BUFFALO, N.Y.—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced today the arrest of a U.S. citizen wanted on a felony charge.
On Saturday July 20, CBP officers working at the Peace Bridge port of entry encountered 61-year-old Samuel Agyemang, a citizen of the United States, and resident of Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Agyemang was returning to the United States on a commercial bus after a brief visit in Canada. When Agyemang was encountered by CBP, officers were alerted to the active warrant out of Michigan for embezzlement.
CBP officers verified the warrant and confirmed extradition to Michigan. Agyemang was arrested by CBP and turned over to the custody of the Buffalo Police pending extradition.
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.