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U.S. Border Patrol Weekly Blotter, Blaine Sector August 8 - August 21, 2013

Release Date: 
August 26, 2013

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.

08/11/2013 - While patrolling the border, U.S. Border Patrol agents encountered an individual in close proximity to the United States/Canada border in Blaine, Washington. The subject, a citizen of El Salvador, was determined to be illegally present in the United States. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

08/12/2013 - Agents were notified by a concerned citizen regarding a person who had illegally crossed the U.S./Canada border near Blaine, Washington. Agents located the individual, a citizen of India illegally present in the United States. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

08/20/2013 - Agents encountered a person near the United States/Canada border in Blaine, Washington. The individual, a citizen of Guatemala, was determined to be 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.

08/20/2013 - Agents observed a parked car occupied by a single individual in close proximity to the United States/Canada border near Sumas, Washington. Moments later agents noticed two subjects occupying the vehicle as it traveled south from the international boundary. Agents conducted a stop of the vehicle and determined the passenger to be a citizen of Mexico illegally present in the United States. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for removal. The driver of the vehicle was determined to be a United States citizen and subsequently released.

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.

 

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017