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CBP Arrests Man Wanted for Sexual Assault of Child

Release Date: 
May 20, 2015

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.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017