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CBP Arrests Suspect Wanted on Warrant for Involuntary Manslaughter

Release Date: 
November 5, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO—U. S. Customs and Border Protection officers at San Francisco International Airport positively identified Richard Liu as the subject of a $1 million bond arrest warrant.  The 54-year old U.S. citizen was taken into custody on Monday morning immediately upon his arrival from China.

Liu was wanted on charges of involuntary manslaughter out of Santa Clara County. Liu and his construction company, U.S. Sino, were recently indicted in a case involving the 2012 cave-in death of an employee.

“CBP’s authority over international inbound and outbound air, land, and sea traffic places our officers in a position to intercept wanted criminals as they cross the border,” said Brian J. Humphrey, CBP Director of Field Operations in San Francisco. “Working closely with our federal, state, and local law enforcement partners allows us to cast a wider net, thus providing greater opportunity to bring fugitives to justice and protect the citizens in our communities.”

Liu was turned over to Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office investigators for further processing.  

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017