CHAMPAIN, N.Y.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today the arrest of a U.S. citizen wanted on charges of insurance fraud.
On Jan. 16, CBP officers working at the Champlain port of entry encountered 44-year-old Jean Charles Dieudonne, a U.S. citizen from Orlando, Fla.
During secondary examination, additional record checks confirmed that Dieudonne was the subject of an active arrest warrant issued out of Orange County, Fla. for charges of insurance fraud.
CBP officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition to Florida. Dieudonne was arrested by CBP and turned over to the custody of the New York State Police pending extradition.
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.