STERLING, Va. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at Washington Dulles International Airport arrested a U.S. citizen Saturday who was wanted by the Hamilton County, Ind., Police Department for sexual assault.
Muhamed Dugonjic, 39, of Phoenix, arrived on a flight from Denmark. CBP officers determined Dugonjic to be subject to the Hamilton County arrest warrant. The officers verified the validity of the warrant and confirmed extradition. Dugonjic was arrested by CBP and turned over to Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority police for extradition.
“The United States is a welcoming nation however; CBP remains ever vigilant in intercepting those travelers that our laws identify as needing further scrutiny,” said Frances B. Garcia, Acting CBP Port Director for the Port of Washington Dulles.
CBP conducts inspection operations and intercepts currency, weapons, prohibited agriculture products or other illicit items, and on average arrests 22 wanted persons a day at U. S. Ports of entry nationwide.
Visit CBP's Travel website to learn rules governing travel to and from the U.S., including items that travelers must declare, and admissible and prohibited products.
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.