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.
04/19/2013 - Agents received a call from a concerned Canadian citizen who reported a suspicious individual near the United States/Canada border in Blaine, Washington. U.S. Border Patrol agents responded to the area and located a subject with muddy clothing that matched the description given by the caller. It was determined that the subject was a citizen of Australia who had illegally entered the United States. During a search of the subjects belongings, a marijuana brownie and a plastic bag containing psychedelic mushrooms were discovered. The marijuana brownie and psychedelic mushrooms were seized and the subject was processed for removal.
04/22/2013 - Operators of a Remote Video Surveillance System witnessed two subjects illegally cross the U.S./Canada border in Blaine, Washington. Agents responded to the area and located the pair attempting to conceal themselves in a wooded area that separates the United States and Canada. One subject was apprehended while the other fled back into Canada. It was determined that the apprehended subject was a citizen of South Korea who was illegally present in the United States. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for removal.
04/27/2013 - During early morning hours agents apprehended three subjects who were wearing backpacks walking in a remote area near the U.S./Canada border west of Sumas, Washington. The subjects were determined to be citizens of Peru illegally present in the United States. The three Peruvian citizens were placed under arrest and processed for removal.
04/30/2013 - Agents encountered a subject in a heavily wooded area known for smuggling near the United States/Canada border east of Blaine, Washington. The subject, a citizen of the Columbia, was determined to be illegally present in the United States. The individual was placed under arrest and processed for removal.