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U.S. Border Patrol Weekly Blotter, Blaine Sector February 21 - February 27, 2013

Release Date: 
March 5, 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.

02/21/2013 - Operators of a Remote Video Surveillance System observed a person running southbound from the U.S./Canada border north of Lynden, Washington. Agents responded to the area and located the individual hiding in a raspberry field. The subject, a citizen of India, was determined to be illegally present in the United States. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

02/23/2013 - Operators of a Remote Video Surveillance System observed an individual in close proximity to the U.S./Canada border in Blaine, Washington. Agents responded to the area and located the subject hiding in the bushes. The individual, a citizen of Canada, was determined to be illegally present in the United States. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for reinstatement of a prior order of removal.

02/23/2013 - A Remote Video Surveillance System operator observed a group of people illegally cross the U.S./Canada border north of Lynden, Washington and notified nearby agents. Responding agents located the group who were all determined to be citizens of India illegally present in the United States. The subjects were placed under arrest and processed for removal.

02/24/2013 - Agents encountered an individual west of Sumas, Washington in close proximity to the U.S./Canada border whose clothing was wet and muddy. The subject, a citizen of Canada illegally present in the United States, was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

02/24/2013 - Operators of a Remote Video Surveillance System observed a subject walking southbound from the U.S./Canada border east of Blaine, Washington. Agents responding to the area encountered the individual, a Turkish citizen illegally present in the United States. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

02/24/2013 - Agents observed a group of five individuals cross the U.S./Canada border in Point Roberts, Washington. The subjects, all citizens of Canada, were determined to be illegally present in the United States. The subjects were placed under arrest and processed for removal.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017