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.
08/24/2013 - U.S. Border Patrol agents responded to a report called into the Blaine Sector Communication Center regarding two suspicious individuals near the U.S./Canada border. Agents responded to the area and located the subjects, both citizens of Canada. The two subjects, determined to be illegally present in the United States, were placed under arrest and processed for removal.
08/26/2013 - Agents encountered three people walking south from the United States/Canada border west of Lynden, Washington. Agents determined the individuals were citizens of Mexico illegally present in the United States. The subjects were subsequently placed under arrest and processed for removal.
09/05/2013 - Agents were notified by a concerned citizen regarding a person who had just illegally crossed the U.S./Canada border near Blaine, Washington. Agents located the individual, a citizen of India illegally present in the United States. A records check indicated that the subject had been previously removed from the United States. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for reinstatement of a prior order of removal.
09/06/2013 - While patrolling the border, agents discovered a person hiding in the bushes in close proximity to the U.S./Canada border northeast of Lynden, Washington. The subject, a citizen of India, illegally present in the United States was placed under arrest and processed for removal.
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 (360) 332-5286 or (800) 556-1345 and in Canada call (888) 855-6655.
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.