STERLING, Va. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at Washington Dulles International Airport recently arrested two fugitives.
Ade Tor Davis 19, of Richmond, Va., was scheduled to board a flight to Germany on March 20. CBP officers determined Davis to be subject to a warrant of arrest issued by the Henrico County, Va. Police Department for Simple Assault, Unlawfully Shooting a Juvenile, and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony. The officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition. Davis was arrested by CBP and turned over to Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority police for extradition.
The next day Jeffrey Charles Quinney 27, of Lafayette, La. arrived on a flight from Kuwait. CBP officers determined Quinney to be subject to a warrant of arrest issued by the Rapides Parish, La. Sheriff’s Office for Theft and Issuing Worthless Checks. The officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition. Quinney was arrested by CBP and turned over to Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority police 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 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 pages 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.