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U.S. Border Patrol Weekly Blotter, Blaine Sector August 16 - August 29

Release Date: 
September 3, 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.

08/18/2012 - Blaine Border Patrol agents responded to a request for assistance from the Blaine Police Department regarding a subject they had detained in Blaine, Washington. The individual, a citizen of Mexico, admitted to overstaying a visitor visa and being present in the United States illegally. The suspect was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

08/18/2012 - Sumas Border Patrol agents responded to a request for assistance from the Everson Police Department regarding a subject they had detained near Sumas, Washington. The individual, a citizen of Mexico, admitted being present in the United States illegally. The suspect was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

08/19/2012 - While patrolling the border, Blaine Border Patrol agents witnessed an individual cross the United States/Canada border in Blaine, Washington. The subject, a citizen of Malaysia, admitted being present in the United States illegally. The suspect was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

08/23/2012 - Operators of a remote video surveillance system observed six subjects illegally cross the United States/Canada border east of Sumas, Washington. Sumas Border Patrol agents in the area responded and apprehended the subjects. The suspects, citizens of India and present in the United States illegally were placed under arrest and processed for removal.

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Last modified: 
February 9, 2017