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Border Patrol Arrests Individual with Felony Kidnapping/Human Trafficking Warrant

Release Date: 
May 21, 2020
SIERRA BLANCA, Texas
For More Information: 
Greg L. Davis, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Public Affairs, 432-729-5316, Gregory.L.Davis@cbp.dhs.gov

Border Patrol Agents conducting immigration checkpoint operations on Interstate 10 arrested an individual with a felony warrant from California.

Border Patrol Agents conducting immigration checkpoint operations on Interstate 10 arrested an individual with a felony warrant from California.

 

“The arrest of this wanted fugitive is a great display of agents being diligent in their duties,” said Big Bend Sector Chief Patrol Agent Matthew J. Hudak.  “I am proud of the important work our agents do at our immigration checkpoints to keep our country safe.”

 

On May 19, 2020, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Sierra Blanca Station arrested a United States citizen with an active warrant traveling on a passenger bus.

 

The individual initially provided a false name, but was later identified and confirmed as Chadtaun Brown, with a felony warrant for kidnapping/human trafficking out of Los Angeles, California.

 

The U.S. Marshals took custody of Brown.

 

Big Bend Sector Border Patrol agents, patrol 517 miles of the southwest border, an area that extends from Sierra Blanca, Texas to Sanderson, Texas. The Sierra Blanca Station area of responsibility consists of more than half of Hudspeth County or about 2,500 square miles. The station is responsible for 73 border miles between the U.S. and Mexico. More than 10,000 vehicles travel through the Sierra Blanca checkpoint on a daily basis.

The U.S. Border Patrol is made up of over 19,000 brave men and women who courageously secure our nation’s borders.  Help us secure our homeland, find out more at cbp.gov/careers.

Last modified: 
May 21, 2020