SPOKANE, Wash. – The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Spokane Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of enforcement actions.
11/06/2014 – During normal operations near Spokane, Washington, an agent encountered a male subject that was a suspect in a vehicle theft. While talking with the subject, the agent contacted Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies. Upon arrival deputies were able to determine that the subject was the suspect that they were searching for and took custody of him.
11/09/2014 – While conducting normal patrol duties in the Colville Border Patrol station’s area of responsibility, agents encountered five male United States citizens near the U.S./Canadian border. During the encounter agents found foot sign (tracks) indicating that the group had crossed into Canada without inspection and returned to the United States in the same area without inspection. After determining that the group had inadvertently crossed the international border agents conducted record checks and released the hikers.
Concerned citizens who wish to report suspicious or suspected illegal activity along the United States/Canada border can call the following numbers; in the United States call (509) 353-2747 or 1-800-218-9788.
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.