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U.S. Border Patrol Weekly Blotter, Blaine Sector March 14 - March 20, 2013

Release Date: 
March 25, 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.

03/15/2013 - Operators of a Remote Video Surveillance System observed two subjects running southbound from the U.S./Canada border and enter a vehicle west of Sumas, Washington. U.S. Border Patrol agents responded and conducted a vehicle stop. Both subjects, one a citizen of India, and the other, a citizen of Pakistan, were determined to be illegally present in the United States. The subjects were placed under arrest and processed for removal.

03/15/2013 - Agents encountered an individual covered in dirt and wearing a backpack near the U.S./Canada border west of Sumas, Washington. The subject, a citizen of Mexico illegally present in the United States, was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

03/16/2013 - A Remote Video Surveillance System operator observed a group of five people illegally cross the U.S./Canada border in Blaine, Washington. Responding agents located the subjects, all determined to be citizens of El Salvador illegally present in the United States. The subjects were placed under arrest and processed for removal.

3/17/2013 - Agents observed an individual walking southbound from the U.S./Canada Border through a field west of Sumas, Washington. The subject, a citizen of India illegally present in the United States, was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

3/20/2013 - Agents responded to a request for assistance from the Skagit County Sheriff's Department in Mount Vernon, Washington regarding the authenticity of an immigration document. Agents determined the subject, a citizen of Mexico, presented a fraudulent immigration document. The subject, subsequently determined to be illegally present in the United States, was placed under arrest and processed for reinstatement of a prior order of removal.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017