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Philadelphia CBP Arrests Three Fugitives on a Single Flight from Cancun, Mexico

Release Date: 
August 26, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations at Philadelphia International Airport arrested three U.S. citizens Sunday who were wanted on various theft charges.

Tasheen Jabeen, 31, of Silver Spring, Md., arrived on a flight from Cancun, Mexico.  CBP officers determined Jabeen to be subject to an arrest warrant issued by the Montgomery County, Md. Police Department for failure to appear on a felony theft charge.  The officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition.  Jabeen was arrested by CBP and turned over to Tinicum Township, Pa. Police for extradition.

Demetrice Renee Key, 44, of Philadelphia, Pa., arrived on the same flight.  CBP officers determined Key to be subject to an arrest warrant issued by the Lancaster County, Pa. Sheriff’s Office for a probation violation on a shoplifting charge.  The officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition.  Key was arrested by CBP and turned over to Tinicum Township, Pa. Police for extradition.

Robbi Lynn Wright, 46, of Mount Morris, Pa., also arrived on the flight from Mexico.  CBP officers determined Wright to be subject to an arrest warrant issued by the Waynesburg, Pa. Police Department for felony theft.  The officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition.  Wright was arrested by CBP and turned over to Tinicum Township, Pa. Police for extradition.

“We were pleased to stand by our state and local law enforcement partners and bring these fugitives to justice,” said Susan Stranieri, CBP port director for the Port of Philadelphia.  “CBP remains ever vigilant in intercepting 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 arrests 22 wanted persons a day at U. S. ports of entry nationwide.

Please visit CBP’s Travel section to learn rules governing travel to and from the U.S., and which overseas products are admissible or prohibited.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017