Maryland and Pennsylvania.
CBP officers arrested Charles Sanders, 25, of Washington, D.C., before Sanders boarded a flight to Cancun, Mexico at Baltimore Washington International Airport Friday. Sanders is wanted in Anne Arundel County, Md., for failure to appear on an undocumented charge. CBP turned Sanders over to Maryland State Police troopers.
CBP officers arrested Jose Alejandro Cano-Cruz, 27, of Laurel, Md., before Cano-Cruz boarded a flight to Mexico City, Mexico at Washington Dulles International Airport Friday. Cano-Cruz is wanted in Prince Georges County, Md., for assault. CBP turned Cano-Cruz over to Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) Police officers.
CBP officers arrested Ian Learned Gordon, 24, of Arlington, Va., at Washington Dulles International Airport Sunday after Gordon arrived from Reykjavik, Iceland. Gordon is wanted in Howard County, Md., for possession with the intent to distribute narcotics. CBP turned Gordon over to MWAA Police officers.
CBP officers arrested Marcus Miller, 30, of Philadelphia at the Baltimore Cruise Terminal Sunday. Miller is wanted in Abington, Pa., for forgery. CBP officers turned Miller over to Maryland Transportation Authority Police officers.
“As the nation’s border security agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection knows who is traveling to and from the United States, and sometimes we encounter wanted persons. When we do, we work with our law enforcement partners to return those fugitives to justice,” said Diane Sabatino, CBP Director of Field Operations for the Baltimore Field Office.
CBP issued a detainer for Cano-Cruz to be returned to CBP upon adjudication of his charges. Cano-Cruz, a Mexican national, did not enter the U.S. though a CBP port of entry, and in 2010 an immigration judge ordered him removed.
CBP conducts inspection operations and intercepts currency, weapons, prohibited agriculture products or other illicit items, and arrests an average of 22 wanted persons a day at U.S. ports of entry nationwide.
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