ST. CROIX, U.S. VIGIN ISLANDS—On Tuesday, February 21, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) identified two United States citizens with outstanding arrest warrants from Florida.
Jahnoah Jahson Bell, 29, presented himself for pre-clearance inspection at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport before boarding a flight to Miami, Fla. CBP Officers discovered that Bell was wanted in Orlando, Fla. for probation violation charges.
Departing on the same flight was Jabari Khamisi Goodwin, 30. System verification revealed Mr. Goodwin had an outstanding warrant related to traffic charges from Tampa, Fla.
CBP Officers positively identified both subjects and verified that the warrants were still active, coordinating with CBP in Miami and the Miami Dade Police Department for their arrest. The Miami Dade Police Department arrested both individuals upon their arrival in Miami.
The Office of Field Operations is responsible for securing our borders at the ports of entry. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers' primary mission is anti-terrorism, and screen all people, vehicles, and goods entering the United States, while facilitating the flow of legitimate trade and travel into and out of the United States.
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.