ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations Officers apprehended a man at Cyril E. King Airport wanted in Florida.
Gregory Fahie, 40, a citizen of the United States, presented himself for inspection on St. Thomas attempting to travel to Puerto Rico. CBP inspection revealed that Fahie is the subject of a felony warrant and is wanted by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office in Tampa Florida for a sex offender registration violation.
“CBP officers will ensure that individuals that have transgressed the criminal justice system and are encountered at our borders are identified and detained,” stated USVI Area Port Director Louis Harrigan. “We are proud of our officers’ continuing vigilance and their commitment to keeping communities safe throughout the United States,” Harrigan said.
After warrant verification, Fahie was taken into custody by the Virgin Islands Police Department.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection 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.