Border Patrol: June 13 - 22, 2013

Published on Tue, Jul 2, 2013
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June 13: Agents responded to a citizen’s report of a suspicious individual near the U.S./Canada border north of Lynden. Agents located the subject attempting to hide in a nearby berry field. The subject, a citizen of Canada, was determined to be illegally present in the U.S. A records check indicated that the subject had been previously removed. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for reinstatement of a prior order of removal.

June 19: While patrolling the border, agents encountered three people near the U.S./Canada border in a rural area east of Sumas. The subjects, citizens of Mexico, were determined to be illegally present in the U.S. A records check indicated that two of the subjects had been previously removed from the U.S. All subjects were placed under arrest and processed for removal.

June 22: Agents observed an individual illegally enter the U.S. and get into a waiting vehicle in Blaine. Agents conducted a stop of the vehicle and determined the driver was knowingly transporting an illegal immigrant in violation of the law. The driver, a citizen of Canada, and the passenger, a citizen of India, were both determined to be illegally present in the U.S. Both subjects were placed under arrest and processed for removal.

June 22: While patrolling the border in Blaine, agents observed a person in close proximity to the U.S./Canada border attempting to hide in the bushes. The subject, a citizen of China, was determined to be illegally present in the U.S. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for removal.

Concerned citizens who wish to report suspicious or suspected illegal activity along the U.S./Canada border can call the following numbers; in the U.S. call 360/332-5286 or 800/556-1345 and in Canada call 888/855-6655.