A U.S. Border Patrol agent apprehended an individual who was walking in the Peace Arch State Park in Blaine after the park was closed. The subject, a citizen of El Salvador, had attempted to run back into Canada upon seeing the agent. The subject admitted to being illegally in the U.S. and was placed under arrest and processed for removal.
Agents apprehended a citizen of Mexico as a result of a vehicle stop in close proximity to the U.S./Canada border north of Lynden. The subject, determined to be illegally present in the U.S., was placed under arrest and processed for removal.
Agents received information from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police that an individual had entered illegally into the U.S. on foot. Agents responded to the area near Blaine and were able to apprehend the individual, determined to be a citizen of El Salvador illegally present in the U.S. The subject was placed under arrest and processed for reinstatement of a prior order of removal.
Operators of a remote video surveillance system observed a subject cross illegally into the U.S. from Canada. Agents responded to the area near Blaine and apprehended a citizen of New Zealand illegally present in the U.S. The individual, who had previously been removed from the U.S. for being a visa overstay, was placed under arrest and processed for reinstatement of a prior order of removal.
March 13: Agents observed a subject, later identified as a citizen of Canada, enter illegally into the U.S. in an area north of Lynden. The subject freely admitted to being in the U.S. illegally and was placed under arrest and processed for removal. A records check revealed the subject had a criminal record in Canada for drug possession with intent to distribute.
The information listed is from arrests and seizures related to U.S. Border Patrol operations in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of enforcement actions.