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 Fairfax, Va. County Police Department for Gambling: Conduct Continuous Illegal Operation.
Khoa Duy Nguyen, 35 of Sterling, Va., arrived on a flight from the United Arab Emirates. CBP officers determined Nguyen to be subject to a warrant of arrest issued by the Fairfax County Police Department for Gambling: Conduct Continuous Illegal Operation. The officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition. Nguyen was arrested by CBP and turned over to Fairfax County Police detectives.
“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 Christopher Hess, CBP Port Director for the Port of Washington Dulles.
CBP conducts inspection operations and intercepts currency, weapons, prohibited agriculture products or other illicit items, and on average arrests 22 wanted persons a day at U.S. ports of entry nationwide.
Travelers are encouraged to visit CBP’s Travel page 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.