SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Otay Mesa port of entry Monday caught a fugitive wanted by the Richmond Police Department for homicide.
At about 5:30 p.m., June 9, Alejandro Dominguez Jr, a 21-year-old male U.S. citizen entered the port as the driver of a Toyota Corolla.
The CBP officer inspecting Dominguez discovered an active $2.2 million warrant issued at the request of the Richmond Police Department for homicide. CBP officers escorted Dominguez to a secure location for processing where they confirmed his identity, and the active warrant.
CBP officers took Dominguez into custody, and booked him into the San Diego County Jail.
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.