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U.S. Border Patrol Weekly Blotter, Blaine Sector

Release Date: 
October 1, 2012

Blaine, Wash. - The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of enforcement actions.

09/20/2012 - Bellingham Border Patrol agents responded to a request for assistance from the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office regarding seven individuals they had detained in Bellingham, Washington. The subjects, citizens of India (4) and Canada (3), admitted being present in the United States illegally. The seven individuals were placed under arrest and processed for removal.

09/23/2012 - Sumas Border Patrol agents apprehended four subjects as a result of a vehicle stop north of Lynden, Wash. The individuals, citizens of India, were determined to be present in the United States illegally. The individuals were placed under arrest and processed for removal.

09/23/2012 - A citizen of China encountered near Newhalem, Wash., admitted to crossing the United States/ Canada border illegally earlier in the day. The subject, illegally present in the United States, was placed under arrest by U.S. Border Patrol agents and processed for reinstatement of a prior order of removal.

09/23/2012 - Sumas Border Patrol agents responded to a request for assistance from the Everson Police Department regarding a subject they had detained in Everson, Wash. The individual, a citizen of El Salvador, admitted being present in the United States illegally. The person was placed under arrest and processed for reinstatement of a prior order of removal.

09/24/2012 - Blaine Border Patrol agents initiated a vehicle stop south of Blaine, Wash. Three individuals, citizens of Syria (2) and Canada (1), were determined to be illegally present in the United States. The subjects were placed under arrest and processed for removal.

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Last modified: 
February 9, 2017