CBP Officers Arrest Felon Wanted for Attempted Murder
San Luis, Ariz. - A Nevada man wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for attempted murder was apprehended yesterday by Customs and Border Protection officers assigned to the San Luis port of entry.
Officers referred Ever Geovany Vivar Jr., 20, for additional questioning when he attempted to enter the United States through the pedestrian area. After officers ran a routine record's check and discovered an active arrest warrant out of Reno, Nevada, he was turned over to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office.
Individuals arrested may be charged by complaint, the method by which a person is charged with criminal activity, which raises no inference of guilt. An individual is presumed innocent unless and until competent evidence is presented to a jury that establishes guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
The Office of Field Operations is the primary organization within Customs and Border Protection tasked with an anti-terrorism mission at our nation's ports. CBP officers screen all people, vehicles and goods entering the United States while facilitating the flow of legitimate trade and travel. Their mission also includes carrying out border-related duties, including narcotics interdiction, enforcing immigration and trade laws, and protecting the nation's food supply and agriculture industry from pests and diseases.
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.