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CBP Officers at Peace Bridge Arrest Subject Hidden in Vehicle Trunk

Release Date: 
March 25, 2013

BUFFALO, N.Y.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the arrest of a citizen of Canada on a charge of eluding inspection.

On March 24, CBP officers encountered a vehicle at the Peace Bridge border crossing in Buffalo, N.Y. Upon inspecting the vehicle CBP officers discovered a male subject hidden in the trunk behind luggage.

CBP officers processed the subject, who was determined to be Demetry Furman, a 41-year-old citizen of Canada. Furman had previously been refused admission to the United States due to his criminal record.

Furman was arrested by CBP officers and arraigned in federal court on March 25 on a charge of eluding inspection.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017