Tucson, Ariz. - The following is a rundown of activities that occurred during the weekend within the Tucson Sector, a component of the Joint Field Command - Arizona. This is only a thumbnail of each incident and an invitation to contact the Tucson Sector Communications Division for more information.
(DGL) Agents from the Douglas Station apprehended a 38-year-old Mexican male for illegally entering the United States on Friday. Record checks revealed he had been arrested and charged for cruelty to a child by the Ventura, California Sheriff's Office in 2005. The man faces possible federal charges.
(AJO) Saturday, Ajo Station agents apprehended three Mexican males for illegally entering the United States. During processing, agents were able to reveal all three subjects had affiliations with the violent Sureño street gang. The subjects are facing removal from the U.S.
(DGL) Douglas Station agents apprehended a 25-year-old Mexican male for illegally entering the United States Saturday night. Record checks revealed he had a prior conviction for sexual assault in the state of Wisconsin in 2001. He now faces possible federal charges.
(DGL) Agents from the Douglas Station apprehended a 30-year-old Mexican for illegally entering the United States yesterday. Record checks revealed he had been arrested in Fairfax County, Va., in 2005 and charged with Attempted Rape. The man is being prosecuted for illegal re-entry and removed from the U.S.
(NCO) Naco Station agents, along with Tucson Sector Border Patrol Search Trauma and Rescue agents, responded to a 911 call on Friday. The caller, a 31-year-old Mexican national, stated she was injured, lost and wished to turn herself in to the U.S. Border Patrol. Naco agents located the injured woman and conducted a medical evaluation. She was transported to a local medical facility for treatment and will be processed for removal following her release.
Customs and Border Protection appreciates assistance from the community. Suspicious activity can be reported by calling the U.S. Border Patrol at (877) 872-7435. All calls will be answered and remain anonymous.
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.