US citizen sought for crime in Georgia
Niagara Falls, N.Y. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office Field Operations announce today, the arrest of a wanted felon at the Rainbow Bridge.
On Sept. 14, CBP officers working at the Rainbow Bridge encountered 44-year-old Mohammed Ahmed, a citizen of the United States and resident of Rochester.
CBP officers conducted checks on Mohammed Ahmed and discovered an active arrest warrant from DeKalb County, Georgia. The warrant states that Mohammed Ahmed is wanted for sex assault and rape.
Once CBP officers verified the warrant and confirmed extradition, Mohammad Ahmed was arrested by CBP and subsequently turned over to the custody of the New York State Police
CBP is responsible for securing our borders while facilitating the flow of legitimate trade and travel into and out of the United States. We also assist and support the law enforcement efforts of our state, local, tribal, federal and international partners on both sides of the border, as we carry out our traditional border-related responsibilities. We will continue to collaborate, and actively share intelligence and information as we work together to ensure the security of our mutually shared border and the safety of our communities.
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.