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U.S. Border Patrol Weekly Blotter, Blaine Sector November 22 - November 28

Release Date: 
December 3, 2012

Blaine, Wash. - The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to Customs and Border Protection U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of enforcement actions.

11/23/2012 - Operators of a Remote Video Surveillance System observed three people cross the U.S./Canada border east of Blaine, Washington. CBP U.S. Border Patrol agents responded to the area and located the group who had attempted to hide. The subjects, two citizens of South Korea and one citizen of China, were determined to be illegally present in the United States. The subjects were placed under arrest and processed for removal.

11/23/2012 - CBP U.S. Border Patrol agents conducted a stop of a suspicious vehicle in close proximity to the U.S./Canada border east of Blaine, Washington. The driver of the vehicle, a citizen of Mexico, was determined to be illegally present in the United States. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

11/25/2012 - Agents apprehended a subject in close proximity to the U.S./Canada border near Sumas, Washington. The person, a citizen of Honduras, was determined to be illegally present in the United States. The subject was placed under arrest and transported to the Sumas Border Patrol Station for processing. A records check indicated that the subject had been previously removed from the United States several times and had a prior criminal conviction for narcotics. The subject was processed for reinstatement of a prior order of removal.

11/26/2012 - CBP U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended a subject in close proximity to the U.S./Canada border west of Sumas, Washington. The individual, a citizen of El Salvador, was determined to have just crossed illegally into the United States from Canada. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for reinstatement of a prior order of removal.

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Last modified: 
February 9, 2017