U.S. Border Patrol Report

Published on Wed, Apr 18, 2012
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March 29: Agents responded to a request for assistance from an Everson Police officer who was on a traffic stop in Everson. Agents determined that the driver of the vehicle was a citizen of Mexico illegally present in the U.S. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

March 29: Agents apprehended a subject as a result of a vehicle stop in close proximity to the U.S.-Canada border near Blaine. The subject, a Mexican citizen illegally present in the U.S., initially claimed to be a naturalized U.S. citizen and gave agents permission to search his vehicle. The search revealed more than 26 pounds of methamphetamines valued at approximately $500,000 and a handgun, which had been reported stolen. The subject, weapon and drugs were turned over to Homeland Security Investigations and an immigration detainer was placed on the subject.

April 3: Agents assisted a Washington State Patrol trooper who was on a vehicle stop near Burlington. During the encounter the four occupants of the vehicle admitted to being Mexican citizens illegally present in the U.S. Three of the subjects were placed under arrest by U.S. Border Patrol agents and processed for removal. A firearm was found in the vehicle and the fourth individual was arrested by the Washington State Patrol for possession of a firearm by an alien. Agents placed an immigration detainer on the fourth subject.

April 3: Agents encountered an individual walking southbound from the U.S.-Canada border in the area of the Peace Arch State Park in Blaine after the park had closed for the night. The agent determined that the subject had entered illegally into the U.S. The individual, a citizen of Canada, was placed under arrest and transported to the station for processing and further investigation. A records check revealed that the subject had an extensive criminal history in the U.S. including robbery and attempted arson. Subject was processed for reinstatement of a prior order of removal.

April 6: Agents apprehended a group of five individuals who crossed into the United States illegally in an area north of Lynden. The subjects, all citizens of Mexico illegally present in the U.S., were placed under arrest and processed for removal.

April 6: Remote video surveillance system operators notified agents of a subject walking southbound from the U.S.-Canada border in an area east of Blaine. Agents encountered a citizen of Canada who readily admitted to having just entered into the U.S. illegally. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for reinstatement of a prior order of removal.

April 8: Agents apprehended a citizen of Mexico illegally in the United States as a result of a vehicle stop in close proximity to the U.S.-Canada border west of Lynden. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

April 9: Agents responded to possible illegal cross border activity north of Lynden and encountered a subject riding a bicycle south from the U.S.-Canada border. The subject, a Mexican citizen, admitted to having just crossed illegally into the U.S. from Canada. A records check confirmed that the individual had no legal status in the U.S. The subject was placed under arrest, transported to the station, and processed for removal.