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U.S. Border Patrol Arrests Five Near Buffalo Airport

Release Date: 
October 16, 2017

LANCASTER., N.Y.  – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Buffalo Border Patrol Station arrested five illegal aliens in the parking lot of a hotel near the Buffalo Airport on October 10. 

U.S. Border Patrol agent inspects identification documents
U.S. Border Patrol agent inspects
identification documents

Agents assigned to the Buffalo Border Patrol Station had received reliable information that several undocumented aliens were present at an area hotel. Agents increased patrols in the area and encountered five individuals in a hotel parking lot who were determined to be illegally present in the United States.

The five subjects were placed under arrest and transported to the Buffalo Border Patrol Station for processing. Three of the individuals had been previously deported from the U.S., and all subjects had prior apprehensions.  All subjects were adult males from Mexico, ranging in age from 26 to 42 years.

The five individuals are being held in Immigration Customs and Enforcement custody pending their removal from the United States. The Lancaster Police Department assisted in the investigation.

Buffalo Station Patrol-Agent-In-Charge Jeffrey Wilson said, “The Border Patrol welcomes information regarding suspected illicit activity, and can be contacted 24/7 at 1-800-331-0353”.

Last modified: 
October 17, 2017