U.S. Border Patrol Weekly Blotter, Blaine Sector Nov. 28 - Dec. 4
BLAINE, Wash. - The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of enforcement actions.
11/28/2011- Agents encountered a subject on a dirt trail east of Blaine, near the Canadian border. The subject admitted to being a Citizen of Mexico illegally in the United States. The subject claimed to have been attempting to enter Canada illegally. The subject was processed for removal.
11/28/2011- Agents encountered two citizens of Guatemala during a traffic stop near Forks. Subjects admitted to being illegally in the United States and were processed for removal.
12/1/2011- An agent observed two people cross into the United States illegally and enter a wooded area near Blaine. The subjects, citizens of Cuba, were apprehended and processed for removal.
12/1/2011- Agents discovered a package containing approximately 1,000 pills, which tested positive for ecstasy. The package, wrapped as a Christmas present, was found in close proximity to the U.S.-Canada Border north of Lynden. The drugs were processed for seizure.
12/4/2011- Operators of a remote video surveillance system observed one person illegally enter into the United States from Canada, north of Lynden. Agents responded to the area and apprehended the subject, a citizen of India who was illegally present in the United States. The subject was processed for removal.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 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.