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Dulles CBP Arrests Alleged Child Sex Offender

Release Date: 
August 21, 2015

STERLING, Va. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO), at Washington Dulles International Airport arrested a Maryland man Wednesday who was wanted by the Havre De Grace, Md. Police Department for sexual assault of a minor.

Francois Nguessi Dame, 54, of Aberdeen, Md., arrived on a flight from France. CBP officers determined Dame to be subject to multiple arrests warrants issued by the Havre De Grace, Md. Police Department for sexual assault of a minor. CBP officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition. CBP officers arrested Dame and turned him over to Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority police officers for extradition. 

“The United States is a welcoming nation; however, CBP remains ever vigilant in intercepting those travelers that our laws identify as needing further scrutiny,” said Wayne Biondi CBP Area Port Director for the Port of Washington Dulles.

CBP conducts inspection operations and intercepts currency, weapons, prohibited agriculture products and other illicit items, and on average arrests 21 wanted persons a day at U.S. Ports of entry nationwide.

Travelers are encouraged to visit CBP’s Travel section to learn rules governing travel to and from the U.S.

Criminal charges are merely allegations.  Defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017