STERLING, VA.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at Washington Dulles International Airport arrested a U.S. citizen Tuesday who was wanted by the Halifax County, Va. Sheriff's Office for a dangerous drugs offense.
Darion Dwight Miller, 25, of Gretna, Va., arrived on a flight from Farwaniyah, Kuwait. CBP officers determined Miller to be subject to a warrant of arrest issued the Halifax County Sheriff's Office for a dangerous drugs offense. The officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition. Miller was arrested by CBP and turned over to Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department personnel for extradition.
"CBP pledges to cordially greet and welcome travelers to the United States," said Christopher Hess CBP port director for the port of Washington. "And CBP is committed to facilitating legitimate travel; however we stand ever vigilant in identifying those travelers that our laws identify as needing further scrutiny."
CBP conducts inspection operations and intercepts currency, weapons, prohibited agriculture products or other illicit items, and on average makes 54 criminal arrests a day at U.S. Ports of entry nationwide.
Travelers are encouraged to visit CBP's Travel website at to learn rules governing travel to and from the U.S.
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.