CHAMPLAIN, N.Y.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection Field Operations announced the arrest of a United States citizen from California who was wanted on multiple sex crime charges.
On January 5th, CBP Officers working at the Champlain, New York Port of Entry encountered 30-year-old Umar Love, a United States citizen from Apple Valley, California. Mr. Love was wanted in San Bernardino County, California on multiple sex crime charges including Child Molestation and Forcible Rape. Mr. Love was found in Canada and extradited back to the United States by Canadian authorities.
Upon his arrival at the Port of Champlain, CBP officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition to California. Mr. Love was arrested by CBP and turned over to the custody of the New York State Troopers 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.