HOUSTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport arrested a man with an active warrant for failure to appear and second degree sexual assault of a child, May 20.
Mariano Cabrera, 48, was returning to the U.S. from El Salvador, when CBP officers arrested him. Cabrera, a U.S. citizen, is wanted in Dane County, Wisconsin.
“There are times during the course of routine operations that we may encounter persons wanted by other law enforcement agencies; when that occurs, we take the appropriate law enforcement action,” said Houston CBP Director Charles Perez.
CBP officers turned Cabrera over to Houston Police Department for extradition to Dane County, Wisconsin.
On a typical day in 2014, CBP officers arrested 21 wanted persons per day at U.S. ports of entry around the country. Additional statistical information about a typical day in CBP is available for fiscal year 2014 and previous years.
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.