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Lapse in Federal Funding Impact on CBP Website Operations Notice

NOTICE: Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. This website was last updated on December 21, 2018 and will not be updated until after funding is enacted. As such, information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.

 

Aviso del impacto de la interrupción de fondos federales en las operaciones del sitio web del Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés)

AVISO:  A causa de la interrupción de fondos federales, este sitio de web no será administrado activamente. La última actualización a este sitio web se realizó el 21 de diciembre de 2018 y no se harán más actualizaciones hasta que el gobierno reanude operaciones; por ende, puede que el sitio web no refleje la información más reciente. Es posible que no podamos procesar transacciones ni responder a
preguntas hasta que se reanuden operaciones.

Fugitive Wanted for Child Molestation Arrested Near Ajo

Release Date: 
February 7, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. – Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo Station arrested a Mexican national Monday night wanted by King County Sheriff’s Office in Seattle for child molestation.

Agents arrested 44-year-old Rey Guzman-Vidals near Ajo, Arizona for illegally entering the United States. During processing, agents conducted a records check and learned of Guzman’s arrest warrant in Washington.

Guzman is being processed for immigration violations and will be returned to Seattle to face prosecution. Guzman is the second fugitive child molester arrested this week by Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents.

All persons apprehended by the Border Patrol undergo criminal history checks using biometrics to ensure illegal immigrants with criminal histories are positively identified.

Federal and state law allow agents to charge individuals by complaint, a method that allows the filing of charges for criminal activity without inferring guilt. An individual is presumed innocent unless and until competent evidence is presented to a jury that establishes guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials welcome assistance from the community. Citizens can report suspicious activity to the Border Patrol and remain anonymous by calling 1-877-872-7435 toll free.

Last modified: 
February 8, 2018