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CBP U.S. Border Patrol Weekly Blotter, Blaine Sector October 11 - October 24

Release Date: 
October 29, 2012

BLAINE, WASH.—The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of enforcement actions.

10/17/2012 - U.S. Border Patrol agents were notified and responded to a possible illegal entry and discovered two people hiding in the tree line east of Sumas, Washington. The two individuals, citizens of India, admitted being illegally present in the United States. Both subjects were placed under arrest and processed for removal.

10/17/2012 - U.S. Border Patrol agents encountered a person walking in close proximity to the international border east of Sumas, Washington. The individual, a citizen of Canada, admitted having just illegally entered into the United States. The person was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

10/18/2012 - U.S. Border Patrol agents observed an individual being dropped off in the immediate border area east of Blaine, Washington. The person, a citizen of Turkey, was determined to have overstayed his visa and was illegally present in the United States. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

10/20/2012 - Operators of a Remote Video Surveillance System observed three individuals in close proximity to the U.S./Canada border north of Lynden, Washington. U.S. Border Patrol agents responded to the area and determined one of the people to be a citizen of Mexico who was illegally present in the United States. The person was placed under arrest and processed for removal. The two accompanying individuals where determined to have legal status in the United States and were subsequently released.

10/23/2012 - Operators of a Remote Video Surveillance System observed four people illegally cross the U.S./Canada border north of Lynden, Washington. U.S. Border Patrol agents responded to the area and located the four subjects. The group, citizens of India, admitted being illegally present in the United States. The group was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017