LEWISTON, N.Y. – On May 26, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Lewiston Bridge arrested Scott LeBlanc, a 59-year old male. LeBlanc was the subject of an outstanding warrant issued in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire for aggravated felonious sexual assault.
“Our officers did a tremendous job identifying and apprehending this fugitive. We work very closely with our law enforcement partners and are glad that this individual will now face justice,” said Mark MacVittie, Acting Port Director for the Port of Buffalo. “We are the nation’s first line of defense at the border and CBP officers remain vigilant in the course of their duties.”
CBP officers confirmed the active warrant with New Hampshire authorities who requested extradition. LeBlanc was turned over to U.S. Marshals for processing.
CBP’s mission is to safeguard America’s borders thereby protecting the public from dangerous people and materials while enhancing the nation’s global economic competitiveness by enabling legitimate trade and travel.
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.