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CBP arrests wanted felon arriving from Spain

Release Date: 
April 1, 2015

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico– U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) San Juan Field Operations Officers arrested a United States citizen Monday evening wanted for felony burglary, domestic violence and aggravated weapons charges in Puerto Rico. 

Jose Manuel Brotons Davila, 36, a resident of Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, was identified after he presented himself for CBP inspection at the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport after arriving in a direct flight from Madrid, Spain. 

Law enforcement databases alerted to a warrant issued by the Puerto Rico Police Department. 

“Customs and Border Protection is an agency committed to securing our borders while at the same time cooperating with other law enforcement agencies in the enforcement of U.S. laws”, stated Marcelino Borges, Director of Field Operations for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands “CBP officers will ensure that individuals that have transgressed the criminal justice system and are encountered at our borders are identified.”

Mr. Brotons- Davila was arrested and his custody was transferred to the Puerto Rico Police Department

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017