Champlain, N.Y. - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations announced the arrest of a United States Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) from Haiti wanted for Child Molestation.
On December 9, CBP Officers working at the Champlain, New York Port of Entry encountered 42-year-old Esteve Norzile, a United States LPR living in Coral Springs, Florida. Mr. Norzile was returning from Canada as a bus passenger to New York City in order to take a return flight to his home in Florida.
During the CBP secondary examination, additional record checks confirmed that Mr. Norzile was the subject of an active arrest warrant issued out of Broward Country, Florida for child molestation.
CBP officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition to Florida. Mr. Norzile was arrested by CBP and turned over to the custody of the New York State Troopers pending extradition.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 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