Brownsville, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Veterans’ International Bridge apprehended a man on an active arrest warrant for sexual assault from Cameron County.
“A CBP officer’s primary checks identified Adian Juarez as a wanted fugitive. This wanted person will face pending charges in Cameron County in large part due to the outstanding vigilance by our officers on the frontlines of our nation’s borders," said CBP Port Director, Petra Horne, Brownsville Port of Entry.
On Monday, April 13, CBP officers at the Veterans’ International Bridge encountered a man later identified as a wanted fugitive. At primary, a query by a CBP officer resulted in the man, identified as Adian Juarez, 26, a United States citizen who resides in Rio Hondo, Texas being escorted for a secondary examination. A CBP officer’s secondary checks revealed a possible active arrest warrant for sexual assault for Juarez. CBP officers confirmed the active warrant for Adian Juarez with pending charges related to a case from the Cameron Country Sherriff’s Office in Olmito, Texas for sexual assault. CBP officers arrested Adian Juarez and subsequently turned him over to the custody of the Cameron Country Sherriff’s Office. Adian Juarez was transported to the Carrizales/Rucker detention center and will face pending charges.
CBP Office of Field Operations at Brownsville Port of Entry is part of the South Texas Campaign, which leverages federal, state and local resources to combat transnational criminal organizations.
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.